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Amager/Against The Grain The Great, Big Kentucky Sausage Fest

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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: American Strong Ale
Kastrup, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip

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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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Danish: Vi forventede måske nok, at de ville ankomme med flasker fulde af Bourbon og en banjo under armen, men intet af dette skete. I stedet endte vores brygdag med de smukke fyre fra Against The Grain Brewery i Louisville, Kentucky som én stor hotdog-spisnings-konkurrence. Yep, vi tager ikke pis. Den store Kentucky-fyr, Sam, udfordrede vores egen temmeligt store fyr, Jacob, om hvem der kunne spise flest af Johns fyldige og voldsomt krydrede gourmet-hotdogs. Men det skulle Sam vist aldrig have gjort... Men midt mellem alle drillerierne og den meget snak om pølser, så blev der faktisk brygget øl. Vi håber at du vil nyde denne humlede Imperial Brown Ale - den var designet til i særlig grad at akkompagnere hotdogs og anden krydret og røget mad.

English: We expected banjos and Bourbon but received nothing of that sort. Instead our brew day with the handsome fellers of Against The Grain Brewery from Louisville, Kentucky turned into a hotdog eating contest. Yep, no kiddin’. Big Kentuckian feller, Sam, challenged our own big feller, Jacob, as to who could down the most gourmet hotdogs, big and spicy as they were with specialty toppings. Well, Sam should never have done that….should you Sam? However, a beer was indeed brewed in between all the trash talk and wieners. We hope you’ll enjoy this hoppy Imperial Brown Ale - it was designed to go with hotdogs in particular and other spicy and smoked foods.

Ingredients: Water. Malts: Pale, Brown, Melanoidin, Biscuit, Chocolate. Hops: Herkules, Tomahawk, East Kent Goldings, Cascade, Simcoe. Yeast: US-ale.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19187) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2014
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Almost clear copper colour, rich head. Biscuits, tropical fruit and grapefruit up front. Mid sweet with full body and well rounded mouthfeel. Lots of tropical fruit and grapefruity hops, solid body with lots of caramel. Very bitter finish. Harmonious, but heavy. Too heavy for spicy food, more a meal in itself.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wihlan (203) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2014
Flaska från systemet - maltig doft med en lite touch parfym. Kastanjeröd färg med lätt beiget skum. Tydlig men bra beska. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nische (633) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2014
Bottled. Pours hazy brown with a medium sized lacing, off-white head. Aroma of caramel, rye, chocolate notes and citrus. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and solid bitter. Medium bodied, oily text. and soft carb. A nice imp. brown.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (5628) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 23, 2014
Bouteille de 500 ml obtenue via Importations Privées Bièriopholie au coût de 9,10$. Arôme: Légère odeur de caramel avec une pointe fruitée. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée foncée opaque avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’une mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel avec une pointe d’houblon et de fumée. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement houblonné. (Rating #5600)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (3189) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2014
500 ml bottle. Cloudy brown with tan head. Aroma and taste has smoke, sugar, high bitterness, rye, bread and fast spice

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JanVah (101) - SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2014
På flaska från systemet. Brun och grumlig i färgen med en fingerhög skumkrona. Luktar svagt av frukt och citrus. Smakar aningen fruktigt med en beska som ligger kvar länge i gommen.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
pilsnerrogge (2450) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2014
Bottled:
Eye: Brown with a thick head.
Nose: Chocolate, toffee, brown sugar.
Mouth: Somewhat harsh.
Tongue: Big bitterness, alcohol, shampoo, hops, petrol.
Brain: An unbalanced mess.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5078) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2014
500ml Bottle - Dark brown in colour. Chestnuts, brown sugar, raisins and pine in the aroma. Chocolate, orange, nuts, roasted malt and slightly soapy hops can be detected in the taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6007) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 10, 2014
Bottle from systembolaget. Copper color, fluffy head. MAlt, spices - pepper, nutmeg. Resin-type dry finish. Elegant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stefannilssons (1446) - SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2014
Det här var en väldoftande sak, smaken följde upp aromen på ett fint och väntat sätt dock med en seriöst bitig beska. Kroppen var stabil men balansen satt inte helt på sin plats, tyvärr.


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