Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: Imperial Stout
Kastrup, Denmark
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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Danish: Hvem Xiquic egentlig var kan være lidt vanskeligt at forklare i korte vendinger, men de heltmodige tvillinger kender vi alle: Wayne Wambles og Jacob Storm - chefbryggere på henholdsvis Cigar City Brewing i Tampa, Florida og så her hos os på Amager Bryghus. Siden sit første besøg på bryghuset tilbage i 2011 har Wayne været lidt af et idol for os. Vi har nemlig svært ved at forestille os nogen, der er mere dedikeret og kompromisløs i sin tilgang til brygning - og det kombineret med ægte passion og sans for detaljen. Derfor var det en stor ære, at Wayne tog imod vores invitation om at brygge hos os - og det endda på hans fødselsdag! Opskriften blev skabt gennem en endeløs række e-mails. Cigar Citys signatur-ingrediens - cedertræet - blev bestilt hjem og en fødselsdagskage blev bagt. Det blev en sjov dag - og vi håber at du vil have det sjovt med at smage denne dobbeltmæskede cedertræslagrede peber Imperial Stout - ja intet mindre. Det er lidt af et bæst - men et blidt og venligt bæst.

English: Who Xiquic was, is a bit hard to explain - but we all know the hero twins: Wayne Wambles and Jacob Storm - headbrewers of Cigar City Brewing in Tampa, FL and Amager Bryghus, Denmark respectively. Since his first visit at Amager back in 2011 Wayne has been quite the idol for us. We don’t believe it’s possible to find anyone with a bigger heart in brewing - combined with the utmost passion and sense for detail. Therefore it was a great honor to us that Wayne accepted our invitation to come brew at Amager Bryghus - even on his birthday! A recipe was created from what seemed like an endless stream of emails. The Cigar City signature cedar wood was ordered and a birthday cake was baked. We had a fun day - we hope you’ll have fun enjoying this double mash cedar infused black pepper Imperial Stout, yeah, no kiddin’. It’s a bit of a beast - but a gentle one.

Ingredients: Water. Malts: Pale, Crystal Rye, Crystal 50/100, Crystal 70/140, Crystal 100/200, Black, Chocolate Rye, Roasted Barley. Cedar, Black pepper. Hops: Citra, Centennial, Chinook, East Kent Goldings, Herkules. Yeast: UK-ale.

sic1314's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, - SEP 29, 2013
Poured a deep brown with a beige head. Aroma of smokey malt, coffee grinds, dark chocolate. Full body, flavour as the aroma, a bit peppery, some wood. Dry, bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mateuszk (1045) - Poznań, POLAND - AUG 31, 2015
Bottle. Potch black, beige creamy head. Aroma of fine dark chocolate, some coffee and cedar wood plus peppery spicy finish. In taste dark chocolate mixed with cedar, coffee, licorice and again pepper in the finish. Full bodied, oily and smooth on the palate, good bitterness in the finish, the beer is not very sweet. Great beer, very nicely mixed cedar and pepper, ecerything fits just right.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1750) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Shared 22 with Zach, pours a dark black pour with a Java head. Nose is malt with strong cedar and pepper. Taste is very strong cedar and peppery on the palate. The cedar wood beers from CCB are quite distinctive and are either acquired or take it or leave it. Worth a try ! The finish is moderately long , malty without any real sweetness and ends with a forest of cedar. Quaff Score 7 / 10

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zgaier (1678) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with a brown head and aroma of cedar wood and peppercorn. Taste is full of cedar wood and peppercorn throughout with some roasted malt notes into the cedar finish. Delicious stout

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (4695) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Aroma is spices, chocolate and dark malts, kind of similar to a Mexican stout. The flavor is spices, garden vegetables, chocolate, dark malts and a warning/slightly sour finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cam_Dynamite (105) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 7, 2015
I like pepper. Luckily. This is a pretty different beer but in a really cool way. So many different flavours in a serious stout - that work. I get the obvious pepper, dark chocolate, wood, spices but also some eucalyptus or mint or maybe new tennis ball haha. I like it

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12596) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours drk blk with a slight tan head. Aroma is cedar, spice, smooth burnt malt. Full bodied. Flavor is treacle, heat, citrusy hop, smooth burnt malt, smoke, wood, chocolate. Lots of complexity. Finishes not quite dry and bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (7682) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle from Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours dark brown with a modest tan head and a strong cedar aroma. There is a very bitter burnt smoked malt flavor with a pepper finish. Also some chocolate and coffee.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kaser (4183) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Spicy meatball. Black pour at home. White head. Black licorice and leather taste. Not enjoying it

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fombe89 (703) - Asturias, SPAIN - JUL 6, 2015
botella. @El Cabanón, Avilés 05/07/2015 Aroma cafe, madera, especies, color negro, espuma beige, sabor madera y especias.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (10614) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUL 2, 2015
from Erzbierschof - black beer with a little long lasting dark beige foamroasted aroma of black chocolate; gentle hints of wood and a bolder presence of pepper; full-bodied and a soft carbonation, dry and fairly bitter; more wood presence in the finish where the black pepper dominates chocolate and tobacco

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