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Nøgne Ø Lemongrass (Aku Aku Lemongrass Ale)
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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: American Pale Ale
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Editor’s note: Originally a special brew made for Aku Aku Tiki Bar in Oslo, but some kegs found their way to other pubs as well. Later on changed name to Lemongrass as Aku Aku Tiki Bar quit buying it.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Arve_Christian (3031) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 3, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2012 On tap at Trikkestallen, Oslo. Intensely perfumed , jasmine and some lemongrass. Extremely fruity. Medium body & complexity. Good balance and carbonaton . Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (4439) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 1, 2012
Cloudy yelloworange colour with a white head. Lovely citric aroma. I could sit and smell this all night long a watch all the lovely ladies passing by. Fresh floral and citric flavour. One more please.
[On tap at Aku Aku in Oslo, Norway]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6641) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUN 29, 2012
Draft @ Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Dorée, col épais beige. Arôme de citronnelle, houblon fleuri et fruité avec un malt léger. En bouche, le profile citronnelle reste bien présent sans être trop en avant, le tout donne ce côté citronné frais qui tapisse un peu le palais.Pointe d’épice en fin de bouche avec un léger côté herbacé et fleuri sur un malt finement grillé.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (6692) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 14, 2012
Draught at Kuikka, Helsinki, Finland. Cloudy deep golden colour with small white head. Citrusy yeasty aroma with lemongrass and mild sweetness. Flavour is quite easy. Mild bitterness, malt, lemongrass and mild sourness. Drinkable but not that interesting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garza (568) - Oslo (NO), Caracas (VE), VENEZUELA - JUN 13, 2012
Hazy golden look with fair white head. Sweet and citric aroma with some spices and hops. Herbal taste with some citric and honey notes. Refreshing with light bitterness. Medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation and the lemongrass feel with some light bitter finish. Ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (4950) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2012
Draft at CBC. Hazy light yellow pour with an off white head. Aroma and flavour dominated by the lemongrass with a little malt. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Foffern (1190) - Bodø, NORWAY - JUN 7, 2012
On tap at Henrik, Bergen. Pours a clear light yellow colour with a small off-white head. Aromas of lemon, soap and grass. Light flavours of hay, grass and grains. Slick mouthfeel, and light bitterness. An okay ale, and is easy-drinking.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen1 (2378) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 24, 2012
Fra fat på Cardinal: apa med en anelse sitrongress, et lettdrikkelig og forfriskende sommerøl. Håper det blir fast inventar på Cardinal.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJestersBeer (2039) - SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2012
Draught. Pale straw, white head. Spicy, lemony aroma, malt, spruce, soap, quite floral. Off-dry, light to medium body, low to medium bitterness, balanced CO2. Spicy, soapy taste, malt, yeast, lemongrass, herbs. Refreshing. (2012-05-11)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (5750) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 17, 2012
[5/11/12] Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Hazy golden. Floral hoppy aroma, slightly soapy, with lemongrass, a bit of yeast and spiciness. Dry floral flavor with some lemongrass spiciness. Medium-bodied.


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