Hr. Frederiksen - Amager Bryghus
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3.25/5 rDev -20.5%
The pour is black in color with a tan head. Heavy on the ash, roasted malt, and coffee. Dark chocolate, hints of alcohol, and some cocoa. Minimal sweetness compared to the roast. Quite bitter and ashy, roast, char, and coffee. A bit of dark chocolate, molasses, and a touch of sweetness, but really not enough to make up for all the roast.
08-07-2012 18:03:55 | More by womencantsail
3.9/5 rDev -4.6%
I've had this bottle for more than a few months. Should have aged nicely.
Pours a pitch black with a thin brown head into my glass.
Alcoholic with a hint of cream and a dominant mass of coffee. Smells like a traditional RIS.
Yep. Alcohol still lingers (cor blimey!) but the roasted coffee is a treat to behold if you can find it with your taste buds. You'll even be treated to a dollop of cream and cocoa!
Mouthfeel is much the same. Lingering coffee and cocoa.
Could have used some more aging. Regardless, an interesting take on the style.
08-07-2012 03:26:19 | More by Brad007
4.25/5 rDev +3.9%
A black brown brew, a tan head that leaves loads of lacing, good curtains.
Smelling of toast, dark roasted coffee beans, dried peas and dark chocolate.
A sweet dark bread aroma, toast, sausages, dark dried fruits, dark espresso and cocoa beans.
Little carbonation, smooth, thick and sticky, a tremendous body.
A very rewarding RIS, much action, long sipping.
07-27-2012 20:33:27 | More by rarbring
4/5 rDev -2.2%
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.
07-21-2012 00:37:27 | More by drpimento
District of Columbia
4.25/5 rDev +3.9%
Tried next to the variants of this beer.
Pours a nice near black super dark brown with some bubbly lacing and ring of dark tan head.
Smell is a standard for RIS very roasty and has a molasses edge to it, lots of malt and dark fruit. The taste follows the smell, but adds lots more flavor like espresso, licorice and cocoa notes. Very solid RIS flavor, has layers of taste without any barrel aging and is very nice.
The feel is thinner than usual, ok carbonation and a little bitter roast at the finish. Overall a solid but unnoteworthy RIS.
07-14-2012 01:29:12 | More by Dreadnaught33
4.58/5 rDev +12%
A: Pitch black, medicinal in appearance. Great looking half finger head. Well done.
S: just a ton of malt supplemented by a nice roasted aroma. Coffee, chocolate. Sweet and great.
T: follows the nose, but with a hint of booze. Very sweet, but cut by a mellow coffee flavor and a hint of hops toward the back. The booze comes through about half way through and is quite agressive. Tasty.
M: thick but not too heavy. Drinks like a meal. Slightly bitter at the end and a tad dry.
O: outstanding. Agressive but not overpowering. Great flavor, great body. Give it a shot.
04-20-2012 00:10:58 | More by Infamous7100
4.08/5 rDev -0.2%
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Pitch black, darker creamy 1/2 finger head, nice lacing.
Toasty malt, mocha, bit of roast and coffee, powdered cocoa, little nutty.
Taste plenty of roast, coffee, light syrupy, bit of caramel, powdered cocoa, bakers chocolate, hint of earthy spicy hops, bit of dark fruits in there, roasty almost burnt soy sauce but not quite. Finish is fairly bitter with more spicy hops, bit more roast and syrupy malts, bit of booze, cocoa, mocha, etc.
Mouth is fuller bodied, bit creamy, good carb, touch of booze.
Overall not bad, nicely done imp stout that taunts at overpowering with roast and soy sauce briny taste but never goes that far. Nice hops, roast, choc, dark malts in general, booze blends fairly well too.
04-15-2012 22:53:55 | More by jlindros
3.5/5 rDev -14.4%
Brew is a 2009, poured into Bruery Tulip
Whoa! Nice soft two finger head. Very milk chocolate in color. Foamy with nice big bubbles rising. Brew is thinner black color. Not much lacing...
Tons of anise, very strong licorice. But, by no mean slurry. Smells very bitter and strong. Rice choclate and bitter coffee stands out. Unique scent, not overly pleasing.
Very bitter! Deep 88% chocolate with slight pepper. Strong licorice flavor; i'm not a fan of licorice. this brew is DRY and paste-y. Lots of flower-y flavors. Warms nicely. Perfect carbonation, very interesting since a big pop rises when bottle is opened. Fairly watery.
Recommended, but it's not as good as previous scores represent. It's aged very well, it's much more smooth then originally drank.
03-29-2012 03:15:13 | More by chugalug06
3.68/5 rDev -10%
A black stout with half inch, dark chestnut, creamy head. There is some carbonation and some sediment. Surprisingly little lace is left, especially given the long duration of the head.
Roasted malt followed by chocolate syrup and a background of coffee. There are also suggestions of molasses and light lime.
Hr. Frederiksen has a sharp hop bitterness which is quite unexpected: bold and upfront. There are notes of sherry with lots of dark grain, perhaps pumpernickel. The finish is long and bitter, like chocolate tar. Warmth serves this one well by mellowing its edges.
A full body with a velvety texture and soft carbonation. Astringency is quite high, especially in the long dry finish. Additionally there are some metallic notes.
There is a lot going on here, unfortunately, not all harmoniously. Still, this would be enjoyable with a cigar or beef stew.
03-03-2012 13:32:48 | More by SLeffler27
4.35/5 rDev +6.4%
First had: on tap at TJ's, Paoli, PA
Served in a snifter, a dark opaque black, with a frothy, convex, mocha head that retained and laced well. Aroma of roasted dark smokey malts, espresso, and cocoa powder. Taste was full with maltiness, bittersweet and quite smooth on the palate, roasty, but not excessively so, tones of cocoa and coffee, and burnt marshmallow. Not quite full-bodied, alcohol barely noticeable, very nice and smooth, and extremely drinkable.
02-06-2012 12:22:10 | More by Rifugium
4.6/5 rDev +12.5%
Appears a opaque black with a small, light tan head that sticks around forever. Tubular bits of lacing are left around the glass.
Smell is of tobacco, cocoa, vanilla, anise, more vanilla and cream.
Taste is of the mentioned aromas with standout flavors of caramel, cocoa, and ...dark chocolate mousse. Yum! Doesn't get much better than that. Like a milky way candy milkshake. So damn good.
Mouthfeel is medium-full bodied, roasty, and very drinkable. An addictive beer. Not as robust as Odin's Tipple but damn nice.
02-01-2012 18:03:03 | More by weeare138
4.33/5 rDev +5.9%
Bottle from Premier Gourmet, 500ml into a tulip.
Poured black, with a large amount of yeast settled both at the bottom of the bottle and the glass itself. Dark brown.mocha head with light lacing and light retention. Nose is roasty, with espresso and roasted malt acidity. Some big hop notes too. Tastes of brown sugar, espresso, roasted malts and again, some fairly prominent hop notes. Full mouthfeel, with a touch of alcoholic sweetness - bittersweet on the whole and just delicious. A real solid imperial stout, I'd love to revisit this.
01-26-2012 18:57:40 | More by liamt07
Hr. Frederiksen from Amager Bryghus
91 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.