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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Barley Wine
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 1194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Our 100th batch, brewed for the enjoyment of the brewers, but popular demand forced us to release it commercially. Most enjoyable in a comfortable chair in front of a roaring fire.

Recommended serving temperature 16°C/61°F Ingredients: Maris Otter, wheat, and chocolate malt; Columbus, Chinook, and Centennial hops; English ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.

23,5°P, 80 IBU, 10% ABV.

Editor’s note: Even though the label says "Barley Wine" in the States, the brewery usually says it’s brewed to be an IIPA. The American label was supposedly a glitch. In Europe it’s sold as an IIPA. But to save the admin crew some time dealing with user feedback, it’s listed as a Barley Wine.


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4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
dnstone (2127) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 8, 2010
Pours a murky brown with a solid but soft off-white, tan head. Slight oak aroma with a solid sweet maltiness with a great floral hop aroma. Enormous malt body with chocolate after-tones and an everpresent, but unobrusive hop strength.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (1174) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark amber with a tan head. Aroma is caramel, dried fruits, pine and some roasted chocolate notes. Taste is sweet with raisins, caramel, ligth bitter roasted finish with a sweet background.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
edgallow (1863) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 6, 2014
22 oz bomber pours brown with a off white head. Aroma of malts, fruit and cocoa. Taste is raisins , malts and fruit. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gijonudobeer (19) - SPAIN - JUL 6, 2014
Que rica. Sutilmenten dulce, envuelta en la magia de la potencia amarga enmascarada completamente por toda la potencia dulzona.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUL 4, 2014
A superior barleywine. Rich and thick. Lots of dark fruit, chocolate and licorice. Some pine hop bite at the end.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (2495) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 1, 2014
Tap. Hazy chestnut color. Medium size, yellow head, stays. Malty, sourish, fruity, plums, raisins, sweet notes in aroma. Raisins, nuts, orange, citrus, hops, malty taste. Long lasting oranges in aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lore (979) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 29, 2014
dark brown colour, moderate sized creamy brown head; aroma of caramel, alcoholic notes, biscuit, herbal-citrussy-grassy hops and maybe some floral notes; taste of hoppy bitterness, less intensive malty sweetness, roasted notes, and herbal liqueur, bitter aftertaste; correct barley wine, but rather disappointing, than perfect...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aurelius (4034) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Thanks to Stevencon for sharing @Proof, upstairs. Bomber, dark brew, mediocre label. Really comes off as a dopplebock. Lots of raisins, etc. Lost notes, need to flesh out. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevencon (418) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle of unknown age. Muddy rubby brown. Strawberry twizzler aroma. Red fruit and dry finish. Not super Hoppy. Bought 10 months ago but not bottle on date. As a beer very drinkable but not sure of the style. Interesting and worth a try.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rbrazell (1574) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Thanks to stevencon. Very deep amber pour with a thin tan head that fades quickly. Very super caramel and toffee malts, with faint hints of pine. Flavor is similar with toasted bread. Not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jookos (1927) - FINLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle. Brown dark. Resinous piney, chocolate malts. Full bodied, bitter. Very flavourful, intensive. Roasty, but piney hoppy. Interesting. Nice.

-- bb


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