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Fru Frederiksen - Amager Bryghus

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very good

41 Ratings
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 41
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 7.95%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Amager Bryghus visit their website

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: illidurit on 05-25-2009)
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Reviews by yemenmocha:
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4.35/5  rDev +11.5%

Simply one of the best looking and aromatic imperial stouts I've tasted in recent years. Appearance this good is rare. Deep black with dark brown ENORMOUS head. This isn't some pansy American attempt at an Imp stout that has little to no head. This thing is gorgeous. Nose is luxuriously rich in roasty notes, dark/bitter chocolate, and molasses from the jar. Palate is chocolately bitter with a roasty character that is savory. However, it's rather easy drinking for the style. Finish is long with molasses.

08-22-2012 01:58:41 | More by yemenmocha
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Photo of oberon

North Carolina

4.15/5  rDev +6.4%

Another great beer from Denmark,this little country is no slouch in craft beer world.Poured into an imperial nonic a near jet black except from some chocolate brown highlights when held to the light,a large blooming lighter mocha colored head atop.To me the aromas couldnt get any better,a fantastic display of chocolate and resiny hop,maybe the best aroma of any stout I have come across,if you like the hops no matter the style its spot on.The mouthfeel is a little sharp and not as full on as I would have liked.Bitter chocolate,dark fruit,and a healthy dose of resiny hop make for a well rounded flavor profile,if that mouthfeel was just a little more smooth!A really good beer that is close to being great,love the hop play going on.

02-20-2011 22:37:46 | More by oberon
Photo of Beerandraiderfan


3.81/5  rDev -2.3%

Sampled at SDIBF, a good dark brown and black pour with a beige colored head to it. All the usual suspects in the aroma, roast, chocolate, dark fruit and sugar.

Taste, ditches the dark fruit, comes with more astringency and chocolate, touch of smoke. A degree of hops to it, nice touch as well. Beer gets more complex the more you drink it. Wouldn't mind checking this out another time, although its doubtful given its limited availability, never seen it in stores.

11-24-2010 18:56:32 | More by Beerandraiderfan
Photo of glid02


4.15/5  rDev +6.4%

Bottle purchased from Green’s on Ponce in Atlanta.

Pours black with a tan head that leaves solid lacing.

Smells of smooth roasted malts with good amounts of dark chocolate and cocoa powder. Also present are very slight hints of herbal hops and vanilla.

Tastes similar to how it smells. Lightly roasted malts and cocoa powder up front are joined quickly by heavier dark chocolate flavors. Midway through light amounts of herbal and leafy hops join in, carrying through to a mildly bitter ending. Mouthfeel is very good, with grainy carbonation.

Overall this beer was better than the sum of its parts. Everything was present in very nice levels and this is a very smooth and easy-drinking beer that’s well worth a shot.

08-18-2011 02:48:20 | More by glid02
Photo of Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4.1/5  rDev +5.1%

An amazing stout, with great bitterness and drinkability. Pours absolutley dark with off-white creamy head, with thick lace following. Milk chocolate brown coloured body and romas, along with the roast. Creamy and above average mouthfeel. Very tasty, and the 75 IBU kicks in the finish which made it great with food. Premiere Gourmet.

11-28-2010 04:14:57 | More by Sammy
Photo of rufusb


3.33/5  rDev -14.6%

Bottle, poured into tall pint glass. Nice head when poured. Dark black in appearance. Aroma of coffee and a dark chocolate. Some hops in smell, and you could tell this is a higher alcohol beer. Taste isn't as bold as others in this style. Roasted malts, light coffee, and chocolate tastes...not as strong as expected. Good beer, but not a great one.

04-25-2012 03:06:09 | More by rufusb
Photo of aztraz


3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

08-08-2012 18:23:06 | More by aztraz
Photo of Alieniloquium


3.53/5  rDev -9.5%

500 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Nearly pitch black body with a small, tan head. The bubbles are more Coca-Cola looking than beer looking, but when it settles it has a nice foamy ring that looks more familiar.

Smell - Roasty malts and some chocolate, but I swear I smell some lactose sweetness, which puts me off. Not an overwhelming aroma, but nice.

Taste - Roasty malts and some chocolate. Good flavors for what it has, but not a lot of complexity. The finish gets bitter and a little grassy. Combined is a sweetness that again I swear is lactose, but isn't off-putting the way it was in the aroma.

Mouthfeel - I like my bitter stouts to be thicker. This one has the bitterness of an RIS, but not the feel of it. Something to carry the stout flavors over the hop finish would be nice.

