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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Kastrup, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Danish: Vi har slidt og slæbt, vi har bandet og svovlet og vi har snerret og råbt højt. Men hold kæft hvor har vi også hygget os hele vejen igennem, siden vi satte det første bryg over på Amager Bryghus en tidlig april morgen i 2007. Der er edderbankeme løbet meget øl gennem tankene siden da, og nu er vi altså nået til Batch 500. Med denne East Coast IPA mener vi simpelthen, at have knækket koden og fundet den cash cow, der skal gøre os til millionærer – mindst – når vi sælger bryghuset til de multinationale. Batch 500 er en øl så velbehagelig, i sin balance mellem en let sødlig malt og frugtkarakter og den pænt komplekse humleprofil, at vi er sikre på, at selv bryggerens fruentimmer af en ikke-øldrikker må overgive sig. Se DET bliver lakmusprøven. Hyg!

Ingredienser: Pale Ale malt, Hvede malt, Melanoidin malt, humlet med Chinook, Simcoe, Cascade, Centennial, Ahtanum og Tomahawk gæret med en engelsk ale-gær.

English: We have striven and struggled, we have cursed and sworn and we have snarled and yelled. But dammit did we also have a good time since we boiled up the first brew at Amager Bryghus one early morning back in April 2007. A lot of beer has been through our tanks since then to now reach Batch 500. With this East Coast IPA we simply believe to have cracked the code and found the cash cow that will make us millionaires when we sell out to the multinationals. Batch 500 is a beer so pleasantly balancing between the lightly sweet malt and fruitiness and a rather complex hop profile that we’re sure that even the brewer’s non beerdrinking wife will have to surrender. THAT will be the ultimate test… Enjoy!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lowenbrau (1892) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 21, 2013
On tap @Lúpulo Feroz, Oviedo. Grassy, some sweet and fruity aromas. Pours golden to amber, a bit hazy, with nice white head, persistent, some lacing. Medium body, average carbonation, crispy texture.Taste is mild bitter, herbal, some citrus, fruity, some hints of sweet. Dry aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maris (979) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAY 21, 2013
From a 500ml bottle on 21/5/2013. Pours a cloudy golden orange with a big, fluffy, lasting white head. Has a lovely aroma featuring honey, and big floral and fruity notes (particularly passionfruit). The flavour features sweet citrus and stone fruits, more honey and some light caramel malt. But its the hops which ultimately hold sway, with an intense grapefruity, resiny bitterness lingering in the mouth long after its gone down the hatch. It’s quite meaty for a standard IPA and nicely carbed. A terrific, beautifully balanced IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stew41 (1735) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - MAY 8, 2013
$25 a bottle at Beer and Breakfast in Daylesford. Rich hoppy beer. Modern IPA in style but avoids the harshness of many in the style. Quite dense for a sub 7% beer and sure punches above its weight in this respect.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rulas3 (107) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 4, 2013
Grat east coast ipa, orange color, white creammy head, medium carbonation, well ballanced

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (2422) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2013
Bottle, pours cloudy gold with pine, hopsack and tropical fruit on the nose. Big hoppy burst on the palate, with a very dry lightly fruity bitterness, some golden biscuit malt in the background though the hops dominate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6176) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
500 ml bottle @ WPBF 2013.
Pours a cloudy yellow colour with a white head. Aroma of grapefruit, floral hops and gooseberries. Flavour of caramel malts, floral hops, grapefruit, some gooseberries, grains and juicy fruitiness. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a lingering bitter finish. Nicely hopped. Great.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20274) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
Bottled (thanks Papsoe!). Golden colour, mediumsized creamy white head. Aroma is fruity, wooden, some herbal notes as well. Flavour is fruity, herbal, grassy and some mild malts and bready notes. A bit too strong hops to be pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (5597) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
50 cl bottle @ wPBF, BBE 09/2014
Aroma is fruity with some gooseberry bush and hints of nettles. Also caramel and biscuits. Flavour is quite hoppy with caramel, fruity notes, biscuits and some gooseberry bush. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6106) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
50 cl bottle @ wPBF’13.
Pours golden color with a medium sized head. Aroma of hops, some fruits, floral notes and goose berry bush. Flavor of goose berries, grass, some resiny hops and caramel, fruits too. Bitter and somewhat dry palate. Maybe a bit harsh. Decent.
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4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Swans (127) - FRANCE - APR 17, 2013
Really fresh IPA tasted on draft. Nice aroma and appearance but is too bitter for me.


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