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

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RATINGS: 1062   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   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.


Creedence's rating

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Creedence (286) - Montreal, Quebec, - APR 29, 2013
500ml bottle at Porterhouse Cork, courtesy of Kelvin. Lovely aroma of sweet coffee, chocolate, blackcurrant, burnt toast. Medium sweetness, light bitterness, light sourness, light smoked flavours, hugely complex and very well-rounded. Sweetish chocolate and blackcurrant finish, nice and smooth and full-bodied. Really hard to fault this one, delicious.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kajser27 (252) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 2, 2015
Thick black colored, small non lasting tan head. Aroma is kinda sweet, chocolate, dark fruits, licorice, some roasted malt and coffee. Taste is moderate+ sweetness, bit toffee, chocolate, dark fruits and licorice, strong roasted and coffee dry bitterish finish with some sweetness and lasting aftertaste. Medium to full bodied, low+ carbonation, quite thick and creamy. Very good, would be excellent if only a bit less sweet.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Saeglopur (962) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - JUN 30, 2015
500 ml bottle brewed 08.05.14, shared by Werckmeister, thanks!
Dark brown body, with a big, frothy, rocky, lacing, beige head.
Aroma of espresso, cocoa, dark chocolate, wood, dark fruits, some smoke.
Tastes delicious, with about the same aromas, wonderful espresso, with slight ash notes.
Medium, creamy mouthfeel, with a soft carbonation.
Finishes smooth, roasty, quite dry, with coffee, wood, cocoa.

Really tasty. Wonderful espresso notes, strong, but very smooth to drink. Completely worth the ratings, one of the best Porters I’ve had so far!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Werckmeister (822) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUN 30, 2015
500ml bottle at home shared with Saglopur. black color, very big coffee-colored head. Bottled 05/2014, BB 05/2017. smells smoked, roast notes, milky, spices, earthy, light sweetness, caramel. full body, light carbonation, slick creamy mouthfeel. tastes malty roasty, coffee, ash, creamy, chocolate, light sweetness, light dried fruits, some earthy notes. finishes with coffee and creamy smoky notes. wow, great beer, taste is very nice, very nice creamy mouthfeel with some subtle smoke notes.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sharkydodson (591) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - JUN 20, 2015
the aroma of caramel, toast, dried fruits and spicy grasses... the taste of caramel, toast and chocolate with some notes of coffee, dark fruits and spices... the aftertaste is sweet, bitter, spicy and dry...

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
lbjor (32) - NORWAY - JUN 12, 2015
Black with very little head. Coffe. Dark chocolate. Smoke,malt. Fresh mouthfeel. Tastes a litte like a guinness. Was a little sceptical, but this os a very good porter!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (1289) - SPAIN - JUN 8, 2015
Bottle 50cl / Botella 50cl. @ Cervezorama 2.0. A: Dark brown / Marron oscuro. T/S: Roasted malt, chocolate, sweet, coffee / Malta tostada, chocolate, dulce, cafe.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tandembrauer (549) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black with big brown head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, a little alcohol. Taste bitter-sweet with dry finish from roasted malts.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
einherje (3) - Holmestrand, NORWAY - JUN 7, 2015 does not count
Full bodied and smooth. Always a pleasure. Rates up there with the very best porters. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
koshack (555) - Gdańsk, POLAND - JUN 1, 2015
Piana drobna, brązowa, bardzo trwała. Ładnie koronkuje. W aromacie dość wytrawne. Pachnie śliwkami i trochę deserowa czekoladą. Lekkie nuty chmielu, trochę ziołowe. W całości aromatu dają lekko likierowy aromat. W smaku znów czekolada, dość wytrawna, choć czuć trochę słodkich nut. W odczuciu nie jest bardzo pełne mimo tego ekstraktu. Lekko zaznaczony alkohol, trochę drapie w przełyku.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2778) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle. Opaque black liquid with small to medium light tan head. Aroma of coffee, light chocolate, light ash, toast, dried fruit, raw sugar and bread. Taste is light sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of coffee, chocolate, licorice and biscuit. Medium to full bodied with medium carbonation. Pretty decent if a bit roasted for the style.


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