Brewed by Ugly Duck Brewing Co.
Style: Imperial Porter
Nr. Aaby, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Danish: En stor og kraftig Porter med en umiskendelig og lækker kaffearoma. En blød og lækker øl, selvom den med sine knap 10 % er en kraftig herre. Både Cascade og Simcoe skinner fint igennem de ristede elementer og blander sig dejligt med den ristede aroma og kaffen.

English: It’s a beer that’s been thought about for quite some time – actually since the brewers first visit to Sherbrooke Liquor in Edmonton, AB, Canada a few years back, and finally I did it – I manned up and did it! After a whole freaking day of brewing coffee for this beer I can truly say it is Craft. If not devoted to the product who in their right mind would brew hundreds of litres of coffee for a beer? The result is a big and bold smooth Porter with discrete vanilla and coffee notes.
Hops: Magnum, Nelson Sauvin Malts: Pilsner, Caramel, Rye, Oats, Chocolate, Black, Vanilla and coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (2950) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - APR 20, 2015
Bottle from bursprak. Many thanks! Dark brown colour, beige foam disappears quickly. Lively carbonation. Aroma of roasted malts and lots of coffee. Light notes of vanilla. Bitter finish. Medium body. Good porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nische (1915) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2015
Poured deep dark brown with minimal head. Aroma of roast malt, dark chocolate, roast malt and vanilla. Medium to full body, flavour as the aroma, bitter sweet finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slaktmasken (70) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - APR 8, 2015
Beställningssortiment på systembolaget. Mörk som synden.Tydlig doft av kaffe och en liten vift av vanilj. Smakar ungefär som den luktar med en lite spritig eftersmak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DroolYeast (1095) - Aalborg, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2015
Bottle @ home. Aroma of coffee, burnt malt, some alcohol, some vanilla and chocolate. Pours black with med. tan head, virtually none lasting. Moderate sweetness, malt bitterness, moderate bitterness, alcohol sweetness in the end. Smooth texture, full body, light carb., sweet roasted malt finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Buczer (377) - Łódź, POLAND - MAR 16, 2015
Bottle, pours almost black with stable tan head. In aroma coffee, licorice and roasted notes. Bitter chocolate some licorice and delicate alcohol note in taste, light bitterness. Full body, but not so thick feel as I supposed it would be. bit asastringent, bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grima (2230) - Merzkirchen, RLP, GERMANY - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle from a trade with Cunningham, thanx maaan!
Pours deep black with high creamy head. Smells very coffee’ish, with some vanilla, caramel and roasted malts. Starts smooth creamy malty, very roasty with lots of coffee. Finish is creamy, sweet chocolatey with massive coffee notes. Adorable!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomer (3047) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - FEB 9, 2015
At a tasting, thanks, smallish head, quite opaque dark brown color, aroma of coffee with vanila, dark bread and a hint of hay, flavor of coffee with earthiness and some dark chocolate, quite strong but also quite mellow bitterness, greenish hint at the end that blends in and doesn’t distract. Balanced and highly enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brewhemia (209) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2015
I was hoping for a but more smooth coffee and vanilla flavor in this beer. Dark brown/black brew with light brown head. Not much but some coffee aroma. Quite a bit bitterness and not much sweetness. Ok taste but doesn’t have a great finish I think. I don’t taste the vanilla much. A light palate considering the beer type.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
koshack (1349) - Gdañsk, POLAND - JAN 13, 2015
Piana drobna, beżowa, ładnie koronkuje. W aromacie ciemne słody, lekko kwaskowe. Po ogrzaniu pojawia się lekki aromat wanilii. Jest też likierowa słodycz. Wyczuwalny alkohol. W smaku wyraźna goryczka, paloność. Nuty kawowe i czekoladowe. Wyraźne chmiele, ale dobrze się komponują. W drugiej nucie wyraźne grzanie od alkoholu - trochę nieułożone. Posmak pralinek, niezbyt słodkie. Daje lekkie odczucie słone.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Karstenborg (803) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2014
Black with a big light brown head. Aroma is coffee, vanilla and malt. Taste is sweet with notes of coffee and vanilla.

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