The Fundamental Blackhorn – Hornbeer

O’hare’s Beer Club February 2014 Box

From Denmark’s Hornbeer comes “The Fundamental Blackhorn” a big Imperial Stout.  The beer pours a deep black colour with a big brown head.  The aroma consists of roasted malts, smoke and hops bitterness.  The flavour is of roasted malts, smoke, bitterness, licorice, oaky, coffee, caramel and a honey finish.  The alcohol content comes in at 11% with an IBU of 120.  Everything about this beer is big from flavour to alcohol content to IBU just the way I like it!

Commercial Description: Now we think, that it’s time for this beer. It’s a heavy stout, 11% ABV. The beer is brewed with coffeemalt, chocolatemalt, black malt and honey. We have used hops to 120 IBU, it’s dryhopped and it’s matured on oak and walnut. Now we think it’s matured enough.

he taste ? People that have tasted it, says coffee, liquorice, honney, oak and walnut. But try it yourself. The Fundamental Blackhorn was elected as the best beer to the beerfestival in Valhal, Frederikssund 2011, as best beer at the Stockholm Beer&Whiskyfestival 2011, Best Danish Beer 2011 > 6% and silver at World Beercup, San Diego California 2012.  The temperature should be around 12-15 degrees. Try it together with cheeses, blue cheeses or dark chocolate.
11 % ABV

Food Pairing according to O’hare’s Beer Club notes are as follows:  Dark Chocolate, truffles.

Click here to check out the February 2014 Box

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4 comments on “The Fundamental Blackhorn – Hornbeer

  1. These latest reviews are getting more and more obscure to me 🙂

  2. Don’t see much from these parts at the local liquor stores!

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