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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Kastrup, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 333   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   IBU: 310   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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Danish: Her på Amager ligger vi behageligt langt fra Janteland, vi er ikke bange for excesser og mådehold ligger os uendelig fjernt. Faktisk er det lige før, at vi betragter frådseri som en dyd snarere end en synd – i hvert fald når det handler om én ting: humle! Vi har fundet de humler som skinnede klarest i humlerummet og nærmest tiggede om at blive brugt i rigelige mængder. Og det gjorde vi så – som det sig hør og bør i en Dobbelt IPA af højeste karat. Vi har frådset i syndig grad – og vi kan li’ det! Mon ikke også du kan?
Vi er ikke stolte over at være syndere, men i det mindste er vi åbne omkring det...

English: At the Amager brewery we are comfortably situated far away from small-town modesty; we are not afraid of excess, and the term “moderation” is simply not found in our vocabulary. To us, gluttony is considered a virtue rather than a sin - at least when it comes to one thing: hops! While making this beer we targeted the hops which shone brightest in our hop room, as if they were almost begging to be used in copious quantities. And that is what we did, as befits a Double IPA of the highest caliber. We have squandered to a sinful degree - and we love it. And we bet that you will too!
We’re not proud to be sinners, but at least we’re open about it…


Jaksmart's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jaksmart (454) - Aarhus, - NOV 6, 2011
Tap @ BBF. Golden amber, small white head. Aroma has herbs, not-very-fruity hops; quite dry and a little harsh. Quite herbal, piny and earthy. A bit of pineapple as well. Taste is extremely bitter with a hard hop-profile and some herbs, grass and liquorice. A little on the bitter side, for me.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CroftyCuts (23) - - FEB 25, 2015
Tasting. JJ in attendance. Controversial. Decent balance but I think maybe a little malt heavy for an IIPA. I'll take a hop zombie any day. JJ on the other hand has a beer boner. You be the judge.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mmargarucci (100) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - FEB 21, 2015
Pours light golden color. Aroma is fresh earthy and grassy hops. Taste is crisp fresh and bitter. You have no idea it is 9%. A great ipa!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (8125) - Ursel, BELGIUM - FEB 20, 2015
Very good, thick, yellowish head over hazy, well-carbonated orange-ochre beer. Fruity, grapey, dry hops; lots of citrus and exotic fruit. Seriously bitter flavour with lot of hopoils, resins and wafts of exotic plants, not necessarily meant for human consumption. Grapefruit, grapefruitpeel, citrusmarmalade. Dry, astringent, oilslick and -sticky; well-carbonated and rather well-bodied. Well, yeah!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fellebag (1005) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle 50cl. Medium foamy head. Amber pilsener color, a bit hazy. Aroma is honey, hops, butter in a flower meadow. Taste is bitter flowery honey.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jaszymku (50) - POLAND - FEB 11, 2015
Piękny złoty kolor, lekko opalizujący, betonowa piana. W aromacie owoce, ale nie estry tylko chmiele, cytrusy z ogromną słodowością tworzą wrażenie słodkich owoców. W smaku pełne, słodkie z odpowiednio ogromną herbacianą goryczką, która o dziwo nie zalega. Niewyczuwalny alkohol. Zdradliwie pijalne. Świetne.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogniskowicz (257) - POLAND - FEB 10, 2015
Aromat: eksplozja owoców słodkich owoców tropikalnych i żywic, lekkie nuty toffi i alkoholu Smak: potężne ciało wypełnione po brzegi monstrualna goryczką, tak pięknie skontrowaną słodkimi owocami tropikalnymi (mango, papaja, brzoskwinia), żywiczno-trawiastymi nutami i szlachetnym alkoholem. Faktura miodowa, oblepiająca. Wbrew pozorom zdradziecko pijalne. Pyszna IIPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrepintado (1682) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - FEB 10, 2015
Bottle thanks to Papsoe. Dark gold color. Head is medium and white. Medium bitterness. Super long finish. Very balanced taste. Aroma is biscuit all over, hop, orange and herby.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nordcore (1082) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle 50 cl. Golden, cloudy with a nice foamy white head. Lots of Hoppy aroma with some fresh fruits sence. Medium bitter with a long dry Hoppy end. #710, bb 12/2015

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kerenmk (2789) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 1, 2015
Bottle at Amager Brewery, Copenhagen, 15.1.15. Thanks Papsoe. Opaque amber with white head. A little grainy and warm aroma with some melon. Dry, bitter and a little soapy taste. Medium body, delicate carbonation, bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ippopotamo36 (458) - Rome, ITALY - JAN 18, 2015
0,50 bottle purchased at the Hoppy Imp. in Greece, consumed in Kosovo. Best before 09/2016 so I assume it is quite fresh. Pours orange skin color, very cloudy with a great white low foam which offers drafts on the glass. Nose: oh yeah! Summer juicy fruits: peach, apricot with a pleasant buttery background. Some mango too. Mouth: one of the finest bitterness in a body dominated by milky malts. Very dense fruitiness with a very balanced and dry bitter end. Fantastic beer which recalls its sister Shadow Pictures although this is tastier. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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