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

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RATINGS: 462   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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!


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (12588) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2012
50cl bottle thanks to Joes. Pitch black, opaque color, no head. Smell dark and roasted malts, moccha, dark chocolate. Taste dark and roasted malts, moccha, actually would say oatmeal instead of rye. Thick texture, medium to full body, medium carbo.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christian (12569) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2012
Copenhagen Beer Festival, May 2012. Black with a small off-white head. Malty aroma with chocolate, a fine touch of coffee and a fruity note. Sweet and full bodied dark malty flavour with lots of chocolate and a citrus hoppy finish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (11931) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2012
Tap @ CBC, 2012.
Pours black with a fine, creamy, beige head. Super lacing. Aroma is sweet, chocolate, clear rye, light coffee and some lactose sweetness. Medium to low carbonation, fine dry and super-creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet, light bitterness, coffee, rye spiciness. Long, lingering bitter finish. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11831) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2012
tap at cbc. pitch dark, large smooth brown head. aroma is roasted malty, chocolate, dry. flavor is chocolate, roasted malts, wood , caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (11829) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 17, 2012
Bottle. Pours opaque with a large, creamy and lightly bubbly tan head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is roast, earthy, and chocolate malt, figs, prunes, and raisin esters with earthy and woody hops. Flavor is malt dominant, lightly sweet dark chocolate, earthy and spicy rye, prune and licorice notes with a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (11759) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2013
Bottle at CGarvie tasting. It pours very dark with a small beige head. The nose is light roasted malt, dark fruit, berry and earth. The taste is rather fruity as well, dried fruit, berry, bitter-sweet aspect, light roast, spice, brown bread, cocoa and some alcohol warmth. Medium+ body and moderate carbonation. Good balance and flavour. Rather drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (11500) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 5, 2012
Half liter bottle from Oak Tree Buy Rite, S. Plainfield. Pours a clear dark brown color with a large frothy dark brown head. Good head retention. Roasted malt, chocolate, rye aroma with some fruitiness. The taste is strong rye, nuts, roast, honey, chocolate and a bitter finish. Medium bodied. Quite tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (11021) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Sample at Ale Wine & Spirits in Powell on 08/09/2012. Brownish-black pour with a medium tan head that diminishes slowly. Small patches of lace on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and hops. Medium to full body with a roasty malt character and notes of hops, coffee and anise. The finish is mildly bitter coffee and licorice. Above average Porter overall.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (11004) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 20, 2012
Bottle. Poured a dark brown with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of chocolate, rye bread, roast, some earth, and coffee. Tastes of chocolate, bread, coffee, roast, and rye. Alcohol well hidden.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (10894) - Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Draft. Brown pour. Slight hint of oxidation and soy, oatmeally rye with some cocoa and roast but not heavy.


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