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Amager / Grassroots Shadow Pictures - Skyggebilleder

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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Kastrup, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Editor’s Note: This version was brewed at Amager Bryghus and had its first appearance at Mikkeller’s Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014.
NOT to be confused with the earlier version brewed at Hill Farmstead under the Grassroots label.

Danish: Shaun Hill – magiker, excentriker, troldmand og en af den moderne ølverdens helt store personligheder. I enhver henseende så langt fra typisk Tårnby drengerøvsmentalitet, som man kan forestille sig. Men på trods af dette – eller måske netop på grund af dette – blev Shaun en god ven af Amager Bryghus, hvor flere øl kom til verden som resultatet af et frugtbart samarbejde, mens Shaun selv arbejdede som brygger på Nørrebro Bryghus. Da vi i juni 2013 besøgte New England var det derfor kun naturligt, at vi slog forbi Shauns gårdbryggeri Hill Farmstead – absolut in the middle of nowhere. Vi fik skideballer af Shaun, da vi kom til at tømme et par af hans fade med god Saison, men det var alt sammen glemt, da vi dagen efter bryggede “Shadow Pictures Of A Journey” – en ren og næsten fornærmende letdrikkelig Double IPA fyldt med de sprødeste aromahumler. “Shadow Pictures – Skyggebilleder” er vores fortolkning af samme øl, som opstod den dag hos Shaun i Vermont.



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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (909) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2015
Tap @ Fairbar. Clear golden pour with a fizzy head. Nose has light vanilla, grapejuice, lemon, mangoes and apricots. Taste has light resin, mangoes, biscuits and a light bitter finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (15440) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle at Pibar, Lausanne; batch 881, bb 09/2016
Hazy blond color. Wonderful aroma, tropical and citrus fruits, fresh and penetrating, with a delicate malt note. Very good malt choice, it provides a mild canvas for the hopping, with a light cereals presence; the hop has citrus peel oils, mild resins, fruits, and a light grass touch.
Fresh and dangerously drinkable. Excellent.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jinroh (551) - ESTONIA - FEB 26, 2015
500 ml bottle. Pours pale straw with a nice airy foam top. Aroma has tons of citrus, fruits and some fresh cut grass. Taste feels quite light for the ABV, citric and easygoing. Warming and refreshing at the same time. Aftertaste leaves some tinging on my tongue. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
antonstoop (211) - - FEB 24, 2015
Bottle 500ml. Pours slightly hazy deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel citrus, grape and pine. Taste is medium sweet and medium to heavy bitter with a long warm, bitter, caramel, citrus, ripe fruit and pine finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (4307) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Hazy golden colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Tropical fruit, mango, pine, grapefruit, oranges.
Body: Medium body, low to medium carbonation.
Flavour: Tropical fruit, grapefruit, citrus, malt.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Greven74 (4) - - FEB 21, 2015 does not count
En bra dubbel-IPA, grumlig, ofiltrerad, välhumlad med välbalanserad smak. Amager har lyckats igen.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
agent_persik (473) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 20, 2015
Clean golden color, medium white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, caramel, malt, resin, hops, yeast. Sweet bitter taste with hoppy finish and aftertaste. Medium body and soft carbonation. Decent fruity double IPA.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrepintado (1681) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - FEB 11, 2015
50cl bottle thanks to Papsoe. Color is dark gold. Medium white head. Medium high bitterness. Super nice taste. Super smooth body. Aroma is hoppy, peach, resin, trees, wood.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (2222) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle from SB. hazy golden with a medium white head. Fruity and hoppy tones. Fruit, malt, marmelade and hops. Medium to full body with along, bitter sweet finish.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
DrowningInBeer (33) - SPAIN - FEB 11, 2015
Absolute monster DIPA. So bitter, full of tropical fruits (mango, peach, papaya, grafefruit) and a slightly malty background which makes the perfect balance. A kicker.


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