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


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RATINGS: 1117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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.

Duhast500's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Duhast500 (414) - Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA - NOV 2, 2011
oured from the tap into a pint glass The color is a dark black with some maroon highlights and about two fingers of foamy brownish head and some nice lacing left on the glass. The smell is roasty with a little dry malt aroma. There is some dark chocolate aroma in the nose that has a coffee roast like aroma too. The taste is roasted malt and is filled with a nice dry chocolate flavor that sets back a bit to hang with a coffee flavor that mixes with some nice toast burnt flavor. The feel of this beer is complex but smooth as it goes down with ease and has a silky aftertaste that is more enjoyable then a lot of Porters I have had. This one is one of the better ones.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brewhemia (210) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2016
Brown/black with lots of brown head. Aroma of burned toast and a caramel sweetness. When I swirl it around a nice hoppy aroma of hay and grass joins the party. The taste is medium sweet and has a powerfull roasted malt taste almost like burned coffee. The finish is dry and bitter. Really nice taste. Medium to full bodied and good carbonation. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ston3s42 (198) - - OCT 22, 2016
Pitch black appearance with no head. Tastes of roasted malt, dark chocolate and vanilla. Fine carbonation, medium body and a finish of dark chocolate. Good porter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (1980) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2016
Bottle. Pours black with a medium brown head. Aromas of tobacco, tar, licorice, chocolate, malt, dark fruits. Taste is malty, ashy, roasty, tobacco, licorice, light smoke, chocolate, dark fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
spechtacular (62) - Warszawa, POLAND - OCT 5, 2016
Ciemnobr?zowe barwa, kremowa piana barwy ciemnobe?owej. Klarowne. Intensywny aromat czekolady, lekki aromat palonych s?odów, pralinek. W smaku czekolada, kwaskowo??, kakao, mocna kawa. Piwo ?wietnie u?o?one, g?adkie, zbilansowane.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sjorsvdg (438) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2016
Goede porter. Aroma: koffie en een zoete zweem. Smaak: mooie combinatie tussen bitter, hartig en zoet. Gebrande mout zorgt voor een houtachtige smaak. Rijp donker fruit zorgt voor de balans. Mooie porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
piwnepodroze (406) - POLAND - SEP 15, 2016
W pokalu znajduje się bardzo czarna ciecz o sporej gęstości, zwieńczona beżową, ładnie budującą się pianą. Porter jest przede wszystkim bardzo gładki i wręcz oleisty, a także dosyć nisko nasycony. Ja takie lubię. Doskonała paloność miesza się w trakcie piwa z aromatem i smakiem gorącej czekolady i mocnej kawy. Na koniec dochodzi posmak kakao, pralin i daktyli. Porter jest bardzo przyjemnie zbalansowany - średnia pełnia i aromat sugerujący słodycz, a ta jest uzupełniona paloną gorzkością i odpowiednim nachmieleniem. Świetny porter!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackisle (2092) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - SEP 5, 2016
Bottle 50cl. Poured into a shaker. Pitch black, tall frothy tan head, recedes slowly to a thick layer, good lacing; aroma roasted malts, cocoa, mocha, dark fruits; smooth taste, medium sweet and bitter, roasted malts, chocolate, ice coffee, hints of dark fruits; dry sweetbitter aftertaste, light bitter chocolate, lingering roasty undertone and light spicy notes; medium body, oily to creamy texture, soft carbonation; great porter, tasty and surprisingly fresh.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SanfordBrewer (1505) - Sanford, Florida, USA - SEP 2, 2016
Opaque black with thin but persistent tan head. Velvety creamy full body with moderate carbonation.

Aroma: roast malt, dark fruit, plum, dr pepper, cacao.

Taste: brown malt, cacao nibs, roast malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fdomig (844) - München, GERMANY - AUG 23, 2016
500ml bottle at Balestrand, Norway. Aroma is coffee, toffee. Appearance is dark black with a brown foam. Taste ist bitter and light sour. Dry. Medium carbonation. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hman43 (1200) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - AUG 13, 2016
Pours black with a brown head. It has good head retention with good lacing. It has aromas of chocolate, some coffee, roast, and a bit of citrus. There are flavors of chocolate, coffee, roast, a bit of citrus and dried fruit. It has a moderate body on the high side with fairly high carbonation. It has a moderately bitter finish with mild alcohol warmth. Overall this is a porter with excellent combination of malts with complexity between the chocolate and roast and a surprisingly hoppy bite to it.

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