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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Stout fermented 100% with brett and aged 6 months in Brunello Barrels.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (15579) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2012
Draught @ Fanø Tap Takeover, Dronning Louise. Pours black with a off white head. Nose is wine and brett. Vinous. A bit of roast. Smooth and dry. Bitter bretty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2012
Draught at Dronning Louise. Clear red-brown coloured with a small white head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of brett, licorice and dust. Fruity and light acidic flavour of berries, brett and oak with roasted notes. Tart finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (15519) - DENMARK - OCT 29, 2012
Tap @ Dronning Louise, 8.5%. Black with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and brett. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, coffee, brett, medium dry, little sour and a little wood.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (17352) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2012
On tap at William IV. Tasty quite nice. Some choc yep ok. Some red wine. A tasty beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (18712) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2012
On tap at King William IV, London. Pours dark brown with a creamy, beige head. Big sour nose, some dark berries and dark malts. Medium sweet flavor, moderately tart with faint roast, some brett bite. Medium to full bodied with average, creamy carbonation. Lightly warming finish with more tart berries, restrained roasted malts, definite brett tang, some dark grapes. Great stuff. The brett adds a distinctive freshness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HogTownHarry (6376) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - SEP 8, 2012
August 19, 2012 - on draught at King William IV Witterfest. Opaque black, minimal off-white fizzy head. Smells ... sour; fruity lemon funk, background roasty grain sweetness in behind... not all that stout-y, more like a funky cherry-ish beer with background moderate roast - stout? really? okay - but it IS sour. Taste - weird, like a black IPA with sour fruit and brett wildness (I sure hope they gave me the correct beer). Sticky, slick, lively, long acidic dry finish .... good. No matter WHAT beer it may have been.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22400) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2012
19th August 2012
On tap at the King William IV - Witterfest. Opaque black beer, little tan head. Light softish palate. Mild dark malts, a little coffee and cream. Loads of brett but mellow and well integrated. Soft and semi dry finish with a nice red wine fruity taste. Nice beer!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (17229) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2012
Keg at Witterfest (Fano meet the brewer), King William IV - 20/08/12. Very dark brown with a thin tan head. All brett nose, hard to pick anything else out - fantastic ! A little sweet malt at the rear. Hops come through in the taste with caramel and malt, brett still well represented but more in the background. Chocolate and a little wood in there. Medium bodied with an excellent creamy feel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (21887) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 25, 2012
keg at witterfest ... deep black ... thin tan lacing ... light roast ... huge brett nose ... light malts ... soft roat ... again loads of brett ... soft raspberry finsih

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (12711) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2012
Keg at Fanø Meet the Brewer, King William IV. It pours very dark brown, with a thin off-white head. The nose is sticky dark fruit (cherry, plum, blackcurrant and such like), roasted malt, some tanginess, coffee and dark chocolate. The taste is tangy dark fruit; plum, raisin, grape, cherry, port/vinous, light sourness, roasted malt, coffee, charcoal, touch of balsamic vinegar and salted liquorice, with some alcohol warmth in the finish. Full body and fine carbonation. Good balance, interesting and pretty damn flavoursome.

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