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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: Stout
Kastrup, Denmark

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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Danish: Tilbage i maj 2010 havde vi her på Amager Bryghus besøg af en mand, som ved første øjekast kunne ligne Frank Zappas barnebarn - eller måske en ukendt lillebror til Snoop Dogg. Men navnet var dog ikke hverken Zappa eller Snoop men derimod Laffler, Mr. John Laffler fra Chicago, Illinois. John er til daglig brygger på byens førende bryggeri Goose Island, og kontakten til ham opstod, da vi tidligere på året deltog i World Beer Cup i netop Chicago. Dengang spurgte vi John, om ikke han havde lyst til at brygge øl på Amager, som jo sådan lidt er Danmarks svar på Chicago – oh well, næsten… John fik helt frie hænder og kom op med noget så sjældent som en letrøget Rugstout – derved var Amager RyeKing født.
I glasset står Amager RyeKing sort som beg med et lysebrunt skum. Hele 22% af malten stammer fra rug, og vi vil godt garantere, at det kan smages. RyeKing har en fantastisk robusthed uden nogensinde at være tung, mens røgen aldrig bliver overdøvende, men i stedet tilføjer et lille pikant strejf. Bitterheden er tør og kontant og kommer fra både de ristede malte og fra Northern Brewer humlen. Vi er ret godt tilfredse med dette transatlantiske samarbejde, og er ikke et sekund i tvivl om, at du vil være ligeså, når du har smagt Amager RyeKing!
Brygget af: 8 malte, havregryn, 2 humler, amerikansk overgær og det gode Amar-vand.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Pours opaque and pitch black with a small and creamy light brown head. The aroma is dominated by hard roasted malts and dark bitter chocolate. Medium body with a delicious velvety mouthfeel. Hard roasted malt and great chocolate accents. I don’t really get any smoke notes though. Ends with a malt bitter finish. Robust yet subtle. 290610

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (10751) - DENMARK - SEP 1, 2010
50 cl bottle @ FairBar. Black with small brown head. Flavour is roasted malt, rye, creamy, smoke, coffee, chocolate and a little acid.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (29018) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2010
Bottled. A black beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of sweet and roasted malt and caramel as well as lighter notes of fruit. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of dark chocolate, caramel, roasted malt, and hops as well as a light rye note, leading to a dry roasted finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13225) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2010
Bottle at home - shared with Mette & Morten. Black - brown head. Chocolate, coffee, burned, medium hoppy, high malty, dry bitterness, dry burned, lovely.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2010
50 cL bottle, courtesy of Ungstrup. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan and chocolate brown head. Aroma is dark roasted malt and vague fruity. Dark malty, distinct breadish and mild acidic. Lasting dry breadish. Lasting dark breadish and roasted malty finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2010
Black with a large deep beige head. Sweet and sourish aroma with smoke, burned malt and rye. Sweet flavor with burned malt, dark chocolate, rye, english liquerice, smoke and hops. Finished dry and bitter.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (2814) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2010
21-AUG-2010, bottle @Erik, brough and served blind by me(!). Looks like a cake:) Dark brown head on almost black body. A little smoke on the nose, but mostly a dark fruity tary note that I like. Burned rope, very very creamy. In some ways remind me of a Mikkeller Texas Ranger without the chili. Again a very fine brew from the locals:)

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6301) - Helsinge, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2010
Bottle at the brewery. Pours pitch black with a brown creamy head. The aroma is quite fruity and very roasted with notes of chocolate and coffee. The flavour is roasted malt, fruit, rye and chocolate. Very balanced. Great!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20486) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2010
Bottle at home. Black coloured with a fast disappearing beige head. Roasted aroma of brett, berries and hops. Roasted flavour of dark chocolate, coffee and hops with notes of brett and berries. Dry roasted finish.


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