Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Brown Ale
Grimstad, Norway


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RATINGS: 503   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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There is a long story to this malty ale. It was first brewed in the spring 2006 in Nørrebro Bryghus in Copenhagen, Denmark, as a joint brew between Nøgne Ø and Nørrebro. Nørrebro calls their version “Double Knot Brown”. It is the perfect thing to drink with almost any cheese.

Recommended serving temperature 12°C/50°F. Ingredients: Maris Otter, wheat, brown, amber, Munich and caramel malt; Columbus, Chinook and E K Golding hops; English ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.


   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopsandBolts (86) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 13, 2014
Pours a very cloudy dark brown with lots if sediment. Not much aroma but lots of dark malt, coffee and dmoke flavors. A very good brown ale overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
lesifflebiere (1291) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 12, 2014
Apparence de cola, film de mousse couleur crème en surface ; mi-épaisse. Noisettes grillées, et boisée en nez. Des houblons et du sucre d’orge apparaissent également. En bouche, c’est une brune presque parfaite, l’équilibre des saveurs est magnifique, la rondeur est belle, adéquate, et la finale houblonnée n’est pas une bombe d’amertume inutile. Cette bière est une référence du genre, elle appuie sur tous les bons boutons.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vanvenlo (1251) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JUN 4, 2014
East of Everything (4-Jun-2014) Fruit roasted caramel malt aroma. Brown colour, low head&suds lace.Sweet caramel malt herb flavour.Bitter herbal caramel malt finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radzik5555 (365) - Gdynia, POLAND - MAY 26, 2014
Butelka 0.5L.
Wygląd: Brunatne, klarowne z rubinowymi prześwitami. Piana bardzo obfita, jasnobeżowa, drobno i średniopęcherzykowa. Głośno syczy zmieniając się w duże bąbla i opadając.
Aromat: lekko metaliczny, chlebowy, kawa rozpuszczalna, trochę czekolady, czuć amerykańskie chmiele: dojrzałe owoce, melon, mango i trochę żywicy ale nie przykrywają pozostałych aromatów - nie dominują. Lekka nuta alkoholowa.
Smak: Kawa zbożowa, tosty, skórka od ciemnego pieczywa, chmiel i to całkiem sporo. Słodkie ale ze sporą kontrą chmielową. Goryczka jak na styl wysoka, chmielowa (ziołowa) kawowa i alkoholowa.
Odczucie: Dużo ciała, piwo gęste, syropowate, kremowe, wysycenie średnie+
Całość: Całkiem niezłe piwo choć mocno słodkie i alkoholowe jak na 7.5% ABV.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Philym (1004) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2014
Appearance: Dark brown/black with 3 finger beige/tan head. Aroma: Chocolate, prune, treacle, peat, umami, resinous, liquorice, fruit cake, malt loaf. Taste: Medium bitterness, low/medium sweetness with low sourness and a slight saltiness. Palate: Thick fairly smooth texture, medium body, lively on opening but generally average carbonation, dry, burnt bitter toffee, treacle, earth, malty finish. Comments: Very tasty and glass lace.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zenkis (577) - Ogre, LATVIA - MAY 6, 2014
weak memories about but still - medium+ bodied, medium dark brown, with beige, thick, rich foam; within flavor - toasted malt light bitterness, no sour touch from amber malt, for imperial brown ale it is not so malty and "brown" as I prefer, no nutty hints. Just good ale with lots of dark malt tones.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
martjoobolut (792) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 3, 2014
0,5L bottle, BB 18.02.2017. Pours clear brown-dark ruby with light tan head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is intense caramel, sweetness, dark fruits, and roast. Taste is intense caramel, sweetness, dark fruits, roast, and burned notes. Finish is fruity dry bitter. Alcohol is well hidden. Overall: great brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (2897) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle 0.5 at home. Batch nro: 6222. Brygget: 280411. Best före: 280414. Colour is dark brown with small slightly brownish white head. Aromas and flavours: Hints of coffee, chocolate, some fruits, hints of citrus and roasted malts. Pretty soft but lacks of maltiness. Maybe hasnt aged very well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2014
Not huge on wow factor but lovely, drinkable, definitely on the drink again list. Clear ruby brown with a thin tan head. Aroma has caramel, nuts and malts. Flavour has sweet malts, brown sugar. I like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fluxing (315) - POLAND - APR 21, 2014
Recenzja z 22.01.2014. Kolor brunatno-czerwony, srednie jednolite zmetnienie. Piana wysoka, bardzo powoli opada, zostawia gruba warstwe, troche oblepia szklo. W zapachu karmel, kawa, czekolada, owocowe estry, lekkie orzechy, srednio intensywny alkohol, minimalna owocowa i ziolowa nuta chmielowa. W smaku pelne, slodkie, aromaty jak w zapachu, smak malo intensywny. Goryczka niska, bardzo mocno lodygowa z minimalna amerykanska nuta, wzmacniana przez alkohol i kawe. Wysycenie za wysokie, piwo bylo przegazowane.

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