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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tcane7 (1664) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Draft at Kraftwork. Pours a orange with some white head and lace. Nose of caramel, pine, grass, toffee, booze, citrus. Medium body, very hot for 7.5%. Decent hop flavor for a lager.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (4775) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 19, 2013
Bottle: Poured a deep golden color lager with a huge frothy head with good retention and some good lacing. Aroma consists of dry floral hoppy notes with light fruity notes and some citrus undertones with a lightly sweet malt base. Taste is dominated by dry floral notes with some citrus undertones and some hoppy notes with a lightly sweet malt base. Body is quite full with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Very interesting thought so much hops in there you loose sense that this is a lager.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NBird (386) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - JUN 11, 2013
Dull amber gold with medium head. Smells.. Hops, honey some orange/mandarin and bready malts. Tastes.. Hops, honey, citrus candy flavours, nice grapefruit bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlackerMads (1651) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2013
Bottle batch 856. Light hazy yellow/copper with a medium sized good lacing off white head. Citrus, pine, resin, bread, honey, caramel. Taste is medium sweet and bitter. Medium body, oily/creamy texture, soft carbonation. Sweet and soft at first, then some bitterness comes trough to a long lasting finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maris (1000) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAY 25, 2013
From a 500ml bottle on 26/5/2013 (batch number 856, BB 15/8/2014). Pours a cloudy golden orange with a medium bright white head. The nose is fruity, slightly floral, with a bit of honey and caramel in the mix. Taste wise, there’s lots of sweet stone and citrus fruit (peach, apricot, mandarin), honey, and lots of caramel and some bready malt. Finishes with a strong, bold bitterness featuring some lemon and grapefruit. The body is full and carbonation spot on. That it’s 7.5% doesn’t surprise. A terrific, beautifully balanced beer, and one of the best things carrying the lager label you’re ever likely to try.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sir__v (673) - Lille, FRANCE - MAY 23, 2013
On tap @ La fine Mousse, Paris - France. Color : dark amber beer with small carbonization and small white head. Smell : hops, grass and floral presence. Taste : strong bitterness and hops taste, with good malt presence. Aftertaste : strong bitterness and hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5545) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 23, 2013
50cl, new exclusive Norwegian brew Anno 2012, from Beers of Europe Setchey, complex brew, floral/bitter and slightly fruity/sweet, balanced, hazy, rocky head, good brew

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (5380) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2013
500ml Bottle (Thanks Cunningham) - Amber with a small head. Malt, dried fruit, apricot and sultanas in the aroma. Malty, fruity and hoppy taste with grapefruit, dried apricot, sultanas and spice malt detected.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13537) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 30, 2013
Bottle at home. Clear amber/red - white head. Toasted malts, light knækbrød, nice bitterness, red berries, light sweetness, resin, cactus, nice citrus, green grass, light hebal, grape fruits, nutyt, pine nuts.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (2986) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 27, 2013
500ml bottle, batch 856, clean amber-gold color, with a thick bubbly white head, yeasty, doughy, mild floral citrus fruity, peachy, tangerine, candied orange peel, marmalade, tropical, leafy, grassy hoppy nose, with a zesty, faint lemon pie, honeyed bready, wheat, pale, pilsener malt accent, with a faint orange, lemon lollipop candyish note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a nice sweet flowery citrus candied orange, grapefruit, lemon peel, leafy, grassy hop character, with some orange marmalade, honey lollipop, honeyed crunchy wheat, pale, toasted malt cereal flavours, with a lemon marmalade, faint sweet lemon pie, minty undertone, leading towards a yeasty, faint honeyish wheat, pale, toasty maltiness, lingering candied citrus, peach, leafy, grassy, minty hop bitterness finish.


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