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Hr. Frederiksen - Amager Bryghus

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Hr. FrederiksenHr. Frederiksen

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

172 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 172
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 8.07%
Wants: 17
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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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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cjgator3

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

16.9oz bottle

A- Poured into a snifter. Pours a dark black color with a tan head that leaves a good amount of lacing. 

S- The aroma is fantastic. The malts are dark and roasted with a lot of chocolate in the aroma as well. 

T- The taste like the aroma starts out with the dark roasted malts. Some sweet chocolate flavors start to come in around the middle. Finally the finish features a good amount of bitter chocolate flavors. Very nice progression of flavors from beginning to end.

M- The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation. The body is a little thinner than expected.

D- Overall, this is a really tasty Imperial Stout that is very drinkable considering the high ABV. Definitely worth a try!

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2009 03:28:45 | More by cjgator3
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aztraz

Sweden

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-29-2012 22:37:37 | More by aztraz
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a huge dark brown color ahead with good retention and great lacing. Aroma of roasted malt with some well balanced sweet malt with notes of black chocolate. Taste is well balanced with great notes of creamy black chocolates and roasted malt. Hops don't play much of a role but body texture is creamy and well crafted with good carbonation and no signs of alcohol. Very well made overall but I was expecting more character based on previous rating.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2009 03:18:37 | More by Phyl21ca
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-19-2012 05:04:54 | More by ygtbsm94
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TMoney2591

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a snifter at Local Option.

Finally getting around to trying this stuff, mostly because I just wanted to hang around the Option a bit longer. Whatever works, right? Anyway, this stuff pours a straight onyx topped by a finger of sandstone foam. The nose comprises roasted malts, coffee, light earthy greens, and a touch of anise. The taste brings in more of the same, though that hint of anise is now clearly a hint of licorice. The body is a hefty medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a nearly chewy feel. Overall, a solid stout, a dense beast of roast that you'd expect from our Scandinavian friends.

Serving type: on-tap

08-28-2012 21:43:47 | More by TMoney2591
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sd123

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-08-2013 01:46:48 | More by cadaugherty
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-15-2012 18:26:06 | More by Kahlerbock
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brystmar

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.2%

10-17-2012 05:02:32 | More by brystmar
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polishkaz

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.2%

04-17-2012 18:48:37 | More by polishkaz
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-12-2013 20:11:27 | More by spycow
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Davihaw

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.2%

03-10-2013 22:54:45 | More by Davihaw
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wrightst

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Phyl21ca for this bottle

Well I liked this RIS a lot but something kept me from ranking it in my top tier and as I sipped the jet black brew it occured to me that the beer is almost too full of flavour with some sharp notes on the finish( maybe a few years in the cellar would soften it). The best Impys are big complex but also smooth and luscious. This beer had all the right notes but lacked some of the true melding of flavours that really make this style amazing

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2009 16:25:46 | More by canucklehead
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -2.2%

03-11-2013 22:36:03 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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whartontallboy

New York

4/5  rDev -2.2%

12-30-2011 17:50:32 | More by whartontallboy
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mdfb79

New York

4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a local DC tasting.

a - Pours a dark brown color with half an inch of tan head and light carbonation.

s - Smells of whiskey, chocolate, coffee, and roasted malts.

t - Tastes of roasted malts, chocolate, dark fruits, and vanilla.

m - Medium body and low carbonation.

d - A nice RIS; some nice chocolate and roasted malts, would have again.

RE-REVIEWING. Original score was 4/3.5/4/4/4

Second tasting from 03/19/11. Thanks to Brad for sharing one. Bottle is from batch 5 with a "drink by 05 2010" label on it, bottle number 396 of 400.

a - Pours a dark brown color with one inch of tan head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of smoke, roasted malts, vanilla, chocolate, and burnt malts.

t - Tastes of roasted malts, bitter chocolate, coffee, smoke, and alcohol. Slightly bitter from the coffee.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation.

d - A nice smoked beer. I enjoyed it but ntohing in it blew me away. Would have again.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2010 04:27:40 | More by mdfb79
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drpimento

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mmmm, dark and rich like my daddy. Poured at a good temperature with an average size, foamy, tan head that soon settles and some lace. Color is a clear, very dark, almost opaque black red. Aroma is roast, dark ripe fruit, malt, cocoa. Flavor's like nose, sweet on top, followed by bitter. Body is very rich with som bitter high points. Finish is like flavor, long, and very boozy.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2012 00:37:27 | More by drpimento
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-20-2011 05:20:06 | More by JAHMUR
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superjose

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.2%

03-05-2012 03:33:36 | More by superjose
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stephensinner

Missouri

4/5  rDev -2.2%

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

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2.2%

12-19-2013 02:02:43 | More by pfcorsar
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kalthaus223

Iowa

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-26-2014 23:30:03 | More by kalthaus223
Hr. Frederiksen from Amager Bryghus
91 out of 100 based on 172 ratings.