1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Hr. Frederiksen - Amager Bryghus

Not Rated.
Hr. FrederiksenHr. Frederiksen

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

175 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 175
Reviews: 101
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)
View: Beers (54) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 175 | Reviews: 101 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by glid02:
Photo of glid02
glid02

Georgia

4.05/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle purchased from Green’s on Ponce in Atlanta.

Pours black with a small light brown head that leaves decent lacing.

Smells of sweet molasses backed by good amounts of roasted malts. Also present are very slight hints of anise and sweet dark chocolate.

Tastes similar to how it smells. Equal parts roasted malts and dark molasses up front are joined quickly by hints of anise. Midway through very slight hints of dark chocolate come into play, fading out into a moderately sweet ending. Mouthfeel is very good, with grainy carbonation.

Overall this was certainly on the sweeter side of stouts I’ve had from Amager, and I have to admit I prefer the drier ones they produce. Still, this is certainly their biggest offering and it’s one that’s still worth a shot.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2011 02:10:12 | More by glid02
More User Reviews:
Photo of DrBier
DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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

Iowa

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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

Thailand

4.5/5  rDev +10%

03-04-2014 13:23:57 | More by Poupae
Photo of ToddHolder
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
Photo of beergoot
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
Photo of Alieniloquium
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
Photo of vermilcj
vermilcj

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Missouri

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

01-01-2014 04:55:32 | More by Bandi
Photo of metter98
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
Photo of smithj4
smithj4

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2.2%

12-19-2013 02:02:43 | More by pfcorsar
Photo of KFBR392
KFBR392

Illinois

3.76/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: pours with a light to medium body. Finger of head on the pour and had a thin layer of lacing on the edges of the glass while drinking. Low active carbonation in the glass while drinking.

Smell: Coffee and big potent hops jump out right away. Definitely a sweet malt character with a light roasted character to it. So hop forward though, reminds me a lot of Founders Imperial Stout.

Taste: Mossy, oaky, hop front attacks the palate immediately. Slight medicinal, synthetic malt character. Earthy hops continue to tingle throughout drinking. Light roasted coffee malt flavor. Palate is saturated and exhausted by this brew.

Mouthfeel: heavy and challenging for the palate. Strong hop character rides throughout.

Overall: Definitely hit it with trying to create an American stout. Huge hop profile with medium to light malt character. Mossy earthiness rides throughout..

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2013 00:18:12 | More by KFBR392
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Hr. Frederiksen from Amager Bryghus
91 out of 100 based on 175 ratings.