Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Porter
Grimstad, Norway


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RATINGS: 1000   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Dark malts provide flavors of coffee and dried fruit. Recommended serving temperature 10°C/50°F. Try with dark chocolate, cheese, or red meat dishes.

Ingredients: Maris Otter, Munich, caramel, black malt, and chocolate malt; Centennial and Northern Brewer hops; English ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.

16.5° P, 30 IBU, 7 ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerBaboon (1530) - FINLAND - APR 17, 2014
Pours dark brown, almost black with pretty beige head. Aroma is dark chocolate, roasted malt and dark bread. Flavour is chocolate, roasted and medium bitter. Certainly this must be one of the nicest porters out there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MichaelAwesome (3600) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - APR 17, 2014
Ein feines Nogne und ein feines Porter dazu. Mild, mit Anteilen von Rosinen, ein wenig Kaffee und geröstetem Malz. Cremig in der Konsistenz und mild in der Perlung. Kein verrücktes, aber eins mit Klasse. Daumen hoch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (3601) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 16, 2014
Bottle from trade with Meilby - thank you so much, for it, Kenni! The beer pours out in a deep black colour with low head and smooth body. Aroma of chocolate and malt. Taste of malt, roasted barley, nuts, torf, chocolate, coffee and dark berries. Dry finish with some nice and gentle roast aromas. Enjoyed it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
w_adwersarz (123) - Cracow, POLAND - APR 15, 2014
Pitch Black. Totalnie nieprzejrzyste. Piana ładna aczkolwiek dość szybko uległa redukcji, ładnie oblepia szkło. W aromacie palona kawa i czekolada, zarazem kwasek czuć od kawy. W smaku kremowe ale bez nadmiaru ciała, średnio w stronę wysokiego wysycenia.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ej (683) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - APR 14, 2014
Pours a dark brown, looks black in the glass. Large fluffy tanned head. Aroma is rich malts and subtle roast. Nuts, almonds and a sweet bready note, hints of chocolate as well. Taste is well balanced, malt-driven but perfectly rounded with the bitter hops. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Karol (598) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 14, 2014
Bottled. Overall watery for my taste with a low body. Nice porter characteristics no doubt. Some tasty sweet fruit backbone. Bitter chocolate finish. Alcohol warming. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
samsmith33 (353) - - APR 12, 2014
Ok. Aroma Is Charcoal. Dark black pour, slightly creamy looking head. Taste is Coffee, Ash. Disappointing. A bit distracted while drinking, so maybe have to try again in future.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (4126) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 7, 2014
(small gusher) pours unclear very dark brown with a creamy tall frothy light beige head, good retention and lacing - almost abnormal. roastiness-plenty, some burnt malts, slightly ashy, ground coffee - roasted acidity, raisins and chewy dark red fruits, very spicy too - coriander and other stuff, hint of wood and vanilla. lively and foamy carbonation - disturbing, light to medium body, medium long bitter coffee-spicy-piney finish. bottle conditioning issue. still.. very nice stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (4447) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 7, 2014
23/III/14 - 50cl bottle from De Hopduvel (Gent) @ home - BB: 8/X/16, brewed: 8/X/13 (or 2012?) (2014-306)

Clear dark brown to black beer, creamy irregular beige head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: dark chocolate, roasted, bit smoky, overripe fruits. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: pretty bitter start, mocha and coffee, little sour, smoky. Aftertaste: bitter, smoky, coffee, cacao powder, dark chocolate, very smoky, bitter hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
morri (189) - NORWAY - APR 5, 2014
500ml bottle from Vinmonopolet. Medium creamy brown head which fades quickly. Good lacing. Solid black body. Aroma is alcohol, dark fruits, coffee, cocoa and malt. Some spiciness as well. Mostly sweet on the tongue with a slightly bitter aftertaste. Roasted malt. Feels a little watery throughout the bottle

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