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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial DunkelWit from Nøgne Ø is an attempt to combine the best of many brewing cultures. Indeed we hope to please the Belgian ale partisan, the dark ale enthusiast, as well as those who love big ales with this one product. That is a tough ambition. At least we had fun brewing it...... Ingredients: Grimstad water, wheat, malted barley, coriander, orange peel, hops and yeast. 24*P, 25 IBU


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4184) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle. Brownish black beer with a fairly strong head. The aroma is malty with some fruity yeastiness, and the flavour is sugary sweet with maltyness and a gentle bitterness. Overall a good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Aaron68 (492) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 13, 2013
500 ml bottle @ Tilt Bar,Oslo.April 10, 2013 Beer from a tulip glass Dark brown in color. Aroma is citrus,malt,yeast and a bit alcohol. Taste is a bit sweet and warm due to high ABV. Very interesting and nice beer in my opinion.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (4618) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 12, 2013
Big bottle from Belmont Station, Portland OR. Dark brown body with thin hazy head. Nose is sweet, fruity, caramel. Taste is caramel, roasty malts, barley and orange peel. Smooth and creamy texture. Enjoyable but also a bit funky.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maxwelldeux (3085) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUL 17, 2013
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear very dark brown color with a small white head on it. This is definitely spicy and citrusy, since I can get the coriander and orange elements in the smell. Taste is a little too sweet and "special" with an almost ginger flavor coming through, though it’s a tad dark. Not a fan of the taste of this.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (4545) - Ohio, USA - JUL 16, 2013
500 ml bottle shared with the group. Pours a clear brown color with a small off white head. The aroma istoasted caramel, orange zest, herbal spices with wheat character. The flavor opens with a big burst of air freshener, floral, herbal, some sweet caramel malts and light earthy bitterness. A strange beer, not one of my favorites.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (9844) - DENMARK - JUL 8, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown with small tan head. Aroma is malt, spices, yeast, caramel and coriander. Flavour is malt, spices, sweet, caramel, yeast, coriander, hop and medium bitter.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Uhlen (251) - Trondheim, NORWAY - JUN 20, 2013
Brown reddish liquid with a medium beige head. Sweet aroma of roasted breadcrumbs, citrus and pine. Taste is very belgian ale, with some pilsner-assosiations. Alot of malty sweetness and some funkyness. Rich mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eructoblaster (2856) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle - 500ml. Cloudy dark brown body with a thin off-white foamy/creamy head. good malty/hoppy aroma with piney and herbal hints. Alcohol is very well hidden. Its complex taste carries piney, yeasty, citrusy, and some licorice notes. Ends with a long, robust, warming bittersweet finish. Interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmrmwel (757) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 5, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear dark golden, with a big creamy head. Peculiar sweet aroma with toffee and yeast, as well as a good dose of tutti frutti chewing gum and assorted fruits. Not really bad, but definitely quite weird. Full body, with average carbonation. Flavour is sweet with roasted malts, molasses, raisins and prunes, and with an almost amazingly finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (1393) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Draft at Farmers Cabinet for a None O event. Very dark copper pour with an off-white foam. Molasses. Deep rich red fruit. Not a typical Dunkel Wit at all. Figs. Raisins. Black plums. Peppercorns. Vegemite. Gently sweet with a black heart. Liked much more than expected.


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