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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.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pushkinwow (1842) - Ottawa, Ontario, - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle from Angst. Dark black with a gorgeous creamy brown head that eventually fades. Nice roasted and sweet malt, molasses, bittersweet chocolate, resiny hops, some anise, bit of plum, brown sugar, vanilla. Full body and lower carbonation, bitter with sweet undertones, some fruit, bit of alcoholic kick, becomes nice and dry with a hoppy roasted malt and a great finish. This is a delicious beer.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (7863) - Carlsbad, California, USA - APR 15, 2014
> Well put together stout fails to deliver on rye body and comes across as too sweet

[ Bottle ][ rlgk/_angst_ ][ 50cl ][ Trade ][ Pizza Boy Snifter ][ 4/15/14 ]
>> Thank you rlgk for couriering this all the way from Sweden. Thanks _angst_ for the trade. Pours fairly inky with very tight, dense mocha foam. Moderate lacing. Nose is chocolate mousse, buttery chocolate cake, savory sweet caramelized shallot, waxy chocolate. Taste is a tad sweet, nice buttery mousse flavor, body is low given the rye addition which I expected would make this super silky/dense. Sweetness is surprising high given this brewery’s knack for robust, bitter stouts. Still, very grateful to have tried this one. Thanks!

>!< sweet, lacks body, rye character low, bitterness lower

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ConnyPetersson (64) - SWEDEN - APR 6, 2014
chocolate, coffee, roasty, resin, black, full body, oily feel, soft carbonation, long finish,

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Inbreak (1526) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - FEB 19, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 19.02.2014, 0,5l bottle sampled @ BBGTC tasting:
Nice brown creamy shortlasting head. Aroma is rich and sweet, dark malts, caramel, rye bread, chocolate, coffee, roasted grain, licorice, puffed rice. Taste is sweet and slightly burnt, dark malts, burnt coffee, burnt caramel, chocolate, ashtray, butterscotch, puffed rice. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mouthfeel. Very nice, but a little too burnt.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ej (615) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - FEB 19, 2014
Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of coffee , ash, heavily roasted malts and chocolate. Tastes of burnt grains, coffee and chocolate. Ashy and roasty with hints of tar. Close to full bodied with medium co2.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Sparf (100) - Östersund, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2013
Söt choklad, malt, rågbröd och rått kött i en magnifik och perfekt balanserad doft. Toner av katrinplommon och en aning blommighet (!) slår igenom. Totalt ogenomskinlig, kolsvart brygd. Ett mockafärgat skum som halveras något för snabbt men som har trevliga efterlämningar. Smaken har en maffig men mycket mjukt presenterad rostning. Kaffe, mörk choklad, tendens till lakrits och en viss nötighet. Eftersmaken är enastående i sin välbalanserade och mycket långa beska. En suveränt silkeslen och stor kropp. Överträffas av ingen. Kanske den perfekta stouten, enligt mitt förmenande. Extra roligt att den då är brygd på råg. En något större komplexitet i doft och smak och den hade fått full pott.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TrappistenOli (320) - Bern, SWITZERLAND - NOV 8, 2013
Schwarz, dichter hellbeiger schaum, aroma etwas rauchig, leicht alkoholisch, leichte röstbittere im geschmack, mittlerer köroper, kaffee im nachklang, gut anhaltend ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Evildead0702 (6) - Hvidovre, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2013 does not count
Denne øl smager så meget af ristet malt , mørke frugter kaffe og rug. Alt i alt en fantastisk øl. Værd at søge efter. Mums

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StoutHead (483) - DENMARK - OCT 3, 2013
Shared bottle. Pours jetblack with a one-finger tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, rye and a hint of chocolate. Taste of malt, coffee, rye and a hint of smoke and vanilla. Creamy texture and full bodied. Really good and balanced taste. Very enjoyable rye-stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (1238) - DENMARK - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle. Pours black and thick with a small brown head. Lots of spicy rye, brett, chocolate, light flowery and green minty hop notes. Oily/creamy texture, soft carbonation. Light dry and bitter towards the finish, pretty soft.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pentaz (890) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle. Courtesy of the anarchist: Trusseruskeren. Pours black with a fine lacing and diminishing light brown medium creamy head. Aroma is rye, vinous, nuts, spearmint, horse blanket, burnt, dried fruit, smoke. Taste is moderate sweet and bitter.Body is medium+, texture is oily/light slick, carbonation is moderate+. Finishes sweet, bitter and roasted.


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