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 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Florya (764) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2015
How: Bottle. Appearance: Black with tan head.. Aroma:chocolate, roasted coffee . Palate: full bodied, nice long finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
asimeow (199) - Sandsli, NORWAY - DEC 28, 2014
0,5l bottle. Black, small caramel head. Aroma of caramel and licorice. Mild. Roasty, bitter, dark. Good porter. Now I need to figure out the difference between porters and stouts...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rammer (346) - Moscow, RUSSIA - DEC 28, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2015 Good porter, but everything is standard, coffee and some chocolate aroma and flavor

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnicolaescu (1185) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - DEC 18, 2014
BOTTLE 50 CL. The aroma is not exactly mind-blowing - fruit sweetness (sweet, but in a fresh way, no caramel, no dried fruit), some black malt „warmth” (again, not extreme, no coffee) and possibly a touch of smoke. The flavour, on the other hand, is quite rich. Again, fresh fruity sweetness, soft black malts, moderate hop bitterness with a touch of acidity and some light astringency that spices things up. An excellent porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratto (35) - - DEC 12, 2014
Bottle bbe 12.5.2017. Extremely foamy, big fluffy head. Aroma quite mild, molasses. Taste sweet, dark chocolate, slightly roasty. High carbonation cuts the sweetness. Tasty, but doesn't stand out.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nicocanta (69) - - DEC 12, 2014
Bonne porter de caractère. Qui développe de bons arômes de cacao et de caramel, on tend vers une stout tout en restant un peu plus délicate. C’est très bien.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2014
Draught at BrewDog Camden on 9 Apr 2012. Poured black, with a dense tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, light ash, leather and earth. Liquorice in the flavour, with coffee and dark chocolate. Medium to full mouthfeel. Finish was burnt malt, treacle and oak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ruigo (1512) - PORTUGAL - DEC 8, 2014
50cl bottle.Dark brown colour with a nice tan head. Dark malts, dried fruit and smoke in the aroma. Soft to average carbonation and medium body. Taste is bitter with some light sweetness and dryness in the finish. Overall, a very good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VDuquerroux (606) - Airvault, FRANCE - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle, 500mL. Home. Batch 853A. Brewed on August, 2012. A pitch black beer with a big beige head. Great retention. Aroma of caramel, roast, smoke, peat, coffee, alcohol. Medium sweet, light refreshing bitter. Medium body, silky nearly oily texture, average carbonation, sweet finish with a herbal smoky note. Overall, beautiful, smoky, bittersweet. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (4846) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2014
500ml bottle: BBD 15/12/16, shared with my son in Chez Sophie, Shrewsbury on 26/11/14. Dark pour with a good tan coloured head. Semi-sweet malts in both the aroma and taste, bitter chocolate and coffee coming through with a dry, roasted maltiness in the finish. A very nice Porter in deed.

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