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Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Imperial Porter
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 412   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Norwegian: Imperial Rye Porter er et mørkt og karakterfylt øl brygget av Spike og Kjetil. Det beste fra to bryggerier!

English: Imperial Rye Porter is a dark ale weith lots of character, brewed by Spike and Kjetil. The best of both worlds!


GTAEgeek's rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GTAEgeek (1401) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 8, 2013
Sample on tap at the Porter Beer Bar. Pours pitch black, with a medium, tan head. Nice milk chocolate aroma, with some toastiness and spicy rye through the finish. Very sweet and smooth flavor, with none of the normal stout/porter burnt flavor. Nice spiciness through the finish. Medium to heavy body, smooth and creamy. Very nice porter.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Florya (692) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2015
How: Bottle Appearance: Jet black, small tan head. Aroma: coffee, liquorice, dark chocolate, dark berries and vanilla. Palate: Full body, smooth carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nekronos (3742) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAY 7, 2015
Ibnteresting and storng in taste as Nogne beers always. NOt as watery as regular Terrapin ones but still good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swaroga (1663) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 6, 2015
Pitch black and creamy porter. Mostly chocolate and dairy in the aroma. Great mouthfeel. Very good balance, more to the sweet and chocolate. Rye goes out well in the finish. Great beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (5738) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 1, 2015
500ml bottle from alesela. Pours oily jet black with a thick tan head. Aromas of strong coffee, liquorice and tar. Taste is more tar, coffee, rye, dark chocolate sweetness. Rich, oily texture, full body. Sweet finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LomYst (616) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2015
Big n sweet... nice fierce rye, chococaramel.. some bitters... a bit too sweet in the back

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mike_77 (3789) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2015
Black with thick, cream coloured head. Really smooth and thick oily texture. Some dark, dried fruits. Sweet chocolate and a touch of bitter coffee and tar that linger in the aftertaste. Quite sweet overall for a Porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mindwarp (123) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 19, 2015
Pours that dark porter/stout black with a small dark tan head. Aroma of dark fruit, booze and roasted malts. Taste is of sweet dark fruit with no hint of booze really good. Overall I like this porter, is does have a best buy on the label but there is no date so?

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fletchfighters (1220) - AUSTRALIA - APR 13, 2015
500 ML bottle Dark cola pour, settled black, great dark brown sugar colored head, excellent retention with strips of lacing. Nose is sweet licorice, sweet milk chocolate, roast, coffee, subtle spice, caramel and vanilla. Lots of vanilla sweetness up front. Subtle earthiness in the back. There is coffee, caramel, grain, roast, and bitter licorice root and spice. Very sweet though. Medium bodied, light carbonation, full on sweetness. Interesting enough once get through the sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbrana (551) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - APR 11, 2015
Very roasty with light coffee notes and cereal. A pretty straight forward Porter done fairly well.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mile (3340) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 11, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown, average and mostly diminishing light brown head. Moderate to full, malty and sweetish aroma, some caramel and roasted malt, light licorice and coffee. Body is medium to full, malty and sweetish flavor, some caramel and light roasted malt, light licorice and coffee. Finish is average to long, malty and lightly sweetish - sweetish, light caramel and some roasted malt with light coffee, faint licorice and light hoppyness. Caramel sweetish IP with roastiness makes the finish bit drier. Way too sweet for me.


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