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Amager Hr. Papsø

Formerly brewed at Amager Bryghus
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Kastrup, Denmark


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RATINGS: 214   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
A note from Papsoe: some bottles seem to develop excessive carbonation hence please chill well and open Hr. Papsø over the kitchen sink with a glass closeby!

Danish: Denne øl er opkaldt efter vores gode ven, Henrik Papsø, der i år er nået 10.000 ratings på www.ratebeer.com. Hr. Papsø har en sødme over sig, og dem, der har haft fornøjelsen af at møde ham, har måttet sande, at han er sød, imødekommende og fyldig, men også kompleks. Han bør nydes i små doser, men ikke desto mindre er det dejligt at lune sig ved Hr. Papsøs alkohol og gavmilde væsen. Hr. Papsø er blød, men kan sagtens gemmes. Langtidslagringen på træfad har bevirket, at Hr. Papsø bærer præg af vanilje, bourbon og trænoter. Hr. Papsø indeholder særproduceret mørk muskovado-sirup, hvilket giver ham sin fyldige krop og sødmen. Har du en hul tand, som du gerne fylder med søde sager, er denne øl særdeles velegnet, ja vi vil faktisk gå så langt som til at påstå, at vi har fyldt slik til voksne på flaske.

English: This beer is named after our good friend, Mr. Henrik Papsoe, who has reached 10,000 ratings this year at www.ratebeer.com. Mr. Papsoe reflects sweetness and those who have had the pleasure of meeting him have found to their cost that he is sweet, obliging, and solid, yet also complex. He is to be enjoyed in small quantities, but nevertheless his alcohol and generous nature is a delight to be warmed by. Even though Mr. Papsoe is soft, he can easily be aged. Due to long-time aging on barrels, Mr. Papsoe has notes of vanilla, bourbon, and wood. One of the ingredients is a special produced dark Muscovado syrup, which provides him with his full body and sweetness. If you have a sweet tooth that you happily fill with sweets, this beer is particularly well-suited. Well, actually we would claim that we have filled adult candy onto bottles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
TorbenJensen (521) - Valby, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2015
The foam is rough and the beer is very sparkling. After a few minutes there is sporadic foam on the top and lack of carbon dioxide in the beer. It is extremely difficult to wait for first sip, because the flavor is really attractive. The flavor is malt, heavy ripe fruits like plum and raisin and a little yeast and vanilla. Warming alcohol with large plump fruit is predominant flavor. Furthermore, it offers a mouth feel that is bold and very vinous. The finish is long, fruity, winey and warming. In the aftertaste you will also find clear signs of its aging in Bourbon casks, and together it gives a splendid beer experience. It is a dangerous cocktail of vintage wine, beer and whiskey at once. Incredibly tasty. If you do not have a real glass such as a Westmalle glass, use a red wine glass as an alternative. Also make sure that it is not served too cold, 12-14 degrees Celsius is appropriate. In that way you get all the enjoyment values with. And believe me, there is plenty of enjoyment in this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (19419) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy dark fruit aroma. Sweetish malty spicy caramel and dark fruit flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy dark fruit and caramel finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
abemorsten (3212) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - FEB 22, 2015
25 cl bottle. Batch #97. Clear deep mahogany coloured body with a light brown rim. Vinous bourbon, liquorice, light soy sauce and vanilla stand out among the aromas on the complex and pungent nose. Heavy sweet, alco warm and full bodied. Barrel notes, vanilla and oak, even salty tones. Could be an all nighter at home this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Niller (937) - Hammel, DENMARK - APR 21, 2014
Bottle@Desverger (Batch 97). Hazy dark brown color with small beige head. Roasted malts, dark fruits, toffee, caramel, dark syrup, vanilla, bourbon, wood. Great mouthfeel. Nice warming in the finish. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Desverger (3960) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 18, 2014
Bottle (Batch 97) (Thanks to Papsø) shared with Niller - fuzzy brown pour with small beige head. Dark malty aroma and taste, light roasted, medium sweet with toffee, caramel, syrup, wooden oak notes throughout, vinous and dried dark fruits, nice warming but not overt boozy in the finish. Lovely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (2729) - NORWAY - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle shared by esp0r, september 27th 2013, thanks! Dark brown body, small white head. Aroma of red fruits, whisky barrels, chocolate and roast. Thick body, malty taste with lots of sweetness, rum, light alcoholic, oak and fruits. Nice complexity with a touch of smoke at the finish. Very nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (12467) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Bottle from Bu11zeye. Pours darkish hazy brown with no head. Has the nice aroma of dark fruit with bourbon. Full bodied. Flavor is dark fruit, bourbon, oak, rich malt, a little heat. Finishes a little fruity sweet, but the bourbon and oak balance that. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
marcus (7563) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Bottle shared by bhensonb. Pours brown with no head and a cinnamon and dark fruit aroma. There is a hearty treacle and vanilla flavor with lots of alcohol. A very pleasant tasty beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
esp0r (2370) - NORWAY - OCT 6, 2013
Bottle shared with daje
Brown, thin white head. Smells of muscavo sugar, caramel, oak and some booze. Medium sweet, quite complex, some dried fruits, bourbon and oak. A very nice barrel aged quad

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (5806) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle at the Croydonia tasting. The pour’s murky brown with a small head. The nose is bourbon. Caramel and vanilla sweetness. Hot wood. Glazed donut. The taste is pretty hot. Weird meat drippings flavor. Strong bourbon. More toffee. Chocolate cake. Quite fizzy. Full body. Overall, strange. Still tasty.

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