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


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RATINGS: 632   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (38685) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2007
Bottle. Unclear orange color with a small fair lacing mostly lasing white head. Aroma is moderate hoppy, citrus, perfume, light malty, caramel. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, with a nice dry finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. ;o)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (34880) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 21, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a slowly collapsing and creamy off-white head. Citrus fruity towards lime aroma. Flavour is light citrus/lime hops fruity with a light breadish/caramel malt base. Medium bitter finish with a light fruity note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (30270) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2003
A orange unclear beer with a fine head for a cask conditioned beer. The aroma is fruity with notes of orange. The flavor is very nice with notes of orange, fruit, and flowers. It ends on a great bitterness - from a good bitter hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2005
(Bottle 50 cl) Dark, hazy amber with a small off-white head. Lovely malty base with notes of both nuts and caramel. But no real sweetness, on the contrary a dry, dry bitter hoppiness. Rather lovely. An extreme yeast sediment finishes this. 010605

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (23375) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 23, 2005
Golden colour with a small off white head. Aroma of grass, aroma hops and grapefruit. Malty and hoppy flavour with notes of grapefruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (22404) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 23, 2005
Bottled. Hazy orange colour, mediumsized beige bubbly/foamy head. Vegetably malt and fruits in aroma. Fruity hoppy flavour with hints of vegetably malts. Long malty/hoppy aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (20934) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2003 Sampled cask conditioned at the Danish Beer Festival.
Cloudy orange. Rich grapefruity cascade hop aroma. Medium sweet and medium bodied with long bitter finish wher grapefruit is predominant. The sample I had still felt a bit raw, and given enough time to condition this is a beer with great potential. Already as it was it is a really good ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (19167) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 6, 2005
Bottle. Hazy orange colour. Mediumthink white head. Aroma of resin, hops and a little fruity. Flavor is hoppy some hints of citrus. Long bitter aftertaste, but not too bitter. A pleasant beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (17924) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2011
18th December 2007
Typical pale ale but with a little more muscle. Sour mid with a good hoppy bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (17025) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 16, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2011 bottle at Musa ... amber ... bubbly off white head ... peppery hop nose ... soft juicy light fruits ... peach and hint of peneapple .... light creamy fruit finish ... bottle at brewdog bar ... sweet fruits nose .... light fruit hop... little pepppery ... light summer fruit ok stick 3.5

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