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

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RATINGS: 854   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1843) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2012 Bottle from half time with no freshness info. Pours a golden amber into my glass capped by a crater rock head with excellent retention, slight haze. Flowery nose with hint of cracker. Nice bitterness backed by pale malt.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarcoDL (2383) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle. Golden, white head. Delicious aroma of fruity hops. Taste is very fresh, with lots of hops of course. Freshbitter finish. Good malty body, with a touch of caramel. Good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
King_Alex_II (106) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 9, 2014
Little bitterness little sweetish taste. Becomes more bitter in the aftertaste. Creamy and oily taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SinH4 (250) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 9, 2014
Orange color with medium head. Tropical Fruits, citrusy and resinous. Taste is fruity and sweet-bitter, decent bitter finish. Rather low carbonation. A nice reference-style West Coast IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GuideDogSaint (480) - Xiamen, CHINA - DEC 8, 2014
500ml bottle at Beer Station, Xiamen. Pours hazy golden brown with a white head. Aroma of pine and malt. Bitter sweet finish. Not overstated. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadRobin (2069) - Silver Spring, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Poured from 500ml bottle. Murky coppery brown with a 2-finger khaki head and fair lacing. Aroma of pine, tropical fruit, caramel, citrus and malt. Taste of pine, caramel, citrus, salt, spices and floral hops. Medium/full body and medium/high carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ljthiessen (510) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 30, 2014
On tap at Barley Brothers. Clear golden pour with a thick, soapy off-white head. Aroma is a delicious balance of caramel malt and fruity hops, some citrus zest and a bit of tropical fruit. Flavour is the same, simultaneously a hit of bright, fresh hops and a tasty malt bill. Top-knotch IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BAE (18) - NORWAY - NOV 29, 2014
Smakt hjemme i ølglass. Frisk og bitter lukt. Tydelig ufiltrert fra fargen. Smaker sitron. Fin bitterhet. En veldig god IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
puffy80 (4) - RUSSIA - NOV 25, 2014 does not count
Bought this in Moscow in half a liter bottle, appearance is great, not enough bitterness in my opinion, should taste it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aleksander9 (522) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2014
Hazy copper with white head. Aroma is tropical fruit, strawberry, pine and caramel. Nice round palate. Aftertaste is rich, fruity, grass and caramel. Overall: Excellent! Very nice sweet tropical fruit in aroma.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nogva (16) - NORWAY - NOV 15, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 17, 2014 Pours golden orange with minimal haze and a thick head. Aroma of citrus, spices and malt. Medium body, oily feel, soft/average carbonation. Taste hits right away with pepper, licorice and lingering on a floral note with a touch of caramel. Lovely long and bitter finish. My go-to Norwegian IPA.


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