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


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RATINGS: 1061   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   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 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sureshpa (323) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 6, 2015
Aroma: Liquorice, hint of coffee (espresso), malt, roast Appearance: Dark brown, almost no see through, little yeast, off white light beige medium staying head, fine foam, light lace Taste: Coffee, liquorice, roast, light dry light bitter finish. best porter till now...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (1906) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - FEB 7, 2015
50cl bottle thanks to ruigo. Thank you for this beast! Dark color. Head is too thin. Medium bitterness. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, roasted, light hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjik83 (943) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 5, 2015
50cl fles via 8 Zaligheden, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 7% Uitgeschonken in Leffe glas Uiterlijk: zwart met redelijke cremelaag Aroma en smaak: chocolade, geroosterde mouten, koffie, kleine bitterheid, caramel, zoetje in nasmaak Conclusie: zoete tonen in de porter, wel aparte smaak, bitterheid valt mee ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
LucaM (3) - - FEB 4, 2015 does not count
Amazing porter. Well structured, with strong choccolate upfront in the nosing. It’s almost like someone is throwing dark choccolate powder at your nostrils. Cream, vanilla ice cream at first...salted liquirice in the backgroud. Extremely creamy and well structured, had a second bottle after the first one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Andrus86 (164) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - FEB 3, 2015
BOTTLE. Batch#1074. Pours lack with little very quickly disappearing tan head. Burnt chocolate malt on the nose. Chocolate malt upfront, cocoa finish with a very creamy texture. Source cellarbrations at Capel

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
empedokles (9) - SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2015 does not count
Bottle 0.5l. Pours black with a very pleasant brownish head. I’m not getting much of an aroma, hints of chocolate, maybe the chili stout I hade before this ruined something in my nose. Taste is sweet with some bitterness, a little licorice and chocolate in there. Very pleasant mouthfeel, although a bit thin body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EtTuCthulhu (1354) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - JAN 22, 2015
This beer pours a very dark brown with a huge, frothy light brown head that persists, and the aroma blends dark chocolate, lightly roasted coffee beans, raisins, plums, and toffee. The taste blends a mild sweetness, slight bitterness, and a slight umami with an aftertaste that has a definite fruity sweetness to it, much like chocolate covered raisins and raspberries. The palate has a lively carbonation (that is almost too much), medium body, and a slick texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sdaniel90 (520) - Mexico City, MEXICO - JAN 11, 2015
Bottle, 500ml. Almost opaque brown with a frothy brown head. Sweet, spicy roasted aroma with hints of pepper, lactose, dried fruits, chocolate. Medium to robust bodied with moderate carbonation. Sweet and bitter. Tremendous dark malt and chocolate character. Well balanced and well brewed, with a great chocolate aftertaste. Rich, warming and complex. One of the better porters I’ve come across.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lectvay (182) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Thanks to my secret santa for this one. It’s dark, a little syrupy. A crisp and assertive aroma, coffee, whole wheat bread. Taste is terrific. This beer has the bold flavors and complexity you normally see in higher-abv stouts and porters. Great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jyrsa (170) - - JAN 5, 2015
Pours coffee brown with not too much head. Nose has red berries, burnt malt and chocolate. Coffee, chocolate and juice-like bitterness and sourness. Some notes of alcohol still remain, might be better a bit older. A nice and slightly different porter.

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