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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 923   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.


VastActiv's rating

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
VastActiv (5328) - Oulu/Helsinki, - JAN 28, 2013
Draught at Oluthuone Leskinen, Oulu. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours are citrus, pine, fruits, grape, yeast and hops. One of my favorite beers.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (3662) - 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 (695) - 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 (143) - - 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 (99) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Unde (790) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 15, 2016
Amazing orange colour with nice head on top which leaves lots of lacing. Aroma has pines, grass and lots of caramel malts. Taste is quite sweet with caramel malts, also pines and grassy bitterness from the hops. Medium body and medium carbonation. Piney and malty IPA.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nybol (1130) - DENMARK - MAR 26, 2016
En rigtig fin IPA som smager af humle uden det bliver for meget. Der er masser af aromahumle i den også.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Saeglopur (1600) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - MAR 4, 2016
500 ml bottle from Firma Bier, brewed 18-08-15.
Amber, haz body, with a medium, creamy, off-white head.
Aroma of citrus, orange, passion fruit, grass, biscuit.
Tastes of grapefruit, grass, some herbs, orange, some tropical fruits, some earthy pine, biscuit.
Medium, quite creamy mouthfeel, with an average carbonation.
Finishes bitter, medium dry, zesty, herbal, grassy, piney, slightly alcoholic.

Very nice. Stronger, bitter-herbal and with a quite full malt body. I prefer crisper IPAs less heavy and aggressive, so this isn’t among my favourite ones, but still really enjoyable.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
stephenco (49) - Makati, PHILIPPINES - FEB 15, 2016
0.5L bottle from Gilmore Wines. Pours golden brown with medium head. Good malty taste with lingering bitter finish. Sweet IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ColaKid (81) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 31, 2016
Excellent take on a West Coast IPA, the only thing I’d criticise is the lack of IBU. Could do with a bit more bitterness to help balance the sweetness. Great beer from the Nordic Beasts nonetheless, well done fellas!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (2480) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JAN 19, 2016
50cl bottle from saveur-biere.com. Cloudy orange color. Super thick white head. Medium high bittermess. Sweetness is low. Aroma is herby, hoppy, piney, orange.


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