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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: Imperial Stout
Kastrup, Denmark
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RATINGS: 308   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 140   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10.01%
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Danish: Det er næppe nogen hemmelighed, at vi her på Amager Bryghus har en helt særlig forkærlighed for Imperial Stouts - den ædleste og mest noble af alle øltyper. Faktisk er vi her i bryghuset hele tiden i gang med at udvikle nye varianter af denne ædle drik. Som altid skruer vi godt op for det hele, og sådan er det naturligvis osse i denne øl: hele 8 maltvarianter skulle der til og tre humletyper, hvor vi er særligt stolte over at præsentere kongen over dem alle – han hedder Zeus. Amager Imperial Stout er en øl så sort som selveste arvesynden, dækket af det tætteste og mest cremede lysebrune skum. Kaffe- og chokoladetonerne er meget tydelige, men de kommer udelukkende fra malten, mens duften er fuld af vanille. Amager Imperial Stout er en i alle henseender voldsom øl for den krævende og erfarne øldrikker, der ikke er bange for at udfordre alle sanser.


English: It is hardly a secret that we at the Amager Brewery have a deep rooted love for Imperial Stouts - the noblest of all beers. In fact, we are constantly in the process of developing new variations of this fine beverage, this variation has eight malts and three hops. We are particularly proud to present what we feel is the king of hops: Zeus.
Amager Imperial Stout is a beer as black as mortal sin , crowned with the densest and most creamy light brown head. The coffee and chocolate accents are very distinct, but they come exclusively from the malt, while the aroma is rich with vanilla.
Amager Imperial Stout is in all respects a fierce beer for the more demanding and experienced beer drinkers who are not afraid to challenge their senses.
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, wheat malt, oats, brown sugar, hops and yeast


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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alobar (2871) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Pours black with a tan soapy head. Aroma of vanilla, chocolate, anise, and licorice. Creamy mouthfeel with vanilla, chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, and slight hop bit flavor. Really nice beer!


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
douglas88 (6311) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle from Beaumont. Pours a jet black color with a small brown head. Very viscous slick body. The aroma is big roast and coffee, charred wood, vanilla. This is one hell of a beer: massive smoke, char, dark fruit, toffee, vanilla, sweetness of course but the base here is a massive roast, metal, some heavy smoked dark fruit. Chewy at times. The tobacco in this is massive, leather. This tastes like a piece of meat left in a smoldering fire covered with coal and ash. Ummm. Yeah, that’s what I like!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
4theluvofbeer (109) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 27, 2014
Dark pour with a thin tan head. Chocolate, coffee and vanilla aroma. Flavor starts with a chocolate sweetness and ends with a roasted bitter coffee taste. It was good but lacked a little depth.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PotjeBier (1771) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2014
Backlog. 50 cl bottle @ home. Black color. Big, dense light brown head, leaving a nice blanket. Aroma’s: sweet malts, molasses, mocha/coffee, hard roasted malts. Flavor is moderate sweet, coffee/mocha, heavy roast. Quite strong alcohol feel. Medium bodied. Long finish, bitter, with coffee and bitter chocolate. Lovely impy.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (6773) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle from Healthy Spirits. Pours dark brown with a rich tan head and a chocolate and coffee aroma. There is a full-bodied chocolate and vanilla flavor with a lingering coffee finish. Complex and tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iphonephan (3632) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAR 18, 2014
From a 50 cl bottle shared at home. Pours black with a thin tan head. Earthy nose. Flavors of licorice and some dark cherries and plums, with some smokey notes. Yum, yum.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (11048) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 2, 2014
Schwerer, schokoladig malziger Antrunk mit geringer Röstigkeit. Intensiv bleibend wobei die Malzigkeit öfters mal zurück steckt, das Bier wirkt dadurch trocken, zum Ende leicht bitter und weniger vollmundig als es sein könnte. 11/10/8/8/8/8

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
angelkostvo (685) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 3, 2014
Black colour, one finger mocha head. Aroma of coffee, dark fruits, wine, muscavado sugar, chocolate. Taste is slightly sweet, a bit coffee bitterness. Medium to full body, silky texture, soft carbonation. Very nice and interesting

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zer0 (1133) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2013
Bottle. Pours deep black with a brown head. Aroma is big vanilla, chocolate, liquorice, wood, alcohol, some coffee and toffee. Not a lot of hop prescence as expected. Pretty damn sweet and moderate bitter. Impressive brew. Long bitter finish, including lots of chocolate and vanilla. Full bodied with soft carbonation. Great.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOSSbrewer (1973) - Arkansas, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Pours a rich black with a creamy tan head. Aroma of chocolate and roast. Malty with some alcohol. Flavor is roast then dark chocolate. Rich and creamy. Medium to full bodied. Very nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grima (2122) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - SEP 10, 2013
Bottle from Bierkompass!
Pours deep black with flat, creaky browmish head. Smells strong malty with lots of coffee, chocolate and some alcohol. Starts with massive coffee’ish roasted malts, caramel, chocolate and bitter burnt malts. Middle part is malty roaaty, with lots of bitter coffee and sweetish chocolate. Goes into a coffee-malty finish with sweet chocolate and lots of roasted malts.


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