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

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RATINGS: 268   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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
tlind2 (1235) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle. Opaque, deep golden color, lasting white head. Dry, slightly metallic hoppy aroma. Bitter, hoppy flavor with resin and grapefruit. Medium-light body, medium carbonation. Bit too hoppy for my taste, but a quality product considering the ABV.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14336) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2014
From trade with Yngwie and Meilby. Cheers fellas. Fresh Bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head and lacings. Fresh hops all over. Mild pine, red grapefruit, grass and orange. Crisp and dry. Very tasty and quaffable! Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (5651) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 5, 2014
9/VIII/14 - 50cl bottle from Bierhalle Deconinck (Vichte) @ home - BB: 21/III/15, brewed: 21/III/14, batch # 1148 (2014-892)

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Clear bright orange beer, big aery yellowish head, little stable, adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, lots of passion fruits, pineapple, citrus, very sweet. MF: lots of carbon, medium body. Taste: bit sweet, malty start, piny bitterness, citrus, bit grassy. Aftertaste: bitter, nice hops, bit piny, grassy, citrus.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kustie (291) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle from Stockmann. Hazy, light orange color and small but thick head. Aroma has caramel, hops, fruits. Sweet taste that ends to nice long hoppy, quite dry and bitter aftertaste. Flavors of grape, caramel, black pepper, hops. Excellent pale ale with this kind of alcohol percentage.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
motelpogo (7171) - 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 (5538) - 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 (32) - 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 (1569) - 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 (1534) - 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 (1156) - 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.


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