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Nøgne Ø Havrestout

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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Sweet Stout
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 371   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We usually do not make compromises, but this is probably the exception. Norwegians are dead scared of dark beers. This is an attempt to show that there are gentle dark ales. As such Havre Stout is smooth and drinkable.

We think Havre Stout is good both with and in food. Try pairing it with a read meet dish, or give your vanilla icecream a small dash before serving. Recommended serving temperature 8°C/45°F.

11°P 20 IBU 4,5% ABV.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10779) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2014
bottle from the beer shop at viktoriagade. very dark brown, brown head that soon dissapears. dusty aroma, hard roasted malts, licorice, dark chocolate. flavor is very nice, light, hard roasted malts, bitterness from hops, but not at all in the way , good balance, reminds me slightly of the way a very well brewed schwarzbier would taste, but has a little bit more sweet stoutish notes. super drinkable, great job.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1193) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2014
Mooie zwarte kleur met een volle goud bruine kraag. Ruikt gebrand, koffie, vanille. Smaakt koffie, vanille en gebrand. Iets bitter, tikkeltje dun.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2373) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle from Craft. This one was surprisingly thin in the body. Some nice notes of roasted malts. It was easy to drink, but just missing something to give it that WOW factor.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
wolfcarnival (83) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 11, 2014
Drunk 09/08/14 at the end of the night wi cam. day of sanding done, we had this on the balcony with the bacon stout. it pours black with a tan head. aroma of fresh coffee, vanilla, chocolate sauce. tastes pretty weird. its super sweet right away. toffee, raisins, coffee. then theres just a fuzzy mouthfeel with a slightly sour bitter aftertaste. like all the good malty flavour was missing from the middle. felt thin and without depth which is a shame. makes me wanna try more sweet stouts tho

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
berntholer (898) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 7, 2014
dense beige head fades fast. coffee coloured. aroma of oats, bit bandaid/chemical, spices, roasted malt, some leather. taste like aroma with slight bitter aftertaste from roasted malts. rather watery, medium carbonation. bottle 50 cl / bd nov-2013

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
cmc619 (407) - California, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Oslo at great family restaurant. A bit too sour / lactic for me, but good with reindeer dish I tried.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (3958) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle shared with McTapps. Dark and strong with some barley, roasted malt, toast and earth. Thick but quite easy drinkable with a smooth end.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McTapps (3956) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle from trade with Bamsen78 - many thanks, Marcin! The beer pours out in a deep black colour with smooth head and medium body. Aroma of malt and cream with some nutty hints. Taste of malt, coffee, vanilla, chocolate, icecream, milk and torf. Easy drinkable with a smooth finish. Nice one but hoped for more. Probably too sweet for me.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nudiebear (94) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle at home. Dark brown with eager head, had to rest it five minutes to complete pouring into beer stein. Smells of sweet oats and very light roasting. Tastes bitter and watery. Would prefer darker and more oily beverages. Good low alcohol drink though.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
metalspice (48) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - JUL 1, 2014
Ikke veldig fremtredende duft. Nesten sort med fint skum. Myk smak, overrasker i forhold til hvor mørkt det er.


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