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


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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Brun er en upasteurisert og ufiltrert belgisk type ale. Øl fra Nøgne Ø er flaskegjæret, noe som medfører at man bør behandle flasken med varsomhet før servering, slik at sedimentene ikke forstyrres. Brun har en fin fruktighet som er balansert opp mot god maltsødme. Anbefalt serveringstemperatur 8 grader C. La det bygge en skumtopp. Vi anbefaler Brun som en god kompanjong til vellagrede oster, alternativt ulike kjøttretter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAY 19, 2009
Botella, thanks Yngvar! Hazy dark brown, nice medium head. Sweet caramel nutty chocolate bitter aroma. Quite good a mouthfeel. The flavour has a good dark maltiness with bitter hops, nuts, some chocolate and roasty caramel. Bitter malty caramellic finish. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (10194) - Thisted, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2010
It’s mahogany-red with a huge, creamy head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel and nuts. The flavour has notes of roasted malt, karamel, licorice, a little nuts and the finish is dry with a touch of citrus – a nice beer indeed!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rune (10006) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 8, 2009
500ml bottle, batch 386, from Vinmonopolet, Langnes. Light brownish hue with good duration over a deep, dark brown body. Comprehensive beer in both aroma and flavour. Very well balanced smell of just malts and hops. Taste of dark fruits and dark, chocolate malts with underlying spicy acidity. Light hints of yeast. Ends up with lingering hop bitterness. Ashy dryness in texture. Well bodied. I bought a few more bottles to be cellared, should be interesting to re-taste them before Oct.2013 (Tromsø, 07.03.2009).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (9510) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 23, 2012
500 ml bottle. Batch #753. BB 18/01/15. (Vinmonopolet) Mo i Rana, Norway. Hazy brown colour with small tan head. Yeast, brown sugar, malt and mild dark fruits in aroma. Flavour is dark malt, yeast, hints of hops and dark fruits. Quite simple and boring Ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (9452) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2012
Bottle from Super Best, Rødovre. Unclear brown colour with a biege head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, roasted malt, hops and chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (9411) - Oceanside, California, USA - SEP 21, 2011
Tap at Paradiso Dupont. The pour is a muddy, murky deep brown with a thin white head. Really no head formation. Nose is pretty muted. Mild berries and fruit juice. Taste is similar- very thin fruit juice with prickly carbonation. Very odd. Goes quite chalky and intensely bitter with small cinnamon spice. But really odd. Perhaps over attenuated? Certainly inoffensive but really doesn’t bring forth a lot of discernible character. If given to me in a Juicy Juice box, I would probably not once stop to think if I had been secretly given beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (8916) - Ursel, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2010
Small but persistent dark-creamcoloured head over beautiful red-brown beer. Bit sourish nose, superimposed upon dark, melanoidin-y malts and some buttery notes. Rosemary aroma. Rather dry, woody flavour, spicy, cacaopowder, and dried juniper or cypress branches. Medium bodied, bit watery but not too much. Little qua aftertaste. Nice, dry brown; spicy and light.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (8508) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2011
Sampled at BBF 2011. Hazy brown pour with white head. Aroma of banana and other fruit. Malt, banana and and sugar in the flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (8470) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 28, 2012
50 cl bottle @ Konttori, Tampere.
Rated on 20110805.
Pours murky brown color with a light, quickly collapsing head. Aroma of malts, caramel and some fruits. Flavor of malts, fruits and notes of pine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (8200) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2011
Draught. Low creamy and lasting off-white head. Hazy dark brown body. Roasted malt caramel alcohol aroma. Sweet roasted malt caramel grass pine flavor. High carbonation. Long aftertaste.

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