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Nøgne Ø Dark Horizon Second Edition

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Formerly brewed at Nøgne Ø
Style: Imperial Stout
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 436   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 480   ABV: 16%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tide (1757) - Espoo, FINLAND - DEC 10, 2013
Bottle from a friend. Black color, beige head. Bitter taste with coffee, nuts, plum, hops, alcohol and chocolate. Bitter finish with coffee, alcohol and dark fruits. Excellent imperial stout, although it was better few years ago.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
portableparty (1909) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Bottle shared by matsciguy. Pours oily black with a thin tan collar. Aroma is roasted malt subtle sweetness and booze is present. Taste is boozy sweetness roasted malt burnt boozy sugar. Palate is full sticky warming sticky. Really nice!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bacterial (1503) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Dark thick black pour. Boozy. Malty. Chocolate. Hot, but not a keep your ass warm on a cold night hot. Actually, this would keep you warm on a cold night. Very nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GothGargoyle (1159) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 6, 2013
Black with no head. Aroma is coffee, very boozy, chocolate, soy sauce. Medium bodied, boozy on the palate. Taste is soy sauce, coffee, liquorice, booze. My least favourite of the Dark Horizons

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheHOFF43 (1749) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - AUG 22, 2013
Bottle at RBSG. Pour is dark black with minimal head. Aroma is coffee, bitter chocolate and malts. Taste is similar with a tough of sweet alcohol. Somewhat thin, but very good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (6076) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle at RBSG. Very dark pour with a tight white head. Boozy with licorice. Bold beer. Quite sweet. Slick palate. Batch 2, bottle 07891.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fletchfighters (1056) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 24, 2013
500 ML bottle dark brown color, bordering on black. Thin collar of light brown film. Thick looking and slightly syrupy looking. Big nose. Oak, licorice, balsamic Vinegar, smoked and roasted malts with a touch of soy sauce. Lots of booze for the age of this. Taste is oak, licorice, coffee, slight smoke but more roasted malts, touches of soy. Some pine notes still with this. Has aged quite well. Feel is rich and thick. Lots of booze still. Low carbonation and a big body. Smooth though. I thought a lot like Black Tuesday without the barrel component. Fun to drink but dangerous

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hcalsos (205) - Rælingen, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2013
0.5 l bottle @ larsga (#01687). Brown thin head, pitch black. Vanilla, dark fruits, coffee. Liqorice, toffee, coffee, rasin. Warm. Medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jookos (2064) - FINLAND - MAY 9, 2013
(2/2012) bottle. I remember this being quite oaky. Otherwise yet another nice RIS from nögne. I’m actually surprised at the low score. But, it was during a RIS tasting so I guess I could afford to be picky.

-- bb/h(n9)

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
berlinoise2go (608) - NORWAY - APR 26, 2013
Bottle (50cl). Brewed 2007, consumed 2013. Pitch black colour. Finger-thick dark beige head that reduces to a stable ring. Boozy swirl, no lacing. Impressive, complex semi-sweet aroma of roasted malt, smoked wood, soy sauce, balsamico, coffee, licorice. Full body, flat carbonation. Rich and fairly dry, woody taste with a balsamico-like acidity that grows towards the finish. This is well balanced by a modest sweetness and some saltiness, but it veers just a bit too much in the acidic direction for full marks. Long malty salty-acidic aftertaste.


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