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

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
abemorsten (3443) - 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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
linusb (369) - SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2016
A: Jet black with a dark brown huge head that quickly disappears. N: Liqourice, rye bread, soy sauce T: Dark bread, coffee, brown sugar, hint of liqourice O: Quite heavy carbonated for a BA stout. Packed with roasted flavours. Decent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (4528) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 19, 2015
Bottle (250 ml) at home. Pitch black with a medium thick dark brown head, some retention, leaving little lacing. Aroma is chocolate forward with roasted malts, ashes, alcohol, berries, oak, caramel and mild smoke. Taste is slightly sweet and slightly acidic as well with again a lot of chocolate as well as roasted malts, ashes, berries, oak, bourbon, smoke, caramel, alcohol (quite warming actually) and bitter chocolate. Full body. Medium to good carbonation. Rich mouthfeel. Coffee-like acidity in the finish along with a surprising alcohol warmth for a 9% abv RIS. Rich, complex and tasty stuff. It’s hard to believe this isn’t 10%+ in abv.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VT (2233) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 18, 2015
250 ml bottle. Pours black with a thick, creamy, resilient beige head. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, wood, leather and ash. Flavor is chocolate, burnt caramel and coffee. Finish is dark chocolate, ash, leathery. Lingering booze. Full body, velvety and oily mouthfeel, weak to average carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JFF (65) - - NOV 20, 2015
Robe noire foncée, mousse brune épaisse, mais transitoire, arômes sublimes de cacao, café, vanille (?). Liquide onctueux. Goût prononcé correspondant aux arômes, cette bière est presque parfaite, si ce n’était d’un léger arrière goût de brûlé.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wekker84 (2050) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - NOV 11, 2015
Bottle a black colored beer with a beige head aroma roasted malts spicy dried fruits coffee and oak flavor roasted malts spicy dried fruits coffee spicy oak alcohol chocolate and caramel

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RickFifty (868) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - NOV 6, 2015
Black color, brown head. Dark chocolate nose, wood, dried fruit, brown sugar. Roasted malt taste, licorice, wood, vanilla, coffee, bitter espresso finish. Full body, soft carbonation, oily texture.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
suurjuust (2245) - ESTONIA - NOV 6, 2015
Black beer, tan head. Nose is berries, coffee, chocolate, something rum cake, wood notes and roast. Flavor is thinner then the nose would suggest, barrel notes, more red berries, vinous notes, licorice, roast. Roasty and dark chocolate finish, something cakey. Lingering dark chocolate, roast and red berries. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (2124) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 6, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with beige-brown head. Aroma is dark chocolate, roast, malt, malt, oak. Flavor is sweet, dark chocolate, roast, malt, wood. Finish is roast bitter and malt. Overall: very good.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mcervellieri (1) - - OCT 31, 2015 does not count
Ottima stout caffettosa e bella corposa. Veramente una ottima birra Consigliata.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2015

Bottle 250ml. @ home.

[ As Nøgne Ø Imperial Stout Barrel Aged 2012 ].
[ Trade by chrisv10 ]. Clear dark brown black color with a large, frothy - creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, alcohol - bourbon, light paet - smoke. Flavor is light heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, smoke, roastes, chocolate. Body is medium to full, texture is creamy, carbonation is flat, finish feel is moderate alcholic. [20150913]


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