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Amager Hr. Papsø In Black

Formerly brewed at Amager Bryghus
Style: Black IPA
Kastrup, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Danish: “Jeg anmelder – derfor er jeg til”. Disse få ord af tvivlsom valør har gennem mange år været selve drivkraften bag Hr. Papsø. I årevis rejste han nært og fjernt til eksotiske steder som Onetaka, Windischeschenbach, San Diego – ja selv til Køge – i hans konstante søgen efter den hellige gral: den perfekte øl. Det, som startede som en måde at fordrive ventetiden på for 25 år siden på et vandrerhjem i Newcastle, mens han var romantisk stærkt involveret i en helt særlig pige, skulle siden gå hen og blive en livslang lidenskab, hvor han simpelthen bare måtte anmelde enhver øl, han mødte på sin vej. Med sin trofaste følgesvend – Mr. Pink – og sit sæt af guldbelagte smageglas i fingerbølstørrelse – har Hr. Papsø nu nået hele 25.000 anmeldelser på verdens mest velestimerede ølanmeldeseshjemmeside www.ratebeer.com. Og det skal naturligvis fejres.

English: ”I rate – therefore I am”. These very few words were for many years the simple governing rule for Hr. Papsø to live by. For years he would seek out exotic and faraway places like Onetaka, Windischeschenbach, San Diego – yes even Køge – in his constant quest for the holy grail: that perfect beer. What started as a way of spending time while being romatically involved with a certain girl at a youth hostel in Newcastle, NSW turned into a 25 year long passion of rating every beer he encountered. With his faithful companinon – Mr. Pink – and his set of gold coated tasting thimbles always ready for action Hr. Papsø has now reached 25.000 ratings on the world’s most renowned beer rating portal www.ratebeer.com. And that for sure calls for a beer to celebrate. “Hr. Papsø In Black” is such a beer combining three of the things Hr. Papsø really loves in a beer: that cool darkness, a fresh and crisp dryhopping and high drinkability. Be calm – be cool. Enjoy.

Ingredienser: Vand, Malte: Pale, Pilsner, Dehusked Chocolate, Cara-Hell og Cara- Aroma. Humle: Simcoe og Sorachi Ace. Gær: US Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rodenbach99 (4209) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 18, 2014
Une bouteille avec Patrick. Une robe profonde avec une mousse collante et durable. Un nez légèrment chocolaté avec des notes de houblon. La bouche est simple, mince avec des notes de chocolat légèrement poussiéreux et fruité.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kustie (884) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle. Opaque black color and brown head. Aroma has ripe fruits, caramel and malt. Sweet taste with long finish. Ripe fruits, caramel and chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (10594) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, sweet roast, dry and bitter, light fruity hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rederic (3256) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 17, 2014
500ml bottle, batch 606, dark brown color, with a big frothy tan head, with a light brown chocolate, chocolate cake, chocolate chip cookie dough nose, with some lemon, lime rind, mild floral tropical fruit, citrus, leafy hoppy accents, and a roasted, chocolate, toasted malt, faint coffee note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a yeasty, mild bitter dark chocolate, nice flowery tropical fruit, citrus, leafy, grassy hoppy character, with some lychee, green grapefruit, passion fruit, guava, lemon pie, soft roasted, chocolate, toasted, caramel malt, chocolate cake, chocolate chip cookie dough, faint black coffee flavours, within a spicy lemongrass undertone, leading towards a yeasty, light chocolate cake dough, roasty maltiness, good intense lingering tropical fruit, citrus, leafy, grassy hop bitterness finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (13147) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown excellent fully lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter wonderfull flavor. Darkchocolate and roast. Long heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (5898) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle: Poured a black color ale with a large light brown foamy head with OK retention and some light lacing. Aroma of roasted malt with spicy hops presence is a bit off from the style. Taste is also a mix between some roasted malt notes with light hops presence with some light spicy notes which don’t really fits in that well. Body is light with good carbonation. Not bad but still a notch below other example of the style. Not sure if bottle is old or what but Simcoe hops really didn’t come through.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v (2049) - Lille, FRANCE - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle @ Aux Six Roses, Lille - France. Color: opaque dark black beer with no carbonation and medium brown foam. Smell: rye bread and hoppy domination. Grassy and floral presence. Taste: nice malty taste with good hoppy taste dry and grassy. Good equilibrium. Aftertaste: dry bitterness with grass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkel07 (5152) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 12, 2014
500ml bottle from Brewhouse Brisbane 120614. Big tan foam head above a deep black beer. Decent flavour that fills the mouth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (4146) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Dark beer with ruby glints when held against the light. Huge foamy tan head. It took a while to coax the beer into the glass. Green hop and puffed grain nose. Very carbonated. Dark wet grains, chocolate ripe fruit, brown sugar, puffed wheat and burnt toast in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maris (1383) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAY 12, 2014
From a 500ml bottle on 12/5/2014 (batch number 606, BB 05/2014). Pours close to black with a big tan head. The aroma is a combo of roasted malt and fruity hops. Take a sip and you get some sweet caramel and toffee, stone fruit, followed by big firm bitterness which alternates between resin and grapefruit and roasty/burnt/coffee notes. The body is medium and it’s somewhat over carbed, which is the only real knock. A very tasty black IPA which could use just a few less bubbles.

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