Brewed by Thisted Bryghus
Style: Imperial Porter
Thisted, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Danish: Øllet er den gamle brygmesters sidste og dermed ultimative overgærede porter i 23-forsøgsserien. Historien er, at når den gamle brygmester (efter egen mening) havde fremstillet ”verdens bedste” overgærede porter, kunne han lade sig pensionere med den øl. Og det sker så nu inden så længe. Øllet er brygget på Thisted Bryghus med Christian Skovdal Andersen som gæstebrygger – den formentlig eneste gæstebrygger i Peter Klemensens funktionsperiode på Thisted Bryghus. Christian Skovdal Andersen er kendt for sin specielle humlingsmetode. Fusionen mellem Christian Skovdal Andersens humlingsmetode og Peter Klemensens stenølsproduktion håber begge på bliver succesfuld. Døm selv. Øllets bitterstofindhold er ca. 80 IBU.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (7102) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2010
Bottle. Pitch black body with a creamy steady medium tan head. The aroma is quite piney with heavy notes of roasted malt, caramel and tar. The flavour is heavy liquorice, piney hops, caramel, roasted malt and smokey tar. Creamy texture. Lovely black IPA!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KimJohansen (10396) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2010
Near black with a huge beige head. Sweet aroma with espresso, burned malt, dark chocolate and hops. Hoppy flavour with burned malt, dark bitter chocolate, espresso and liquerice. Finished bitter. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sayravai (4691) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 5, 2010
(Draught@Pikkulintu) Very dark brown with a smallish, tanned head. aroma of sweetish licorice and strange earthiness. Flavor is lightly burned with lots of earthy sourness. Medium body, quite carbonated. Not very refined or enjoyable, but drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjs (5467) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 30, 2009
(Draught at Pikkulintu) Poured black with quite large and brown head. Aroma contained roastedness, smoke and liquorice. Palate was full bodied with quite a lot of carbonation. Flavours were roastedness, burntness, some liquorice, hops and hint of coffee. Aftertaste was bitter and roasty. The excessive carbonation was the only mildly negative thing in this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 29, 2009
Bottle at ChrisO’s pre-GBBF tasting, 1st Aug 09. A malty shell with a fierce hop bark concealed within. Very dry indeed. "Like smoking" someone (tashi?) commented.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (10190) - Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2009
It’s black with a huge, creamy head. The aroma has notes of the typical, spicy yeast, that Thisted uses in the top fermented beers, but also roasted malt, licorice and light chocolate. The flavor has a light sweetness and notes of yeast, spice, licorice, hops, light chocolate and a nice roasted/hoppy bitterness. I prefer the Limfjordsporter or the unblended Ronkedor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10888) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2009
Bottled. Very dark brown/black coloured with a red gleam. Light brown head. Roast, coffee, spice, chocolate, herbs and light liqourice. Flavour of liqourice, roast, coffee, brown sugar, spice and herbs. Medium to full bodied. Dry. Is roasty and sugary bitter end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Moolesen (338) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2009
Bottle 50cl. Colour is black, very nice creamy head. For a porter style, there is a remarkable freshness in the nose, but also the charateristic asfalt, tar and dark chocolate notes are present. In the taste there is a very pleasent presence of raspberries/blueberries combined with the bitterness of a high quality porter. This is a very nice beer, which challenges your taste buds

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (15094) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2009
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, licorice, chocolate and notes of coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2009
DØE Valby 09. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, fresh citrus hop. Flavour is roasted caramel, chocolate and fresh citrus hop.

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