Amager / Surly Todd - The Axe Man

Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Kastrup, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 379   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
English: For quite some time the Amager crew has been discussing this question: which person is the most rocknroll in the whole craft beer world - is it Barnaby Struve of Three Floyds or is it Todd Haug of Surly Brewing? In the end it wasnt really all that difficult to decide since only Todd has played for Laura Dern in a David Lynch movie (yeah, Nicolas Cage was in that same movie, but since when did he count?) AND Todd plays the guitar in both a speed metal band and a stoner band. Add to that that Todd and his wife Linda are some of the nicest people to hang out with. So Todd, heres to you: "Todd - The Axe Man" - a potent IPA loaded with fresh American aroma hops on a base of rich Golden Promise malt, Surlys signature malt. Raise a glass to Todd, world class brewer - and master of the axe! Bonus facts about Todd: yes, he DID actually have a perm in his younger days (his wife confirms) and he does indeed love cats an awful lot.

Ingredienser: Vand. Malt: Golden Promise. Humle: Herkules, Citra, Mosaic. Gr: US-ale

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlf (400) - DENMARK - NOV 28, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2016 From Amager Bryghus; pours hazy golden orange with big white head; aroma is citric hoppy, fruity, some hoppy tang; taste is sweet fruity, citric, tropical fruits, slightly spicy, medium bitter dry grapefruit finish with some spice; thin refreshing body, creamy slightly oily mouthfeel with medium carbonation; very nice and very juicy

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
josanguapo (1309) - SPAIN - NOV 25, 2016
From Cervezalandia. In Teku glass. Watching Los Sorpano 5x02. Great mixture between soft citrus and tropical fruits, one of those brews that gives pity to end. But it is very drinkable!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
romanstep (370) - Warszawa, POLAND - NOV 25, 2016
W nosie intensywnie, bardzo owocowo, dominuje marakuja na zmianę ze słodkimi cytrusami, na drugim planie aromaty młodego lasu sosnowego. Barwa jasnego złota, średnie zmętnienie, piana nie za wysoka, ale gęsta o drobnych ziarnach. W smaku poezja, bardzo soczyste i owocowe, marakuja, grapefruit, ananas, brzoskwinia, wręcz sałatka z tropikalnych owocw, w tle jakby lekkie nuty saisonowe. Goryczka średnia, grapefruitowa, wyraźna i krtka. Tak powinna smakować IPA, klasa, szacun, good job. Butelka do 04/2017

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
buddybutch (72) - Nantes, FRANCE - NOV 24, 2016
Bottle of 50cl. Pours light yellow, medium white head. Strong fruity, grapefruit, citrus aroma. Medium bitter. Medium to heavy sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Korcz (1710) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 12, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ValpoSpartan (1) - Indiana, USA - NOV 4, 2016 does not count
The best new IPA Ive tried in the past few years. It was a homerun for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mortlach (2103) - Rome, ITALY - OCT 24, 2016
On tap @So Good (Rome). Pours amber with a little white head. Aroma if fruity, apple, malt, oxidation. Flavour is flat, malty, fruity, medium sweet with a little bitterness. Medium body, light carbonation. It was not in a great condition. Sorry...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (18349) - Kln (Cologne), GERMANY - OCT 14, 2016
Fruchtiger, herb rauchiger Beginn mit geringer Se. Spritzig, die Hopfigkeit ist richtig dosiert die Rauchnoten groteils hintergrndig. Geringe Wrzigkeit. Sehr sffig. 12/10/11/11//12

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
FraekkeFyr87 (444) - - OCT 9, 2016
The aroma is full of hops, citrus, lime, pine, mango, pineapple, passionfruit and peaches. The color is murky and peach-y. The taste is full of hops, pine, lime, citrus, mango, pineapple, passionfruit, peaches, apricot, mandarin and tangerine. A nice beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adasko (2038) - Poznan, POLAND - OCT 7, 2016
Super hazy, yellow color. Nice but very non-persistant head. Aroma surprisingly is full of passionfruit. Some orange and mango in the back. Very fruity, juicy in the nose. Same in taste in the beginning. A lot of passionfruit, which even gives a feeling of sulfor. Then in the end it has some flower notes, more calm and polite. Its super dry all the way to the aftertaste where bitterness punches in the mouth. Medium body, very drinkable, even a bit refreshing, and still its so full of flavours. Awesome beer.

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