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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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35055) - 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)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31178) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (29286) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20742) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20322) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19372) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16691) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 14, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2011
2011-07-26, draught at Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen, 6% ABV, 7-4-7-4-14=36
Hazy golden color; creamy head. The aroma is initially hoppy, then also some manure (light rubber too). Lean body, with a quite good malt and toffee flavor, followed by a correct degree of bitterness; the hop qualities are present but timid. Strong bitterness.
Quite pleasant overall.

2007-11-25, bottle , 5.9% ABV, 6-4-7-4-13=34
Cloudy orange to light amber color; too much sediment in the bottle. The aroma is not too strong, with dusty cereals and some fruity hop. Good body structure, with a strong toffee flavor and a very strong bitterness; it’s also a bit metallic in the beginning. Very long final. The hop is strong, but contributes more to the toffeish flavor than with other aromatic oils. Not impressive.

2003-05-10, Cask Conditioned, 5.5% ABV, 9-5-8-5-17=44
Cloudy orange-amber color. Very nice hop aroma, fresh, like the cones. Good taste, quite malty and a lot hoppy; maybe too much yeast… Long palate, an explosion of hop; strong and aromatic.


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