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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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The Nommo are ancestral spirits worshipped by the Dogon tribe of the West African nation of Mali. The name is derived from a Dogon word meaning ‘to make one drink.’ No, really. Nommo, usually described as amphibious, hermaphroditic, fish-like creatures, were created by the sky god Amma, who caused them to multiply by splitting them into doubled sets of twins. Seeing a trend here? Maybe it’s farfetched, but we think the story of the Nommo makes this whole enterprise a little more fun and interesting.

Our Nommo has a brilliant deep amber color and a sweet caramel malt profile. This beer showcases the coriander, cinnamon, and star anise used in the kettle, complementing them with clove and banana notes contributed by the Belgian yeast. The rich complexity of Nommo’s flavor makes it a worthy partner to a variety of meats and game, as well as aged or aromatic cheeses.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kcorum10 (325) - Arizona, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Pours amber in color with frothy white head. Presence of cinnamon, cloves, and mild banana aroma with tastes of the same.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrob21 (2514) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Pours a reddish brown with a decent tan head. Nut and caramel dominate the flavors but it falls a touch flat. Could use a bit more carbonation. Chewy grain malt flavors and mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (3854) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 26, 2013
Pours cloudy mahogany. Nice head and some lacing. Smells of molasses. Carbonation slightly below average, nice for style. Molasses smell increases as beer goes down. Finishes with light sweetness. Nice. Thanks to Steve for sharing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8527) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 25, 2013
Light brown and orange body with a big head. Cinnamon, herbal, and yeasty. Hits the style. Pleasant as not too sweet, making for drinkability. Medium plus mouthfeel, smooth.Stephen’s bottle.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - APR 19, 2013
Nice, cheap bottle from Sam’s, Durham. Faintly cloudy, deep brown pour with amber tints. Lively carbonation, fluffy head, soapy lacing. Nose is immediately appealing, with a little more thoughtfulness than the average dubbel, including not just Belgian yeast and nerts but ripe dough, figs, and a touch of toffee. Full and luxuriant mouthfeel, just enough carbonation to keep things lively. Fruity and malty enough to pass the style test, but what I enjoyed about the flavors was the addition of spicy and dry/hoppy notes that gave this a complexity and personality that I find lacking in lots of dubbels these days. Pretty good, especially at 7 bucks.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4157) - Georgia, USA - APR 18, 2013
750ml bottle, caged & corked. Pours chestnut brown color, rust colored foam. Aroma of fermented molasses, distant spices, dark fruit. Dry body, molasses flavor, some dark fruit. Finishes with a spicy tingle. (3674)

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndyW68 (1056) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Ruby red off white head. Aroma is creamy cinamon. Feel is creamy. Taste is mild cinamon. Rate d too many tonight.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
crossovert (7202) - Illinois, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Slightly hoppier than the norm. Slightly thin. It just doesn’t come together for me.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gringo332 (535) - Richardson, Texas, USA - MAR 7, 2013
deep ruby pour with a 3+ off white finger head. light nose with spices and banana. med body with light oak, dark fruits, sugar and light spices. sweet finish with dark fruits and spices.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
leah2974 (445) - Georgia, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Dark burgundy-brown, good lacing. Juicy, winelike scent. Grape flavors. Juicy, sweet, and light caramel malts.


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