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Amager Krogsaa 2

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Amager Krogsaa 2
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Formerly brewed at Amager Bryghus
Style: Barley Wine
Kastrup, Denmark
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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Danish: Hidsig American Barleywine. Brygget i anledning af en af ejernes næstefødte – skal kunne holde til at blive gemt i 15-20 år til hun kan drikke den.
For nogle år siden blev I præsenteret for “Krogsaa” i anledning af en familieforøgelse i ejerkredsen af Ølbaren. Nu er den gal igen, og atter har Amager Bryghus fået opgaven at frembringe en øl til afkommet. Krogsaa 2 er brygget til en pige, derfor har den en meget hidsig bitterhed! Det er en “American Barleywine”, dvs. en aldeles voldsomt humlet barleywine, på 11%. Den er brygget i juni måned, og det meste af den friske, blomstrede humlesmag er derfor væk nu. Tilbage står en kraftig sødme, og en meget kraftig bitterhed!

English: Brewed to celebrate the second offspring of one of the owners of Ølbaren, this American Barleywine has a fierce bitterness from excessive use of hops.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (2386) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2014
Sample from Bottle - brown pour with beige head. Aroma and taste is both sweet and roasted malty, toasty malty taste, brown sugar, sweet malty finish. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jesperhammer (3050) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2014
30-OCT-2014, bottle @Papsø smagning, @Amager Bryghus. Hazy Brown with almost no head. Aroma is very nice with fruit and spice. Taste is herbal, very malty, bread and an unpleasant bitrterness. Still carbonation in this one. Really a nice experience. Thx. Papsø for sharing this vintage brew:-)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10459) - Søborg, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2014
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Dense beige head. Aroma. Ripe fruits, sweetness, spice, herbs. Flavour. Ripe fruits, sweetness, spice, herbs. Medium to ful bodied. Ends bitter and alcoholdense.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2014
Flaske, uklar beige, næsten intet skum. Næsen mere frisk end 1’eren. Maltet, men ikke bozzy. Karamel, nødder, tørrede frugter - og humle. Lidt gran, lidt tropiske frugter. Lakrids-noter i munden. Sød, klistret, hamrende bitter, stadigvæk. Vibrerende.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3401) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2012
Unlabelled 50 cl bottle with an Amager cap, likely about 2 years old. Cloudy dark brown with beige froth. Nose is bubblegum, candi, orange peel, plum and grass. Medium body with a tingle. Taste is raisin, caramel, faint bitter chocolate and faded grapefruit hops. Nice depth of sweetness countered by bitter citrus, slightly metallic. Obviously quite hoppy once but now nicely melded.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dnstone (2165) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 20, 2012
Deep brown-amber with off-white head. Malty syrupy sweet and nice alcohol notes. Denmark visit ’11

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 10, 2011
On tap at Ølbaren. It pours a clear, dark brown to copper body under a dense, creamy, beige head leaving lacings. The aroma is nutty and caramel-ish, with some alcohol. Dusty, piney hops and some raisins too. Caramel, roasted malts and resiny hops in the flavor, lasting for a really long time. Smooth, warming and full-bodied. A pleasant and tasteful beer, indeed. 110527

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (11232) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 18, 2011
On tap at Ølbaren. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is malt, nut, caramel. Flavour is fruit, alcohol, hop, malt, nuts, caramel. Nice beer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (15360) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 7, 2011
Draught at Ølbaren, Copenhagen
Hazy dark amber color, with red shades, and a creamyhead. It has a very strong aroma, yeast and cheese over all; maybe malt and hops too, but really hidden. At least the flavor brings us immediately in the realm of American Strong Ales or American Barley Wines; the first evident difference is that this beer is actually quite smooth, silky, even with its superpowers; there is an almost overwhelming flavor of malt, caramel, roasted malts and hops; chocolate comes to mind, liquorice is present too (and rather evident); quite amazingly there is a very hidden strawberry note; the cheesy impression is also there, candi sugar and a generic fruity touch too. The final is extreme, the mouth is almost burning for the extreme hops, nevertheless the mouthfeel is velvety till the last drop. Interesting, very good.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (4237) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 11, 2011
On tap, shared with Yngwie and Gunnfryd @ Ølbaren, Copenhagen. Deep bronze body, big creamy off-white head. Aroma is toffee, sweet malts and hints of nuts. Taste is sweet malts, wood with hints of strawberries and roasted caramel. Bitter, earthy hop tones get in the mix towards the end of the palate. Very nice.


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