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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
agent_persik (292) - 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 (778) - 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 (32) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (2553) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2013
Poured medium reddish brown with a frothy beige head. Aroma of dark chocolate, roast malt and coffee beans. Light body, flavour much as the aroma, reasonably smooth with a dry, bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erasmus_ro (1188) - Alabama, USA - AUG 10, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2013 Bottle. Pours a dark brown with a decent, latte-colored head. Aroma is coffee and roast, an English-style porter, but more intense and somewhat more roasted. Some semisweet dark bread. Taste is rather British porter as well. A lot of coffee, some roast and dark bread, slight malt breadiness. Light raisin. Both aroma and flavor are very intense for the ABV so kudos for that. However, the palate is a bit thin and watery, though with good carbonation. Nøgne Ø has put a lot of aroma and flavor into something with so little alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorm (838) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2013
Mørk amber farve med lyst skum. Lukt av mørk malt. Smak av malt, slokolade og karamell. Supermarked.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nilsas (971) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUL 30, 2013
friskt tynt sittende skum. god duft av krydder, malt, karamell og rosiner. Brun fin farge. Grei smak av rosiner, men ikke den helt store for meg. Tror nok andre liker denne bedre.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HoppyBudgie (606) - SOLA, NORWAY - JUL 23, 2013
Bottle from shop. Red in color. small light brown head. Aroma is sweet, lightly smoked with a roasted malt falvour with some burnt malt and sweetness also. Nice one

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Andy_ (515) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2013
Dark brown, slightly reddish beer with a nice creamy beige head leaving lacing on the glass. The aroma has caramel, toffee, bread, nuts and coffee. The aroma is almost a bit roasty like a stout or a porter. The taste begins with sweetness of the caramel and toffee and ends up with a dry, nutty, woody and moderately bitter finish. The body feels full at the begin of a sip but ends with a watery mouthfeel with medium to high carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maxwelldeux (3065) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown color with a smallish off-white head on it. Nose is malt forward with a little toasting and caramel coming through, but just a hint of spicy bitterness. Spices come through more in the taste, with the toasting also being salient. Decent drink.


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