The Sinner Series - Gluttony | Amager Bryghus

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Amager Bryghus
Denmark
amagerbryghus.dk

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Here at Amager Bryghus we are comfortably situated far away from small-town modesty; we are not afraid of excess, and the term “moderation” is simply not found in our vocabulary. To us, gluttony is considered a
virtue rather than a sin - at least when it comes to one thing: hops! While making this beer we targeted the hops which shone brightest in our hop room, as if they were almost begging to be used in copious quantities. And that is what we did, as befits a Double IPA of the highest caliber. We have squandered to a sinful degree
- and we love it. And we bet that you will too
We’re not proud to be sinners, but at least we’re open about it…

Brewed with Pilsner-, Pale-, Munich-malt. Hercules-, Citra-, Simcoe-, Centennial-, Amarillo- and Sorachi Ace- hops. Fermented with a American ale yeast.

Added by bark on 09-22-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
50
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
9.49%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 50 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of Kroehny_Loves_Hops
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of Sarmento
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of pkalix
4.27/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

nice creamy head set upon a fluorescent dark gold with almost no carbonation. super nice coating on the sides as the glass tilts....
smell is of hops and a little medicine(?), but nothing overpowering and almost kind of bland.
bitter, yet syrup-y sweetness on the palate. perfume-like sweetness, in fact. very interesting. very tasty, but I imagine not something I want to drink many of. but then, at 9.4%, do you need many of these? I mean, there's always whiskey, right....?

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Photo of Marius
4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of socon67
4.25/5  rDev +9%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Chrily
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of BuddhaBrowett
4.2/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of dcmchew
4.19/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GreatStoutman
4.14/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Boozecamel
4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Gluttony is a perfect name for this beer. It is over the top in many aspects and leaves me salivating wanting more!

It's a good looking beer with a nice white head and lacing, but marked down slightly on the carbonation.

Smell is sweet and piney, caramelly goodness.

Taste is awesome with huge piney bitterness, but also a balancing syrupy sweetness.

Mouthfeel is perfect for a beer named gluttony, it is suprisingly thick, syrupy and coats the mouth. May not be what everyone would care for in this style, but I'm liking it.

Overall I wish I had grabbed a few more of these while in Denmark. Great beer.

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4.1/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of BEERchitect
4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

With a pop of the cap and a whiff of the perfume within, one thing's for sure- this "Hop Head" is glutton for punishment!

This sinful beer pours with a fully hazed amber-peach and honey color that's dense with a filmy gaze as its creamy, frothy and foamy head construct on top. Ivory in its color, the head is long lived and laces the glass with a scattering of rings at each sip.

With a swirl of the glass and a dive of the nose right in, a deep sniff relaxes the senses and I nearly drown in the flood. Its malten hop medley weaves together with the citrus oils of pink grapefruit, tangerine, kumquat, pineapple, mango, apricot and lemon- all dripping with the candied sweetness of honey. An underpinning of biscuit, pound cake and baking bread prop up the hops without stealing the stage.

Its candied malt taste greets the taste buds with confection and fruity- surprising the taste with "Pez" candy. That's right- fruity with all that citrus, orchard and tropical fruit medley that's laced with powdered sugar, playful tartness, and pulled candy. All that bready and cake character of the aroma is replaced with juicy fructose-like sweetness to inform the ripeness of fruit impression. As the ale trails toward its finish, fruit turns smoothly resinous with pine sap, fresh-cut grass, chive and peppery bitterness in closure.

Gluttonous in its reckless hop abandonment- the absurd ale is creamy and dry all at once- as only highly hopped beers can. Woven into its creaminess is the tangy sweetness that dissolves patiently while the beer dries, intensifies its bitterness and its resinous dryness to boot.

Aaah, and I'm basking in the surplus of hops that I encountered with a sip of this ale that quickly turned to a gluttonous drink and then a guzzle. The way this beer flooded the gullet, I barely had time to finish this review. (hiccup!)

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Photo of killcore
4.04/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of CrazyDavros
4.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours amber with a large, lasting head.
Nose shows hefty pine, passion fruit, nectarine and white peach. Underneath is masses of sweet syrupy malt and caramel.
Flavours are just as bold, with aggressive hops met by a fair amount of balancing malt. Lots of pine along with some peach notes, followed by hefty crystal malt. All this rounded off by a tongue-coating, almost abrasive, piny bitterness.
Could use some more carbonation, and the body seems overly thick and syrup-like.

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Photo of mtbdonn
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Harkrank
4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of josanguapo
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From Tercertiempocervezas. In Teku glass. Watching Eurovision 2017 + playing 8Bit Adventures. Very resinous and bitter, with lots of pine, sap, grapefruit and even a detergent touch (yet not unpleasant) Sweetness and a long aftertaste

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Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ADZA
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Love the label and spin on the label and pours a hazy light apricot hue which leaves a two finger head and a rim of lacing,the smell is piney hops,pineapple,cocconut,lychee and boiled candy,the mouthfeel is medium bodied and nicely carbonated with tastes of freshly cut pineapple,goosberries,paw paw,boiled candy and finished with a piney hop bitterness and overall very nice and would drink again cheers.

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Photo of pirmannt1
4/5  rDev +2.6%

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The Sinner Series - Gluttony from Amager Bryghus
3.9 out of 5 based on 50 ratings.
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