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Amager/De Molen Double Cuvée

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Formerly brewed at Amager Bryghus
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Kastrup, Denmark
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Historisk har der hersket tætte bånd mellem Amager og Nederlandene. For næsten 500 år siden lokkede Christian d. II således en flok hollændere her til øen for at lære amarbønderne at dyrke avancerede afgrøder som hvidkål og rødbeder. Og det blev vi skam ret gode til.
Det er disse varme og venskabelige forbindelser, som Amager Bryghus nu tager op på ny ved et samarbejde med Hollands førende mikrobryggeri De Molen, som har gjort sig kendt her i landet ikke mindst via de årlige ølfestivaller, hvor bryggeriets både delikate og potente øl har gjort mangt en festivalgæst mere end almindeligt rundforvirrede.
Amager Double Cuvée er en blandingsøl bestående halvt af ”De Molen Cuvée” og halvt af specialbrygget ”Amager Special Cuvee” fra vores egen produktion, som vi har haft liggende og lagre i hele to år. Vi er ikke vant til at bruge så fornemme ord her på bryghuset, så måske skal vi lige forklare, at ”Cuvée” betyder en særlig batch eller et særligt eksklusivt blend. Og det synes vi er pænt betegnende for dette unikke samarbejdsbryg, som der kun er flasket 190 små flasker af.
Op uw gezondheid!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (10643) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 28, 2014
Stark karbonisierter Antrunk Mut malzigen, etwas alleinstehenden Noten. Der Alkoholgehalt ist zu jedem Zeitpunkt erkennbar, fruchtig, zu trocken, zum Ende sehr schnell abflachend. 10/10/11/11/13/12

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThirstyBird (1564) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - AUG 28, 2014
Pours a cloudy brown color with a head. The smell is dark fruit, a bit of funk. The taste is sour fruit, band aid, old yeast. The body is medium with fairly active carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DalzAle (1984) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Bottle. Dark red/brown pour, lasting light carbonation and an aroma of sour cherries and wood. Flavor is very alcoholic dark stone fruits, lightly malty and mildy sour. Not bad, but I wish the ABV would have been dialed back.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
portableparty (1911) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours murky amber brown with a thin fizzy off whit khaki looking head that leaves a wispy film and collar. Aroma has sour yet more funk yeast and dirty rotten cherry and hidden malt. Taste is funky sour alcohol subtle cherry and malt with yeast and cough drop. Palate is thin fizzy and drying with warming alcohol.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
humlelala (984) - DENMARK - JUN 7, 2013
(bottle courtesy of Papsøe, huge thanks! Batch 0A; bottle 54/190; BBD: September 2014) Pours a slightly hazy, dark copper with little, tan head. Aroma is peat, plastic, artificial and not really funky. Medium carbonation, oily texture and a strange, malty slightly sour finish. Flavour is quite weird somewhat green, slightly sour and maybe malty.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (6420) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 5, 2013
250mL bottle, sent from St. Fun (thanks a lot, Josh), pours a filthy, murky dark brown with an amber tinge and a quickly-dissipating medium fizzy beige head. Aroma brings out vinegar, tart red berries, wood and some mild wild character. Flavour is both sweet and sour, bringing out notes of candied sugar, vinegar, and tart red berries. Palate is extremely acidic and extremely carbonated - not bringing out the flavours even close to optimally. Nice enough flavours, but the body is messed up. Not very enjoyable due to this.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (15068) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2012
2nd April 2010
Cloudy dark brown beer. Thin biscuit coloured head. Unpleasant nose of pee! Softish dry palate, over dry. Milky sweetness underpins malty coca cola sourness. Some aniseed and a dry finish. Warming afterglow. An okay beer but I was expecting something much better.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluebetty (1019) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 12, 2012
Bottle with thanks to Papso. Pours a murky light brown with dark tan coloured head. Aromas of sour stone fruits. Some maly sweetness. Flavours show heaps of the malt with decent vinegar sournes to finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (6175) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 21, 2012
Pour thanks to Aaron, awesome, out of 180 mL bottle, dark brownish red very opaque pour with fizzy tan head, dissipates quickly but to be expected. Aroma brings notes of some plum, cherry, other dark fruits with some cocoa powder and vinegar notes, slight hint of alcohol in there. Taste is creamy chocolate and dark fruits, hints of rum soaked fruits with a touch of warming alcohol, touch of vinegar but really restrained compared to the aroma, a bit of thin grassy and caramel notes, spicy notes of cumin and ginger, finishing fairly alcoholic. Very, very unique but not the best blend of brews, some weird spices as well.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (9077) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 21, 2012
Bottle courtesy of my secret santa. Thanks Mads! Cloudy, reddish brown appearance with a big bubbly, tan head. Tart, dark raspberry, plum, really spicy, almost curry-like, tangy aroma. Thick vinegar, rich spicy, dark cherry, plum, acidic, slightly roasty, somewhat boozy, fruity flavor. Spicy, vinegar aftertaste. Not my favorite.


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