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


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RATINGS: 639   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VDuquerroux (823) - Airvault, FRANCE - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle, 500mL. Home. Batch 899-C. An orange opaque beer with brown hues. Big white foam with big bubbles ; good retention. Aroma of resin, fruit (tropical fruits, orange, red berries), smoke, biscuit. First light sweet, then medium to heavy dry bitter. Light to medium body, thin silky texture, good carbonation, lasting dry bitter finish with a good alcoholic presence. Overall, really pleasant : intense fruity, bitter, and dry. Good balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yorker (1862) - Herning, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2014
50 cl bottle @ home. Pours hazy golden with a little sediment and a white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are grapefruit, caramel, and flowers - with a slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2390) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Hazy amber color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of malt/biscuit, floral hops, citrus, & light spice; Flavor of malt/yeast, caramel, pine hops, and citrus; Finish is fairly bitter; Nicely balanced; Full body - good APA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
androman (1139) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2014
Half pint on tap @ Kaapse Brouwers, Rotterdam. Body is slightly hazy, yellow, Head is small, creamy, white, mostly lasting, good lacing. Nose is water melon, Aroma is honey, herbs, bubble gum. Taste is light sweet, medium bitter, light fruity sour. Finish is light sweet, light hoppy bitter with average duration. Medium body, sticky texture, soft carbonation. Easy, refreshing, not too interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
armando629 (2453) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 15, 2014
Draft, Kaapse Brouwers, Rotterdam.
Opalescent yellow appearance with a medium creamy white head. Aroma of citrusses, lemongrass and resin. Fruity and easy flavor with berries, juniper, light resin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (7875) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 3, 2014
"pours slightly darker than many pales. big aroma of pine and biscuity malts. good balance in the fairly aggressive flavor. quite bitter for a low ibu beer (40). not my favorite pale, especially for the coin, but pretty good."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Neorej80 (437) - - AUG 3, 2014
On tap at Nordic Delight’s Norwegian Night at Ekko :D nice head. Salty sweet with the body of a English ale. Slightly smokey and lobed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch (2462) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle from Deeside Drinks Emporium. Hazy golden body with a medium white head. Steady carbonation. Excellent lacing. Aroma of grass, lemons and rhubarb. Flavour of tonic water, grass, lime and underripe peach. Medium body with an oily texture. Soft fizz. Summer in a bottle. Just lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
matis (218) - Warsaw, POLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Tap. Fresh, deeep caramel and pine aroma. Sweet in tase. Resiny, citrus hops some florals, roasted caramel. Heavy malty character with medium biterness in aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oliodnb (597) - ITALY - JUL 6, 2014
50cl bottle. Hazy orange, off white head. Aroma is very sweet, lots of caramel, some citrusy and floral notes. Taste is malts, citrus, light acidity, good bitter finish.

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