Amager / Goose Island RyeKing

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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: Foreign Stout
Kastrup, Denmark

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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Tilbage i maj 2010 havde vi her på Amager Bryghus besøg af en mand, som ved første øjekast kunne ligne Frank Zappas barnebarn - eller måske en ukendt lillebror til Snoop Dogg. Men navnet var dog ikke hverken Zappa eller Snoop men derimod Laffler, Mr. John Laffler fra Chicago, Illinois. John er til daglig brygger på byens førende bryggeri Goose Island, og kontakten til ham opstod, da vi tidligere på året deltog i World Beer Cup i netop Chicago. Dengang spurgte vi John, om ikke han havde lyst til at brygge øl på Amager, som jo sådan lidt er Danmarks svar på Chicago – oh well, næsten… John fik helt frie hænder og kom op med noget så sjældent som en letrøget Rugstout – derved var Amager RyeKing født.
I glasset står Amager RyeKing sort som beg med et lysebrunt skum. Hele 22% af malten stammer fra rug, og vi vil godt garantere, at det kan smages. RyeKing har en fantastisk robusthed uden nogensinde at være tung, mens røgen aldrig bliver overdøvende, men i stedet tilføjer et lille pikant strejf. Bitterheden er tør og kontant og kommer fra både de ristede malte og fra Northern Brewer humlen. Vi er ret godt tilfredse med dette transatlantiske samarbejde, og er ikke et sekund i tvivl om, at du vil være ligeså, når du har smagt Amager RyeKing!
Brygget af: 8 malte, havregryn, 2 humler, amerikansk overgær og det gode Amar-vand.

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4.2
90 (419) - BELGIUM - APR 23, 2017
Very nice. Coffee, a bit of sweetness: Molasses in the back. Very well balanced. Nice carbonation. Toasted. Chocolate and toasted nuts.

4.2
RickFifty (1238) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - MAR 27, 2017
Black color, brown head. Coffee nose, dried fruit, nuts, licorice, roasted malt, burnt sugar. Sweet licorice taste, roasted malt, bread, coffee, peppery notes, bitter finish, well balanced. Full body, soft carbonation, oily texture.

3.3
weihenweizen (3751) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAR 23, 2017
Refrigerated brown bomber poured into a glass. Black with medium light brown head. Aroma is medium body, medium carbonation, and thick small-bubble lacing. Taste is big roasted malt, soy sauce, coffee, some spicy rye, and some a little dark chocolate.

4.5
lello4ever (967) - ITALY - MAR 19, 2017
Eccellente stout dal colore nero con bella schiuma sottile marrone. Al naso potente esplode di caffè, malto tostato, cioccolato. La bevuta scorre bene, corpo leggero e beverina, fosse stata più cremosa sarebbe stata clamorosa. Morbida, con tostatura, caffè e cioccolato che accompagnano fino alla fine. Chiude appena amara in ottimo equilibrio. Carbonazione bassa.

4.2
AnG_BrgNor (700) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2017
Bottle. Black with nice lasting foam. Aroma is licorice, coffee and roasted. Taste is dominated by rye, but includes licorice, coffee, dark chocolate and some alcohol (but not much at all). Very nice full body. A quality brew!

4.1
charlotte (5357) - rødovre, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2017
Bottle.Black colour with medium beige head.Aroma is roasted and malty with taste of dark chocolate and coffee,good full body and hint of dark dried fruits and toasted caramel.

4
Vells (1833) - Rīga, LATVIA - FEB 3, 2017
Would love to taste imperial version of this, but anyways, its awesome. Moderate roasted malts, some bread aspect, dark choco, light berry like kick, light smoked. Moderate to ligth sweetness, moderate bitterness. Like it

3.9
rumore (491) - Rimini, ITALY - JAN 27, 2017
From the tap, at FOB, Rimini, Italy. Pours black with coffee-like foam. Aroma is coffee, hazelnut. Body is medium, with some stickiness. Taste is moderate in both sweetness and bitterness. Nice balance. Finish is persistent and pleasant.

4.1
ABS (1051) - Stokke, NORWAY - JAN 25, 2017
Bottle from Vinmonopolet’s BU. Pours close to black, with a tiny, almost non existing, brown head. Roasted malt and coffee flavour, toast, bitter herbs, pine, hints of dark fruit and very dark chocolate. Extremely bitter aftertaste. Full, thick body. Surprisingly high carbonation. Very good, maybe a tiny bit too bitter.

3.8
c0fein (646) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 7, 2017
500ml bottle from Boxbeers.com - Batch: 1465 BBE: 11/2019.

Black colour with a dark brown head. Burned coffee, hoppy, liquorice, good drinkability. Nice one!


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