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

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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
English: It is said that that the first Europeans to experience the impact of a falling coconut were a group of Portuguese sailors. Under the command of Duarte Barbosa, captain of the Victoria on a voyage more than 500 years ago, a landing party was sent to investigate a small coral island in what is thought to be the present day Maldives. The crewmen however got utterly lost on the Island and decided to rest under an unknown palm tree. Sliding into an exhausted sleep they were quickly woken by what they first thought to be giant droppings from the infamous Brown Boobies, a giant seabird known to be a constant nuisance to sailors when out of a sudden they would fall from the sky in a Stuka-like attack fashion. Relieved they were, the poor sailors, when they realized they were under no booby attack, but simply the victims of falling coconuts. And ever since that day coconuts have been a very popular ingredient in foods as diverse as chocolate bars and Imperial Porters. Actually it’s on that very Maldive island the first Coconut Porter is said to have been brewed. And that dear friends is a true story.

Danish: Efter sigende var de første europæere, der oplevede styrken bag en faldende kokosnød, en gruppe portugisiske søfolk. Under ledelse af Duarte Barbosa, kaptajn på det gode skib Victoria på en rejse for mere end 500 år siden, blev et landgangshold sendt i bådene for nærmere at undersøge en lille koralø i det, der nu antages at være Maldiverne. Dog skete der det, at landgangsholdet i den grad for vild på den lille, frodige ø og besluttede sig for at overnatte under en ukendt art palmetræ. Søfolkene gled ind i en udmattet søvn blot for hurtigt herefter at blive vækket af et bombardement af, hvad de antog var gigantiske, faldende fugleekskrementer fra den berygtede Brune Sule, en gigantisk havfugl, som var en kendt plage for søfolk, når den uden varsel dykkede fra himlen, i hvad der mest af alt lignede et Stuka-lignende styrtbombeangreb. Men lettede var de stakkels søfolk, da de opdagede, at de ikke var under angreb fra de Brune Suler, men simpelthen var ofre for kokosnødder, der faldt fra palmerne. Siden den tid har kokos været en populær ingrediens i fødevarer så forskellige som chokoladebarer og Imperial Portere. Faktisk var det efter sigende på præcis denne palmeø, at den første Kokos-Porter NOGENSINDE blev brygget. Og det kære venner, er en sand historie.

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Grovlam's rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grovlam (4252) - Copenhagen, - AUG 4, 2017
Bottle. Huge creamy beige head that really lasted. Excellent lacing. Pitch black. Aroma of smooth roasted malt, hint of coffee, liquorice, caramel, dried fruit and coconuts. Over the palate came hint of coffee, liquorice and a touch of smoke as well. Medium body. Moderated thick texture. Heavy sweet and bitter well balanced flavor. Lingering liquorice and coconute roasted malty finish. NICE BOYZZZ


3.8
DraftDodger (1658) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2017
Copenhagen 14/10 2017. 50 cl bottle from Meny. Some strange bird wielding coconuts charging what I suppose is some poor Portuguese sailors. Kind of cumbersome way to convey that you added Coconut to your Porter. But it works. Pours opaque black with small beige head. Settles as thin layer of foam accurately covering the surface of the beer. Aroma is intense and rich. Dark chocolate, strong bitter licorice, roastiness and hints of vanilla. Light carbonation and very thick and oily palate. Flavor lives up to the aroma. Fat and rich. Medium sweet with slightly stronger bitterness. Aftertaste is sweetish with vanilla - and some Coconut. Good one.

3.8
Desverger (12540) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2017
[email protected], Copenhagen (06/08/2017) - pours black with a tan head. Roasted and sweet malty with opulent chocolate, caramel and toffee sweetness, hoppy backing, coffee prevalence, vanilla and coconut coalesce into the finish.

3.6
gam (4037) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 3, 2017
Medium head black pour soft carbonation aromas coconut chocolate caramel cocoa the flavours cocoa dried fruit chocolate cinnamon ash coconut bitter taste dry note at the aftertaste little disappointing

4
gunnfryd (15176) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 2, 2017
KØLF 050517. Black color with a tan head. Aroma is cocos, roasted malt, chocolate. Flavor is cocos, roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, licorice, caramel. Full body. Nice beer.

3.5
Defreni (3286) - Husum, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2017
Flaske: Super mærkelig egentlig lækker øl. Duften er i særklasse god med sødlig let brændt nærmest portvin. Udseendet er let mudret. Smagen er igen lækker men ikke så god. Lidt astringent. Dette bevirker at mundfylden ikke er i top.

4
MelvinKalksma (1679) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2017
Aroma: 7
Medium aroma of malts, caramel, vanilla, coconut, chocolate, roasted malts and coffee.

Appearance: 5
Opaque black beer with a slight brown head.

Taste/Palate: 8/4
Starts medium/heavy sweet with malts, caramel, vanilla, coconut and chocolate; ends slightly bitter and dry with roasted malts and coffee.

Overall: 16
This beer is intense, complex and balanced. Not a lot of coconut, but that might be because this beer is very roasted. Perfect appearance and a great palate as well, but the aroma coule have been stronger.

3.5
sebletitje (10282) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2017
Bouteille 50cl. Brune foncée, col épais café au lait. Arôme de malt grillé, crystal, nez houblonné tirant sur les agrumes, point de fruit noir et léger noix de coco en rétro. Palais oscille entre la combinaison du malt grillé sur touche de café et des pointes de noix de coco ajoutant une légère douceur. Amertume d’agrumes, houblonné sur des houblons type C presque sur un effet de black IPA avec un rendu plus épais venant de l’avoine. Retrouve aussi le côté malté virant sur les fruits noir plus caractéristiques de porter impérial.

3.7
gyllenbock (9711) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2017
On tap at Taproom, CPH. Black with a small head. Sweetish with dark malt, chocolate, some hints of cocoa and coffee. The body was almost full. A pleasant one.

3.8
nordic (654) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 28, 2017
Bottle. Dark, almost black. Aroma: roasted. Taste: bitter-sweetish, coffee, coconut. Full body.


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