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Amager/Surly Todd - The Axe Man

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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Kastrup, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
English: For quite some time the Amager crew has been discussing this question: which person is the most rock’n’roll in the whole craft beer world - is it Barnaby Struve of Three Floyds or is it Todd Haug of Surly Brewing? In the end it wasn’t really all that difficult to decide since only Todd has played for Laura Dern in a David Lynch movie (yeah, Nicolas Cage was in that same movie, but since when did he count?) AND Todd plays the guitar in both a speed metal band and a stoner band. Add to that that Todd and his wife Linda are some of the nicest people to hang out with. So Todd, here’s to you: "Todd - The Axe Man" - a potent IPA loaded with fresh American aroma hops on a base of rich Golden Promise malt, Surly’s signature malt. Raise a glass to Todd, world class brewer - and master of the axe! Bonus facts about Todd: yes, he DID actually have a perm in his younger days (his wife confirms) and he does indeed love cats an awful lot.

Ingredienser: Vand. Malt: Golden Promise. Humle: Herkules, Citra, Mosaic. Gćr: US-ale


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gaultier (332) - SWEDEN - SEP 14, 2014
@ Ölprovning, Havregatan. Flaska frĺn Kihoskh, Copenhagen. Aroma: Hoppy, tropical fruits, passionfruit, citrusy. Taste: Hoppy, tropical fruits, citrusy. The finish is dry, bitter and hoppy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow (3265) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 9, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: RBESG 14 not so grand tasting.
Appearance: Hazy golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Citrus, fruit, grapefruit, pine, grass.
Body: Medium body, low to medium carbonation.
Flavour: Grapefruit, citrus, lemon, pine, floral, hay.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swaroga (1340) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 7, 2014
Butelka 50cl. OCZY : piwo jest mętne i jasne o zółtym, cytrynowym kolorze. Piana jest mała i biała. NOS : piwo ma mocny zapach cytrusów, marakui, trawki, torfu, zielonej herbaty, banana, tarty cytrynowej. USTA : średnio nasycone o średnio gęstej konsystencji. Piwo jest średnio słodkie o nutach tarty cytrynowej. Nuty cytrusowej są bardzo wyraźne i staje się cierpkie jak skórka cytryny, pompela i pomarańczy. Piwo jest następnie cytrusowo gorzkie z dodatkiem dziwacznych torfowych nut, które nie są mi obce... wałczę z nimi w moich piwach. Posmak jest cierpki i cytrusowy. ODCZUCIA : myślałem, że tylko moje piwa ostatnio maja ten dziwny torfowy posmak, którego trochę się wstydziłem. Wygląda na to, że Amager podchodzi do tego bez kompleksowo . Mają racje bo nie jest to rażący smak i nadaje całkiem ciekawego charakteru temu piwu. OCENA : smak : 7/10 pijalność : 8/10 styl : +1

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10793) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2014
bottle from řlbutikken. cloudy yellow, large bubbly offwhite head. very nice flowery hoppy aroma, slightly citrussy also. Flavor is hoppy flowery, also slightly citrussy, good sweet malty base, high bitterness, quite brutal in its own way. lots of both bitter and citrussy and flowery hops.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (10510) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
RBESG 2014 in London, Sunday Tasting at Craft Clerkenwell. Clear golden beer with a small offwhite head. Fruity hop aroma, peach, citrus, biscuits, passion fruit, pine some grass. Fruity hop flavor, citrus, peach, pine, hay, some floral notes. Really fresh beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (947) - oviedo, SPAIN - SEP 4, 2014
Botella de 50 cl en el momento el 04-09-2014 en el lúpulo. Color pajizo bastante turbio con espuma blanca. Aromas y sabores bastante herbáceos, frescos. Cuerpo medio con 6.5 vol, fácil de beber. Sorprendente aroma y sabor herbáceo. Buena.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314 (3283) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle share courtesy of Kermis. Poured light amber with a small white head. Aroma of floral and heavy citrus hops, light barnyard and soft malt. Medium body, flavour of grapefruit, pineapple and moderately sweet and lightly bitter. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kermis (5042) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle shared. Pours floaty golden with an off white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, grapefruit, orange peel citrus, biscuity malt. Flavor is light to moderate sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (4334) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Kermis. Poured a clear straw colour with a frothy white head and some broken lace. The aroma is big grassy hop, light barnyard. The flavour is medium bitter with a big grassy hop nettle light spice, citrus palate. Medium to light bodied with average carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dEnk (3795) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 30, 2014
Very fresh bottle @ home. Aroma is huge piney grapey citrussy fruity hops. Awesome. Flavour is a fresh, zesty, light tangy fruity mandarin, pineapple, other fruits and piney hop bonanza, Long lating light tingling tangy bitterness. Awesome. DRINK IT NOW!!


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