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


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RATINGS: 538   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   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 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (10072) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - NOV 5, 2014
from Mise en Bière - pours a hazy brown beer under a very foamy beige head; solidly toasted biscuity maltiness with notes of hazelnuts; low carbonation, sweet and full-bodied, light heavy, low bitterness, a gentle earthiness and long biscuity malty notes in the finish; gently flowery

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314 (4252) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 3, 2014
Poured medium reddish amber with a dense tan head. Aroma of coffee, dark fruit and roast malt. Medium body, flavour as the aroma, milk chocolate, nuts. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Silvan7 (795) - Samarate, ITALY - NOV 3, 2014
Bottle@ Home from beerkings.it (online shop). Birra marrone, riflessi rubino velata, schiuma beige non troppo fine ma decisamente persistente. Aroma piuttosto intenso tostato, di cioccolato fondente, caffè in polvere, nocciole e noce moscata. Leggermente erbaceo da luppolo. Gusto abboccato, soprattutto all’ingresso dove predominano frutta secca (nocciole) speziatura (noce moscata) e poi un tostato piacevole, tra il cioccolato ed il caffè. Corposa, calda, rotonda e morbida al palato. ben equilibrata ed armonica.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
dambor (111) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 29, 2014
Pours dark brown with a medium head. Aroma: caramel, dark fruit. Taste: hoppy, dark malt. Good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ERB92 (472) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 25, 2014
Caramel, nuts, Chocolate, coffee and some dried fruits in the aroma. Brown with a tan head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Full body with a soft carbonation. Overall a really delicious Brown Ale, rich in flavour, full body and some warming alcohol at the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gegwilson (1690) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle in the Town Street Tavern, Horsforth. Pours a chestnut colour with a thin cream head. Starts off sweet with a little spice, red fruit before a nice chocolatey finish. Vey good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GuideDogSaint (652) - Xiamen, CHINA - OCT 8, 2014
On tap at Liquid Laundry, Shanghai. Pours hazy brown with a white head. Aroma of malt with some coffee. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
scarab (43) - - SEP 16, 2014
Great, "cola-like" appearance, nice head, gorgeous lacing. Aroma of hoppy resin, coffee, toffee, chocolate and nuts. Great taste. One of the best brown ales I’ve ever drunk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (4974) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Duvel glass: Hazy brown beer with a small head. Nose is mostly malts with some hints of caramel, coffee and toast. Good coffee flavour (but not to strong), also malts, caramel, toast (light roast), some bitters, light dry and even some malty sweetness while not that sweet at all. Very well balanced! A bitter, toasty, caramel ish/more malty aftertaste with a light smokey/mocha touch. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, more than medium balanced and a creamy texture. Very well balanced which makes it more of a pleasure to drink and quite an easy drinker as well. Nice!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (1906) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2014
En flaska lagrad fyra år. Smak och doft av humle, malt, karamell, brunt socker, choklad med aningar av nötter och rostade toner. Frisk humle, välbalanserad med jämna smaker som ligger länge i gommen. En riktigt fin imperial ale.

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