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

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RATINGS: 814   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.


Pdubyah's rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pdubyah (347) - Auckland, - FEB 15, 2013
Less hops than you’d think you should be getting, and a yeasty overnote that overshadows it, with a sweetness that is also a bit confusing. Less bitter and more sweet isn’t a bad thing, this is a nice beer to drink but isn’t doing the IPA thing a justice.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewTom (229) - - JUL 22, 2014
Big malty beer balanced with plenty of woody, piney, earthy hops. A very good, big beer. Rated by BrewTom

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (2140) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 22, 2014
A really fabulous IPA. Has the nice bitterness of the hops but a lovely malty fruit element to it as well. Really nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
redayyon (16) - - JUL 22, 2014
Couleur cuivre tirant sur l orange Nez propre, agrume, fruit a noyaux, caramel et vanille. Reste discret pourrait etre plus expressif. Bouche ronde et veloutée, malté, bon equilibre avec le houblon. Palais amer avec une belle longueur, petite pointe alcoleuse en fin. Dans l ensemble bonne IPA, mais inutillement forte en alcool 7.5 pour le profil. Je rachète quand meme

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crlnts (203) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 20, 2014
Dark golden hazy, white head with lots of lacing. Powerful all-hops aroma. Caramel, malty sweetness, lingering bitterness, citruses. Textbook ipa.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BPBrewCrew (11) - Batavia, Ohio, USA - JUL 14, 2014
"The name means Naked Island" - according to label. So be prepared to be exposed - exposed to sheer "hoppiness". A thicker, opaque brew with intentional hop remnants leaves you feeling satisfied. Upon sampling, An "O" face and comedic banter followed with all of the makings of a fun night. And for those of you that know me, you can appreciate that a good beer can only ascend to greatness when accompanied by childish fun. And this beer made me feel like a kid. Albeit a grown up version. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bbertels (24) - NORWAY - JUL 10, 2014
A fantastic and complete ipa - rich, earth tones, honeylaced, citrusy and aggressively hopped. Magnificent.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
matis (82) - Warsaw, POLAND - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle. Hazy, amber colour with a lot of yeast particles inside. Brilliant head. Aroma: malty, candy, spicy, earhy and just hints of hops. Intensive grapefruit peel in taste and also huge malty base. Caramel, citrus dry sourness, pine, some disturbing alcohol notes recognizable at the end. Better in higher temp.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
cards04 (1632) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 4, 2014
A magnificent IPA. Pours a hazy sunny yellow with beautiful lacing. Aromas are citrus and grapefruit. Flavors are wonderfully balanced. Bitter and sweet citrus. Awesome stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1636) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle at Havnelageret. Pours hazy amber, nose is toffee, slightly cheesy, fruity, taste is juicy fruity hops, dry sticky toffee, sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
OllieBBommel (1049) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle@vacation. Head: nice off-white. Colour: hazy orange golden. Aroma: spicy hops, malt. Taste: bitter. Palate: dry, refreshing, bitter finish, moderate CO2. Overall: very nice.


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