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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Kastrup, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 352   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Danish: På Amager Bryghus bliver vi vist aldrig færdige med at eksperimentere med det sorte og fyldige øl. Og trænger vi til inspiration, så henter vi den gerne udefra. Amager Rug Porter er således resultatet af et frugtbart samarbejde mellem det bedste i amarkansk og amerikansk brygkultur. Af vores sædvanlige base af fornærmende hårdt brændte malte udgør kornsorten rug denne gang hele 16%. Det giver en fantastisk sødlig fylde, en pirrende krydret kant, som kombineret med en diskret og balancerende syrlighed ikke overraskende giver mindelser om rugbrød. Dette er ikke en øl for de svage i troen, men vi er glade for resultatet og håber, at du vil være ligeså.

English: Amager Rye Porter is the result of fruitful cooperation between the best of Danish and American brewing cultures. It’s base is made of hard roasted malts and 16% rye. It adds a fantastic sweetness, and a titillating spicy edge, which, combined with a subtle and balanced acidity, is reminiscent of rye bread. This is not a beer for the weak, we’re pleased with the outcome and hope you will be too


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (3800) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 26, 2014
Draft - Toffee, malty, chocolate and a bit of molasses. Jet black with a thin brown head. Raisin and dark fruit, rye grain and a sweet light bitter finish. There is also a nutty flavour. Very nice and complex with no booze for such a big beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DiarmaidBHK (3386) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2014
Draft at the bridge tap house. Pours black with a thin khaki head. Has a bit of nuttiness on the nose. Has some chocolate on the tongue but I didn’t get much rye. Finishes clean. Solid but not spectacular.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mathieuc (1225) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 11, 2014
Pours a dark brown and is topped by a medium beige rim that leaves some lacing. Nose is of roasted grains and lightly alcoholic. Taste is a little sweet but also bitter, never harsh or cloying. Flavors of dark chocolate, coffee and a little grains. Mouthfeel is silky, just like the one you get from an oatmeal stout. Alcohol is quite apparent although not quite warming. Body is full, carbonation medium. An interesting take on the porter style, nice!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MadRobin (1882) - Silver Spring, USA - APR 9, 2014
On tap 5 oz. pour at Max's in the Fell's Point district, Baltimore, MD. Opaque, near black with a khaki head and excellent lacing. Aroma of sweet chocolate, roasted malt, molasses, coffee and dark fruit. Taste of sweet dark malt, rye, dark fruit, coffee and chocolate. Full body and low/medium carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9586) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 8, 2014
Tap at Max’s. Pours opaque black with a small, frothy beige head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is roast, chocolate and coffee malt, prunes and figs with milk chocolate, spicy rye malt and earthy hops. Flavor is dark malt dominant, moderately sweet, earthy and spicy rye malt and hops, dark fruits and a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cfrancis (2312) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 27, 2014
Pours viscous black with a large frothy brown head. Aroma is big spicy rye and roasted malts. Taste is pretty awesome. I love how the rye spice just tickles the tongue and the roasted malts and chocolate just warm the mouth.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhunter111 (7096) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 16, 2014
Sehr dunkelbraunes fast schwarzes Bier mit schöner beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, Schokolade, Kaffee. Geschmack sehr intensiv röstmalzig, schokoladig, reife dunkle Früchte, Kaffee.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mudwhomper (52) - Madison, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Aroma is dark fruit with coffee undertones. Very balanced flavor of dark fruit, chocolate, coffee and a hoppy backbone. Thanks Boutip!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2134) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 14, 2014
Great porter. Strong notes of roasted coffee malt. With a taste of oat or rye. Some fruitiness as well.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wilderthanyou (758) - Guelph, CANADA - MAR 5, 2014
Pours a deep dark murky motor oil colour, had to pour it from a foot or so up just to get some head on, which was a fizzy slightly off white to beige colour. The aroma sweet, big black licorice, old wood, drawer, smoke, spice, and more licorice. The flavour also sweet, big on licorice, bit of spice, chocolate, and dry roastiness that leads to a sort of woody note, and mouth feel. Solid, interesting and thoroughly enjoyable.


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