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%
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 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 (9350) - 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 (9951) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marsiblursi (3076) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2012
(Bottle) Pours black with a large and creamy brown head. The aroma holds minty, spicy, bready rye and dark chocolaty, cocoa-driven and tary roast up front with undertones of smoked meet, wet asphalt, wet stone, black berries, green hops, citrus peel, raisins, dates, figs, cold coffee, earth, tobacco, chilly oil, green bell pepper and nougat. The nose is clean and fairly intense. The flavour is light sweet, near medium bitter and tiny acidic with notes of balanced roast, friendly yet fresh hops, minty/bready rye and complex earthy notes of tobacco and dark fruits. The mouthfeel is round, smooth and velvety with a tiny tartness. Soft, tiny crisp carbonation. Clean and well balanced finish. Medium to full bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (15301) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2012
50cl bottle bought at systembolaget Passagen, Stockholm, shared with Dutchdrebus and Joes. Opaque pitch black color, medium sized brown head that doesnt really last. Smell malts, chocolate malts, roasted malts, a hint of smoke, earth, bitterness, chocolate, moccha and slightly burned. Taste malts, chocolate malts, chocolate, moccha, bitter, roasty, hops. Very nice. Medium carbonation, medium body though slightly thinner texture than expected.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DutchDrebus (5869) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2012
Bottle thx to benzai. Pitch black colour with a very nice tanned, light brown head. Smells chocolate milk, sweet, deep.. Perfect! Tastes dark chocolate, roasty, deep, bitter. The aftertaste is what makes this beer lovely. The initial taste is a bit flat and soft, but the aftertaste is amazing. Medium body, great carbo. Oh boy the aftertaste..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kryon (3460) - Hsselby, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2012
Pours very very nice. Dar dark brown with medium brown head. Aromas of rye, coffee, chocolate, tar, Creamy medium bodied palate. Nice sweet but still slihgtly bitter ending. Coffee, cocolate dominates. Very nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jacobwennbom (357) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 29, 2012
Pitch black. Brown head, not lasting. Niether nose nor taste is very aggressive. Sort of mild even. Balanced. There is sweet licorice, burnt malt as well as sort of yeasty sensation. Very good indeed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SirLimpsalot (4109) - SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2012
Lätt rökt doft med tydlig brända toner. Vätskan är tjock och krämig. Smaken är bränd, mustig, trivelige kaffetoner och en lång eftersmak. Mycket bra. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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