Overall - Not bad, not incredible. I'm looking forward to the Hr. Frederiksen.

09-07-2011 01:43:50 | More by Alieniloquium
Photo of zonker17


4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-09-2012 00:38:19 | More by zonker17
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-07-2014 19:02:51 | More by Kmlund
Photo of Peter1977


4/5  rDev +2.6%

12-25-2013 03:16:03 | More by Peter1977
Photo of Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.18/5  rDev -18.5%

Bottle: Poured a pitch-black colour stout with a large light brown foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of light lactose notes with some dry roasted malt and some black chocolate. Taste is an interesting mix between some black chocolate and some dry roasted malt which are offset by some light lactose notes. Body is above average with good carbonation and a somewhat creamy texture. OK though I prefer the imperial version better.

08-22-2011 02:41:45 | More by Phyl21ca
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

02-23-2013 11:25:08 | More by Rwalford74
Photo of rarbring


4/5  rDev +2.6%

A deep brown/black brew, a tan head that leaves little lacing. Good curtains though.

Smelling of Marzipan, figs, burned toast and milk chocolate.

Sweet, burnt sugar and bread, sweet licorice, chocolate and chocolate liqueur.

Little carbonation, soft and sticky, a big body, a long dry ashy finish.

Really good after dinner.

05-26-2012 16:58:02 | More by rarbring
Photo of mulder1010


3.9/5  rDev 0%

500 ML poured into a tulip

A-- Poured a dark cola color, almost black. Medium pour got a large head that quickly receded to a root beer float colored head and level. Left spotty lacing through the entire glass. Very good head retention to this. Just little flashes of carbonation on the sides of the glass.

S-- Roasted malts, roasted barley, fresh roasted coffee, warm chocolate. Nice warm, inviting smell to this. Does get a little soft at times though.

T-- Coffee/ espresso grounds, coco powder, and lots of roasted malt. Almost to the point of over roasted.

M-- Bitter but smooth. Lots of bitter coffee/ espresso grounds in this. For as bitter as it is, it is still quite soft in the back and a little bit of acidity as well. Good touches of carbonation. Bitterness makes this a high medium feel and medium carbonated.

D-- Tasty stout. Well hidden ABV and a sipper due to the amount of bitterness in this. Bigger and bolder than what I expected. Well made beer.

02-21-2011 10:44:14 | More by mulder1010
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

06-24-2014 15:59:19 | More by Davepoolesque
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-11-2014 01:35:55 | More by Hyperionecta
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-20-2013 05:22:06 | More by RedneckBeerz
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

12-13-2012 02:14:22 | More by cmoody91
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

11-29-2012 04:30:22 | More by dksl16
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

06-10-2013 12:16:24 | More by twenty5
Photo of Duff27


3.95/5  rDev +1.3%

Short live head leaves a collar. Beer is a dark brown. Minimal lacing.

Big roasty aromas. Some coffee.

A lot of roast going on here. Slight mintiness. Pretty easy drinkig for 7%abv

Medium Mouthfeel, lower end of carbonation.

Good time roast in the one that i enjoyed. Recommended for stout fans.

06-20-2012 01:06:18 | More by Duff27
Photo of illidurit


3.9/5  rDev 0%

RBSG09 bottle at the grand tasting. Pours almost black with a creamy tan head. Aromas of dark breads and dark chocolate, with a metallic note. Flavor is mainly dark chocolate and cocoa powder, with a light roasted coffee character and toffee. Some mild hop flavors come through with pine, grapefruit, and resin. There's a hint of acidity too. Nice complex beer.

07-13-2009 07:40:02 | More by illidurit
Photo of DoubleJ


3.48/5  rDev -10.8%

Here's another Danish stout. On to the beer:

Black in color with a faint hue of ruby red at one edge. The head forms a finger's thick on top, but drop to a thin lace before vanishing. The nose has some baker's chocolate and a light pine note. The taste delivers like the aroma; bakering chocolate, vague cocoa, some pine, moderate roastiness (especially towards the aftertaste. Medium bodied but fairly rich, though quite low in the carbonation department; I would have liked to see a few more bubbles. Baker's chocolate remains in the aftertaste.

A pretty good stout by Amagar, but the bang for the buck turns out to be less than optimal, even among the Shelton Brothers' other Scandinavian imports.

07-06-2011 06:27:28 | More by DoubleJ
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-16-2013 21:51:23 | More by eawolff99
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Fru Frederiksen from Amager Bryghus
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