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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Henrik Imperial Amber is a heavily dry-hopped ale somewhere between an American Amber Ale and a Double IPA. Bucket loads of American hops were used to balance the malts in this powerful beer. Henrik Imperial Amber is brewed by Gahr Smith-Gahrsen and Kim Odland at Lervig Aktiebryggeri and was originally brewed at 8.1% and served on tap at Henrik Øl- og Vinstove, Bergen, exclusively.

EZBrew's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
EZBrew (6) - bergen, - DEC 6, 2012
as far as imp ambers are conserned , this is the best i ever tasted:-) "Grin"

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (9999) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 25, 2015
Draught @ Henrik Øl og Vinstove, Bergen
Pours hazy amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus, biscuit. orange and grape. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long caramel, orange, citrus and grape finish, Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mikkmakk (23) - - JUN 18, 2015
Draught. Holy jesus. A hop uppercut! Beautiful amber color and a nice tan head. Loads of hops balanced with a smooth but dry malt profile. Dangerously easy drinker. Very nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holmen1 (3936) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 21, 2015
Fra fat på Henrik’s (sammen med Børge): vakker, dyp ravfarge med flott skum som varer. Både aroma og smak er farlig fristende, og denne ble stående som kveldens beste ølopplevelse. På en solid maltbase var der gjort plass til kveldens mest komplekse smaksinntrykk med karamell, kvae, citrus, rosiner, fiken og ristet brød. Farlig god, før jeg hadde rukket å planlegge neste punkt på agendaen var glasset tomt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (10585) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 27, 2015
On tap at Henrik Øl og Vinstove, pours a clear dark amber with a medium beige head. Nose brings out caramel malts and bready malts. Flavour is along the same lines, with caramel malts, resinous hops and bready malts. Robust and well-balanced. Exactly how you do a big imperial red. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (23707) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 9, 2014
Draught (backlog). Hazy amber colour, small slightly off-white head. Aroma is toffeeish, fruity, some floral notes as well as some alcohol. Flavour is fruity, floral, alcoholic, toffeeish and also some mild soapy notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kustie (521) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 13, 2013
Humalan tuoksu on melko voimakas. Erityisen pehmeä maku ja miellyttävä suutuntuma paistaa heti lävitse. Jälkimaussa on varsin paljon katkeruutta. Kuitenkin tasapainoinen maku, joka kehittyy mielenkiintoisesti alkumausta loppumakuun.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (14794) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 19, 2013
Tap @Beer Hunters
Deep clear amber color, good white head. Sweet fruity aroma, light hoppyness. Medium-bodied. Sweet fruityness, finish has strong bitterness and alcohol. Quite heavy stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (3163) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2013
Clear dark orange with light brown lacing foam head. Aroma is nice bitter with little caramel notes. Taste is perfect for last beer at this evening in Henriks. (Bergen 201311)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Inbreak (3352) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - AUG 29, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 Old rating, tap @ Henrik Øl & Vinstove:
Frisk fruktig lukt med preg av malt, humle, tørka frukt, karamell, sitrusskal, grapefrukt, våt papp, gras, våte blad. Frisk lett beisk smak med preg av malt, humle, beiskt gras, våte blad, jord, tørka frukt, karamell, våt papp. Middels bitterhet som set litt. Grei, virkar for fersk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BRW (1673) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUL 29, 2013
On tap. Golden-orange colour with white head. Malty, caramel and resinous hops aroma. Resinous hops taste, with some caramel and sweetness. Light to medium body.

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