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

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RATINGS: 244   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
motelpogo (6963) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 30, 2014
on tap at beergeek in prague. pale orange colour with a light haze; oddly but agreeably unfruity - extremely dry finish, hints of chalk, minerals, limestone, baking soda. not what i would have guessed i wanted in an apa but i found it a pleasant change from juicy, fruity ales

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3538) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours golden amber, fizzy and fruity, sweet, dry and bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
matku (19) - NORWAY - AUG 23, 2014
Hvitt skum,gyllen brun med segmenter,ekstra bitterhet og humle,fruktig start

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bosbouw (1377) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2014
Mooie oranje kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt fruitig, hop, orange, honing. Smaakt erg bitter, hop, grapefruit. Goede bittere nasmaak.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1376) - Røros, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2014
Golden with a white head - Good fruity hop aroma - Good malt to support a very good hop flavour with fruits and bitterness - Good hop finish that is frutiy and somewhat dry in the end - This was good

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (812) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 12, 2014
Light amber with big fluffy unstable off white head. Massive hops with tropical fruits, tangerine, lime, flowery and light resin. Then a light malty body with a touch of nuts and caramel, but the whole ale is quite thin and dry and the malt backbone takes a backseat. Therefore mainly bitter and slight tartness and the sweetness is very light. Light to medium bodied with quite a lot of carbonation. Pretty nice stuff for the abv.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
77ships (4251) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 10, 2014
50 cl. bottle split by 3 @ “Memorabel Tastingkje”. Thanks to tderoeck! Average creamy off-white head. Good lacing, lightly cloudy amber. Nose is typical pine resin & grapefruit peel hops mixed with some herbal notes (les usual) touch more malt presence, cereal. Taste is touch sugar, bread, cereal + 50/50 herbal + pine & grapefruit peel hops, herbal lingers more in the finish, faint vanilla upfront. Medium body, touch malt feel, good carbonation. Standard fare but well-done and definitely satisfactory.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kingvit (251) - - AUG 8, 2014
Aroma: citric, resin, wood, flowers; Appearance: pale urine, minimal head; Taste: medium bitterness, medium sourness; Palate: astringent finish, soft carbonation, slick texture, medium body Atypical Pale Ale, without typical alcohol content it still tastes good though different :-)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (939) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - AUG 8, 2014
BOTTLE 50CL from Cunningham. Thanks, Henrik. Look: hazy amber, light tan frothy head. Aroma: delicate hops, not too intense, tropical fruit, flowers, no resin, a touch of citrus. Taste: a strange acidic bite at the start, despite the low carbonation, tropical, fruit, low-to-moderate bitter finish. medium body. Nice, but not earth shattering.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
__Rb81 (266) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle at home (batch nr 1035, bottled 19-09-13). Pours a hazy orange with an off-white head. Aroma is floral, fruity hops, some malts. Fruity hoppy taste, peach, grapefruit, malts, bitter hoppy aftertaste. Very nice.


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