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Nøgne Ø Dark Horizon Second Edition

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

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RATINGS: 469   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 480   ABV: 16%
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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (9946) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUL 24, 2009
UPDATED: OCT 7, 2014 actually says 17.5% abv on the bottle. pours black with dark brown head. surprised at the head for a 35 proof beer. smells sweet and choclatey. coca and a touch of coffee and molasses as well. feel is actually well done for such a strong beer. you can’t tell it’s strength til it goes down...warm all the way to the belly-right up to the point where any "hotter" would take away from it, but it doesn’t go that far. the only "bad" thing about this beer is the roasted malt flavors and hops can’t quite make their way throught the alcohol. quite enjoyable, but not quite worth the $24.99.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (5831) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 21, 2016
Bottle thanks to Eric. Pours out black topped with a ring of fire I mean tan fiz. Nose is big booze rich malts lots of barrel presents ash did I mention booze. Taste is hot so hot with booze barrel notes chocolate pit fruit and ash.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Klimaet (1747) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2016
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Aroma is vinous, dark fruits, olives, booze, overripe fruits. Taste is malty, dark fruits, ashy, chocolate, booze, caramel, bitter finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
StoutHead (943) - DENMARK - JUN 5, 2016
Bottle. Pours pitch black and generates a brown head if poured from on high, but at almost 8 years old it dissappears very fast. Aroma of roasted malts, fruits and alcohol. Taste is of roasted malts, dark dried fruits - like prunes and raisins, chocolate, resin, licorice, wood, molasses, soy sauce and alcohol. Very complex. Has a very long finish of roasted malts, wood and alcohol. Body is above medium but is surprisingly thin for a 16% beer. Very little carbonation but that’s to be expected I guess. Very good though - a real slow sipper.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bergstaden (2332) - Røros, NORWAY - MAR 6, 2016
Thank you Yngwie for sharing tha bottle - Black with a dark brown head - Sweet dark malt aroma with dark fruits and some coffee notes - Dark amlt body with some dark fruity tones and some coffee flavours , and some nice alcohol heat in the back - The dark malts and fruity tones goes into a warm finish - This was real good

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
biirusaikou (2477) - - FEB 10, 2016
Bottle shared, thanks Jonno. Wow, this is a beast, feels like a barrel-aged spiced Porto wine, lots of dark cherry, oak and whiskey, long complex finish. Devilicious stuff, to be sipped and enjoyed at a gentleman’s pace.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (2280) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 4, 2016
Bottle shared at a tasting. Thanks Jonno. This bottle is 8 to 9 years old. Lots of booze and dark fruit in the nose: plum, raisin, prune, cassis. Lots of deep, rich flavors of wood and booze in the nose as it warms. Body has thinned out, with very little carbonation but wow, what a nice aged beer. More booze and fruit in the mouth with a long lasting and coating finish. Fantastic.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoulderbroken (3664) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 31, 2016
Bottle. Thanks Jonno. Big boozy aroma, rum, fruity. Taste is good, very fruity, rich, raisins, some roast. Nice stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jinroh (1103) - ESTONIA - JAN 30, 2016
Wow! Pours dark brown and with very little head. Well, this boy is around 9 years old. Nose is really hitting you with booze and all those barrel aged dark fruits and molasses. Taste is aggressively boozy, full of flavours, dark fruits soaked in some liquor. Flavours have still been preserved after the ageing and come out clear and shining. Body has become thinner but overall totally amazing.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (6060) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2015
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: Black beer with a dark brown head. Wow! Only downfall is the quick disappearance of the foamy head... Aroma is a mix of liquorice, mocha, roast, fudge, soy, pudding, bit boozy, marzipan, some coffee, dark chocolate, hint of aftershave and caramel. Flavour is a mix of bitters, roast, tiramisu, nuts, dark chocolate, light boozy, cacoa, nutty, tobacco, liquorice, light fudgy, some mocha and caramel... Aftertaste is roast, dark chocolate, tobacco, light dry, bitter, herbal roast and fudge... Low carbo, light watery lighter creamy mouthfeel, full body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (17430) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2015
Bottle courtesy of Camons. Black with a small brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate and alcohol. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roasted rather bitter finish with lots of warming alcohol. Oily. 011115


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