Amager Danish Beerhouse Barrel Aged Series Imperial Stout

Formerly brewed at Amager Bryghus
Style: Imperial Stout
Kastrup, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
Editor’s note: First in a series of barrel aged beers from Amager in cooperation with the beer importer- and distributor "Danish Beerhouse". Comes in 25cl bottles - 2200 produced.

Danish: Denne kraftige Imperial Stout er lagret 3 måneder på Whisky fade fra destilleriet Stranahans. Destilleriet som ligger i Denver, Colorado, USA, er det første micro destilleri i Colorado og omkring Rocky Mountains. Destilleriet ligger ved foden af The Rockies, og får deres råvarer fra bjergene. Vandet som kommer fra den sne der er på toppene om vinteren, filtreres gennem trækul for et fjerne alle urenheder, og bibeholder derfor alle dets smagsstoffer og mineraler. Alkohol: 11,5 %. Holdbarhed: 10 år. Bør nydes ved 10-12 grader C.

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Belgo's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Belgo (154) - Køge, - MAR 31, 2008
Thanks to Jacob and Morten at Amager Bryghus for opening this one. Black with a nice brown head. Roasted flavours of coffee and toffee mingles with the smoky sweet aroma of the whisky barrels and a whiff of hops. On the palate the roasted flavours are still there - this IS an Imperial Stout - but the mouthfeel is much more mellow and smooth than the ordinary Imperial Stout from Amager (which is anything but ordinary...). It finishes off sweet but not in a sugary kind of way - the aromas are sweet; vanilla and a hint of whisky (apricots, candied oranges, heather and smoke), but the mouthfeel is fairly dry. For a beer this size it has amazing drinkability. A great beer.

DroolYeast (1742) - Odder, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2017
Bottle from 2008, thanks to Klimaet. Aroma of port-like characters, oak, sweet malt, roasted malt, chocolate, light whisky smoke. Black with no head. Taste is moderate- malt bitter and light+ sweet. Full- body, oily feel, roasted malt finish.

Camons (13411) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2016
Bottle @ Tidens Farver, Aarhus. Pours black, no head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, little licorice, light oxidation, dark fruits, light bourbon, alcohol. Flavor is sweet, light bitter, malty, caramel, licorice, fruits, wood, bourbon, alcohol. Medium body, soft/flat carbonation, light warming finish. 191116

Hermod (8427) - Vantaa, FINLAND - SEP 2, 2016
25cl bottle @ Bar no 36, Helsinki.
Poured pitch black with a thin beige head.
Aroma has whisky notes, smoke, licorice.
Flavor has Bourbon, licorice, plums. Short finish though. Thin body for this abv though.

bursprak (3285) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2016
Sample @ Blåbær ’16, from bottle. Murky blackish pour with a small head. Notes of liquorice, cocoa, tar, ash, light smoke, some light oxidation, prunes, dark dried fruits and some sheep.

Klimaet (3061) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2016
Bottle from 2008 thanks to Vestergaard. Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Notes of oak, old malt, smoke, fudge, chocolate, ash.

Vestergaard (2091) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2016
Bottle in The Line for blåbær. Pitch, small brown head. Roasty aroma, light smoke, oak, bourbon. Tasty is sweet, smokey, roasty bitter. AVG carb, oily. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Koelschtrinker (21851) - K?ln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 1, 2016
Trocken würziger Antrunk, getreidig, etwas röstig, rund. Minimaler Alkohol, zum Ende flacher werdend. Gut. 9/10/11/11/9/11

AndySnow (8171) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2015
How: Bottle.

Where: At Amager Bryghus during RBESG 15. Thanks to Papsoe.

Appearance: Black colour with a beige head.

Aroma: Malt, alcohol, liquorice, spices, some wood.

Body: Full body, low carbonation.

Flavour: Liquorice, alcohol, wood, spices, vanilla, some chocolate.

Desverger (13195) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2015
[email protected], Day 3, Copenhagen - pours black with tan head. Dark roasted malty aroma and taste, with chocolate, some coffee, caramel, vanilla, some nice old bourbon infused wooden notes, good mouthfeel, nice brew!

Theydon_Bois (20933) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2015
Bottle split at Amager Brewery mini tasting, RBESG ’15 day 3, thanks to Papsoe, 22/08/15.
Pitch black with a decent tan swirl.
Nose is rich roast, soy sauce, tar, chocolate.
Taste comprises some oxidised notes, dark chocolate, fruit cake, soy sauce.
Medium + body, fine carbonation, light boost at the curtain call.
Decent enough fayre.

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