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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: American Pale Ale
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 603   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A refreshing light and hoppy ale. Probably our best allrounder. Recommended serving temperature 8°C/45°F. Ideal with barbequed or smoked meat dishes.

Ingredients: Maris Otter, wheat and caramel malt; Northern Brewer and Centenneal hops; English ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (598) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle from Kean’s Head Nottingham. Orange amber colour, big white head. Citrus aroma and a Hoppy taste, with grapefruit. Only a slight bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (1006) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2014
Aroma: bread malts, hints of hay, some grassy hops. Appearance: hazy pale gold, massive frothy white head. Taste: medium to heavy bitter. Palate: massive carbonation - maybe there is something wrong with the sample I am having, but this is ridiculous, other than that, nice hoppy bitters. Overall: aroma is nice, but this beer is way to fizzy. Bottle from Beer Hawk, England.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3027) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2014
Hazy yellow with bright white head and strong lacing. Aroma is earthy with green leafy hop, cress and some sweet pea shoots. Initial flavours are sweet, malty and earthy. Pleasant dry hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jerd16 (191) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2014
Pours light amber with lasting 2-finger head. Aroma is orange pith, some floral and woody notes. Orange replicated in the taste, malt is very subtle and bready, short subtle bitterness. A relatively boozy APA. Introverted but respectable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sevenlee (1294) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAR 3, 2014
Pours a hazy amber colour with a frothy beige head. Aroma is malt, fruit, caramel, bready notes and hops. Taste is medium sweet leading to a dry bitter finish. Good one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StilleStorm (703) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2014
DWG; Pours cloudy golden with a creamy, lasting, lacing off-white head. Nose fills with tropic fruity, pine, caramell malt, citrus and light spice. Taste is bitter and lasting. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4140) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle from Polet Hemsedal cons 2014-02-02 Göteborg AR: citrus, pine cones, grape fruit juice AP: hazy golden, frothy white deminishing head, wee curtains F: tropical fruits, citrus, wee yeasty, fizzy, grape fruit bitterness, dry feeling

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Countbeer (4369) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: Medium sized white foamy head on top of a hazy lighter yellow colored beer. Aromas of citrus, herbs, grains, light stingy, some puke, some hops, a light floral touch and some slight malt tones with some hair and perfume. Strange aroma! Flavours of bitters, herbs, some floral hops, yeast, malts, plant bitters, grass, yeast, hay, cardboard, grapefruit, citrus, some dull pine apple, some dust, strange stingy grassy herbs, some earth, perfume, cardboard and hair. Aftertaste is a mix of herbs, hops, citrus, grapefruit, cardboard, malts, bitters and some hair. Low carbo, creamy light spicy mouthfeel, medium bodied and a creamy texture. Strange beer, not bad, but expected something better than this...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hub66 (109) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 18, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2014 Excellente bière norvégienne; belle couleur orangée; arômes fruités (grapefruit) et goût houblonné; superbe finale amère; petit bémol : la mousse est un peu trop dense

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RickFifty (272) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - JAN 12, 2014
Orange amber color, big white head. Citrus nose, honey and resin. Hoppy taste, grapefruit, sweet malty, hints of nuts and marzipan. Moderately bitter finish. Medium body, soft carbonation.


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