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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: 357   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


Temptation's rating

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Temptation (226) - - JAN 21, 2013
Simply amazing. Deep cocoa and sweet chocolate, fresh cereals and black bread aromas. Perfect bittersweet taste, with hints of coffee, cream and toffee in the back. Impressive, probably the best imperial porter I’ve ever tasted.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
freretoc (731) - Besançon, FRANCE - OCT 2, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 50cl, couleur noire, mousse marron effervescence inexistante. Une grosse attaque sur le café et le caramel, mais pas assez bien équilibrée avec l’acidité de la bière. Un peu trop amère en fin de bouche.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PorterPounder (5589) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Atlanta, Ga. - Hop City - 500 ml bottle. Dark brown-black with a nice mocha colored head with light lacing. Aroma has some licorice, some slight booziness and molasses. Flavor of chocolate, licorice, creosote and light molasses. Thickish mouthfeel. Pretty solid.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4228) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Big khaki head on motoroil beer. OK label, big bottle. Rich, roast aroma, vaporous, dark cocoa, a little rye sting. Molasses, dark sugars, herbs, licorice, a little bittersweet chocolate, leathery. Interesting. Warming. Thanks to PorterPounder.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wvhoran (294) - Tasmania, - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle. Very dark brown with not much of a head. Fantastic aroma of chocolate, licorice, light coffee, some bread-ish and toasted qualities also . The flavour is sweet with caramel, chocolate, roast malt and licorice. The body is close to full. So smooth and so delicious.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TET (1684) - FINLAND - AUG 22, 2014
A very dark brown, almost black beer with a medium and beige head. A yeast particles in the glass. The great aroma with lots of enjoyable chocolate, coffee and some liquirice, rich and dark bread in the background. Complex taste has roastiness, salt liquirice, some chocolate, spicyness of rye combined together with herbal hops that turns the end to personal and aggressive. Medium+ bodied, drinkable. The great and challenging beer, not a cream candy, more like of rough enjoyment.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jstraw (1926) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Black with big, foamy, coffee head, fine lacing / Deep, intense nose of dark fruit, coffee, molasses, coconut / Full body, chewy, inky, sweet but with excellent balance, smooth and creamy, with long finish and a hint of bitterness / Flavors of plum, prune, dark roast coffee, fruit bread, cream, grass, lemon, caramel, rye / A real beauty. The difference between this sort of porter and an imperial stout escape me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
__Rb81 (225) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle at home (Batch nr 547). Pours black with almost no head. Aroma is sweet, rye, alcohol, roasted malts, chocolate. Taste is sweet, rye, roasted/burned malts, alcohol, bitter aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nilsas (1482) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 18, 2014
Nydelig duft av bek, lakris, sjokolade, kaffe og vanilje. Dyp sort farge. Tynt lag brunt skum, noe heng langs kant. Nydelig smak av kaffe, lakris, mørk sjokolade og noe vanilje.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Psytron (1341) - Turku, FINLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Smell of smoke. Black colour, small beige head. Aroma of chocolate, tar, peat. Oily texture.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (4671) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Keg @ Holy Grale. Deep brown with a tiny head. The nose is pretty sweet. Hershey’s chocolate syrup, dark roasted coffee. Burnt wood. Nice woody spiciness to the flavor. Almost herbal, some licorice and milk chocolate. Smooth, fat body. Nice.


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