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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Brown Ale
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 574   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35077) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2007
Bottle @ Københavnske Øldage 2007 in Copenhagen. Clear medium brown color with a average fizzy fair lacing mostly diminishing off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, burnt. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 21, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours hazy brown with a lacing off-white head. Aroma is bread and light note of roasted malt. Flavour follows this closely with a light roasted note and breadish malt flavour. Light acidic touch. Very mild and easy. Light spiced bitterness and more bread in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29335) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2004
A deep red beer with a small light brown head. The aroma is sweet and slightly burnt. The flavor is of roasted malt, slightly burnt, but unfortunately the body is a little thin.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2005
(Bottle 50 cl) Very dark ruby red colour, clear and pretty indeed. Very small head and almost no carbonation - almost English cask appearance. Huge sediment though. A slight indefinable and not completely pleasant nose - roasted somehow. Very malty flavours, roasted malt - light sweetish, soft and pleasant mouthfeel. An incredibly flavourful beer for it’s rather small body. 110705

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20810) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2004
Hazy brown colour with a low beige head. Sweet aroma with lots of malt, nuts, bread and chocolate. Complex taste with roasted notes and notes of nuts, malt and chocolate. Well balanced bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20334) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2005
Bottled. Dark amber colour, small beige head. Weak fruity aroma. Weak fruity flavour with a bit caramel and hops in finish. Feels watery.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19383) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2004
Bottled. Mahogany colour, rich head. Roasty, fruity nose. Soft and rounded with lots of caramel. Salty, nutty and woody, well balanced. Medium bitterness. Restrained but still very flavourful. Imagine a Newcastle Brown, but fresher, maltier, richer and hoppier, and this is your beer...

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16727) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 22, 2006
Bottle. DArk brown colour with a medium thick tan head. Dry roasted malty aroma with some hints of caramel. Sweet malty roasted flavor with some bitterness and hints of caramel. Sweet bitter aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (15101) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2012
21st November 2009
Opaque brown beer, frothy tan head. Neutral palate. Bags of malt. Light unsweet chocolate. Palate turns softer and drier. Light touches of smoke and hops. Minerally aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14609) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2005
Clean dark amber color. Very nice aroma, with some malt, roasted malt and hop. The mouthfeel is quite dry, with roasted malt, malt and caramel, plus a touch of rye. Pretty good among the Brown Ales. Ends too dry and somehow minty.


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