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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: 438   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 480   ABV: 16%
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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jookos (2149) - 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 (613) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (1632) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2013
Lagrad åtminstone tre år. Smak och doft av choklad, humle, kaffe. Krämig och lång och trevlig eftersmak. Fin beska.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Duntoyou (101) - Kr.sand, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2013
Fått denne på måltid i agder noen ganger. Monsterøl. Ble servert litt for kald, nydelig når tempen er 13-14 grader. Flott fylde, herlig og kompleks snak av blant annet sjokolade og kaffe

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Pours black and viscous. Aroma is sweet caramel, vanilla and chocolate. Taste is sweet with vanilla. Full bodied and slick. Really nice!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vignale (2061) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 16, 2013
Brygd 2007. Flaska från SB, Norge-provning. Ganska svag men rå doft. Metall, olja, lakrits och alkohol. Mycket alkohol, ganska torr, stram och rå, hårdrostad, lakrits, riktigt torr mörk choklad, soja, oljig, måttlig beska. Ett rått maffigt öl att dricka i små doser.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
martinen (36) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2013
Tydlig doft av lakrits och kaffe. Påminner mycket om rödvin, vilket verkligen inte är något negativt.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Balazs (787) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2013
0,5 l bottle. Poured pitch black, minimal reddish head that disappeared quickly. Strong aroma of ash, dark chocolate, molasse, cocoa, burnt wood, dead fallen leaves. Very strong body, well hidden alcohol.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GMCC2181 (1504) - Newark, Delaware, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Bottle via SL... Dark in color... good head. Nose of coffee and roasted malts... Taste follows the nose. Roasted malts, coffee, bittering hops. Well balanced. Alcohol hidden well. Definelty well balanced, more so than DH 1. Medium body. Overall: Nice Impy stout!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daje (2450) - NORWAY - JAN 22, 2013
Bottle shared by esp0r, september 28th 2012. Thanks man!!! Pitch black body, with a tiny light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, soy sauce and light alcohol. Not much considering the strength. Thick oily body, sweet and intense bitter taste, licorice, roasted malt, chocolate. Warm bitter finish with malt sugars. As good as expected, though I’m happy the later editions come in 0,25l bottles and not this 0,5l killer bottle.


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