Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Smoked
Grimstad, Norway


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RATINGS: 653   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Norwegian: En kompleks barley wine med moderat røkprofil. Brygget på årets mørkeste dag.

English: This smoked Barley Wine is brewed with 30% smoked malt and 20% rye.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
LarsEngen (367) - Sandvika, - JUL 18, 2012
0,5 Bottle from Vinmonopolet Vika @ home. Batch 749B Brewed 12.01.12. Pours hazy dark brown with a one finger brown head. Nice smokey caramel aroma with some alcohol notes. Light sweetness and medium bitterness in this well brewed Barley Wine. Low carbonation and a long bitter smoked aftertaste. Alcohol (11%) is very well hidden. One of my favorite Nøgne Ø brews.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VT (2527) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 19, 2016
500 ml bottle. Pours a ruby reddish black with a resilient beige head. Aroma is smoke, peat, earth and whisky. Flavor is sugar, smoke, peat, salt, meat. Finish is loads of sugar, oldish. Lingering sugar and smoke. Medium to full body, weak to average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UXO (1400) - CANADA - JUL 15, 2016
Appearance: clear amber-brown with a short creamy light tan head diminishing rapidly to a thin cap, soapy lacing. (4/5) Aroma: smoke, dark dried fruit, toffee, light peat. (8/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate bitter, light tart. (8/10) Medium-full slightly slick body, moderate carbonation, off dry slightly astringent smoky and warming finish. (4/5) Interesting depth and complexity to this one, with restrained smokiness on top of a sweet fruity barleywine base, with a light rye tartness coming out in late in the finish. The ABV is almost non-existent in the flavours, but manifests as a definite warming relative early in the glass. Not subtle, as such, but definitely restrained and polite. A lingering sipper for sure. (16/20)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer-yum (1263) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 5, 2016
Interesting smoky fruit aroma in a cloudy brown black pour. Surprisingly restrained flavor with smoke to the fore - but nicely balanced by the fruity malt body and just a hint of hops. Not really my style (x2 - Barley Wine and/or Smoky) but the complex yet soft/subtle taste of this is not too bad in the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PeatyPete (866) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2016
Dark brown almost black with beige head. Aroma is smoky, caramel and dark fruit. Silky body. Taste sweet dark malt with smoke and black coffee. Good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHangover (3857) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark brown, almost black beer with a small ring of off white head on top. Aroma is slightly peaty, roasty, very malty with a hint of boozy smoke. Flavor is sweet, powerful, a touch of smoke and caramel. Very nicely carbonated, short sweetish aftertaste. Quite nice!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ZodiacM (759) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2016
Uit de fles geschonken. Mooi rokerig, zoet aroma. Smaken van rook, gerst, hout, wat kruidig. Een mooie Barley Wine met een zacht rokerig accent. Heerlijk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
humpah (92) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2016
0,5l bottle at home bought from Firmabier, brewed 19.12.2014. Pours brown to black colour with good amount of thick head. Aroma has smoked ham, caramel, malts, peat. Taste is medium to full body, nice smoky sweetness, lasting aftertaste. Soft carbonation. Hard to know it’s 11% ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bobroman (823) - Torun, POLAND - MAY 26, 2016
Tasted on 17.04.16. Great aroma of dried fruits, reisins, caramel and burned malts. Small head disappearing to thin layer. Clear burgund-brown colour. Intensive liquor maltiness in taste with perfectly hidden alcohol with noticeable, well-balanced bitterness. Very pleasant barley wine, but where is smokiness?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (7460) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 23, 2016
pours unclear dark brown, red-purple tint, with a creamy light beige cap, creamy lacing. sweet red toasted maltienss, red fruitiness, iodine, peat, sweetness - raspberry juice and other plain sugars; ine, umami, minerals. moderately low carbonation, medium to full body, cloying smoky finish. intriguing/potent smoked berries aroma. ends up like a cloying mess.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rami_pl (1645) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAY 21, 2016
Rami Rami is drinking a Sunturnbrew by Nøgne Ø at Jabeerwocky Faktycznie nieco kisielowe, ladnie zrownowazone, slodkie, fajne, ale nie dla mnie

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