Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: American Pale Ale
Grimstad, Norway


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RATINGS: 315   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Hops- the best there is in this world! Well, almost. This is a hop driven beer. A beer where it is all about hops. But what kind of hops? We just couldn’t decide which, and used hops from all over the world; England, Slovenia, New Zealand, Czech Republic, USA, Germany and Australia. A total of 13 different types of hops. It does not get better than this!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Wischylini (241) - Grimstad, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2014
Pours a hazy orange with barely any head. The aroma is dominated by hops, but the blend of 13 different hops don’t leave room for nuances. Other aromas are hay, resin, yeast, and cookies. Taste is bitter and dry. The mouthfeel is thick, almost syrupy, and the beer is almost flat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (14729) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle shared by Victor at weekly tasting. Pours orange gold white head. Nose/taste of resin, pine, straw, dry toast, peach, citrus pith. Medium body. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (6567) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle. Orange golden pour with white head. Light citrus and grassy hop aromas. Light grassy and citrus hop flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (2630) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 4, 2014
Great APA. Pours a hazy orange with lacing. Aromas and flavors are citrus driven with a pleasing bitterness. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (2349) - oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 27, 2014
Botella se 50 cl en el lúpulo en el momento el 26-06-2014. Lote 1049d elaborada en 17-10-2013, hasta 17-10-2014. color ámbar anaranjado con poca espuma blanca, casi ninguna. Aromas maltosos y lupulados con ciertos tonos de cítricos, mandarina y piel de naranja. Cuerpo medio con 4.5 vol. Sabores maltosos con toques de mandarinas y piel de naranja con amargo resinosa acentuado que dura en boca un buen rato. Buena, para repetir, gran sabor para el volumen alcohólico que trae.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MunBro (942) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 26, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 29, 2014 Decent IPA. Love the variety of hops, it really brings a unique citrus flavour and good balance to this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Michal95 (46) - POLAND - JUN 17, 2014
Big, white head, long lasting with nice lacing. Aroma of tropical fruits, citrus and pine, very rich and strong smell. It has maltiness too. Flavour is quite the same. Very citrussy, grassy with a touch of mango and english hops dried fruits. Good malt profile (bread, caramel). Carbonation is too high but if you pour it agressively, it becomes quite enjoyable. High drinkability, very refreshing. It is quite dry, sweetness is very low. Bitterness show up in the end. It is sour like fresh citrus fruits. 4,5% but still rich and good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintbypint (3327) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 15, 2014
500ml brown bottle. Golden and hazy appearance. Soapy looking and airy white head on top with thin lacing. Nose has oranges, fruity ntoes, earthy. Taste has toasty malt, earthy notes, caramel, tropical hops, late bitterness. Finishes toasty, lingering hop mix, some tropical notes. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
crlnts (390) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 15, 2014
Hazy yellow orange. Off white head, spare,diminishing quickly. Hoppy aroma. Ash and mold. Soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
borre_m (1303) - NORWAY - JUN 13, 2014
pours slightly cloudy golden. aroma is slightly hoppy with florals and grass. taste has lots of florals with malts balancing. a very nice beer for the abv.

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