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76
style
Brewed by Ugly Duck Brewing Co.
Style: Imperial Porter
Nr. Aaby, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottling
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RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjs (7582) - Helsinki, - FEB 13, 2013
(Draught at St. Urho’s Pub Portteripäivät’13) 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.


3.7
jaghana (6224) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - SEP 25, 2017
Bottle 33cl, a dark beer with medium off white head. Nose is on biscuit, roasted caramel, dark malt. Aroma is on roasted malt, dark coffee, licorice, dark coffee, some ashes finish, medium sweet. Body is smooth to creamy, vegetable and licorice wood notes that usually denotes some lactose, this taste remains on aftertaste with sweetness.

4.4
Nevalainen (821) - FINLAND - SEP 7, 2017
Dark amber color with brown head. Aroma of roasted coffee, vanilla and chocolate. Taste is medium sweet with notes of coffee and cholate. Long lasting coffee finish. Some alcohol tickling in the background. Smooth to drink. Perfect porter. One of my favourites.

3.8
mutz (1098) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2017 [email protected] Brouwersplaats. Schenkt zwart in met een vette plakkraag. Ruikt naar mokka, koffie. Smaakt mokka, koffie, bitterzoete smaak. Flauw melkachtig ( vanille? )Beetje dun van smaak en mondgevoel in de afdronk. Kan wat pit gebruiken. Lange koffie nasmaak.

3.7
drfabulous (8467) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUL 14, 2017
12 ounce bottle from an Irma. Bitterness in nose with some cocoa, coffee, chocolate and vanilla in taste.

4
LLaurin (502) - Motala, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2017
Vanilla is the thing. Nose and taste are both rich in Vanilla. Palate is long and with light bitterness. Really nice overall impression.

4.2
mikeyo1 (855) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle @ home, Cellared four years. Pitch black with a medium to large mocca head. Aroma is dry roasted with vabilla, dark fruits, licorice, gentle vinous notes of plume plus fruity coffee. Milk chocolate + dark chocolate in nice combination. Smooth yet still perfectly dry roasted palate with average carbonation. Flavors of licorice, vanilla, oat, alcohol, dark chocolate and coffee. Dry overall with a crisp roasted finish. Lingering vinous plums, warming alcohol and chocolate. Has aged gracefully and will propably just get better.

3.7
kajser27 (1959) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 29, 2017
Black colored, medium tan creamy head. Aroma is of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, some vanilla, bit dark fruits. Taste is medium+ sweet malt, roasted, chocolate and coffee, some vanilla, bit dark fruits, medium roasty bitterness, dryish finish, some alcohol. Medium+ bodied, average carbonation, bit creamy. Decent enough but doesn’t blow you away. (bottle, Bierhalle Deconinck, Vichte)

3.8
jacobarts (228) - Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 6, 2017
[email protected] Black with tanned head. Aroma: coffee, chocolate, brown sugar, vanilla. Taste: Mild, coffee, chocolate. Bitter ending. Nice oily texture

4.2
mmmeinike (281) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 5, 2017
Flot sort porter med medium lyst skum. Dejlig intens duft af kaffe, vanilie og en anelse malt. Smagsnuancerne er de samme som duften.

3.6
Phagelund (170) - DENMARK - MAR 24, 2017
Black colour with beige head. Vanilla, coffee and chocolate in both aroma and taste.


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