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

bottled
common

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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 929   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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.


HoppedLuc's rating

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
HoppedLuc (9) - - OCT 7, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2011 Every India Pale Ale lover should drink this beer. One of the best I?ve ever tasted. Wonderful, resin, floral, citrus aroma and a great full body. Masterpiece


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BitchPls (726) - FINLAND - JUN 25, 2016
Looks like a proper IPA with a nice foam. Aroma is a little earthy with citrus. Taste is also quite earthy, very bitter with grape fruit and dried peaches, Full bodied. Quite thick, very much like a double IPA. Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arkanu (50) - Iasi, ROMANIA - JUN 23, 2016
Extremely good beer: full of citrus, orange, some mango and papaya. Aftertaste is bitter, with notes of pine. Really interesting!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
humpah (78) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JUN 17, 2016
0,5l bottle at home. Pours light brown colour with moderate head. Aroma has fruitiness, orange, some mango and pine, maltiness. Medium body, some sharp bitterness and maltiness to back it up. Pleasant bitter aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Turboninja (450) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 17, 2016
Bottle@home, from Alko Anttila, Tampere, Finland. Medium/strong aroma/taste product with balanced and soft nuances of bit sour fruits like overaged mango and green apple. Medium/low carbonation. Overall, distinctive, strong, bit too sour. Still high quality.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minihame2 (402) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 17, 2016
Hazy, orange/brown colour and a small, white head. Surprisingly malty aroma, sweet brown sugar, caramel, orange. Seems to be missing most of the IPA characteristics altogether? Taste on the other hand is more familiar, really hoppy right in the beginning but it’s not that sharp. Dry hoppy finish. Mouthfeel is thick and smooth, really foamy and rich body. Very good IPA although it seems more like double IPA at some areas. Nevertheless, highly recommended!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nj_lee (25) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2016
A pleasant hoppy pale ale. Pours well with a decent head. Enjoyed from the bottle at a Norwegian hotel bar. Quite a strong taste of hops, nice ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (3741) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2016
Pours hazy orange amber with low off-white head. Aroma of resin, citrus, grapefruit, peach. Taste is medium bitter with a mellow caramel and fruit sweet finish. Light, smooth body with average carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MelvinKalksma (738) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2016

Aroma:
Slight/medium aroma of malts, caramel, yeast, bread, orange, pine, hops and citrus.

Appearance:
Turbid/opaque golden/amber beer with heavy yeast and with a slight/medium off-white head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium sweet with malts, caramel, yeast, orange and pine; ends slightly bitter and dry with bread, hops and citrus.

Overall:
This beer and intense and complex with a perfect balance. The aroma could have been heavier however.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HPDalen (184) - DENMARK - APR 23, 2016
Lovely aroma of citrus and pine. Pours orange with a tall, solid head that stays. Lovely bitter taste of grapefruit, pine and unripe berries. Lovely and long after taste. Great beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
IOzh (104) - Kyiv, UKRAINE - APR 21, 2016
500ml bottle. Pours hazy orange with medium white head. In aroma - citrus, pines, caramel, biscuit, tropical fruits. Medium body with soft carbonation. Taste is light sweet, medium bitter. Great beer.


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