Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Imperial Stout
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
abemorsten (2591) - Mosterøy, - JAN 28, 2013
Shared 0,25 l bottle at Cardinal. Black with a dense small brown head leaving excellent lacing. Roasted wooden creamy vanilla raisin light aceton aroma. Roasted, light acidic, and a little thin body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beersiveknown (2724) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle from drinkstore
dark brown pillowy dark tan head. Autolysed marmitey yeast and sticky toffee bourbon. Bubbly carbonation, dry, toasty, ashen, toasty barley, sharp, boozy, dry end. Fruity berries come in afterwards with more toasty barley.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (2740) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 26, 2014
250ml bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours black with a big tan head. Aromas of soy sauce, liquorice, really dark chocolate, some woody notes. Taste has a boozy burn, but rounded out with light spice, sweet dark chocolate, more soy. Lots going on. Lingering deep dark finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maneliquor (2989) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours black with a massive frothy tan head. Nose is not to my liking. Very syrup and soy sauce like. Taste is much better than the nose comes across. Quite robust and roasty with mild dark chocolate, biscuit and woodiness. Quite hot. Comes across a little bit tangy and sour. Possible infection coming through. Very mild at this stage but I probably won’t be putting any of these aside as it’s definitely detracting from the overall product. A dry sour finish. Not like most of their beers unfortunately

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
angel77 (767) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 9, 2014
Botella de 25 cl. Tomada en casa del lúpulo el 30-03-2014. en el momento. Barrel aged 2012. Lote 723/731 de 01/12/13 hasta 01/12/2015. color negro intenso con espuma oscura. Bastante bien de gas. Aromas de maltas tostadas con chocolate, algo de café con toques dulces de frutas pasas y del bosque y acabando con bastante de madera. Cuerpo intenso con 9 vol fantásticos, aunque con fácil paso por boca. Sabores de maltas tostadas con toques dulces de frutas pasas, pasas, higos... algo de chocolate y muy ligero café torrefacto. Aumento de sabores y sensación alcohólica según va calentando. Sensaciones de Licor de guindas?? Muy buena. Pequeños 25 cl para pasar un buen rato. Sabores intensos y con carácter. Para tomar durante un buen rato de tranqui y repetir en cuanto se pueda sin duda.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Burgers (237) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2014
Black with brown head. Liquorice and over-roast aromas. Fairly short bitter and sweet on the tongue. Slight burn on the lips and roof of mouth

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfroms (204) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle. Inky pour with coffee-colored head and good lacing. Aroma is bourbon, luxardo, prunes, soy, bacon. Taste is bitter chocolate, soy, papery mouth-drying finish. Light to medium body. Pretty good but a little delicate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (2957) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 29, 2014
On 25 cl bottle from Vinmonopolet Vika. Pitch black color, good brownish foa,- very foamy/ airy. Roasted aromas, coffee, licorice, malt, barrel and tannin influence. Full body & high complexity .msome immediate sweetness, some balancing bitterness- balances ok. Very enjoyabkem

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TET (1542) - FINLAND - APR 26, 2014
BBE 01/12/15, Brewed 01/12/11, Batch # 723/731. A black beer with a big, dense and beautiful brown head. The nose is balanced, liquirice, roastiness, some strawberries, also hint of barrel. Taste is powerfull, liquirice, black coffee, some barrel with alcohol, hint of strawberries. Almost full bodied, lots of smooth carbonation. A good beer but I don’t know what is the added value from the barrel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vighals (952) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - APR 22, 2014
Svart med høyt kremete brunt skum som ligger godt. Kakao, mørk sjokolade, sviske og noe animalsk lukt. Smaker mørk sjokolade, bitter kaffe og portvinaktig søtlighet. Sitter igjen med bitre og salttoner. Koseøl!!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arsol (482) - NORWAY - APR 22, 2014
Bortimot svart farge med kremet høyt brunt skum. Lukter sjokolade og svisker og en anelse kaffe. Kaffen kommer mere tydelig fram i smaken. En meget fyldig øl. Ettersmaken preges av sødme og kaffe. Dette er godsaker fra Nøgne ø.

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