Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Belgian Ale
Grimstad, Norway


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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Editor’s note: This edition brewed with Belgian yeast, in addition to other tweaks to the receipe.

Rune's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (8464) - Tromsø, - DEC 31, 2012
500ml bottle, brewed 03.04.2011, trade with Yngwie, via OleR, thanks. The first pour is clear golden brown in body colour, the last dark brown and muddy. Frothy, fawn-coloured head with a solid stand, leaving spotty lacework behind. Nutty malts and herbal hops to the nose, lightly roasted. Fruity hops mixed with caramel malts added by a touch of cinnamon. Nice, refreshing roasted bittersweet ending. Medium to thin bodied. Ok, but does not reach the standard of its two forerunners (31.12, last rating in 2012).

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beertobealive (298) - Stavanger, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2014 pours a beige head with light malted cereals aroma. dark ruby coloured body. taste of over-roasted barley, and much else. quite light and short. disappointing for this brewer. may be an issue with this batch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frode (308) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle 50 cl.</br> Unclear orange, tan head. Malt, caramel, spice and yeast. Sweet with a dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tandembrauer (261) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours dark copper to brown with thin tanned head. Weak aroma of roasted malt and spices. Taste of dark chocolate, coffee; dry beer with thin body and bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ERB92 (395) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 28, 2014
Nuts, coffee, licorice, roasted malts and hints of some berries and spices in the aroma. Dark brown with a tan head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Medium body with a average carbonation. Overall a bit to thin, but fair enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Simonsen (711) - NORWAY - NOV 14, 2014
Flaske fra rimi siggerud. Mørk uklar farge. Mykt karbonert med hvit skumtopp. Smaker mørkbrent malt,furunål nøtter, noe kaffe, mørk frukt og hint av lakris. Ganske god men ikke helt hva jeg forbinder med juleøl

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Russo (1685) - Campinas, BRAZIL - APR 9, 2014
Amber color with a nice off white head. Aroma is roasted malt with hints of some dark fruits and yeast. Flavor is like aroma with more notice of roasted malt. Low to medium carbonation and a medium body with a roasted bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
David10 (21) - Oviedo, SPAIN - FEB 9, 2014
01/02/2014 --> Lúpulo Feroz - Oviedo. Cerveza estilo Belga bastante compensada en su totalidad pero inferior a lo que nos tiene acostumbrados Nøgne Ø. Buen regusto final pero sin muchos matices destacables.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GBZ59 (1181) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - JAN 3, 2014
Botella de 500ml. Copa de Vino. Color marrón oscuro y espuma bronceada. Corona cerrada, firme y persistente. Aromas de maltas tostadas y caramelo, especias y toffees, redondeados por notas florales y de hierba. Entrada tostada y torrefacta con leve amargo. Cuerpo medio y carbonatación moderada. Textura densa algo aguada. En el intermedio afloran notas de café, amargor floral y sutiles trazos de fruta oscura, como la ciruela, que permanecen en el reseco y prolongado final amargo. Trazos de madera y cacao amargo en el retrogusto. 500ml bottle. Wine glass. Dark brown color & tan head. Close, thick & lasting crown. Toasted & caramel malt, spiced & toffee aromas rounded by floral & grassy notes. Toasted, roasted & slight bitter upfront. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Oily to watery texture. Cofffe notes & floral bitterness as well as subtle dark fruit plum-likenotes arise in the middle & linger into a dried & long bitter finish. Woody hues & bitter cocoa on the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
arsol (608) - NORWAY - JAN 2, 2014
Rødbrun farge med beige skum. Aroma av malt, krydder og karamell. medium fylde og medium karbonert. en juløl helt på det jevne.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11728) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Cunningham. Hazy brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and nutty. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. Nice and easy drinking. 221213

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