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Nøgne Ø Dark Horizon Third Edition

 (RETIRED)
overall
95
47
style
Formerly brewed at Nøgne Ø
Style: Imperial Stout
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 324   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 465   ABV: 15.5%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wavers1 (907) - Notown, California, USA - DEC 18, 2010
wow, what happened here? this thing needs like, at least 2 years on it. the smell is very artificial, and so is the taste. the taste is ok, there is something there, but its not quite together. there is a huge cloying sweetness that tastes like artificial coffee favored syrup. i really hope this one gets better in a couple years. tastes like an iced version of a southern tier stout with extra flavor thrown in.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
igniztion (313) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 17, 2010
Bottle 25cl. Pours thick black with a thin offwhite head. Lots of coffee, chocolate and sweetness in the aroma together with alcohol. Creamy texture. Coffee, alcohol, brown sugar and hints of malt.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11251) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 16, 2010
Bottle from Wine & Cheese in Clayton, MO. Pours very black with a fizzy tan head. Smells like coffee. Strong, but not espresso. Full bodied. Flavor is strongly coffee - even espresso - but there’s a sweet component. A dark sweet component. Treacle? Not bitter, except for coffee bitter. Very nice stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nickd717 (3560) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 15, 2010
8.5oz bottle thanks to Nick3 on BA. Pours just about black with a small light tan head. The aroma is coffee, sugar, roast, and chocolate, with booziness evident. The flavor is great. Very sweet, but a great sipper. Big coffee notes with table sugar, caramel, spices, and chocolate. Medium-full bodied and slick on the mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Really nice stuff for what it is, balanced if intense. A good dessert beer, like a fine port. Very complex.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
badlizard (5538) - Berkeley, California, USA - DEC 14, 2010
Black with a thin tan head. Huge coffee chocolate and alcohol aroma and taste with a candy finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
MissouriBrent (122) - Missouri, USA - DEC 13, 2010
Sweet dark malt and alcohol in the aroma. Some coffee and burnt sugar aromas. Pitch black with small head. Sweet and creamy. The cofee and the sugar work well in this beer. It is on the sweet side, but it reminds me of an espresso with a full pack of raw sugar. Even though the coffee is very evident it is not overwhelming. The aftertaste is lingering toasty sweetness. Delicious beer and surprisingly easy drinking considering its strength.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
hallinghansen (2067) - Odense S, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2010
Bottle @ Odense tasting. Black body with a small brown head. Aroma is espresso coffee, cigar, roasted malt, chocolate and smoke. Flavor is espresso with lots of sugar, roasted malt. The sugar is almost to overwhelming.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnnyJ (4395) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 11, 2010
Bottle. Dark brown pour, very small, thin tan head. Chocolate, heavy brown sugar, notes of coffee and dark fruit. A very sweet, heavy, and hot imperial stout. I am not a big fan.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14089) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2010
Bottle at fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich coffee, roast malt, citrus, chocolate and hops. Quite extreme.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (13662) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2010
Bottle, 15.5%. Grassy hop aroma. Almost black colour, quite cloudy. The flavour is very sweet. Has a good roasted note, hint of liquorice, lots of sugar. Good, but too sweet. Too much sugar, gets sickly.


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