HaandBryggeriet Farewell Ale

Formerly brewed at HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Traditional Ale
Drammen, Norway


on tap


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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Zita (6333) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2013
light licorice aroma,black, brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, long harmonic finish.

Hansen (8652) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2013
Dark brown coloured with a light-brown head, mostly diminishing. Heavy malty aroma, roasted and some yeast notes too. FLavor starts heavy sweet, malts, roasted notes, dark caramel. Moderate bitter finish.

Nordcore (1769) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - JUN 28, 2013
Bottle 50 cl. Black with a lightbrown head. Malt,roast, and dark fruits. Med bitter taste with a roasted end........

Dorqui (2401) - Brescia, ITALY - JUN 21, 2013
Bottled 0,33L. Dark brown color, much solid aspect with a very creamy and foamy head, much adherent. Little whiskey nose with aromas of cask, cellar, winous sweet rumors, alcohol. Very perfumed mouth with notes of brandy, sugary cereals, moderate alcoholic impact, roast malty and cooffe. Realy complex beer with a rich bouquet and long persistance. Binding impression.

Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 24, 2013
In short: A rich no style brown beer offering a large array of flavor elements. Good beer.
How: Bottle 500ml, consumed soon after receiving through private importation, months before expiration date but already more than one year after bottling date.
The look: Cloudy dark burgundy-brown body topped by a medium beige head with medium retention.
In long: Nose is toasted, freshly roasted hazelnuts, tree bark, some green stuff (green plants, green hops). Taste has a rich creamy maltiness, mixed-nuts, a thick slice of rye bread, caramel, red fruits, brown bread crust, forest floor, strong yeast presence, a hint of smoke. A nice ‘green’ bitterness (herbal, green pine-needles). Alcohol is a bit more apparent than it should be. Thick fluffy body, lively carbonation, overall Belgian abbey style mouthfeel. This is not simply a Brown Ale on steroids, this is a no-style original beer of brown color. Drinkability is not super-high but a single bottle is quite enjoyable. And I am warning you, do no read what is following the vertical bars ok, so you are still reading, you are a rebel, I like you already, let’s hang out.

Lilja (3654) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2013
Smak och doft av choklad, torkad frukt, karamell, kaffe. Lagom söt och välbalanserad. Lättsam beska.

olio (10917) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 6, 2013
50 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20101222.
Pours murky amber color with a small head. Aroma of ripe fruits, toffee, toast and bready malts. Flavor of malts, caramel, ripe fruits and licorice notes.

allanbowers (93) - melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAR 31, 2013
Pours jet black with not a lot of head. Despite the 7.5% strength this is quite a light beer. This isnt the maltiest stout that I have ever drank. Still pretty good. Not the most exciting beer, though still head and shoulders above the standard.

Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2013
From Voldby, DK. Bottled, 230313. Brown with beige head. Aroma of malt and smoke. Flavour with some roasted malt and more smoke.

Idiosynkrasie (8522) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 26, 2013
500ml bottle. Darkest brown colour with small to average, firm, frothy, fairly lasting, tan head. Smokey aroma reminds of barbecue, cautious hints of dry fruit parings. Taste is minimally to moderately sweet dark malty, has an explicit smoke note, hints of dark chocolate and dark fruit, plum, blackcurrant; lively carbonation.

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