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Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Citrus Hystrix er en India Pale Ale med rug, havre, bergamotblader, mandarinsaft og masse humle. Vi har rett og slett prøvde å finne noen gode smaker! Smaksprofilen på denne IPA’an er utviklet i samarbeid med Trond Moi.

English: Citrus Hystrix is an attempt to put new and wonderful flavors in an IPA. To do this we added, rye, oats, kaffir lime and some tangerine juice! Taste profile of this IPA is developed in cooperation with chef Trond Moi.


Alexus' rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alexus (240) - Stavanger, - NOV 2, 2012
Sampled at Øl & Akevittmessen 2012 in Stavanger. Deep golden in color with a nice white head. Fruity and citrusy. Full body. Really good hop caracter. Another great brew from Nøgne Ø.


3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
mrmartin (707) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 9, 2014
Reddish-Orange Pour with big orange-tan head. Resiny Perfumed Citrus Nose. Bitter Resiny front, medium body with an interesting texture and Oily slightly malty yet sourish soft finish. expected because of the bergamot and other added ingredients Pleasant Beer interesting texture and palate. Interesting use of ingredients but similar to many of the Stone one-offs its a bit much!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tsekouratos (346) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - OCT 26, 2014
Dark orange color, very hazy, with a huge thick white head. Hopy aromas of tangerine, citrus, some orange, maybe some spices. Bitter taste with citrus, lemon, orange, mango, tangerine, some spicy notes from the rye, and maybe some dankness. Nice aftertaste, long. Body was medium but carbonation was a bit too high! Still a nice brew!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drsordr (1236) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle pour dark brown copper with thick tan head. Nose mostly dank hop and caramel malt. Faint citrus. Taste grapefruit bite up front then floral sweetness. I get some of the mandrian then the dank hop returns mid palate

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (9755) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 18, 2014
from Mondial de la Bière 2013, Mulhouse - fully cloudy brown beer under a long lasting beige foam; solid hoppy aroma of resin, mandarines and black berries; full-bodied, some swetness, tasty and fairly bitter; light dry and with a long fruity hoppy finish (tangerines, berries and citrus) - superb

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (2303) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 12, 2014
Dark reddish brown body with loads of sediment and off white head. I assume this is not a fresh bottle but I can’t find the bottling date anywhere. Warm citrus hop aroma, also nice breadiness. Taste is a touch of bitter grapefruit, lime, with a very smooth palate. Would like to try this again fresher, as it was quite nice even with this old bottle.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3538) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle at Havnelageret. Pours hazy amber brown, nose is toffee, lime, orange, taste is sweet and juicy, zesty lime, dry toffee.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4173) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUN 24, 2014
500 ml bottle. Strong malt presence. Citrus and tangerine throughout. Really stands out in the flavors that sit.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (1088) - oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 15, 2014
Botella de 50 cl en el lúpulo en el momento en 12-06-2014. Lote 047 elaborado en 01-08-2012 hasta 01-08-2014. color marrón muy oscuro con espuma blanca no muy persistente. Aromas intensos a maltas con grandes tonos cítricos de piel de naranja, mandarinas.... Cuerpo medio a fuerte, pastoso y denso con espuma y con 7.5 vol que le dan carácter alcohólico. Sabores intensos maltosos con gran carga de cítricos, lima pieles de naranja y mandarinas, acabando con un amargo no muy intenso. Buena, para repetir y comprobar si los lúpulos en esta no estaban algo pasados. Interesante sabor cítrico de naranjas.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (1843) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 2, 2014
A nice IPA. Pours kind of an ugly brown with sediment... The nogne way. Aromas of caramel, pine, and orange. Flavors are sweet and caramel forward at first then a balanced and lasting bitterness finishes it off. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (5063) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Bomber. Caramel brown and opaque with a tan head. Visually this could pass for a brown. A pleasant aroma of citrus and floral with passion fruit. The flavor brings those out and bitterness is a bit above moderate. Lime is tasted and it brings a unique element. There is a heavy dose of caramel but the fruit is in charge. Some mint and spice. This is borderline imperial and perhaps should be in that category. The finish was a little hot but it was also flavorful and had a bit of an attitude.


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