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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Porter
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 981   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.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
EyeAmBaldman (122) - Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Pours dark brown, opaque, with a massive caramel head. Aroma is malted chocolate and coffee with a tad of earthiness. Not as slick or thick on the tongue like I expected. Tastes of dark chocolate and coffee with a nice smooth aftertaste. This is like a stout without the backend bitterness. Excellent porter!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arnesen (25) - Tromso, NORWAY - MAR 4, 2014
Bottle pours black with a thick brown head. Aroma is revealing distinct dark roasted coffee and chocolate appearance, with a earthiness in the background. Taste is of medium sweetness and gives of a good salty and bitterness in the end that leaves a good feeling for a long time. Texture of the beer is creamy, but not too thick, and the carbonation is lively enough to make this beer a pleasure to drink. Finish is long, perfect! Good balanced beer, thumbs up!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
martjoobolut (356) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 2, 2014
0,5L bottle, BB 08.2016. Pours black with huge tan head. The head stays, very nice lacing. Aroma is coffee, dark chocolate, fruits, and caramel. Taste is sweet with coffee bitterness, fruits, dark chocolate. Alcohol is really well hidden and is only faint burn. Finish is coffee bitter with some smoke. Overall: really nice sweet and fruity porter, really smooth for the ABV.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brnandersen (1668) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2014
50 cl. bottle, batch # 853 B. Black with a reddish hue and a dense, tanned head. Roasted aroma with fruits, bitter chocolate, coffee, caramel and hard roasted malts. Light hints of smoke and liquorice. Taste is light bitter. Medium body with a creamy texture and a soft carbonation. Finishes bitter with coffee and chocolate. Excellent Porter.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Baton (16) - Łódź, POLAND - FEB 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with very nice beige head. Full body. Aroma: chocolate, roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, chocolate some dried fruits Taste: the same like aroma, a lot of chocolate, roasted malts, praline and some dried fruits. Dessert beer, quite sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beertobealive (136) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 21, 2014
Huge brownish head with light malt aromas. Body is black like oil. Taste shows delicate malt and roasted chocolate. Sweet balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
__Rb81 (89) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle at home (batch #1043, 08-10-13). Pours dark with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, smoke, and hops. Taste of roasted, almost burned, malts, some hops, long lasting smoky to burned aftertaste. Drinkable, but a bit too burned for my taste, definitely not my favorite.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2014
Bottle - BBE Aug 2013, Drank Mar 2013 - BCA; heavily sedimented. Black in colour. Very malty; roast malts, espresso coffee, dark chocolate, caramel. Fruity; dried fruit. Hoppy; earthy hops. English ale yeast. Smooth. Nice malt/fruit/hop balance. Very enjoyable. Lovely Porter!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beerhunter111 (5467) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 11, 2014
500ml Flasche. Ins Glas ergießt sich ein schwarzes Bier mit schöner bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, Schokolade, Kaffee. Geschmack röstmalzig, Kaffee, Schokolade, leicht fruchtig.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RickFifty (162) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2014
Deep chestnut brown color, light brown head. Bitter chocolate nose, milk chocolate, roasted malt, hint of burnt sugar. Roasted malt taste, coffee, chocolate, hint of smoke. Sweet with a bitter finish, nice balance. Full body, medium carbonation, velvety and oily mouthfeel.


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