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Wookiee IPA - Amager Bryghus

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Wookiee IPAWookiee IPA

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82
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19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed in collaboration with Mike Rodriguez and Tomme Arthur of Port Brewing.

(Beer added by: bark on 02-10-2012)
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Poupae

Thailand

4/5  rDev +12%

08-12-2014 18:25:30 | More by Poupae
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +12%

Bottle: Poured a deep beige color ale with a large white foamy head with good retention and some good lacing. Aroma of citrus and grapefruit hops with nice fruity notes and limited bitterness is very enjoyable. Taste is also a mix between some dry pale malt notes with some citrusy and grapefruit forward hops with some limited bitterness. Body is quite full with good carbonation. Very enjoyable beer with nice hops presence and limited bitterness.

03-21-2014 18:44:23 | More by Phyl21ca
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windypete

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -2%

12-29-2013 22:05:21 | More by windypete
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safaricook

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-24-2013 14:06:10 | More by safaricook
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jpro

South Carolina

4.03/5  rDev +12.9%

22oz bomber picked up at the brewery on a trip to Denmark. Poured into an Amager snifter...

A: Drink by date 11-14 (Batch #532); pours a hazy tangerine with a creamy white, one-finger head; retention dies down to a thin haze that leaves a few specks of lace.

S: Piney hop resin; sweet; quite a big aroma.

T: Piney, pineapple, grapefruit rind hop bitterness followed by a short flash of malt sweetness; and, a bit of grainy / wheaty character in the finish... Very nice, with the exception of the additional wheat flavor on the end.

M: Medium-light feel and moderate to high carbonation... makes for easy drinking.

O: A nice west coast IPA from DK! Great aroma, nice taste and refreshing mouthfeel at 7.2%.

04-26-2013 00:07:38 | More by jpro
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Mattias

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev +5%

02-23-2013 20:46:16 | More by Mattias
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CrazyDavros

Australia

3.53/5  rDev -1.1%

Pours pale amber with a small head.
Nose shows pine, lemon custard and caramel. Pretty potent.
Very similar flavours. Very aggressive with a sharp, biting bitterness. More pine and soft sorachi ace notes. Some very faint clean malt but the bitterness rules this one.
Very oily mouthfeel. Too oily.

01-20-2013 23:52:27 | More by CrazyDavros
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pin

Australia

3/5  rDev -16%

10-30-2012 23:12:43 | More by pin
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Harkrank

Sweden

3.25/5  rDev -9%

10-27-2012 18:00:21 | More by Harkrank
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spicelab

Australia

2.15/5  rDev -39.8%

Golden honey, opaque and quite light for an IPA. Sudsy white head falls relatively fast with minimal lacing and a half-centimetre raised ring. Looks more like a sour than an IPA.

Very sweaty, oniony, vinegary hops initially. Odd chalky, lemon rindy and doughy yeast characteristics with some booze behind it. Hardly appetising.

More bizarre minty, chalky, lemon sherbet action joined by a strong and clean leafy, eucalyptus bitterness. The lack of fruit or pine character is very unorthodox to this palate at least, but it all starts to grow on me.

Medium bodied, with a dry, metallic, bitter finish

This one is out of the box. Intrigues with its eccentricities for a moment, but overall it's perilously close to a train wreck.

10-20-2012 10:53:41 | More by spicelab
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profondo

Sweden

4/5  rDev +12%

10-06-2012 22:57:18 | More by profondo
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev +5%

09-21-2012 19:11:17 | More by Evil_Pidde
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

3.78/5  rDev +5.9%

Pale golden colour, a little more than one finger of white head, good lace. Smell is full of juicy, fruity hops, tons of citrus fruit in here, orange and tangerine can be picked out from across the room, grapefruit a bit of earthiness and some fairly restrained malt. Taste is dry and hoppy, citrus with more of the orange/tangerine from the nose, grapefruit and pineapple, light astringency, light sweetness mid palate, quite bitter throughout with a dry orangey aftertaste. Drying light carbonation, oily and medium bodied. Really solid stuff, not sold on this being an IPA though as it is more in line with being a beefier APA but nice and citrusy and hard to find fault with.

09-18-2012 19:37:14 | More by peensteen
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +19%

09-17-2012 14:59:06 | More by nmann08
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bark

Sweden

3.55/5  rDev -0.6%

The colour is yellow (6 EBC), the liquid is clear. The finger thick white head sinks very slowly, it leaves thick lacing on the glass.

The smell is hoppy with an aggressive bitterness. Green berries, flowers, lemons, grapefruits and grains. It is dry with some bread and hints of alcohol.

The taste is dry and bitter. It is completely hop-centric. Grapefruits, orange peels, green bananas, unripe berries and a touch of beef-stock. The body is quite light. The aftertaste is dry and bitter, too. Green flavours, balancing clean sweetness. A touch of cream in the finish.

The carbonation is medium strong, lits of small fresh short lived bubbles.

A surprisingly dry and pale AIPA. Fresh and clean, but not the most complex one I have had.

09-14-2012 19:55:43 | More by bark
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rarbring

Sweden

3.95/5  rDev +10.6%

A clear golden brew, a high off-white head leaving good lacing, medium curtains.

Smelling fresh of grass and citric fruits. Grape-fruit and lime.

Starting with some sweet nuances, white bread and toffee, then lemon marmalade, grape-fruit peel and seed. Very bitter.

Medium carbonation, smooth and soft, a medium body and dry finish.

A very hoppy and bitter APA, but not too ...

09-06-2012 19:30:11 | More by rarbring
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dgilks

Australia

3.08/5  rDev -13.7%

Cloudy, cloudy golden color with a creamy, off white head. Decent head retention and Very nice lacing.

Really interesting sweet malt aroma. Lots of melanoidin and caramel and very similar to Rogue beers. Some grapefruit notes.

Sharp bitterness and lots of grapefruit here. Disappointingly malty with the same sweet, stickiness from the aroma. Bitterness is very high but the actual hop flavor could be stronger.

Medium body with moderately high carbonation. Decent.

An interesting beer. Too malty for my tastes and the hop flavor is muted but it is certainly still drinkable.

08-11-2012 09:42:02 | More by dgilks
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ADZA

Australia

3.53/5  rDev -1.1%

Pours a hazy golden yellow hue which leaves a creamy bubbly two finger head and heaps of nice lacing,the smell is boiled candy,grapefruits,paw paw,kiwi fruit,mangoes and pineapple,the mouthfeel is medium bodied and nicely carbonated with tastes of pineapple,mangoes,boiled candy,toffee,candy apples,lychee and finished with a smooth creamy paw paw bitterness and overall a very nice AIPA which reminds me of Port's Mongo would drink again cheers.

08-01-2012 06:41:47 | More by ADZA
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aztraz

Sweden

3.25/5  rDev -9%

05-26-2012 21:24:24 | More by aztraz
Wookiee IPA from Amager Bryghus
82 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.