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Brewed by Thisted Bryghus
Style: Baltic Porter
Thisted, Denmark

bottled
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RATINGS: 691   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Kom fra Thisted Bryghus i 1989 efter syv års eksperimenter. Navnet stammer fra Urban-bryggeriet i Aalborg, hvor brygmesteren fra Thisted Bryghus i slutningen af 70érne ”slog sine folder”. Her fik han første gang ”smag” for provinslivet og denne særlige øltype, som ofte i Thisted-regi betegnes som øllets gentleman. Navnet købtes efter Urban-bryggeriets lukning i 1986. Limfjords-Porteren ”kredsede” brygmesteren om frem til 1997, hvorefter han ikke mente længere at kunne forbedre produktet. Den rette blanding af maltene var opnået. Af usædvanlige ingredienser skal nævnes røgmalt og engelsk lakrids, der tilsammen giver en smagsmæssig balance på et lidt højere niveau end det sædvanligvis ses. Brygmesterens personlige favorit og ”hjertebarn”.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MullMan (1099) - New York, USA - JUL 31, 2009
Thin creamy medium tan head, blackish-chestnut opaque body. Aroma is smoky dark roasted malts, a little salty, belgian dark chocolate sauce, and beef jerky. Flavor is a bit of anise, then roasted/burnt caramel malt, salty smokyness, and a dry/salty finish. Bitter dark chocolate aftertaste and faint boozyness.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukasmh (546) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2015
Pours pitch black with nice creamy tan head. Aroma has smoky malts, caramel, toffee, bready malts, liquorice. Taste is sweet at first, english caramel malts, toffee, then hits you with dry smoky finish. Dark malts and roasty finish. Yet smooth medium to full body. Awesome for the price!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
knasputte78 (15) - SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2015
Svart med lite skum på toppen. Kallt kaffe i doft och smak. Fyllig och fin porter, sticker inte ut men är god och balanserad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (1545) - CROATIA - JUL 23, 2015
On tap at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. Pours black with beige head. Nice lacing. Roasted malts, chocolate, bitter finish. Bit too sweet for my taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (702) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a medium dark brown head. Aromas of ash, tar, chocolate, licorice, light smoke, tobacco. Taste is following, about the same.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
KasperResen (1) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2015 does not count
Smoked and very creamy with notes of liquerice. Simply put the best Baltic porter around. Perfect blend!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
nybol (59) - DENMARK - JUL 9, 2015
Den perfekte stout! Tyk, smager af alt godt der hører til en porter/stout. Billig øl, dansk øl. Man skal kun have en aller højest to!

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
erling1000 (283) - - JUL 5, 2015
A black porter with english liqourice, smoked barleymalt and with high creamy, brown head. Aroma is tar, coffee, roasted, liqourice, smoke. Taste is bitter.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gopherfan99 (908) - CROATIA - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle; pours nearly black with a mocha colored head; aroma is roasted coffee, licorice, and malt; taste is roasted malt with licorice, some chocolate and a hint of caramel; finish is dry with some coffee bitterness; very nice stout.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
czlowiekwiadro (384) - POLAND - JUN 25, 2015
zapach przyjemny choć mocno alkoholowy. kawa, kakao, gorzka czekolada, jogurt, praliny, trufle, drobna nuta suchej karmy dla psa. kolor czarny, nieprzejrzysty, ale klarowny. piana beżowa/bura, średnio obfita, dość szybko znika, ale potem trzyma się dzielnie cienką warstwą. w smaku pełne, słodkie, mocno słodowe, zdecydowanie za kwaśne, palone, lekko alkoholowe, pralinkowe, kawowe. lekko ostre. goryczka średnia, ziołowo alkoholowo kawowa, długa i osadzająca się, niestety średnio przyjemna. piwo zdecydowanie niezbalansowane, przywodzi na myśl zdecydowanie za mocną kawę rozpuszczalną.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mad_Ferret (753) - SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle. Best by date 28/4-12 (4 years old?). Dark brown/black, no sludge/yeast at the bottom, nice thick pale brown head, nice speckled lacings. Very nice and smooth mix of roasted malts, chocolate, smoke and sweet licorice. Maybe just a hint of dark fruits. Flavour is smooth and rich with velvety chocolate and english licorice, dark bread, toffee and also here hints of dark fruits. Really nice. There’s just a slight metallic/ashy acidic note that disturbs the smooth picture, but it’s fairly weak and totally acceptable. Could it have done with another year in the cellar perhaps? Body is still nice and sturdy with soft carbonation and an oily thick texture. Very nice beer for a very nice price if I remember correctly. I should have bought more bottles.


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