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


on tap

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RATINGS: 392   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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

dcschiller's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 10, 2012
bottle from AJ’s Arcadia. Pours near black with an espresso head. Aroma is chocolate, rye, alcohol and some vegetal notes. Taste is semi sweet with some roast and hop bitterness. Slick mouthfeel and bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWISLguy (1881) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 23, 2015
500ml bottle from the Malt Shoppe in Tosa, as "Rye Porter". Cellar aged a couple of months. Black pour with a brown head leaving consistent spotty lacing. Nose is caramel, big molasses, light cocoa, some smoke and some roast. Taste is of sweet caramel, sticky molasses, cocoa, tangy rye and light smoke. Medium to full bodied with a touch of alcohol. Finishes fairly balanced between sweet and tangy grainy, and dry. Very nice, tasty brew. 14.7

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bosbouw (2087) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2015
Mooie zwarte kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt vol, vanille, crème, koffie. Smaakt koffie, vanille, beetje dun. Bitterzoete afdronk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Abijen (2071) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2015
Donker bruin bier met een goede beige schuim kraag. Ruikt koffie, geroosterd. Smaakt chocolade, koffie, geroosterd, smooth. Lekler zacht.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drjoeng (229) - - JUN 26, 2015
8.5% ABV. Imperial porter. This tapped out an intriguing turbid brown suspension which looked more like commercial mocha mix and my first though was "end of keg". It had no head and the nose was dense with darkly hardroasted malt. The palate was reminiscent of a freshly pulled hunk of black bread. Buried in this wonderful rye-filled, yeasty musk were dark stewed fruits like prunes and dates. Interesting floury mouthfeel. Nice bitter hop finish. I guess this goes on my "once in a lifetime" list.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shark_Pants (477) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 14, 2015
Deep darkest brown pour with small ruby highlights and fizzy beige head. Sweet aromas of treacle and licorice, with a little port wine, vanilla, leather and alcohol. Lots of dark chocolate in the taste, licorice, treacle, coffee, with light vinous notes too. Bitter and spicy hop/rye mid-palate, dry and roasty finish. Light-med bodied and smooth as silk. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
zacgillbanks (3425) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. An inky black beer pours with a thin tan head. It has a very rich liquorice and chocolate flavour, orange marmalade and vanilla notes followed by creamy vanilla and blackcurrant on the finish. Excellent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
cattrall (53) - Midlevels, HONG KONG - MAY 18, 2015
On tap (for a short time I presume) at Roundhouse in Hong Kong. Excellent beer all around. Tasted it a while ago so can’t give specific notes but one of my favourite. Strong bitterness. Pours beautifully. Will write more next time I try it!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (2076) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2015
Tap @ In De Wildeman. Pitch black color. Beige head, a bit sticky. Aroma’s: roast, resinous hops. Retronasal: alpha acid, roast, light sweetness. Flavor: moderate sweet, moderate to full bitter, really strong taste. Medium to full bodied (rye!). Finishes with heavy roast, light ash, bitter. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
r464 (2090) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 27, 2015
Very dark brown with a tannish brown head. Thick, smooth, and toasty malt. Hints of cocoa, coffee, and char. A bit of nuts and toast, woodiness, and earthiness. Very full.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 24, 2015
Poured deep dark brown with a frothy beige head. Aroma of sweet berries toasted malt, milk chocolate, vanilla. Medium body, vanilla smooth, flavour much as the aroma, moderately sweet and malty.

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