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Hr. Frederiksen - Amager Bryghus

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Hr. FrederiksenHr. Frederiksen

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

176 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 176
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 7.82%
Wants: 17
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Amager Bryghus visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-08-2008)
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Reviews by Nickls:
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Nickls

District of Columbia

4.28/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours with a thick, half-finger of dark tan head; almost coal black color that is deep and totally dense.

Aroma pretty powerful, and can pick up on the roasted qualities show up prior to even bringing the glass close to my nose; fresh coffee; bittersweet chocolate and a burnt roastiness as well. Taste follows the aroma quite well, and the alcohol doesn't rear up in the aroma or the flavor, but is hugely warming on the back of the throat. Deep roastiness is the key here in terms of flavor, some dark chocolate without much sweetness, very tasty. MF is medium, and almost feels a bit too thin to support the weight of flavors coming across; vibrant carbonation. Definitely an enjoyable sipping brew, warming, tasty, and a damn fine example of the style. Very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2010 19:23:11 | More by Nickls
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brewskifan55

Mississippi

4.24/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the Avenue Pub, NOLA

A: Obsidian black. A tight tan head with great retention. Curtain-y lacing.

S: Intense. Coffee, vanilla, chocolate and strong bourbon.

T: Damn! Sip and be awed. The coffee rolls in, then vanilla and chocolate pervade, followed by a wallop of bourbon. This is a commanding stout, that begs to be savored. Robust and rich.

M: Medium to heavy with medium carbonation.

O: Glad I got to try this one. One of the better RIS's I've had. Amager kicks ass .

Serving type: on-tap

07-28-2014 15:18:15 | More by brewskifan55
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-14-2014 14:53:30 | More by DrBier
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facesnorth

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-14-2014 03:33:37 | More by facesnorth
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kwkdmk

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-13-2014 00:06:53 | More by kwkdmk
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sd123

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-29-2014 03:30:24 | More by sd123
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kalthaus223

Iowa

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-26-2014 23:30:03 | More by kalthaus223
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Nat1975

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

06-17-2014 04:59:04 | More by Nat1975
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wrightst

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-02-2014 01:14:05 | More by wrightst
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afsdan

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

05-22-2014 18:37:14 | More by afsdan
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navband

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10%

04-03-2014 03:29:20 | More by navband
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brpendergast85

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -2.2%

03-25-2014 04:38:10 | More by brpendergast85
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.99/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

just more proof that we dont need a barrel or vanilla beans to make a massive and truly mellow and delicious imperial stout. this is classic, but a little different than the american ones, tons of body but not with all the sappy sugary texture. i love that, its almost dry in the end, dark chocolate and chocolate malt team up with maybe even some dark wheat for a really interesting flavor and ingredient profile that is distinct to this beer. after trying the mikkeller collaborations, i had to have this. it almost has a coffee flavor on the front end, but there is also very little bitterness. just grain done right, and i admire the seemingly simplistic nature of this beer, as well as its well hidden alcohol content and its price point. full bodied but not sticky and palate coating, different in that way. i wish for perhaps just a bit more carbonation, or at least carbonation retention, it seems flat after just a few minutes. opens up with temperature, this is a beer for a big wide snifter and a couple of lazy yet contemplative hours.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2014 04:12:11 | More by StonedTrippin
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Poupae

Thailand

4.5/5  rDev +10%

03-04-2014 13:23:57 | More by Poupae
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ToddHolder

Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at Global Brew. Hefty aromas of dark chocolate, vanilla, roasted malt. Poured jet black with a thick tan head, some retention and good lacing. Deep, rich flavors-chocolate, coffee, roasted malt. Smooth on the palate. Long finish. Really nice stout.

Serving type: on-tap

02-28-2014 15:41:54 | More by ToddHolder
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beergoot

Colorado

3.9/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Coal-black body with a rich, foamy, thick, light tan head. Roasted and charred grains, anise, tobacco, bitter chocolate and cocoa all wrapped up loosely together within the aroma. Rich malt sweetness emphasizing the highlights alluded to and reinforcing the characters noted in the smell. Heavy bodied; semi-sweet/dry finish.

Depth and nuanced aroma and flavor notes swirl about with this big beer. It really dances on the edge of decadence, perhaps not quite getting there, but good enough for me. Not quite at the 'world class' level for me, but without a doubt, luscious and sumptuous in all its dark glory.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2014 02:35:38 | More by beergoot
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.95/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

500 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Black, but opaque at the edges. Khaki head. Big discrete bubbles.

Smell - Heavily roasted malt, pushing burnt. Dark coffee. Some grassy aromas. Dark fruits and licorice.

Taste - Intense dark roasted malt. Bitter chocolate and coffee. Hop bitterness in the back end. Some lactose, maybe? Lends a creaminess.

Mouthfeel - Well carbonated and nicely bittered. The lactose lingers, though.

Overall - The lactose smooths it out, but I don't like the flavors it adds. Otherwise, really nice.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 19:48:30 | More by Alieniloquium
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vermilcj

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

01-30-2014 06:34:18 | More by vermilcj
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stephensinner

Missouri

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-13-2014 13:48:37 | More by stephensinner
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Bandi

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

01-01-2014 04:55:32 | More by Bandi
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metter98

New York

3.96/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a quarter finger high dark tan that quickly transitioned to lots of bubbles covering the surface and eventually only a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate chocolate malts, roasted malts and licorice are present in the nose.
T: The taste has initial flavors of licorice with strong notes of roasted malts that are most prominent towards the finish and linger through the aftertaste along with a light to moderate amount of bitterness. No alcohol is perceptible. Hints of chocolate malts become noticeable as the beer warms up.
M: It feels medium- to full-bodied and a little thin on the palate with a low to moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is quite easy to drink considering its strength because the alcohol is well hidden from the taste. It seemed like the taste might have tasted a little more complex if it had a little more carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2014 04:55:31 | More by metter98
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smithj4

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

01-01-2014 04:53:36 | More by smithj4
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

12-27-2013 01:41:36 | More by WillCarrera
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Tone

Missouri

4.4/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a black color. 1/2 inch head of a tan color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of alcohol, sweet malt, roasted malt, hint of cherry, hint of chocolate, hint of hops, and a hint of wood. Fits the style of a Russian Imperial Stout. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of roasted malt, sweet malt, alcohol, hint of hop, hint of coffee, hint of chocolate, and a hint of wood. Overall, good appearance, blend, body, and complexity.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2013 21:28:46 | More by Tone
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pfcorsar

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2.2%

12-19-2013 02:02:43 | More by pfcorsar
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Hr. Frederiksen from Amager Bryghus
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