Fionn
Angry Chair Brewing

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From:
Angry Chair Brewing
 
Florida, United States
Style:
Imperial Porter
Ranked #30
ABV:
10.2%
Score:
95
Ranked #1,431
Avg:
4.32 | pDev: 7.87%
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
96
Status:
Active
Rated:
Oct 27, 2022
Added:
Apr 20, 2016
Wants:
  29
Gots:
  17
SCORE
95
World-Class
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Notes: Fionn is a Imperial English Porter with hazelnuts, and coffee.
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Reviewed by REVZEB from Illinois

4.42/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Brownish black opaque pour, tan head. Coffee and hazelnut dance upon the dark chocolate, biscotti, and roasted malt. Taste again has coffee and hazelnut big time, met here with supporting bakers chocolate and vanilla, with a backbone of roasted malt and a kiss of caramel. Feel is dry and large on the palate but not as thick as expected, smooth roast and percolation melded all together defines. Perfect beer in the glass for a cool autumn evening
Oct 27, 2022
 
Rated: 4.14 by hopley from Massachusetts

Nov 20, 2021
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Reviewed by clayrock81 from Florida

4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured a dark brown body with minimal head and no lace. The aroma is mostly coffee with some chocolate and hazelnuts. Slightly sticky coffee beer with some chocolate in it and a nutty finish. Beer has good balance and is worth relaxing with.
Aug 03, 2021
 
Rated: 4.31 by FLBeerGuy from Florida

Jun 06, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by BEER88 from North Carolina

May 28, 2021
 
Rated: 4.69 by eawolff99 from Minnesota

Jan 23, 2021
 
Rated: 1.97 by datstankadank from New Jersey

May 06, 2020
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

4.38/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Coffee black with clear brown edges under a tall, dense but creamy tan head that uniformly settles to a ridged collar.

Creamy and soft but not overly thick or viscous, Fionn delivers a beautifully earthy mocha roast accented by a good push of nicely floral, nutty hazelnut. The nut, coffee and roasted malt combine to have an almost caramelized char to it, kind of like brown sugar, but a welcome rye-like spice helps with a contrasting bitterness. A note of creamy vanilla whip brings it all together as it warms.

The body is actually quite moderate for AC, with a fine but soft carbonation, coming to a just semi-dry finish. Not sticky or over the top at all.
Jan 17, 2020
 
Rated: 4.5 by Narthax from Texas

Nov 30, 2019
 
Rated: 4.38 by Luscious_Malfoy from Illinois

Oct 26, 2019
 
Rated: 4.51 by kewharton from Florida

Jul 05, 2019
 
Rated: 4.46 by heddar33 from Pennsylvania

Apr 16, 2019
 
Rated: 4.43 by JonB25 from Delaware

Mar 23, 2019
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Reviewed by macrosmatic from Florida

4.15/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Reviewed from notes. Poured from a 750 mL bottle into an El Catador Barrel-Aged glass.

A: The darkest of browns, with a one-finger tan head. Nearly opaque except around the edges, and a relatively low amount of visible carbonation.

S: You can smell the hazelnut when pouring this into the glass. Once you start digging in, there’s coffee, vanilla, and dark roasted malts. Notes of caramel and toffee and chocolate. Biscotti cookie, then some more vanilla and coffee-flavored sweet filling. But very big hazelnut over the whole thing.

T: Hazelnut, coffee, dark roasted malts. Chocolate, vanilla, and more dark roasted malts. Mild roast bitterness as well – both from malt roast and roasted coffee I think. Maybe some minimal hop bitterness in there also. A touch of drying tobacco, but then buried under more hazelnut. Finishes with continued hazelnut, and a coffee + vanilla mix.

M: On the heavy side for a porter, but this doesn’t drink like a stout or anything. Alcohol only passingly noticeable – very low level overall. Carbonation sensation average for style.

O: This is a hazelnut bomb, but the coffee and chocolate are enough to prevent it from being one-note-ridiculous. Really pretty tasty, but you gotta enjoy hazelnut.
Nov 03, 2018
 
Rated: 3.91 by vfgccp from New York

Oct 06, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by KeyWestGator from Florida

Sep 21, 2018
 
Rated: 4.71 by SDRedDevil from California

Sep 13, 2018
 
Rated: 4.29 by user785335 from Florida

Aug 27, 2018
 
Rated: 4.56 by Scottsbeer from Florida

Aug 27, 2018
 
Rated: 4.45 by 7irondave from Massachusetts

Jul 07, 2018
 
Rated: 4.37 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana

Jul 01, 2018
 
Rated: 4.33 by Futbolmanby from Michigan

May 11, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by Sweffin from Wisconsin

Mar 12, 2018
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Reviewed by Treyliff from West Virginia

4.12/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
22oz bottle poured into a snifter

Pours deep brown in color with a thin creamy off-white head. Tons of hazelnut dominate the aroma, with undertones of herbal coffee and caramel, it smells like a hazelnut latte. Taste follows the nose, but the hazelnut isn't as prevalent. Caramel sweetness with some earthy coffee. Medium body with low carbonation, foamy mouthfeel and finish. Aroma was out of this world, but flavor didn't quite match up, still very good
Jan 03, 2018
 
Rated: 4.17 by mrn1ceguy from Illinois

Nov 23, 2017
 
Rated: 4.25 by Zekenyce from New Jersey

Oct 01, 2017
 
Rated: 4.06 by TboneRN from Minnesota

Aug 14, 2017
 
Rated: 4.1 by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania

Jun 24, 2017
 
Rated: 4.13 by acurtis from New Jersey

Jun 24, 2017
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Reviewed by Ciocanelu from Romania

4.3/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Sample at Mikkeller Beer Celebration Copenhagen 2017, red session. Aroma is really hazelnut forward with sweet malt in the background. Taste is nutty, bittersweet, really balanced with some toffee on the finish.
Jun 01, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands

May 21, 2017
 
Rated: 4.31 by hopkrid from Florida

May 21, 2017
 
Rated: 4.39 by JamesStreet from Louisiana

May 20, 2017
 
Rated: 4.44 by Jacob17 from Maine

May 16, 2017
 
Rated: 4.19 by Texasfan549 from Texas

May 03, 2017
 
Rated: 4.3 by kjkinsey from Texas

Apr 27, 2017
 
Rated: 4.15 by cyrushire from Florida

Apr 19, 2017
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Reviewed by PorterLambic from Florida

4.44/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Super dark with a small, tan head
Retention not a strong suit, no lace left.
Smell is sweet, roasted malts, vanilla, hazelnuts. Great balance.
The tongue gets what the nose promises, in order, in balance.
Smooth, sweet without being cloying or sticky. This a glass full of dessert.
Apr 03, 2017
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Reviewed by sorthcj from Florida

4.05/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Bottle and on tap fresh from the brewery.

The appearance is dark brown with a small head.

The nose is coffee, hazelnut and possibly caramel or other sweet character.

The taste follows the nose exactly with strong coffee, hazelnut and sweetness.

The mouthfeel is lite as expected. Medium bodies.
Apr 02, 2017
 
Rated: 4.08 by Kurmaraja from California

Mar 24, 2017
Fionn from Angry Chair Brewing
Beer rating: 95 out of 100 with 116 ratings