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

bottled
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RATINGS: 340   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Det siges at Kain drćbte sin bror i ren og skćr misundelse. Pĺ Amager Bryghus mener vi mĺske nok, at drab er at gĺ lidt for vidt. Men vi indrřmmer at vi er misundelige. Misundelige fordi vi ikke var de fřrste til at brygge den řltype, som vi beundrer mest: en sprřd og humlet West Coast IPA. Vi slĺr altsĺ ikke nogen ihjel, fordi vi ikke var de fřrste til at komme pĺ idéen, i stedet vil vi gerne prćsentere ”Envy” – vores bud pĺ denne řltype. Vi er ydmyge – og dog misundelige.
Vi er ikke stolte over at vćre syndere, men i det mindste er vi ĺbne omkring det...

English: Cain is said to have murdered his brother out of envy. At Amager Bryghus we believe that murder is taking things a bit far. However, we admit to being envious because we weren’t the first brewer to come up with the beer style we admire the most: a crisp and hopped up West Coast IPA. We won’t kill anybody because we didn’t come up with the idea first, instead we present to you “Envy” - our take on this style. Humble – yet envious.
We’re not proud to be sinners, but at least we’re open about it…

Brewed from: Pilsener and Munich malts. Hopped with Amarillo, Simcoe and Centennial and fermented with an American ale yeast.


Jamedra's rating

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jamedra (722) - Hostivice, - OCT 20, 2013
Láhev 500 ml. Krásné chmelové aroma, připomínající exotické ovoce, s lehkým náznakem sladu. Pěna je středně vysoká, jemná, jasně bílé barvy a držící. Barva samotného piva je oranžová a kalná. Chuť je vcelku robustní, má silný nádech pomeranče ve středu a poměrně rychle a rázně nastupující finiš, jehož hořkost je velmi silná a držící na patře a u kořene jazyka. Celkově se jedná o velmi zajímavé pivo, s velmi lahodným aroma a příjemným vzhledem, nicméně chuť je vcelku ubita velmi silnou a rychle nastupující hořkostí, která také ubírá na pitelnosti.


3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Casper0904 (52) - DENMARK - JUN 22, 2016
Clear golden, big white head, gentle citric hoppy aroma, tropical fruits, big bitterness, piney-bitter, dry bitter finish, low to medium sweet, fruity notes, heavy lingering bitterness

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
FraekkeFyr87 (285) - - MAY 31, 2016
The aroma is full of hops, citrus, lime, pine, flowers, pineapple and mango. The color is golden. The taste is full of hops, pine, citrus, mango and peaches. A nice beer!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tognetta (669) - Săo Paulo, BRAZIL - MAY 27, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2016 Laranja escura, leve turbidez, espuma branca de boa formaçăo e persistęncia. Aroma caramelado, abacaxi maduro, dulçor médio. Paladar de médio amargor e leve dulçor. Corpo e carbonataçăo médios. Final de média persistęncia, com amargor prevalescendo, mantendo o dulçor de fruta madura, malte fica mais evidente.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
romanstep (152) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAY 19, 2016
W nosie średnio intensywnie, na pierwszym planie cytrusy: cytryna i grepfruit, na drugim żywica. Aromaty bardzo rześkie i czyste. Barwa złota, niemal klarowne, ładna wysoka, drobna piana. W smaku jest naprawdę dobrze, piwo jest wytrawne, z dużą ilością cytrusów, głównie grejpfrut, po cytrusach mamy solidny ładunek nut żywicznych. Kontra słodowa jest na minimalnym poziomie o biszkoptowym charakterze. Goryczka konkretna, długa, żywiczno-grepfrutowa, lekko zalegająca. Piwo w ustach jest dość gęste, wysycenie średnie. Solidna, klasyczna West Coast IPA. Bardzo dobre. Butelka do 09.2016.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RW80 (1860) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 18, 2016
0,5l Botte. Appearance: Clear orange color with a small to medium sized white head that has a just acceptable retenntion. Aroma: light malts, lots of citrus and grassy hops, ith a gentle bitteness. Taste: light malts, lots of hops, citrus, grass, and pine and good gentle strong bitterness which becomes very bitter in the finish. slightly below average body and averge carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RickFifty (985) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2016
Hazy golden to amber color, big white head. Resin nose, grapefruit, caramel, peach. Resin taste, lemon, grapefruit, moderate bitterness, hint of grass. Medium body, soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
robyzu (3) - - APR 23, 2016 does not count
Ottima birra, una spremuta di luppolo. Profumo intenso e grande persistenza. Una grande IPA danese da far crepare d'invidia a tanti produttori italiani

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlf (206) - DENMARK - APR 19, 2016
clear golden, big white head, gentle citric hoppy aroma, tropical fruits, big bitterness, piney-bitter, dry bitter finish, low to medium sweet, fruity notes, heavy lingering bitterness

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer5000 (5776) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 16, 2016
500 ml bottle. Slightly unclear pale golden body with a white head. Nice hoppy aroma with citric fruit and dominating grapefruit, some pale malt in the background. Favor is as expected mostly hoppy, the pale malt stays in the background and everything is basically about the hops, but it’s a good hop flavor here. Mainly grapefruit, some peaches, some pine and some orange zest and hint of lemon. The bitterness is good and it stays all the way through the pretty long lasting aftertaste. Medium body. A nice IPA, even if I normally prefer some more malt body to my IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
venom666 (791) - Elche, SPAIN - APR 3, 2016
Pours a slightly hazy golden color with medium white head. Aroma is grepefruity, citrusy, piney and resiny, slightly dank and dry. Taste follows the aroma, tropical fruits, sweet citrus fruits, pine and yeast, with a very marked bitter aftertaste.


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