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

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RATINGS: 1044   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerenberger (1551) - Fischer, Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2012
Aroma of sweet dried fruit, chocolate, and roasted malts. Pours a deep blackish brown with a minimal noneq lasting tan head and no lacing. The taste is roasted malts, chocolate, with hints of dried fruit. Medium-full body with soft carbonation. Very smooth mouthfeel. Overall, an excellant porter.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (6806) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2015
From tap. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, licorice, coffee, chooclate, caramel, bread and dried fruit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (2905) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2015
(Nøgne Ø Porter) Bottle 500 ml served into a snifter. ABV 7% Black colour on the body, tall and very thick brown head, with great retention, leaving heavy lacing behind as it collapses. Aroma of roasted malts. chocolate, some fruity notes. Tastes good, again roasted malts, hops, chocolate. Fruity finish. Medium body, above average carbonation. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (536) - GREECE - MAR 8, 2015
500ml bottle at Bierhof, Athens. Black color with beige brown head. Light roasted malty aroma, coffee, light grassy hoppy. Sweet and bitter taste, earthy coffee, some chocolate, light bready. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sureshpa (306) - 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...

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (1735) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjik83 (775) - - 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

4.9
   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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Andrus86 (115) - 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

3.1
   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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EtTuCthulhu (1238) - 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.


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