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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: Premium Lager
Kastrup, Denmark
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Danish: I starten af 1900-tallet udvandrede Dragør-drengen Didrik Crappe til Trankebar for at etablere koloniens første sildemelsfabrik. Gennem hele sin opvækst i Dragør var Didrik tre gange ugentligt blevet fodret med sin mors Boller i Karry, der var krydret så gevaldigt, at den stakkels dreng ganske fik ødelagt sin fordøjelse. Nogle historikere mener, at sildemelet blot var et påskud for at Didrik kunne flygte fra sin mors bollegryder. Ifølge myten stod Didrik naglet til forstavnen, på den damper, der tog ham bort fra sit ellers elskede Dragør, og her – med en kæk Øresundsbrise i sit hår – skulle han have råbt ordene: ”Aldrig mere skal en karrybolle passere dette svælg”. Hjulpet af det gode lokale Trankebarske Lagerøl fik den unge mand atter styr på sin fordøjelse. Faktisk endte han med selv at etablere et bryggeri, hvis øl var så smagfuldt, at rygtet om det nåede helt tilbage til Danmark. Måske var sildemelet den unikke, hemmelige ingrediens, som alle talte om. Nuvel, snart sejlede dampere i rutefart fra Trankebar til Dragør udelukkende ladet med Didriks gode øl. Således var India Pale Lager født.

English: Didrik Crappe was a Copenhagen lad who set sail to Tranquebar in the early 19th Century to establish a herring meal factory in this exotic Danish colony. He suffered terribly from indigestion because of his mother’s home cooking, esp. her extremely spicy chicken curries that he was forced to eat several times a week. Some historians maintain that the whole business of founding a herring meal factory was just an excuse to get away from his mother’s pots and pans. There is a legend saying that Didrik posted himself in the bow of the clipper carrying him away from his beloved hometown, and exclaimed "No more rice and curry for this fair Dane!" But the story has a happy end. Thanks to the fine lager brewed locally in Tranquebar, Didrik’s indigestion was cured, and in fact he soon established his own brewery out there, creating a beer so tasty that rumors of it flew all the way back to Denmark. Perhaps the herring meal was the secret ingredient that distinguished Didrik’s brew from all others. Anyhow, soon clippers carrying nothing but barrels of his product were leaving Tranquebar for Copenhagen every day of the week. Thus the Indian Pale Lager was born.

A crisp and dry Pale Lager with a base of only pilsener malts. Hopped – and dry-hopped – with Amarillo, Cascade and Citra. No rice or curry was added.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, - MAY 22, 2013
From tap. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is herbal, spiced and grainy. Bitter, grassy and grapefruity. Smooth fruity and crisp hoppy into a mild citrusy finish.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ippopotamo36 (356) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 19, 2014
0,50 bottle purchased in Greece at the Hoppy imports and consumed in Serbia. Pours hazy pale yellow, wheat field-like, nice white frothy head which leaves a draft on the glass. Nose: citrus, summer fruit (peach), hidden grainy aroma. Mouth: medium-high bitterness, refreshing mouth, sour grapefruit, hint of orange. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (8335) - Hasborn, GERMANY - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle from trade with fonefan, many thanks!
Leicht trübes blass goldgelbes Bier mit einer schönen weißen Schaumkrone. Geruch grasig, fruchtig, hopfig, floral. Geschmack nach exotischen Früchten, dezent hopfig, blumig, leicht würzg, lecker!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (11551) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 7, 2014
On tap @ Mikkeller San Francisco. Slightly hazed golden pour with a white head. Nose is quite heavy on the lime and lemon aromas. A lot of cracker, straw, and orange zest as well. The flavor is kind of tangy but has a sort of oxidized thing going on. Some sweet peach and a bit of sour citrus. A lot of lime in particular. Quite heavy on the straw and grass. As it warms up, has a nice tropical fruit character to it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3635) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 14, 2014
On draft at Max’s in Baltimore. Pours a clear gold with a creamy white head. Fruity nose. Light citrus flavors. Crisp finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (313) - GREECE - NOV 1, 2014
500 ml bottle from the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki, at home. Unclear pale golden color with white head. Aroma is malty grainy and hoppy, piney and citrussy, light spicy and light yeasty. Taste is sweet and bitter, malty and citrussy hoppy, grapefruit and pine. Light body, oily, soft to average carbonation

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Valgreen (715) - DENMARK - OCT 31, 2014
Tap @ Fairbar Aarhus. Slightly hazy pale yellow, big white head, nice lacing. Aroma and taste, malty, hoppy, fruity, pine, orange, floral.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beertobealive (300) - Stavanger, NORWAY - OCT 30, 2014
Foamy white head with spices aromas. Pleasant. Slightly hazy yellow pils colored body. Little Spicy taste. Easy drinking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BBHansen (163) - Køge, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2014
draught @ cafe langebro. Appearance: pours unclear golden with medium off-white head with some lacing. Aroma/taste: bread, citrus and floral hints Palate: medium carbonation, light to medium body, light sweetness, medium bitterness, short to medium duration and a watery texture. Overall: decent lager

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (934) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 21, 2014
0,5L bottle, BB 06.2015. Pours slightly hazy straw-golden with white head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is hoppy, citrus, lemon, tropical fruits. Flavor is tropical fruits, citrus, grapefruit, some malt. Overall: very nice, light but not watery.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suurjuust (1221) - ESTONIA - OCT 17, 2014
Shared by martjoobolut, thanks! Slightly hazy golden yellow, white head. Fruity nose, mild hoppy and sweet notes. Flavor is hoppy, malts, fruit, bubblegum. Hoppy, grapefruity finish. Light bodied, but not watery. Does not come off as lager-y. Very drinkable.


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