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Hr. Frederiksen - Amager Bryghus

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Hr. FrederiksenHr. Frederiksen

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

205 Ratings
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Ratings: 205
Reviews: 108
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 7.82%
Wants: 16
Gots: 14 | FT: 3
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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Photo of Digimaika2
3.96/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

(3.75) A: Pitch black with a sizeable mocha coloured head that recedes quickly to a ring.

(3.75) S: Dark chocolate, dark roasted coffee, caramel, dates, figs, plums, and cherries. The chocolate is bold upfront and rich but other aromas aren’t quite as potent as I was hoping for and require a bit of digging for me. There is a nice herbal aroma to this.

(4.0) T: Similar to aroma – herbal bitterness (anise-like) with a very malty taste. Again, dark chocolate is forefront with harmonizing sticky dark fruits and dried figs and dates. There is a nice caramel quality here but this leans to the bitter and dry side. Alcohol is considerably well hidden.

(4.25) M: Full bodied with moderate carbonation. Incredibly rich, creamy and sticky. Excellent.

(4.0) D: This is a very good imperial stout. The dark chocolate and herbal bitterness complement each other very well.

Digimaika2, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of spinrsx
4.14/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

500ml Bottle from the Ottawa LCBO for $7

Appearance - Dark brown colour with an average size frothy beige head. I can't make out the amount of carbonation showing and there is some fair lacing. The head lasted for over 5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, chocolate, coffee, vanilla, hops

Taste & Mouth - There is a below amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, chocolate, and coffee. There is also some vanilla, hops, and a bit of a dark fruit flavour.

Overall - The fruity notes remind me a bit of a baltic port, and the hops give it a american black ale kind of taste. A little something from everyone with this beer. It's amazing how well hidden the booze is too. It has a pretty well balanced flavour and it is very drinkable. Pricey but worth it.

spinrsx, Yesterday at 01:34 AM
Photo of kevinlater
4.45/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle poured into my trusty brandy snifter glass. best before july 2019, enjoyed on october 19, 2014

a: black as night with about half a finger of light brown- or tan-hued head. all high-abv stouts look the same man. but i love it. so 4.5 it is

s: my face isn't anywhere near the glass but i can smell notes of chocolate. taking a proper sniff with my nose in the glass, this beer is just hugely rich. massive caramel and dark chocolate right away. slight, non-invasive hints of alcohol. burnt/roasted malts and licorice as well

t: roasted malt, cocoa/dark chocolate, and caramel in the front. licorice and prune-like dark fruits follow. piney, earthy, slightly citrus-fruity moderate hop bitterness in the middle along with some coffee notes. finishes moderately dry and woody with a bit of an alcohol bite, which all work together to help keep the decadence on a leash

m: medium-to-full body with mild carbonation. slightly sticky

o: an indulgent, rich, and delicious imperial stout

kevinlater, Sunday at 08:37 PM
Photo of SuperMartino
4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

SuperMartino, Saturday at 05:44 AM
Photo of russwilliam
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

russwilliam, Saturday at 05:41 AM
Photo of primevil2
4.5/5  rDev +10%

primevil2, Thursday at 03:44 AM
Photo of darcyk
3/5  rDev -26.7%

darcyk, Wednesday at 10:21 PM
Photo of Bf_89
4.32/5  rDev +5.6%

Bf_89, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of RedAleMan
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

RedAleMan, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of DaveBar
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Purchased at the LCBO for $7.20 500ml bottle. Served at 10deg C in a challis

A- 4.25- Opens well pouring no head but a nice film. VERY dark

S-- 4.25 Roasted malt galore. What a nice blend. Rather hot right now. Hope it cools.

T- 4.0- A but hot. Nice roasted malt and chocolate. Bitter. Decent chocolate

M- 4.0- Ok. Bit chalky.

O- 4.08- This is a nice one. Bought many for the cellar.

Food Pairing

This nice little stout went well with..... Beef Stew

Enjoy!

DaveBar, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of jrenihan
4/5  rDev -2.2%

jrenihan, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of DenisKolkin
4.28/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

500 ml bottle purchased for about $7.20 CDN from the LCBO. Served fairly cool into a pint glass.

Appearance - dark, dark brown nearly black. Opaque and murky, with nearly a finger of light brown coloured head. Tremendous lacing slicks to the glass leaving a thin coating and a multitude of patterns. Head retention isn't spectacular, but the head settles into some wispy froth that does stick around for the duration.

Smell - quite roasty, chocolate and coffee come to mind with a extra dose of vanilla. Subdued yet aromatic, there are no off smells here at all. Very inviting.

Taste - once sip, and its defcon five in the mouth with the excitement of the flavours. Roasty dark chocolate with a trace of coffee starts things off, then transition to a bourbon soaked vanilla flavor, before capping things off with some leather and oak like flavors. Bitterness is persistent but not overdone. One of the best.

Mouthfeel - creamier than creamy this is a wonderfully filling and extraordinarily smooth beer. Moderate finish, behind the obviously substantial body and the carbonation is thee but barely noticeable with the thick tongue coating creaminess of the whole thing.

Overall - wow, truly one of my three or four favourite stouts I've ever had, wonderfully filling a decadent with intense flavours, but every sip just leaves you coming back for more. Definitely worth a buy and I will pick up another, if I can find it, even given the fairly steep price.

DenisKolkin, Oct 07, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev -4.2%

andrenaline, Oct 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

irishkyle21, Oct 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Mr_Hoptimistic, Oct 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

WillAndSarah, Sep 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Cramshawbar, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

yancot, Sep 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

AugustusRex, Sep 22, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +1.5%

valianes, Sep 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

killcore, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +10%

Real fruity aromas with some sweet malt mixed in.
Pours pitch black – starts with a 1" foamy tan head and dissipates to a thick foam.
Malty palate with a big chocolate flavor accented with dark unsweetened chocolate bitterness and a touch of roast.
Low carbonation yet creamy and chewy with a little dry astringency on the finish.

pat61, Sep 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Marius, Sep 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

devilfluff, Sep 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

dcmchew, Aug 28, 2014
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Hr. Frederiksen from Amager Bryghus
91 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.