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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Kastrup, Denmark
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RATINGS: 282   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Danish: Kast mørket af dig, slip gækken løs og byd lyset velkommen! Så enkelt kan budskabet i vores forårs-IPA ”Kåååd” opsummeres. Ikke mange ved dette, men en hel generation af Kobe-kvæg opfodres et hemmeligt sted på Amager med den mask, der bliver til overs fra vores ølproduktion. Da disse - verdens lykkeligste køer - åd masken fra lige netop denne øl, brød de ud i et jubel-muuh så højt, at det kunne høres helt inde på Rådhuspladsen. Køernes efterfølgende forårskåde bukkespring kom op i en højde så stor, at de lykkelige køer forcerede enhver indhegning og fortsatte dybt ind på Kalvebod Fælled. Siden har ingen set dem. Og hvad de laver derinde, kan vi kun gisne om... Men akkurat som Amagers hemmelige – og lykkelige - Kobe-kvæg, vil du kære livsnyder med garanti, bryde ud i spontan forårskååådhed, når du indsniffer den vederkvægende duft af frisk aromahumle, som Kåååd er pakket med. Tillykke med foråret – og gør nu ikke noget, som vi ikke ville have gjort...

English: Throw off the darkness, make merry and bid the light welcome! That is the simple message in our Spring IPA "Kåååd" (Frisky). Not many people know this, but there is a whole herd of beef cattle being raised in a secret Amager location on the spent grain from our beer production. This cattle herd, surely the happiest in the world, had barely tasted the grain from this very beer, before they let out a celebratory MUUH so loud that it could be heard all the way to downtown Copenhagen. The ensuing merriment in the herd caused a Stampede greater than any seen in Calgary in July. But one thing is for sure: If you, dear hophead, partake of this brew, you will become as frisky as our happy heifers as soon as you catch a whiff of the aromatic hops that we have jam-packed into "Kåååd". Have a merry old spring - and don’t do anything we, or the happy cattle, wouldn’t do...

Ingredienser: Vand, Malte: Pilsner-, Münchener-, Cara Pils og Melanoidin malt. Humler: Herkules, Tomahawk, Summit, Chinook, Simcoe, Centennial, Amarillo og Cascade. Gær: en amerikansk overgær.


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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
6sin6can6 (11) - - SEP 10, 2013
Pours with a small white head. Hoppy aroma and taste with hints of citrus and pineapple, great level of bitterness. Great body with some malt behind the hops. Would like to raise the alcohol to about 6.5 to make it prefect! (Bottle of "swedish" version modern ipa)


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
SuperTiti33 (620) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 20, 2014
Ambrée orangé. Fine mousse blanche. Fruité. Sèche. Agrume. Pamplemousse. Florale. Très bien.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mooms (56) - SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2014
Maybe not great or astounding, but a very solid IPA that checks all the right boxes. Fruity aroma with hints of bubble gum but the taste is less fruity and more hop-bitter, which I count as a plus.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hopmaestro (194) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2014
Lets keep this review short and neat shall we? This IPA is great!! It has all the attributes that you crave. Excellent big hops, awesome aroma, superb taste, big bottle, cool label. If you can find it, buy it!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (3084) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 25, 2014
Brown bottle, 50 cl, batch 00654, best before 08/14, arrived with a Kåååd label while a Modern IPA label was glued on the bottle, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savoured on November 25 2014; eye: caramel with an orangey hue, hazy, average effervescence, voluminous mocha head that turns into a thin sheet, lots of lacing; nose: bittering hops, grapefruit, light tropical fruits, tangerine; mouth: bittering hops, grapefruit, light tropical fruits, light astringency, tangerine, orange, dry finale in bittering hops with presence of grapefruit, full body, quite carbonated, quite bitter, lightly harsh texture slight presence of musk, medium body, rather carbonated, slightly bitter, fizzy texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 50 cl, 6,0 %, lot 00654, meilleure avant 08/14, est arrivée avec une étiquette Kåååd alors qu’une étiquette Modern IPA était collée sur la bouteille, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savourée le 25 novembre 2014; œil : caramel avec une teinte orangée, voilée, effervescence moyenne, volumineuse mousse moka qui se transforme en une mince couverture, beaucoup de dentelle; nez : houblon amérisant, pamplemousse, léger fruits tropicaux, tangerine; bouche : houblon amérisant, pamplemousse, léger fruits tropicaux, légère astringence, tangerine, orange, finale sèche en houblon amérisant avec présence de pamplemousse, corsée, pas mal carbonatée, pas mal amère, texture légèrement râpeuse; en résumé : bien

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogniskowicz (182) - POLAND - NOV 17, 2014
To po prostu solidna IPA, która mogłaby stanowić wyznacznika gatunku. Pyszna, wytrawna, pijalna jak diabli, ale bez choćby odrobiny szaleństwa.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cyrenaica (1062) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 13, 2014
500ml bottle
6.0% ABV
Milton LCBO Outlet #1 (Milton, Ontario, Canada)
May 29, 2014
Best Before: February 2016 Batch: 761 The beer pours a hazed golden colour with a bubbly light tan coloured head. Aroma is light citrus, grapefruit, and grains. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with average carbonation. The flavour is light grapefruit, juicy fruit, and grains. Good and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (8070) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 12, 2014
2014-11-01. Hazy dark orange, nice foamy off-white head. 3+ Aroma of orange citrus, light green hops and lightly grainy malt. Flavour is moderately bitter throughout, lightly resiny orange hops, green hops and oily orange peel in the finish linger in the aftertaste. Some nice hop character but it all sits a touch more heavily than I’d like. Average plus bodied palate, good carbonation. 3+ I wonder if the hops might have been "brighter" a bit fresher? I have had this bottle for a while despite the best before date being in 2016! Bottle from the LCBO, Toronto.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
robinvboyer (3264) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle from the lickbow. Hazy orange pour, with a big fluffy white head. Aroma is skunky, with loads of pine resin, and biscuity malts. malts get pretty crackery in the end, and the hops fade a d go more towards the citrus zest side than strong resins. A nice beer, would love to try it fresh.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
metalspice (137) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - OCT 31, 2014
Gyldent mot Orange med skum som beholder en tynn topp over lang tid. Nydelig lukt med masse grapefrukt og ananas. Grapefrukten følger i smaken med mye bitterhet. Kort ettersmak.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crazy_cat_lady (142) - - OCT 21, 2014
Sept. 5, 2014. Bottle from LCBO. Orangey, yellow colour; white head. Nice lacing. Lovely citrus grapefruit aromas, with a hint of pine. Similar flavours. Quite hoppy, but still nice. Great label.


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