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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Brown Ale
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 570   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IPAgutten79 (499) - 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 (1975) - 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 (9586) - 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 (1083) - 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 (272) - 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 (2637) - 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 (703) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
agent_persik (383) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 5, 2013
Black color, medium beige head. Sweet aroma of dark chocolate,coffee, yeast and malt, Mostly dry taste with subtle bitterness in finish, has notes of roasted malt, dark chocolate, dark berries and hops. Light body and average carbonation. Nice dark beer for easy drinking.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MisoW (1196) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 25, 2013
Bottle from trade with Palme, many thanks. Pourd black color with huge beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffe, some hints of cocoa. Tastes medium bitter, low sweetness, roasted malt, coffee, dark berries.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Brendelokken (33) - NORWAY - AUG 25, 2013
0.5L bottle from ICA (Tromsø) 4,5%. Dark and rich color. Bit bitter. Taste of chocolate and coffee. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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