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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1695   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We think the Russian tsar would have liked his stout this way. A dark, rich ale in which a generous sweetness with roasted malt bitterness. Serving temp.10°C/50°F. Great with vanilla ice cream or dark chocolate.

Ingredients: Maris Otter, Munich, roasted barley, oat, black, and chocolate malt; Columbus and Crystal hops; English ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.

23°P,75 IBU, 9% ABV.

Imperial Stout fra Nøgne Ø er en tett og helt svart ale med stor fyldighet. Smaken domineres av kaffe, sjokolade, lær og tørket frukt. Vi synes den passer bra til mørk sjokolade og kraftige desserter.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bbertels (307) - NORWAY - DEC 20, 2015
Bottle. Cappuccino head forms when poured;.whiffs of caramel, raisins, coffee. Taste is round as the expected bitterness is nicely balanced by almost fruity and nutty notes. Fantastically pleasant!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gubihumle (540) - Nørre Aaby, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2015
Flaske. Farven er sort som natten. Aromaen er kaffe, chokolade og ristet malt, og smagen er ligesådan. Eftersmagen er sødlig bitter. En virkelig lækker imperial stout.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nickel (948) - - DEC 11, 2015
Aroma: malt, chocolate, coffee Taste: roasted malt, chocolate Not too intensive flavour. Well balanced but i prefere more explosive imp. stout

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cecedrake (30) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2015
Black colour, thick brown-ish head. Roasted, almost burnt aroma with some notes of berries and vanilla. Coffee and chocolate dominates the flavour. Some nutty hints. Sweet in finish.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
IOzh (97) - Kyiv, UKRAINE - NOV 28, 2015
500 ml bottle. Pours black with small tan head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, roasted malt, caramel and dried fruits. Full body with soft carbonation, sweet taste with bitter finish. Great beer.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
puredelusion (221) - Lviv, UKRAINE - NOV 25, 2015
0,5 bottle. Pours dark brown/black color with small, brown, chocolate like head. Aroma is very rich, coffee, chocolate, plum. Flavor is light to medium sweet, medium chocolate bitter. Long chocolate bittersweet finish. Body is full, oily texture. Another great example of imperial stout. Fantastic.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
d07c0m (126) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 25, 2015
Fantastic stout. Really well executed. Rich coffee, dark malt, sweet, toffee, roasted, and bitter!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Procent (500) - POLAND - NOV 22, 2015
(Leżakowane 1,5 roku) Doskonały aromat likieru, cherry, czekolady, intensywny, głęboki. Barwa czarna, bardzo ładna, drobnopęcherzykowa, beżowa piana. W smaku już czuć inne nuty - jest zdecydowanie bardziej palone, nuty likerowe jednak także obecne, jest cherry, i jest też lekka kawowa kwaśność. Jest też sporo mlecznej czekolady. Jedyne co przeszkadza to jakiś fenol, który wprowadza nieco apteki. Poza tym bardzo porządny stout. Dużo ciała, wysycenie średnie ku wysokiemu.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pringao_Toribi (341) - Oviedo, SPAIN - NOV 16, 2015
In short: torrefact yeasty beer. Aroma: torrefact, coffee. Appearance: black with creamy foam. Taste: light sweet and medium sour. Palate: acidic yeasty finish, very lively.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
AnG_BrgNor (380) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 14, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 22, 2015 Bottle 0,5 l from Vinmonopolet. Dark, Taste of coffe, chockolate and roasted malt. Some bitterness in the end. Not much alkoholtaste present. A delicious beer and one of my favourites!!


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