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

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RATINGS: 272   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Dansk: Vi tćnkte lćnge og grundigt over, hvilken řl der ville gřre os mest muligt stolte at brygge i serien af syndige řl. Hvis du kender Amager Bryghus, ved du, at Imperial Stouts har en helt sćrlig rolle i vore hjerter. Derfor mĺtte ”Pride” simpelthen bare vćre en Imperial Stout. Det der er sćrligt med denne version er, at vi kogte den som ind i h...... Faktisk kogte vi den i hele 6 timer, hvilket betyder en endnu kraftigere og fyldigere řl. Vi vil aldrig vove at kalde det for en perfekt Imperial Stout – det ville vćre at bringe stolthed i foruroligende nćrhed af hovmod. Men ikke desto mindre hĺber vi, at I mĺ nyde denne stolte řl. Vi er ikke stolte over at vćre syndere, men i det mindste er vi ĺbne omkring det...

English: We thought about this for a long time: what kinda beer would give us the utmost feeling of pride in The Sinner Series? Well, if you know Amager Bryghus you already know that Imperial Stouts have a special place in our hearts. So “Pride” simply had to be an Imperial Stout. What is special about this take on the style is that we boiled the h… out of it. Actually we boiled it for 6 hours, making for a richer and fuller version. We would never dare calling this the perfect Imperial Stout - that would be taking pride way too close to hubris! But we hope you enjoy it nonetheless. We’re not proud to be sinners, but at least we’re open about it…

Brewed from Pale Ale, Wheat, Crystal, Black, Chocolate malts and roasted barley, hopped with Zeus and fermented with an American yeast strain.


ComradeK's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ComradeK (1035) - The Vale of Dundas, - MAY 9, 2013
500ml bottle. Pours an opaque black, with a tiny beige head, which lasts reasonably well and leaves a little lacing. Cappuccino and boiled sweet aromas mix with a strong cured ham aroma, with some faint leafy hops wafting through. Herbal hops up front lead into a sweet, syrupy body, with mint humbug and honey flavours coming through. A touch of black coffee leads into jamon iberico ham in the finish, with a slight smoky aftertaste. There are some quite unusual flavours in this beer, making for an imperial stout that is a little out of the ordinary, but still quite enjoyable.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aleksander9 (448) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 26, 2014
Black with tan head. Aroma is loads of dark and bitter chocolate, leather and dark fruits. Full sweet palate. Aftertaste is rich chocolate, bitter floral hops and lingering dry dark chocolate finish. Overall: Very nice. Excellent sipper. Pairs well with "the last of us" on ps4.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shark_Pants (194) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 21, 2014
Beautiful black with small tan head that recedes to a soapy film. Aroma is quite forward with dark fruits as well as the expected roasted coffee beans, chocolate, vanilla and toffee. Taste is also quite noticeable for the initial raisins, dates, treacle and chocolate sweetness which then evens out nicely with some coffee bitterness and charred meat dryness. Fairly full bodied. Possibly just a little much sweetness but overall fairly balanced.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adster (389) - HUNGARY - SEP 14, 2014
Éjfekete, teljesen átlátszatlan színe mögött egy sűrű, tartalmas illatokat árasztó ital húzódik, amiben a különféle aszalványokkal tarkított étcsokoládé és kakaó némi faháncs ódon aromáival vegyül. Vastag, telt ízei élményszámba mennek, a kirobbanó gazdagságot a maláta mázsás súlyának és desszertszerű jellemvonásainak változatos karaktere adja, amit szigorúan csillapít a szivarfüstös, tábortüzes komolyság, valamint a komló harapós, hosszú életű keserűsége.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
freretoc (716) - Besançon, FRANCE - SEP 6, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 50cl, couleur noire, peu de mousse pas d’effevescence, une bičre trčs grillée en bouche assez extrčme sur le café et le chocolat, pointe d’amertume et de réglisse en fin de bouche agréable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mgajdaczewa (515) - Katowice, POLAND - SEP 1, 2014
W aromacie kakao, kawa, trochę czerwonych owoców, lekka wędzonka, mogłoby być intensywniej. W smaku jak likier kawowy, wyczuwalny alkohol, kakao, lekki wiśniowy posmak, co dziwne sporo chmielu objawiającego się w lekko trawiastej goryczce i wnoszącej sporo rześkości do tego antyrześkiego stylu. Finisz długi, kawowo - chmielowy, lekko rozgrzewa w żołądku. Jest smacznie.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TET (1658) - FINLAND - AUG 30, 2014
A black beer with a medium and light brown head. The nose is roasted, coffee, some sweetness and liquirice. Taste is strongly roasted with coffee, nice sweetness, bready malts, the hops stays in the background, still herbal end. Full bodied, low carbonation. Disappointment, too bready malty and not a character of Imperial Stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (3477) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - AUG 29, 2014
500 ml. bottle. Pours black with a nice tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, dark fruit, and caramel. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maneliquor (3126) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 26, 2014
Bottle from Mane Liquor shared at Five Bar with the crew. Pours very dark brown with a thick and sticky khaki head. Nose is very sultana forward with an underlying booziness. As it warms, plum comes out and it is very milk chocolate forward. Taste is like a chocolate covered sultana with plenty of rum n raisin notes. A very dark fruit forward IS which is surprisingly smooth for the abv. Very drinkable and smooth. The booze is much more in your face on the nose as opposed to the taste. Solid stuff

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (3011) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 24, 2014
500 ml bottle poured into a snifter. Pours a thicker black with a khaki colored head of foam. The aroma is ashy, roasty, fruity, and has hints of tobacco. The taste is mostly bitter throughout, but it gives way to a bit of sweetness about mid way through. Finishes dry and bitter. Thick mouthfeel with medium carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (3443) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Very good beer, though not world class as expected. Starts off just a little hot and rough around the edges, but opens/warms up nicely. Lots of roast, with some anise, dark fruit, and a healthy dose of hops


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