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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Brown Ale
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 563   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A dark brown English ale, in which classic English malts meet the spicy hoppiness of the new world. Recommended serving temperature 8°C/45°F. Goes very well with ‘pub grub.’

Ingredients: Maris Otter, wheat, chocolate, brown, amber, and caramel malt; Crystal hops; English ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.

11°P, 27 IBU, 4,5% ABV.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zer0 (1125) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 2, 2013
Draft. Pours dark brown with a beautiful brown head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, dark chocolate and some red fruits. Taste is moderate to heavy sweet and light bitter. Full bodied with soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
suurjuust (843) - ESTONIA - OCT 15, 2013
Brown, medium sized tan head. Nose is bready malts, some toastiness. Taste is similar to the nose, but with some roasty-nutty bitterness and acidity in the finish. Oily to watery mouthfeel, thin to medium body, fairly smooth carbonation. Very easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Janern (5) - - OCT 15, 2013 does not count
Mørk farge med ettersmak av kaffe og sjokolade. Ved helling til glass gir den en god skumtopp. Gjennomsnittlig kullsyre

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IPAgutten79 (356) - Skui, NORWAY - OCT 8, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2013 Bottle 0.5l @home from Meny. Brown colour (unsurprisingly) with big head that lasts a while. Flavours of coffee and chocolate. Tastes coffee and some chocolate as well. A bit watery taste. Slightly bitter in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Niko100 (1837) - Illinois, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Dark murky brown color; Light to medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, caramel, & chocolate; Flavor of slight roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, some hops, and nuts; Fairly tasty - but a tad thin & watery.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9071) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours clear dark brown with a large, frothy beige head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is toast and cookie malt, dates and earthy hops. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and bitterness, light esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vighals (760) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - SEP 14, 2013
Mørk brun, litt dødelig farve med lys brunt skum. Kaffe, sjokoladelukt. Rund i smaken, kaffe, sjokolade. Medium bitter, godt med kullsyre.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RickFifty (162) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - SEP 14, 2013
Dark brown color, light brown head. Nuts and caramel malt nose. Roasted malt taste, hints of chocolate and coffee. A bit thin.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (2009) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 13, 2013
500ml bottle. Hazy dark copper color. Medium size thick head, stays. Roast, malty, slightly dusty/ashy, almonds in aroma. Nice roast, hazelnuts, slightly oily, malty, grainy flavor. Nice balance.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
StilleStorm (459) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 6, 2013
Pouring dark brownish, with great off-white soapy lasting head. Coffee, hoppy roasted aroma. Malty, waterish -short bittery finish. Nice carbonation.


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