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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: Stout
Kastrup, Denmark

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RATINGS: 146   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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sebletitje (6326) - Enghien, BELGIUM - SEP 23, 2012
50cl bottle via trade with rlgk, thanks Ronny. Batch#426, BB 03/2015. Brune foncée, col moka crémeux. Arôme est malté grillé-caramel et torréfié, sur ce bouquet très agréable de seigle laissant une pointe épicée. Se complète avec un nez léger d’agrumes houblonnées. Le tout reste dominé par le malt. Palais alterne houblonné et un palais solide malté entre café, grillé avec ce fini grains/seigle donnant une rondeur en bouche le tout sur ce profile épicé du même seigle. Fin de bouche présente une fine amertume houblonné dans les agrumes. Au final, une belle surprise, pour moi plus une sorte de Black IPA que un stout.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marsiblursi (2983) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2012
(Bottle) Pours black with a large and creamy brown head. The aroma holds minty, spicy, bready rye and dark chocolaty, cocoa-driven and tary roast up front with undertones of smoked meet, wet asphalt, wet stone, black berries, green hops, citrus peel, raisins, dates, figs, cold coffee, earth, tobacco, chilly oil, green bell pepper and nougat. The nose is clean and fairly intense. The flavour is light sweet, near medium bitter and tiny acidic with notes of balanced roast, friendly yet fresh hops, minty/bready rye and complex earthy notes of tobacco and dark fruits. The mouthfeel is round, smooth and velvety with a tiny tartness. Soft, tiny crisp carbonation. Clean and well balanced finish. Medium to full bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (6388) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2012
50cl bottle bought at systembolaget Passagen, Stockholm, shared with Dutchdrebus and Joes. Opaque pitch black color, medium sized brown head that doesn’t really last. Smell malts, chocolate malts, roasted malts, a hint of smoke, earth, bitterness, chocolate, moccha and slightly burned. Taste malts, chocolate malts, chocolate, moccha, bitter, roasty, hops. Very nice. Medium carbonation, medium body though slightly thinner texture than expected.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DutchDrebus (3430) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2012
Bottle thx to benzai. Pitch black colour with a very nice tanned, light brown head. Smells chocolate milk, sweet, deep.. Perfect! Tastes dark chocolate, roasty, deep, bitter. The aftertaste is what makes this beer lovely. The initial taste is a bit flat and soft, but the aftertaste is amazing. Medium body, great carbo. Oh boy the aftertaste..

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kryon (1102) - SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2012
Pours very very nice. Dar dark brown with medium brown head. Aromas of rye, coffee, chocolate, tar, Creamy medium bodied palate. Nice sweet but still slihgtly bitter ending. Coffee, cocolate dominates. Very nice!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jacobwennbom (352) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 29, 2012
Pitch black. Brown head, not lasting. Niether nose nor taste is very aggressive. Sort of mild even. Balanced. There is sweet licorice, burnt malt as well as à sort of yeasty sensation. Very good indeed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SirLimpsalot (1955) - SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2012
Lätt rökt doft med tydlig brända toner. Vätskan är tjock och krämig. Smaken är bränd, mustig, trivelige kaffetoner och en lång eftersmak. Mycket bra. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bax (1048) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2012
(bottle 25/08-2012) low brown head, roasted aroma, black color, soft co2, smooth taste, dry roasted taste, light hoppy aroma. BB date 04.2015, batch #426.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
LarsEngen (346) - Sandvika, NORWAY - AUG 22, 2012
0,5 Bottle from Systembolaget Uddevalla @ home. Pours black with a big small bubbled brown head. roasted malt and licorice to the nose. Light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation and a long roasted malty and bitter finish. Nice

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stouby (3509) - Holbæk, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2012
Bottle at home. Clear black with a small brown head. Aroma heavy malty (hard roasted, dark bitter chocolate). Flavor light sweet, chocolate, then almost heavy bitter and spicy, but well composed. Medium to heavy body, the warmth from alcohol is felt, but well hidden. No signs of smoke?


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