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Nøgne Ø Dark Horizon Fourth Edition

Formerly brewed at Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Imperial Stout
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 311   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 480   ABV: 16%
There is so much fun involved in creating Dark Horizon. Once it ferments, everyone in the brewery are very enthusiastic and pay close attention. Is the yeast still active? Is everything OK? How does the flavours evolve? Dark Horizon is normally dark and velvety. Muscovado sugars provides good fruity aromas. The coffee is a chapter on its own. The green beans will first be treated alfa amylase, an enzyme brewers enjoy working with. Then we mash the green beans before drying and roasting them. This gives it the unique flavor Dark Horizon deserves. Share Dark Horizon with someone you think deserves it.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mentalmind (46) - FINLAND - JUL 26, 2013
Licorice, espresso, dark.chocolate,

-- rated with beerbasher for Nokia N9

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
aleksander9 (776) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 14, 2013 mmmMM! Nice black appearance With disappearing head. Smells sweet, complex, red wine, soy sauce, malt. Perfect carbonation and wine like mouthfeel. Nice sweet, complex aftertaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Psytron (1582) - Turku, FINLAND - JUL 10, 2013
Smell of coffee and red wine. Black colour, tiny head. Aroma of tar, coffee, syrup, alcohol. Finishes with red berries. Really heavy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (14464) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2013
Bottle at home. Pitch black - brown head. Rather hoppy nose, nice high malty, ok sweetness, dark chocolate, nice licorice, nutty, dark sugar, soy notes, burned malts, light and smooth body and finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (23500) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2013
Bottle at yespr. Pitch black coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of dark chocolate and soy sauce with notes of licorice. Sweet and roasted flavour of dark chocolate and licorice with notes of hops and soy sauce. Sweet and roasted finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (30378) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2013
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted mat, soy sauce, and dark chocolate. The flavor is sweet with notes of notes of roasted malt, soy sauce, alcohol, and dark chocolate, leading to a dry alcoholic finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (35029) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2013
25 cl bottle. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is fruity and roasted malty. Chocolate and dark roasted malty. Sweet, liqourice, dark malty, chocolate and roasted. Dry and chocolate bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (9624) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2013
Bottle 250ml @ Geokkjer
Pours pitch black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, coffee, molasses, alcohol, brown sugar and chocolate. Taste is heavy sweet and light to medium bitter with a long sweet, warm and coffee finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ingehk (1) - - JUL 3, 2013 does not count
Veldig smakfull. Har en litt frisk smak jeg ikke klarer å sette fingeren på. Bør nok drikkes sammen men en meltig dessert ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmrmwel (1284) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark translucent with a maroon gleam, and a small dark reddish head. Aroma is dark, malty and sweet, with chocolate, sweet coffee and muscovado. Full body with soft carbonation. Flavour is sweet with chocolate and muscovado, as well as evident but well integrated alcohol with full “hot” notes of leather and tobacco.

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