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Fernet-Aged Porter - Odell Brewing Company

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Fernet-Aged PorterFernet-Aged Porter

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BA SCORE
85
very good

112 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 13.72%
Wants: 7
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: 1759Girl on 10-11-2013)
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arizcards

Arizona

3.74/5  rDev -1.3%

Picked up a caged and corked 750ml bottle from BevMo in early February for $14.99.

Beer poured dark brown with a solid large tan head that is leaving lacing behind.

Nose is roasted malts, somewhat flowery, and minty.

Taste is light roasted malts, some chocolate, light mints, and floral elements.

Mouthfeel is somewhat thin for the style.

Overall a different brew from Odell but hats off to their experimentation. Definitely interesting to try...steep price for an OK brew,,,

05-03-2014 01:37:40 | More by arizcards
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

3.88/5  rDev +2.4%

Fernet Aged Porter pours a black color, with a HUGE tan lacing head, lots of carbonation, looks like cola. There is a sweet aroma with hints of mint. The taste is a slight sour flavors, nice hints of peppermints, and a nice sharp malt flavor. Good full flavors, a little too carbonated. Overall its a nice beer, no porter flavors, but leaves a nice minty flavor.

05-03-2014 01:18:39 | More by vette2006c5r
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will1256

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

04-30-2014 04:43:19 | More by will1256
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zeff80

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

04-27-2014 23:10:24 | More by zeff80
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

04-26-2014 14:32:28 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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TubaDan

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.5%

04-25-2014 22:23:04 | More by TubaDan
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Aaron_Kerkvliet

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

04-25-2014 19:56:40 | More by Aaron_Kerkvliet
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billhelm

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

04-18-2014 17:37:46 | More by billhelm
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jroberts8811

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

04-13-2014 00:19:00 | More by jroberts8811
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wesside89

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

04-11-2014 02:53:03 | More by wesside89
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vinny21bal

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

04-10-2014 05:11:26 | More by vinny21bal
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afsdan

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

04-06-2014 00:26:23 | More by afsdan
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maximum12

Minnesota

3.83/5  rDev +1.1%

Read about this one & set about stalking the shelves of the Twin Cities to nab a bottle. I hope this is a trend of more people mixing more beer with wilder & wilder liquors. I support. 750ML bomber split with my wife on a January evening here at the end of March.

The cork comes out with a sound I've only heard with my .410 in hand - loud & violent, but no overflow, thankfully. The pour is dark brown with red highlights & fizzier than shaken up Shasta Ginger Ale. I have no idea what fernet smells like but the beer is minty with a sprig of mixed spring herbs. Can't whiff the porter at all.

Fernet Aged Porter is seriously overcarbed. To the point that I can barely taste the beer at all because of the fizzing & sizzling in my facial orifice. Fighting past the bubbles rampant, there is a blast of minty freshness: wow. As it warms it takes on overtones of Altoid Peppermints. Ginger is the only thing to fight its way through the Maginot Line of mint; the poor porter appears to have been throttled in the crib, as it's nowhere to be found. Just belched some mint. Mmmm. Points for that. Certainly easy to drink.

Interesting. Wild. Weirdly tasty. Really wish the porter hadn't taken a dive, but the beer is tasty enough that I'm not pining. Good, I think so. Unique, definitely. Buy again? Not at this price. Glad I tried it.

03-27-2014 01:53:35 | More by maximum12
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beernads

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

03-26-2014 19:27:43 | More by beernads
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

03-26-2014 13:40:08 | More by BMart
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mactrail

Washington

3.64/5  rDev -4%

Chocolate mint liqueur pretty well covers the sensation. Not a gusher but huge foam-up, taking eight minutes for the tall glass to settle down to a half-inch of brew. In the snifter, more success after five minutes with piles of beige whipped cream and enough beer to taste, finally.

The smell is my favorite feature, with a deep minty fragrance and some floral aromatics. The flavor is sharp and sugary, with an intensity matched by few beers outside the hop showboats. Syrupy is for once applied accurately to this stuff. Yet weirdly sudsy as well.

From the big Belgian-style bottle purchased at Wilbur's Total Beverage in Fort Collins, Colorado. Fortunately I have forgotten how much this cost.

03-24-2014 05:45:12 | More by mactrail
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chanokokoro

Illinois

3.79/5  rDev 0%

Poured from a formerly corked and caged 750 ml bottle into an Odell Brewing Company branded snifter

Pours a very dark brown, bordering on black capped by light tan two finger head. Average retention, some thin lacing here and there. Very unique nose, bakers chocolate with hints of roasted malt, mint, herbs, flora, and mixed spice rounded out by anise. Some herbs and spice upfront with quickly shifts to minty dark chocolate. Roasted malt pokes through; finishes with continued dark chocolate notes, some oak, and boozy black licorice. Smooth, medium bodied, fairly high level of carbonation. One of the more unique brews I've had lately. Very enjoyable.

03-19-2014 04:46:12 | More by chanokokoro
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

03-16-2014 14:03:27 | More by yourefragile
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Bosoxfan20

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

03-06-2014 23:21:12 | More by Bosoxfan20
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JSchock7

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

03-01-2014 06:03:26 | More by JSchock7
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Chuck_25

Kansas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

03-01-2014 01:24:57 | More by Chuck_25
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XicanoBeerRun

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

02-28-2014 02:46:37 | More by XicanoBeerRun
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stephensinner

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

02-25-2014 21:09:50 | More by stephensinner
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.5%

02-25-2014 05:08:15 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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Joey1566

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

02-24-2014 15:08:35 | More by Joey1566
Fernet-Aged Porter from Odell Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.