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Rugporter - Amager Bryghus

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

83 Ratings
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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 7.37%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: illidurit on 05-25-2009)
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Photo of hopsolutely
hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an oily dark burgundy colour, nearly black in the glass with a thin but dense chocolate coloured head. An impressive amount of lacing for such a limited amount! Creamy and fulsome mouthfeel is befitting the high ABV. Rye and roasted grains are the focus of the aroma, with coffee and dark chocolate tones as well as a real smokiness that's more apparent as it warms. These elements combine nicely in the taste, from an initial chocolaty sweetness to a decent bitterness in the finish. The rye and roasted dark malts give the body a nice depth. And the alcohol burn in the finish is scarily well hidden by the bittering hops. I had hoped this would be a "sipping beer", but it is going down far more quickly than I'd planned...

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 21:35:08 | More by hopsolutely
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doremite

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-08-2013 14:32:15 | More by doremite
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-02-2014 19:06:47 | More by Sammy
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2bet

Norway

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-01-2013 17:35:50 | More by 2bet
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.7%

10-08-2013 02:34:22 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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metter98

New York

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is essentially jet black in color; hints of amber are visible near the edges of the glass when it is held up to the light. It poured with a thin ring of off white bubbles around the edge of the glass and a bit of lacing in the center.
S: There are aromas of burnt and roasted malts in the nose along with notes of spices.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste has flavors of dark roasted malts along with some spiciness from the rye. There are notes of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a light to moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very flavorful and has just enough of an interesting taste that it can be sipped. It is very easy to drink considering the strength of the beer.

Serving type: on-tap

03-12-2012 01:02:41 | More by metter98
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Mendicant

Australia

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-05-2013 08:10:14 | More by Mendicant
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.7%

09-29-2013 01:11:31 | More by andrenaline
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle poured into tulip 14/10/13, cheers Liam for the bottle

A as dark as brown gets and I can see about a third of the way to the other side of the glass under a long lasting thumbs width of mocha foam that leaves a couple random patches of lace

S rye malts there but could be missed if I wasn't looking for it, lots of chocolate, a little smoke and licorice, just a hint of raisins, booze and cherry

T slightly more spicy rye in the mouth, a little coffee I didn't really smell, not too far off the nose, roast is a little darker I suppose

M leaning towards full, mellow carbonation but not flat, a little sticky on the lips, dark roast with a spicy kick and a little char lingers

O I could drink another, nice blend dark malts with a hint of the rye malt, plenty of flavor and hits the mark in all areas

well suited for this frosty evening and the booze is a little sneaky but that doesn't bother me as I need to go to bed, I think I've been drinking way to much black beer lately I may be stouted out and perhaps this one deserves more credit.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2013 06:06:38 | More by wordemupg
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wrightst

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-02-2014 01:14:22 | More by wrightst
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jspruit

Denmark

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-03-2013 19:08:15 | More by jspruit
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redfox405

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-08-2014 01:59:27 | More by redfox405
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-11-2012 00:32:31 | More by rolltide8425
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AugustusRex

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-04-2013 05:44:04 | More by AugustusRex
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dangermusic

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.7%

03-16-2013 00:38:29 | More by dangermusic
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dgilks

Australia

4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Lovely dark black colour with a moderate sizes creamy, tan head. Decent head retention.

Bright spicy rye with some mild fruit and spritzy alcohol. Good.

Spicy malt with moderate roast. The rye and roasty coffee combination is interesting and works reasonably well.

Medium-light body with moderate carbonation. Good.

A neat beer with a nice dose of rye which is unusual. Good.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2011 10:56:59 | More by dgilks
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle from Premier Gourmet, 500ml bottle into a tulip.

Pours a very dark brown, almost black with a light brown head. Head is big, thick and creamy with moderate retention and some spotty lace. Nose has some deep dark fruity notes, milk chocolate, roasted notes and a bit of rye. Flavour is heavy on roasted coffee and espresso notes, rye, and dark chocolate. Some mild creamy qualities, but I can't figure out if this is in the flavour or a product of the mouthfeel. Super creamy feel, not too heavy but has a good thickness to it - long roasty finish. A solid beer with a superb mouthfeel, but just a touch too roasty for my liking.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2011 15:26:06 | More by liamt07
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drpimento

Wisconsin

4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good beer, if perhaps a little overdone; could have been great. I let it warm a bit out of the fridge. Poured with a beautiful, thick, creamy huge, fluffy, tan head with brown highlights. Color is an opaque very dark brown. Aroma is dark roasty malts, overripe dark fruit, coffee and chocolate. Flavor is about the same as nose but with sharp edges. Alcohol stands out. Finish is like flavor and long. Not a session.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2011 19:59:47 | More by drpimento
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baggio

Sweden

4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle@Omhpers place.

A: Dark brownish with a very generous and creamy head.

S: Roasted malts, Rye, Soy sauce, and a hint of alcohol.

T: Roasted malt, Rye, Chocolate, Alcohol, Hint of vanilla.

