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Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Imperial IPA
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 654   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Nothing is like celebrating your own milestones. This is a celebration of our 500th batch of ale. It was brewed with joy and splendor; the brewer wore a suit, and a TV station filmed the event. As a base for this ale, we have elected to play with numbers: 5 hops, 100 IBUs, 10% alcohol by volume. Indeed it is an Imperial India Pale Ale. Big and bold. Great for a celebration!


Toerstig's rating

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Toerstig (47) - Uppsala, - APR 4, 2012
On tap. Cloudy brown red with a thick soft brown head that disappears pretty quick. Aroma is pine, grapefruit, slightly pungent. Taste strong sharp hoppy with lot of grapefruit, citrus peels, pine and some sweetness. Nice long finish. A great beer in smaller amounts.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
alex_leit (1168) - Minsk, BELARUS - FEB 11, 2016
Bottle 500 ml. Color: a little smoky amber, good foam. Aroma: honey, candy, candied fruit, dried yellow raisins, honey, floral, tropical fruit, citrus. Taste: candy-sweet, nectar or muscatel, strong hop bitterness, grapefruit with sugar, raisins, fruits.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
altonbrownd (4817) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - FEB 6, 2016
9/27/2011 1:15:31 AM On tap at Beer Temple. Dark black body with medium tan head. Vanilla and chocolate flavours. Lots of honey in there too and plenty of hops. A really deliscious and yummy beer. Hats off to Nogne!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kokkenrolv (212) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle. Aroma is hoppy, ananas, grapefruit, tropical fruits, orange, lemon, hints of coriander. Deep golden amber, hazy, medium offwhite head. Medium sweetness, medium bitter, taste is tropical fruits, and tropical fruits, and some more, hints of caramel, bread. Medium+ body, average carbonation, long bitter finish, some warm alcohol. Ipa maximus! Pairs very good with heavy spicy asian food!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cecedrake (22) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2016
Red amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is hop, lemon,peach, grapefruit, orange. Flavour is blanced hoppy, malt, citrus, lemon, peach, grapefruit, orange. bitter finish. Very nice beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tesorino (11) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 21, 2016
Roasty, bread, coffee, citrus, herbs, soy sauce, brown, hazy, tan foam, medium sweetness, very bitter, lightly sour, full body, thick feel, average carbonation, bitter, long finish,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fombe89 (1421) - Asturias, SPAIN - JAN 15, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2016 Botella. @El Lúpulo Feroz, Oviedo 14/01/2016. Color amarillo, turbio, sedimentos, aroma malta, frutal, sabor resinoso, dulce, cuerpo alto.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AnG_BrgNor (135) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2015
Aroma of hops and fruit. Taste the same but with caramel, some nuts and alcohol. Impressing full body. Iam not the biggest Ipa or Imp Ipa fan, but this is quality all the way. Impressing full body on this one, and good balanced aftertaste that makes the 100 ibu’s feel like nothing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PiwnyMarek (643) - Lomza, POLAND - DEC 26, 2015
Aromat bardzo fajny, żywiczny. Wygląd świetny - mętne, spoko piana. W smaku pełne i wyjątkowo pijalne. Nie czuć ani 100 IBU, ani 10%. Świetne piwo.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrol (209) - - DEC 22, 2015
Pours a hazy dark amber with a small white head. Sweet with strong piny hops aroma. Full bodied and soft carbonation. Long dry finish

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cristobal37 (536) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 20, 2015
Extremely fruity and malt rich aroma. Cloudy gold bronze. Rich piney sticky sweet maple syrup resin slight bitterness. Fantastic. Big flavor, huge body, smooth as hell. Not another over hopped dipa, must try! These Norwegian bastards are so on point. Are people copying them yet? Because they should, cos they’re amazing.


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