Ølfabrikken Gæstebryg #4 - Anders Røgporter

Formerly brewed at Bryggeriet Ølfabrikken (Gourmetbryggeriet - Harboe)
Roskilde, Denmark
6.5% Smoked | 72 Ratings | Special Release |
A dark and cold morning in the winter of 2007 Anders Kissmeyer from Nørrebro bryghus fired up his little smoke oven and started the slow and cumbersome process of preparing the malt for his guest brew on Ølfabrikken. The result of the many hours of hard work in smoke and ice cold winds is in this bottle. It is a brewed with the traditional London Porter in mind, but with a unmistakable Scandinavian twist, with its strong notes of elder-wood smoke. Ølfabrikken Anders Røgporter is of course unfiltered, unpasteurized and refermented in the bottle or keg like all of our beers.

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