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Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Porter
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 1097   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hallstein (419) - Skogn, NORWAY - OCT 28, 2015
Aroma of dark fruit, slight chocolate and coffee, toffee, vanilla and spice. Flavor of chocolate, roasty malts, coffee and slight spice. Nice, but a little thin on the palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AaronTDubs (231) - - OCT 26, 2015
Black color. Medium carbonation. Has fruity notes on tops of lovely burnt, roasted chocolate. Nice balance of sweetness to bitterness....a bit toward the bitter side...good hop touch. Tastes of chocolate and coffee with some spicy hoppiness. Very tasty.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dunc1981 (36) - - OCT 25, 2015
Pours a rich, bubbly head, has an equally rich nose of roasted malts, chocolate etc. So far so good.. Incredibly smooth in the mouth, with a nice balance of cream/fizz. The flavour is lovely - nice burnt taste that you'd expect from a good porter, but a bit sweet as well. Close to perfection, this is surely the best porter I've had! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DroolYeast (832) - Aalborg, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2015
Tap @ basement beer bar, Aalborg. Aroma of chocolate, black malt, charcoal. Black with tan head, not lasting. More coffee and chocolate, moderate malt bitterness, light+ sweetness. Full body, oily smooth texture, light carbonation, roasted finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cristobal37 (630) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 13, 2015
On tap Sorspecialista Budapest. Fruity hoppy aroma. Looks great black with nice finger+ head. Fresh tasting porter full of delicious chocolate, coffee, prune, fig, dark fruits, and dry hops. A bit heavy yeast gives it a lactic bite near the end, but still a cool porter.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kustie (672) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 10, 2015
Bottle from Vinmonopolet, Storslett. Opaque black color with intense small brown head. Aroma has salted licorice, roasted malt, caramel, tar. Taste is malty sweet with long dry only a little bitter aftertaste. Flavors of salted licorice, caramel, roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate. Very drinkable and excellent aftertaste. Very well balanced.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hohops (691) - Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2015
Appearance is black, a tan foamy head which persists and clings. Aroma- very chocolatey- fudge, brownies, dark malts, coffee, slight vanilla tinge, chocolate syrup, bitter hop undertones. Taste- lots more chocolate. Chocolate ice cream, dark, bready malts, brown sugar, caramel, fudge, coffee beans, bittersweet finish with just a hint of very dark fruits. Quite a full and sticky mouthfeel. Excellent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (3636) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2015
Bottle. Black pour, creamy head. Nice aroma of milky chocolate, red fruit, cream and coffee. Soft taste of coffee, milk chocolate, red ripe fruit, cherry, mocha and mild bitters. Very balanced and tasty. Great beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
waiake (605) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 16, 2015
500ml bottle that poured just about solid black with a creamy lasting head & a fruity malty aroma this tastes really good creamy smooth slightly bitter full of flavour malt coffee chocolate range of fruit red wine all coming thru very nice

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuszek (924) - Gdynia, POLAND - SEP 13, 2015
Almost black, brown head, good lacing. Delicate aroma of coffee and dried fruits. Smooth texture, chocolate, dried fruits in taste. Nice sour and bitter aftertaste.


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