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


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RATINGS: 631   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
matis (206) - 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 (478) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bergstaden (1593) - Røros, NORWAY - JUN 24, 2014
Golden with a white head - good aroma of malts and some hops - Nice malt body with some bitterness from the hops, and there is some yeasty notes in the back - There is some bitterness in the finish - This was quite nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rangi (631) - NEW ZEALAND - JUN 22, 2014
Nice frothy poor with lasting head and nice lacing down the glass. Citrus aroma and great smooth bitterness. Very thirst quenching.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rosslew (306) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 14, 2014
Pours with very heavy foam. Be careful on the start. Aroma of orange peel, grapefruit, possibly apricot. Tart bitterness in taste but it very fruity. No issues in mouthfeel and citrus right to the end. Big fan. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MayahRB (2) - INDONESIA - JUN 13, 2014 does not count
floral, fruity aromamedium bitterness, hazy, frothy, pale, light body, thin feel, average carbonation, bitter,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2014
Backlog. On tap at Maltes Öltipspromenad 2013. Primarily floral with citrus and tropical fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (4641) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 12, 2014
500ml bottle. Cloudy, orangey golden colour with huge, thick, creamy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, white head. Citrusy and floral hoppy aroma, hints of lemon, lavender, floral yeasty overtones, a touch of urinal stone, some lemon biscuit. Taste is citrusy hoppy, notes of lemon, a touch of lemon zest, some lemon biscuit, a mineral touch. Relatively simple. Excellent, mingled caramel-lemon taste, very refreshing, drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Michal95 (43) - POLAND - MAY 11, 2014
Nice, big and long lasting head. Colour- Orange/gold, beer is almost perfectly clear. Aroma- Caramel and wheat malts and fruity, citrusy and tropical fruits with a hint of herbal, floral touch. Flavour- Quite the same, hoppy, malty. Quite sweet. Bitternes shows its power in the finish. Overall- Very good example of the style. Refreshing, easy drinking, tasty. Maybe a bit too sweet for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TET (1989) - FINLAND - MAY 10, 2014
A hazy, slightly orange-yellow beer, a head is big and blond. The nose is fruitfull, and slightly tropical, citrusfruits and hint of mangos, also nice fructose sweetness. Taste of biscuity malts, fruits, nice and strong bitterness, pine needles and citrusfruits. Medium bodied, nicely smooth to drink. Good beer with the great balance of sweetness and bitterness.

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