M: Very filling and creamy. Starts out sweet but end with a nice kick of hops. Medium carbonation.

A very good ryeporter indeed. Filling and smooth and properly balanced with hops. Perfect bitterness for a porter!

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2010 08:41:30 | More by baggio
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Cheers to @laituegonflable for the bottle.

Pours a pretty pleasantly dark and rich borwn colour, leavened at the edges, but otherwise pretty heavy and opaque. Head is foamy and crispy, but formed of very large bubbles, giving a honeycomb effect the the top of the beer. Decent sheeting lace, and there's obviously some heft to the body. Not a bad look, all up.

Nose is roast and dark, with a very decent smoke character and a touch of something quintessentially Scandinavian. It's the darkness, the bleakness or the rusticity. It's thin and crisp, but also dark and redolent. Very nice.

Taste is dark and chalky, with a big bitterness that comes across like a fine powder of espresso. I like the roastiness that comes across in a really big porter, combined with the lightness of body, which lulls you into the sense that you could drink quite a lot of it. It's really dark and very roasted, but the lightness in the body pleasantly brings it back.

Very decent brew. All the elements come together very pleasantly, to give a really robusty flavoured but surprisingly drinkable 8.5% ABV brew. The rye probably adds its own subtle complexities, but by the end you don't care—it's a well-integrated and very tasty porter on its own.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2011 06:46:06 | More by lacqueredmouse
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jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

4.11/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer is black with a large tan head. Good retention, head slowly fades, leaves some lace.

Nose is very rich. Dark fruits, dark chocolate and spicy rye notes. The chocolate scent is very strong.

Taste is also rich. Rye is quite strong, with a generous spicy flavour. Pepper. Chocolate is still there, as well as a woody flavour. Generously hopped and fairly bitter, particularly in the finish.

Full bodied, moderate carbonation level. A bit oily.

Overall, quite good. A really nice nose, quite a good flavour.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2013 00:49:43 | More by jrenihan
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Floppydu

New York

4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I love the Rye in this, it really compliments the porter style!!
Pours dark brown with a slight cappuccino head.
Chocolate and sweet malt aroma with a little booze on the back end.
Dark chocolate taste that turns to spicy rye and a nice bitter finish.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2013 21:50:59 | More by Floppydu
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Digimaika2

Ontario (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

(4.25) A: Reddish-black with a tall and creamy mocha head. Very good ringed lacing and long lasting retention.

(4.25) S: Burnt caramel, molasses, herbal anise, dark fruits (cherries, plums), banana, slight citrusy elements, and light cocoa powder.

(4.25) T: Rye upfront, caramel syrup, bitter molasses, quite a bold cocoa taste (in the form of creamy milk chocolate), herbal anise, and dark fruits. Similar to aroma but with more cocoa than anticipated. Fairly well balanced with bitterness countered with the roasted malt sweetness. Very good.

(3.75) M: Medium bodied with a lower carbonation. Smooth, creamy, and rich texture. However, this is almost too creamy/syrupy for my preferences.

(4.0) D: This is a very good porter with a diverse mix of appealing flavours. The cocoa powder (or chocolate milk) element and the rye presence were both great features.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2013 23:31:36 | More by Digimaika2
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seand

California

4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a deep opaque black, with a huge amount of dense tan foam. The head retains quite a thick layer, and leaves pretty good lacing.

S: Very sweet and roasted, with some earthy nutty notes. Also a very light touch of booze.

T: Sweet and very rich, almost chocolatey, with round nuttiness through the middle and some slightly bitter coffee-like notes towards the finish.

M: Full body, medium carbonation.

Overall a very rich beer, which drinks quite nicely.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2011 03:34:20 | More by seand
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mick303

Ontario (Canada)

4.16/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle poured into a tulip gave a strong medium brown head over a quite dark brown beer, head dense and creamy with good retention and lacing.4

S – something reminiscent of blueberry pie here, a crisp biscuitiness, with some berry sourness and a (somewhat lactic) sharpness to it. Some mild roasty character but the real element is a dark fruit note with some spices, rhubarb, raspberry, a definite pie character with the pronounced rye malt.4.25

T – dark fruits, cherry, raspberry with more dark chocolate and dark malts than the smell. Coating molasses, and a slightly oily bitterness. Some biscuit, edge of a warm rye sourness creeps in with some rhubarb, plummy and sort-of bitter licorice preserve character. Leading to a full finish with hot licorice and a sour spicey kick to it. As it warms it shows more depth. 4.25

M – thick and light carbonation. A big coating feel that really dries out on the end with some residual spiciness. An oily and molasses character. Yet the balance is fairly good with a solid fruit profile.4

A solid and tasty strong porter. Definitely quite aggressive, with a thick dark roasty malt character and fairly high bitterness, the rye played a noticeable part but sometime struggled to come through, it added a nice complex toasty spice. This was interesting but didn’t really all come together, theres definite potential here and it does make quite a tasty porter and is worth trying. 4

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2013 01:15:28 | More by mick303
Rugporter from Amager Bryghus
90 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.