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

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RATINGS: 307   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: En stor og kraftig Porter med en umiskendelig og lkker kaffearoma. En bld og lkker l, selvom den med sine knap 10 % er en kraftig herre. Bde Cascade og Simcoe skinner fint igennem de ristede elementer og blander sig dejligt med den ristede aroma og kaffen.

English: Its a beer thats 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.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjs (6636) - Helsinki, - FEB 13, 2013
(Draught at St. Urhos Pub Portteripivt13) The beer poured black. Its head was small and almost white. Aroma had roasted malts, coffee, vanilla and mild fruitiness. Palate was full bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were roasted malts, coffee, vanilla, sweetness, fruitiness and bitterness. Aftertaste had roastedness, vanilla and bitterness. A very balanced brew. Alcohol was well hidden.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ALIBALI (964) - Kiel, GERMANY - NOV 20, 2016
Alles da. Rstaromen, Schokodfte und kratzige Lakritznoten. Famos und dann noch mit einem oatmealigen Mundgefhl gesegnet. Toll. Im Mund ist auch viel los. Rauch, Fass, Vanille und wieder rstige Schokolade gehen Hand in Hand durch Ziel, allerdings ist die Se des Biers etwas zu heavy. 0,1/1 von Hahn beim WINTER BEER DAY 2016.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alvaro78 (305) - Sevilla, SPAIN - NOV 8, 2016
Aromas a café, vainilla, chocolate Muy buen aspecto, poca espuma En boca cuerpo pleno, café y vainilla al principio y final seco y un Pelin ácido ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Florya (1855) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 2, 2016
How : bottle Appearance : dark brown with a small tanned head. Aroma : coldbrew, liquorice, chocolate, tobacco, spice, caramel and some dark berries. Palate : medium body, average to low carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drmet (854) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - SEP 26, 2016
L: -pours the darkest of brown with no light coming through and a small,foamy,khaki head S: -roasty,coffee,licorice,rye bread,herbal,alchol,syrup T: -bitter chocolate,molasses,caramel,cognac,herbal,syrup,nut carbonation (overcarbonated) -medium body -alcohol detectable O: A very good Imperial Porter.The Vanilla wasundetectable though.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (3749) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - SEP 5, 2016
Bottle at home. Aroma is intense coffee, espresso, roasted malt, chewy rye, touch of vanilla, cocoa, dark chocolate. Flavour is medium sweet and moderate roasty bitter. Body is above medium. Really delivers on the coffee, not as full as Id expected, very tasty!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Turtles (2186) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2016
330ml bottle from Irma Supermarket, Copenhagen. Black with a dense medium size beige head, good lacing. Sweet chocolate nose with nutty notes. Smooth mouthfeel, medium carbonated. Sweet chocolate taste, artificial vanilla, bitter cocoa and roasted barley. Dry and warming finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tognetta (777) - So Paulo, BRAZIL - AUG 7, 2016
Marrom escuro turva, espuma cremosa de boa formao e mdia persistncia. Aroma misto de vanilla, caf, nozes, malte, achocolatado, sem predominncia exagerada de nenhum deles. Paladar de mdio amargor e dulor, mdia torrefao. Corpo denso e mdia carbonatao. Final deixa o lcool mais ntido, mantm o aspecto cremoso e misto de caf e chocolate, amargor intensifica com o aumento da temperatura mas perde um pouco do corpo e cremosidade. Um bom exemplar e bom drinkability considerando os 10%.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Parmenion777 (171) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2016
Pours a dark brown almost black colour with a light tan head. Roasted malt, bitter chocolate and vanilla aroma. Treacle sweetness, roasted malt and coffee bitterness. Some alcohol comes through and has a burnt grain ashy bitter finish. A little too much for a summer evening.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HPDalen (376) - DENMARK - JUN 26, 2016
Vanilla and coffee aroma as you would expect, hints of chocolate and alcohol too. Pours almost black with a tan head. Rich flavour of coffee and vanilla, much sweetness and bitterness though nicely balanced. Full body, quite flat. Bitter finish. Great beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DraftDodger (1169) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2016
Copenhagen 22/5 2016. 33 cl bottle from Irma. Black label with something that looks like light effects from the 1960s. Pours opaque dark brown with light beige head. Moderate lacing. Settles as 0,5 cm thick layer of foam. Intense aroma of roasted malts, coffee, bittersweet dark chocolate and a little alcohol. Soft carbonation and thick creamy slightly sticky palate. Flavor is quite well balanced despite the abundance of sweetness. A good coffee bitterness provides the necessary counterweight not to make this brew nauseating. Nice porter. I would not drink it out of thist. But with the fairly high ABV and very distinct presence of coffee you could argue that this makes an coffee and a cognac after dinner redundant.


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