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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Sweet Stout
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 378   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
k92488 (283) - NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
Mørk med brunt skum som forsvant raskt. Lukter sjokolade, havre og kaffe og litt brent. Smaker sjokolade og malt. Munnfølelse myk.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HoppyBudgie (756) - SOLA, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2014
Deep dark with thin head. Aroma of coffee, vanilla, some charcoal. Taste of mild chocolate, raisins, weak tannins and a milky mouthfeel.

1.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Youbeer (6) - skien, NORWAY - FEB 6, 2014 does not count
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2014 this is the worst beer i ever bought, it pours just foam its the only beer i ever wanted to post a complaint about . terribel since i payd almoste 10 dollars for it . please repay me with a beer.bad batch.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Holmen2 (1164) - NORWAY - JAN 26, 2014
Batch 887B. Best before 05.11.13. A geysir of foam until bottle was totally empty. Dark brown with brown head. Fizzy and thin mouthfeel. Modest aroma of dark malts and green apples. Similar taste. Short aftertaste. Probably (hopefully) bottle fault.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Frode (288) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 23, 2014
Bottle 50 cl.
Pours black with a medium dark tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate and oats. Ratter sweet, and medium bitter in the finish. Good mouth feel. Maybe a bit on the lively side.

Music:
Battles – Prismism

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IPAgutten79 (580) - Skui, NORWAY - JAN 11, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 3, 2014 Svart med lavt espressofarget skum. Lun søtlig aroma av mild kaffe, mild sjokolade og ristet malt. Behagelig, men ikke spesielt utfordrende smak av malt og mild kaffe. Kunne godt hatt noe mere sødme i smaken. Mildt bitter med en god ettersmak. Medium konsistens.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (3035) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle 0.5l from local market. Originally rated 20112011. Colour is black with small head. Aromas and flavours: Coffee, some grain and roasted malts.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (4433) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 4, 2014
Bottle from Kiwi cons 2014-01-04 Hemsedal AR: rich dry chocolate, heavy coffey, liqurice AP: dark brown body, dark brown head F: heavy roasted malt, sour coffey, chocolate, tar, wee smokiness, liqurice

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Unde (405) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 19, 2013
Almost black beer with slightly brown head and lacing. Syrup, dark chocolate, and some pine and earth aromas. Almost burned malts, syrupy sweet in the main taste then turning into grassy, earthly flavors in the end. And again, too thin body to back up the flavors. Otherwise decent stout.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Caap86 (37) - Rognan, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2013
Smooth, easy to drink, with some roastyness and hints of coffee. Nice mouthfeel. Suitable as your first stout.


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