Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: Foreign Stout
Kastrup, Denmark


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RATINGS: 235   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
Danish: Tilbage i maj 2010 havde vi her p Amager Bryghus besg af en mand, som ved frste jekast kunne ligne Frank Zappas barnebarn - eller mske 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 p byens frende bryggeri Goose Island, og kontakten til ham opstod, da vi tidligere p ret deltog i World Beer Cup i netop Chicago. Dengang spurgte vi John, om ikke han havde lyst til at brygge l p Amager, som jo sdan lidt er Danmarks svar p Chicago oh well, nsten John fik helt frie hnder og kom op med noget s sjldent som en letrget Rugstout derved var Amager RyeKing fdt.
I glasset str 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 vre tung, mens rgen aldrig bliver overdvende, men i stedet tilfjer et lille pikant strejf. Bitterheden er tr og kontant og kommer fra bde 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 vre liges, nr du har smagt Amager RyeKing!
Brygget af: 8 malte, havregryn, 2 humler, amerikansk overgr og det gode Amar-vand.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rune (11723) - Troms, NORWAY - OCT 28, 2012
500ml bottle, batch 426, via Gaute. Pours a big, tan-coloured, bubbly head covering a more or less jet black body. Inviting aroma of cocoa malts with bread and hints of anise. Cocoa, roast, and coffee beans in flavour reinforced by dusty hops and followed by a lingering and smooth malt bitter ending. Full bodied. Sits just right (at home in Troms, 27.10.2012).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (17589) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle. Huge creamy head with excellent duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roadt malt, chocolate, coffee, smoke, caramel notes and hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marduk (6876) - Reval, ESTONIA - OCT 17, 2012
Bottle @ SBWF 2012. Very dark brown almost black color. Coffee, whiskey, oak in aroma. Malts, coffee, creamy, milky, sweet, oak in flavor. Very smooth to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daje (4209) - NORWAY - OCT 17, 2012
Bottle from Kihoskh, enjoyed september 15th 2012. Black bodied beer with a foamy light brown head. Malty aroma with roast, light smoke, rye, chocolate and prunes. Lovely. Taste is also pretty malty, with chocolate, coffee, honey. Bitterness is pretty good and is in no hurry to leave the party. The bitterness combined with a taste of dark bread and cocoa makes a great aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (15106) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 16, 2012
Bottle (SBWF2012)
Lovely rich aroma, bready and with a fair bit of coffee too. Lovely mellow palate, smooth but not too sticky or sweet. Great full taste, mellow but rich roast. Coffee and a bit of cream. Delicious finish - more of the roasty highlights from the taste. Full. Coffee. Yum!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Melker (254) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 13, 2012
Bottle. So the beer is black and the head is big and light brown. Theres not that much smell to it but i definitely get milk chocholate, roasted malt, coffee and some vanilla. Tastes sooooo smooth! Dark, bitter chocholate and roasted, sweet malts. Nice bitter aftertaste. To me this was perfectly corbonated and the body and texture were nice and mellow.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Uhlen (251) - Trondheim, NORWAY - OCT 6, 2012
Dark brown/black beer with a big brown head that quickly disappears and leaves alot of lacing. Smoky and sweet aroma. Good malty flavour, with the same smoky character as in the aroma. Also some wood in there, maybe its the rye Im getting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yiannnos (1254) - , CYPRUS - OCT 1, 2012
Bottle @ SBWF12. Black colour, dark roasted malts, coffee, and chocolate. very nicely done.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (8663) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 23, 2012
50 cl. bottle sampled thx. to Sebletitje. As was stated at the table this was awesome because the bottle has an american flag on it, also a Viking. Apparently this is a collaboration with Goose Island which sort of explains the american flag, also why it is significantly better than what I would expect from Amager. I have absolutely no idea what the text on the label means since it is in Danish but it looks pretty damn random, mentioning among other things, the man known now as Snoop Lion, Frank Zappa and 22 %. I assume now that they are mentioning people born in Chicago. Pours old school black with a patchy tanned head. Nose is yummy sweet combination of mocha, rye and spices, some chocolate and lightly hoppy. Taste is a light roast with oodles of yummy sweet mocha, light coffee, some light complimenting hops, tad molasses, on the lighter side of bitter finish, some rye structure and tad flavour build into it, small hint of vinous, tad dark fruits with a medium, smooth body. This is the good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sebletitje (9635) - Enghien, BELGIUM - SEP 23, 2012
50cl bottle via trade with rlgk, thanks Ronny. Batch#426, BB 03/2015. Brune fonce, col moka crmeux. Arme est malt grill-caramel et torrfi, sur ce bouquet trs agrable de seigle laissant une pointe pice. Se complte avec un nez lger dagrumes houblonnes. Le tout reste domin par le malt. Palais alterne houblonn et un palais solide malt entre caf, grill avec ce fini grains/seigle donnant une rondeur en bouche le tout sur ce profile pic du mme seigle. Fin de bouche prsente une fine amertume houblonn dans les agrumes. Au final, une belle surprise, pour moi plus une sorte de Black IPA que un stout.

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