Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Grimstad, Norway


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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Asian Pale Ale is a light and refreshing ale. It has generous amounts of lemongrass, added late in the brewing process to ensure that we capture its light, crisp and tangy aromas. This beer work well as a thirst quenching beverage, as well as paired with asian food, salads and light meat dishes. We recommend to pour cautiously to leave the natural sediments behind. Recommended serving temperature 8 deg C / 47 deg F. Ingredients: Malted barley, malted wheat, hops, lemongrass, English ale yeast and our local Grimstad water. Recommended serving temperature 8 deg C / 47 deg F

Meilby's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (7651) - Kristiansand, - MAR 31, 2014
Draught @ Nøgne Ø
Pours cloudy deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, citrus and lots of lemongrass. Taste is light sweet and light to medium bitter with a long lemongrass finish. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Frode (243) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle 50 cl.
Amber, off-white. Citrus fruity, malts and hops. Spiced lemongrass, medium bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleksander9 (450) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 26, 2014
Hazy orange with white head. Aroma is almost like a perfume. Lemon, spices, citrus and grapefruit. Almost like smelling one of those fancy shampoos! Round and fruity palate. Aftertaste is dry, floral, spicy, fruity, some hop bite and lingering fresh lemon finish. Overall: This one was a big surprise. Very nice session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bosbouw (1269) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2014
Troebele oranjegele kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt fruitig, citrus, hop en toch iets van lemongrass. Smaakt bitter, fruitig, hop, citrus. Iets bittere afdronk.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Abijen (1485) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2014
Pours a golden orange unclear beer with a good white head. Smells fruity, spices and fresh. Tastes lemon, spices and watery. Average carbo, thin body and a watery texture.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (6711) - Enghien, BELGIUM - SEP 11, 2014
Bouteille 50cl, batch#1138, BB 05/03/2015, bottled on 05/03/2014. Orangée, col épais blanc crémeux. Arôme offre un bouquet généreux rappelant la citronnelle avec un petit ajout de raisin blanc en rétro-nasal. Le tout est agréablement bien fleuri-fruité avec ce côté bergamote. Palais est léger, malté carapils, et toujours un ajout délicieux de bergamote qui apporte une certaine fraicheur au palais sur des notes citronnées. Le tout est sec avec un ajout houblonné de Nelson par un ajout rappelant le raisin blanc. A seulement 4.5%, un vrai plaisir à déguster.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wolfbass (930) - Firenze, ITALY - SEP 10, 2014
Sinceramente non mi ha fatto impazzire questa asian pale ale, apprezzo l’esperimento. Comunque molto leggera e di facile beva, solo che in bocca non mi garba tantissimo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (2450) - NORWAY - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle at Cafe Sara, april 16th 2014. Semiclear golden body, medium white head. Aroma of lemongrass, pale malts, citrussy hops. Taste is light sweet, lemon, mild spicy, a bit thin, short bitterness, with a light fruity aftertaste. A good one, though I’m more a fan of the "proper" Aku Aku Lemongrass from Nøgne

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
metalspice (74) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - SEP 6, 2014
Lyst og uklart med høyt skum. Frisk duft med sitrongress og aprikos. ikke så frisk smak som jeg håpet på, men ett godt og lettdrikkelig øl.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmrmwel (960) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle batch 1138. Pours light golden with a finger thick airy head. Aroma is hoppy pine and resin, with whiffs of citrus and grass, as well as some metallic notes. Medium body with soft carbonation. Flavour follows with bitter with hoppy pine and resin, notes of grape fruit, some tropical peach and lychee as well as some grassy metallic notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RexTalionis (2458) - FINLAND - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours darker golden in color with a whitish head. Floral and citrus fruits mixed with green herbal notes in aroma. Lemony notes, minerals and grassyness in taste. Herbs and bit of light spicyness in finish. I do like the quite soft bitterness in this brew.

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