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Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Brown Ale
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 588   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.


RichardGretton's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichardGretton (4345) - Leicestershire, - MAY 21, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy fairly light brown beer with a good strong off brown head. The aroma is roasted with some burnt maltyness. The flavour is discernibly bitter and roasted with a malty and mildly yeasty finish. Overall a nice roasted beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
aleksander9 (584) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 10, 2015
Dark brown with tan head. aroma is coffee, caramel, nuts, soy sauce and chocolate. Round palate. Aftertaste is floral, biscuits, caramel and dark chocolate. Overall: Nice! Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
esox (1156) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 27, 2015
Draught. Foaming like hell, dark brown-amber, somewhat cloudy. Strong raisin notes when too cold, some herbal notes. Syrupy, toasted bread is more obvious when warmer. Dried fruit notes, as long as sweet herbal hops. Dryish malt flavor, grains, sweetish chocolate, somewhat herbal hop aftertaste. Medium body, frothy texture.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Florya (534) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2015
How: Bottle Appearance: Dark brown, medium tan head. Aroma:coffe, nuts, caramel. Palate: Medium body, smooth carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (5532) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 14, 2015
9/XII/14 - 50cl bottle from Bierhalle Deconinck (Vichte) @ home - BB: 11/XI/14, brewed: 11/XI/13 (2014-1479)

Clear purple brown beer, huge fluffy brown head, falls down quickly, bit adhesive. Aroma: bit dusty, roasted, mocha, cocoa powder, malty, dried fruits, milk chocolate, chemical, band-aid, chocolate milk. MF: lots of carbon, medium to light body. Taste: very roasted start, coffee, mocha, bit sourish. Aftertaste: coffee, toast, sour touch, little sweet, caramel, chocolate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scanovajr (659) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JAN 10, 2015
Bottled. A deep amber beer with a medium sized beige head. Aroma is malty with roasted notes. Taste is also malty, roasted and sweet, caramel, nuts. Software carbonation. Thin body

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
asimeow (147) - Sandsli, NORWAY - DEC 24, 2014
0,5l bottle. Dark,brown,with hints of licorice and raisins. Pretty standard xmas brew,albeit not labelled as such,but preferable to the typical dunkel or amber and dark lagers.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yorker (1427) - Herning, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2014
50 cl bottle @ home. Pours murky brown with an off-white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are roasted malt, caramel, and nuts - with a slightly bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (2595) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2014
Bottle from Den Nordiske Ølhandel, Copenhagen - pours dark brown with tan good tan coloured head. Dark malty aroma and taste, lots of caramel, dark toffee, brown sugar, some dark fruity and nutty. Lovely.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcos (1600) - Maryland, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Location/Date:Bottle on 11/10/2014 split with Dave and courtesy of Dave.

Appearance: Pours a murky brown.
Aroma: Aroma of toffee.
Taste: Light bitterness, lightly toffee/nutty.
Palate:Light medium body, light aftertaste.

Summary: First off, thanks Dave. This beer is really exceptional. At 4.5, it has all the flavor of other Brown ales. If this came in smaller bottles, I’d always have it around.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sebilinz (691) - Linz, AUSTRIA - NOV 13, 2014
Draught. Dark Brown with tan head. Aroma is malts with hints of smoke. Taste is caramel with smoke. Aftertaste is medium bitter balanced by some malty sweetness. Nice one.


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