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

bottled
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RATINGS: 613   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.


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2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
morri (218) - - JAN 12, 2013
500ml bottle at Café Sara. Golden orange body, small short lasting white head. Hints of caramel and liquorice.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
VictorSA (167) - NORWAY - DEC 20, 2014
Aroma av mandarin og tørkede aprikoser, med mye malt og karamell. Ikke så fruktig og frisk som en pale ale burde være. Ganske søt og bitter. Kunne heller vært en juleøl.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beertobealive (302) - Stavanger, NORWAY - DEC 15, 2014
Hazy and gold colored body. White head with bitter and hoppy flavors. Very bitter in taste with fresh and strong hops ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BS80 (144) - POLAND - DEC 8, 2014
11.2014 (Butelka 0,5 litra) ZAKUP - Warszawa - Szklanka typu pinta - schlodzone - Aromat M , Smak M, Ogólnie 4.3

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vipinvelp (2370) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2014
Light opaque golden yellow, big lasting, lacing white foam head. Yeast polluting particles in poor. Good bitter hoppy aroma, similar light bitter taste, light citrus tones. Decent beer. Lasting aftertaste. (Velp 201412)

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VDuquerroux (400) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yorker (1351) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2067) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
androman (511) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
armando629 (2416) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (6114) - 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."


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