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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 513   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Nothing is like celebrating your own milestones. This is a celebration of our 500th batch of ale. It was brewed with joy and splendor; the brewer wore a suit, and a TV station filmed the event. As a base for this ale, we have elected to play with numbers: 5 hops, 100 IBUs, 10% alcohol by volume. Indeed it is an Imperial India Pale Ale. Big and bold. Great for a celebration!


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
djoeye (914) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 31, 2014
Brown 0,5L btl 10%omg, off white flat head, slightly hazy amber body. Scents of resin, strong fruity malts, sour apricot, orange peel. Taste; strong fruity malts, oranges, hops, some bitter, some alcohol. Hotshots on palate, abv tells a great deal about it. Finishes warming fruity malts, orange peel syrup, lingering. #1020 TAP270813 BBF27aug17 b@vinmonopolet, tasted@home.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (3810) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle from Bottle Park, Bratislava. Hazy orange color with thick off-white head. Sweet malty, hoppy aroma. Taste, solid malty backbone followed with resiny hops. Long hoppy bitter finish. Warming alcohol. Tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tsekouratos (113) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - MAR 29, 2014
500 ml bottle shared with calm_dreamer. Bottle fro trade with gunnar(thanks a lot man). Dark orange color with a thin beige head. Aromas of hops and maybe some tangerines and lemon. Bitter and sweet taste at the same time. Fruits, sweet ones especially with some toffee and some yeast notes. Hippy aftertaste. Medium body with low carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christpuncher (711) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Really hoppy and fruity ipa. Has a strong alcohol flavor for a double ipa. Smells hoppy and pours orange incl color. Had at bad apple. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Melnis (95) - LATVIA - MAR 28, 2014
Lti tumiigs prieks ipas, iesalais. Mazliet peec kvadainas ipas. Kaskaade pašā plaukumā :D prasitos arii citus apinus. Baigi salda

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (5570) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 27, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein trübes orangegoldenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr fruchtig malzig, leicht würzig, bitter. Geschmack intensiv malzig, würzig scharf, fruchtig, bitter hopfig.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2029) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - MAR 23, 2014
3/10/2012. From bottle. Hazy amber color with a white head. Hoppy aromas with pine, citrus and floral notes. Bold and bitter, nice balance with a long finish.

2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
ffaoe (194) - York, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2014
strong hop and malt aroma. amber in color with little head. very strong hoppyness with a malty background

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (6130) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 13, 2014
on tap at braukunst live 2014. rich golden with a lasting white head; aroma of pine and catpiss; decent hit of tropical fruit, some warming alcohol and a solid hit of zesty bitterness

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Torrefacto (373) - SPAIN - MAR 13, 2014
Color cobrizo tupido con espuma color crema. Aromas de frutas tropicales y miel. textura melosa con inicio dulce y afrutado y final seco y resinoso. Muy rica.


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