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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Kastrup, Denmark

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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Danish: Vi spurgte vores strømlinede marketingsdirektør om, hvilken øl der kunne illustrere dødssynden Grådighed. Efter blot et enkelt sekunds betænkningstid svarede han: ”Hvorfor gør vi ikke bare det samme som alle de store aktører i branchen: vi brygger en røvbillig øl og sælger den til en premium pris. Det er sgu’ da grådighed. ” Vores marketingsdirektør er en klog mand, så naturligvis gjorde vi, som han sagde. Og vi satte endda et billede af ham på etiketten. Øllen endte så faktisk ret ok. Det er en helt regulær sydtysk pilsner uden så meget pjat. Håber I kan li’ den – det ku’ vi.
Vi er ikke stolte over at være syndere, men i det mindste er vi åbne omkring det...

English: We asked our smartass marketing director what beer would be a good choice for the sin of Greed. He only pondered for a sec and then said: “We should simply do as all the big players do: make a cheapass beer and sell it at a premium prize – that’s greed for you alright”. Our marketing director is a smart guy, so of course we did what he said. We even put a picture of him on the label. The beer however turned out pretty badass. It’s a straight up German Pilsener without any fuss. Dig it – we do.
We’re not proud to be sinners, but at least we’re open about it…

Brewed from pilsener malts, Tettnanger and Hallertau Mittelfrüh hops and a Southern German lager yeast.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (1960) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - MAR 23, 2014
50cl bottle, batch 713, bb 11/2014. EU Local Swap 4: Tak til Enjoyit! This has a lot in common with many SW-German Pilsners: apart from the apparent fine Tettnang profile, there’s a certain level of protein malt aromatics. Nose is more grainy than hoppy, with a meadow grass&flower freshness continuing in the taste. Mouthfeel is paper dry and somewhat hampers the unfiltered rich aromas. A few rough edges keeping it from being completely round, but this is an easy drinking pilsner "without any fuss" and as such less "bad ass" than the openly greedy marketing would have it. Expecting further exponents of the Sinner series to be more boldly pronounced, though...

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (4856) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle: Poured a dark golden color pils with a nice large foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma of cereal notes with light crispy hops notes. Taste is also dominated by light sweet cer4eal notes with some very subtle grassy hops notes with a dry finish. Body is full enough for style with good carbonation. Enjoyable enough but grassy hops notes could have been even more pronounced.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (3062) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 13, 2014
500ml bottle, batch 652, golden color, with a bubbly white head, with a mild grainy pilsener, pale malt, with a light earthy herbal floral citrus, leafy, grassy hop, cut straw nose, with a lemon pie, lemon, grapefruit peel accent, and a faint herbal spicy note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a crisp faint bubblegum yeast, flowery earthy leafy, citrus hoppy character, with a light vanilla, grainy pilsener, pale malt cerealic, lemon pie crust, mild lemon, grapefruit peel flaovurs, leading towarsd a yeasty, grainy pilsener maltiness, zesty lemon, grapefruit peel, lingering leafy, grassy, citrus hop bitterness finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MartinT (8127) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 4, 2014
My Bottom Line:
This very authentic German-style lager shares cracking hay and herbal hop spiciness for a highly refreshing pint.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A slice of foam sits atop the misty straw blond.
-Carbonation is appropriately prickly yet soft.
-Malts and hops are both expressed clearly.
-A floral character is found throughout, but more of the dandelion or sunflower variety (not the usual rose-like geraniol connotations).
-Drinkability is obviously quite high (if you like noble hops, that is).
-The flavor profile is also well balanced.
-The finish is perhaps a tad more bitter than the average German Pils.

Bottle.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GonZoBeeR (2938) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 16, 2014
Aroma:herbs and grainy malt... Appearance:hazy gold,light white head... Flavor:herbal grainy malt.. nothing special...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (8264) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 15, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldgelbes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig herb, grasig, getreidig. Geschmack fruchtig herb, grasig, minimaler würziger Abgang.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rodenbach99 (3255) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 12, 2014
Bouteille de la batch 652 à son sommet avant le mois d’août 2014. Un liquide trouble de couleur orange avec une mousse blanche durable. Un nez marqué par les grains qui me rappelle les céréales Honey Comb, il y a quelque chose de rustique et d’agréable dans ces grains. En bouche le liquide déploie des grains et des céréales sucrées. La levure donne le ton et l’amertume de fin de bouche est superbe. À reboire.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (3347) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 11, 2014
Batch 652. Meilleure avant le 8 août 2014. Je verse une bière blonde. Je hume des grains rustiques, du levain et des houblons campagnards. Je goûte à des céréales, à une levure surette et à des houblons nobles qui développent des notes citronnées. J’ai la sensation d’un liquide de moyenne densité avec un pétillement bas et une texture crémeuse. J’ai, en arrière-goût, des flaveurs de levure combinées à un petit souffle fruité. Je m’imagine capable de boire une phénoménale quantité de ce truc très agréable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
markextrae (1281) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2014
Shared 50cl bottle. Poured a yellow colour with a thick white head. Malts, intense hops, grass, sweet malts, dry aftertaste

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Douberd (2584) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle 500 ml at home, poured into a flute pilsner glass. ABV 4.6% Bright golden yellow colour on the body. Two fingers of snow white head sitting on top, thin density but soapy, with average retention. Light acivity in the glass. Aroma of grass, hay, cooked vegetables, malts, light hops. Taste of malts, hay,initially sweet, nice and crisp taste, mild bitterness on the aftertaste with good duration. Thin body, average carbonation. Overall not bad, enjoyable.


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