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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
THE BROS
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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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4/5  rDev -2.2%

zestar, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

mbeerdino21, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Root, Aug 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Corando, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of brewskifan55
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 .

brewskifan55, Jul 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

DrBier, Jul 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

facesnorth, Jul 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

kwkdmk, Jul 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

sd123, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

kalthaus223, Jun 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Nat1975, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

wrightst, Jun 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

afsdan, May 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

navband, Apr 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

brpendergast85, Mar 25, 2014
Photo of StonedTrippin
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.

StonedTrippin, Mar 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

Poupae, Mar 04, 2014
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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.

ToddHolder, Feb 28, 2014
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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.

beergoot, Feb 25, 2014
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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.

Alieniloquium, Feb 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

vermilcj, Jan 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

stephensinner, Jan 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Bandi, Jan 01, 2014
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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.

metter98, Jan 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

smithj4, Jan 01, 2014
Hr. Frederiksen from Amager Bryghus
91 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.