Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 808   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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A rich, malty, and very bitter ale. Cascade hops provide a long, fruity, and spicy after-taste. Recommended serving temperature 10°C/50°F. Ideal with barbequed or smoked meat dishes.

Ingredients: Maris Otter, Munich, wheat and caramel malt; Chinook and Cascade hops; English ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.

17.5° P, 60 IBU, 7.5 ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5574) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - SEP 12, 2007
Bottle brought back from Norway by roomate. Murky orange brown color with small white head. Aroma of bitter wood, earth, and fruit with a little sweet malty undertones. Flavor is a nice initial bitterness. Very earthy. Wood, dirt, grass, some pine and citrus fruits. A little warm in the finish from the alcohol. A nice uniquely flavored IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (8760) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 10, 2007
Bottle. Poured a medium and hazy amber color with a huge sized off white head. Aromas of pineapples, citrus, some caramel, and some yeast. Tastes of grapefruits, pineapples, caramel, and, caramel. Nice balance. Alcohol content well hidden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - SEP 7, 2007
pours hazy amber with light head and lacing. Malty hoppy aroma. Starts off malty finish’s with a nice acidic hop flavor like grapefruit. Very crisp and refreshing!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
taunusmies (331) - FINLAND - SEP 6, 2007
Pours hazy, amber-brown colour, with a small fine head. Aroma is quite bitter with yeast and fruity hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2011
Date: June 14, 2006
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Appearance: hazy amber, thin fine white head with a few bubbles and some nice lace
Aroma: light sweet carmel malt aroma with a touch of citrus hops
Body: creamy body
Flavor: nice malty sweetness, great hop flavor, good grapefruit character, tempered bitterness in the finish
Overall: well balanced all around

Date: December 24, 2010
Mode: draft
Source: the porter atlanta
Score: 3.8 to 3.3
Appearance: orange, fine beige head
Aroma: sweet and fruity aroma, crystal sweetness, touch of citrus, floral and spicy
Flavor: sweet and hoppy flavor, nice blend of citrus and floral hops with a spicy edge, underlying earthyness, balancing crystal sweetness, light bitterness

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+ /4

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (3766) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 18, 2007
Bottle at Trond’s house. This is fantastic. Rust colour, bright white head. Prickly mouthfeel. Tangy, really tangy. Grapefruit, tangerine and pine flavours. Excellent bouquet. Wonderful IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bigespen (19) - Bagn, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2007
This beer is great from you buy it untill you finish it, and you just want more of it. A very well made beer, elegantly hopped with a well balanced yeast fruityness. The brewer has probably used a mix of american and english hops, and the palate realy gives us a fresh and bitter fruityness. One of the top IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 7, 2007
Bottle, bbe 14,10,09. Hazy peach-amber hue with lots of yeast and a frothy, off-white head. Caramel and bready Maris-Otter is instantly recognizable and followed by strong pine and grapefruit hops. Peaches, grapes and a strong yeasty presence also make themselves known. Flavour starts moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter and finishes lightly sweet, moderately acidic, moderately bitter. Medium bodied, creamy texture and lively carbonation. Not quite the bite I was expecting from this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Slayer85 (1044) - Firenze, ITALY - AUG 3, 2007
Bottled at "Plan B", Copenhagen. A cloudy red/amber beer with a big white head. The aroma is hoppy with notes of citric fruits. Also the flavour is very hoppy with a good maltiness and the finish is bitter and dry. the bitterness lingers for a long in the aftertaste. Medium body and very drinkable. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheEpeeist (3272) - Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2007
50 cl bottle, batch 270. Sunset brown with a beige, slow settling, head. Bready orange, light toffee and chamomile. Soft carb with a buttery, coating mouthfeel. Restrained hopping allows the subtler notes to come out. Tangerine, mango, pineapple, melon and even banana. Airy finish with peel and pith. Excellent IPA.

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