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

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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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.


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (9918) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Thanks to Geokkjer, Meilby, and yngwie for this one. Amber pour with a white head. Nice tangerine and orange hop notes. Some sweet caramel malt, floral hops, and a touch of pine. Flavor is a little on the sweet side, but still fruity and citrus forward. Tangerine, orange peel, and a bit of peach. Floral, pine, and light grass notes. Mild bitterness on the finish.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (5022) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 25, 2014
500ml bottle, from Dutch’s. Poured into my DFH IPA glass. Pours a mostly clear red orange amber color, pretty dark. Very big khaki head that just sort of stays put for a bit, be sure to pour this one slowly. Fades to a thin reasonable after about ten minutes. Leaves plenty, thicker lace. Lots of chunky dark particles in the final pour. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, lighter carbonation. Smooth, lighter carbonation. Kind of slick. Initially, the nose is kind of offputting, caramel malt, and it’s kind of sweet up front. But the flavor is pretty interesting. Dark fruity, juicy, some tangerine juice comes through. Kind of spicy. Get some of the kaffier lime. It’s a cool, interesting combo but is more a fruit beer than an IPA. I’d like to see a little more hop taste and aromatics, not much of that here. Maybe some spicy earthy hop character. No date on the bottles, of course. Interesting, tasty stuff, though, if looked at as a sort of hoppy strong ale with fruit. A lot of sweet maltiness holds it back for me.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eduardeller (33) - - FEB 23, 2014
Botella de 50cl. ..un poco flojo este lúpulo pero muy bien balanceada. ....para repetir! !!!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10058) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2014
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and heavy hopy wonderfull aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ozckr (213) - Barcelona, SPAIN - FEB 18, 2014
hay, spruce, citrus, hazy, minimal head, light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, medium bitterness, light body, thin feel, oily feel, lively, bitter,

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bartlebier (1161) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - FEB 17, 2014
(backlog Mondial de la bière, Mulhouse 09/2013). Bitter mandarine rind, nice mellow near-biscuit malt body. Slight pine, lime and grapefruit rind. Delicate and delicious, alas with an unsessionable price tag.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
calm_dreamer (140) - GREECE - FEB 9, 2014
Cloudy body with a finger of lasting thick foam. Aroma of tangerine, fruit, citrus, some general hops and rye. Taste of oats, the spice of rye and full of tangerine. Lasting aftertaste, overcarbonated.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
suprchunk (1952) - Crestview, Florida, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Dark, hazy toffee colored pour. Big slight off-white head. Plenty of lacing. Aroma of flowers. A slight citrus and malt aroma in there as well. A very malty flavor. Some lemons mixed in. But mostly just malt. Not too bitter. Pretty damn good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BRW (628) - Barcelona, SPAIN - FEB 1, 2014
On tap at Biercab. Amber colour with white head. Citric, fruity and yeasty aroma. Rye, citric, resin taste. Bitter. Medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StilleStorm (457) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JAN 25, 2014
DWF; Pours hazy orange with creamy lasting, lacing off-white head. Nosetrils fills with fruity, citrus, pine and malt. Taste mirrors. Warming. Body is medium to full, crispy texture. Soft to flat carbonation. Finish is lasting bitter. Thank you Moi. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NBird (290) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 18, 2014
1L squealer from keg. Looks.. Amber with sml head. Smells.. Quite malty, toasty at points. Citrus and soapy hops, can pick the lime too. Tastes..reasonably sweet malt and lime into a soapy lengthy bitterness, some roasted flavours too.


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