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

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RATINGS: 196   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Senap's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Senap (483) - Uppsala, - JUN 5, 2014
Otroligt grumlig, som gammalt rostskadat brunnsvatten. Mycket smakrik, bra beska. Som utlovat gungar den perfekt till grillen.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vells (1061) - Rīga, LATVIA, LATVIA - AUG 20, 2015
Starts with very inviting nose, maybe thats way taste afterwards seems bit too plain, but anyways, quite a treat! Intense maltiness, nice coffee, caramel, nuts, bit licorice, some nice hop boost. MOderate sweetness with moderate bitterness. Well balanced and bold brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
peponi (820) - Krakow, POLAND - AUG 19, 2015
Aroma: melanoidins, roasted caramel and nuts, dried red fruits. Appearance: hazy brown color, creamy head. Taste: medium bitterness, roasted notes, coffee, nuts, caramel, crunch bread skin, dry. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, roasted finish. Overall: Good stuff, but it tastes like a doppelsticke.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Melnis (329) - LATVIA - AUG 12, 2015
Aroma: Metallic sausage, coffee and caramel. Very very nice aroma. Taste is basically the same, but bit plane and could have more sugar. Nevertheless very very likable

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (8610) - Tel Aviv, - AUG 10, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Thanks kerenmk. Dark amber-brown with a beige head. Aroma of malt, caramel, nuts, a bit of yeast. Sweet flavor with caramel, nuts, toast, and a bitterish finish. Medium-bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kustie (438) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 9, 2015
Bottle. Hazy, brown color with small white head. Aroma has barnyard, yeast, malt, citrus, ripe fruits. Taste is malty sweet with long aftertaste. Flavors of malt, nuts, ripe fruits and citrus and pine in hops.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
adodo (148) - Riga, LATVIA - JUL 25, 2015
Cloudy brown colour. Little bit of foam. Lacing. IntenseIntense malty, fruity aroma. Medium bitterness. Little sweetness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
belgis (295) - - JUL 25, 2015
Roasted malts and hops in aroma. Dark brown chestnut colour. Lacing and foam lasts. Hoppy malt in tastetaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlazerT (280) - POLAND - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle. Sensoric glass. Hazy brown with medium, light brown head. Good lacing and medicore head retention. Great mixture of passion fruit, nuts and milk chocolate - quite intensive aroma. Also some roasted coffee and cocoa nibs. Taste is medium bitter with nice sweet, malty punch. Medium body, creamy texture, medium carbonation, finish is bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (3291) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2015
(Amager / Against The Grain The Great, Big Kentucky Sausage Fest ) Bottle 500 ml at home, served into a shaker, ABV 7.7% Brown coloured body, quite clear, with one finger of tan head, with good density and retention. Aroma has spicy hops, biscuit, chocolate notes. Taste also of chocolate, biscuits, light toffee, quite bitter all in all, nice hoppy touches on the finish, some spices. Medium body with good carbonaion. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
uckelman (403) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2015
Pours caramel-colored, opaque. A few flecks in suspension. Aroma is malty and sweet. Lots of dark roasted malt and alcohol burn in the flavor. Medium body.


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