Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Porter
Grimstad, Norway


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RATINGS: 1021   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lakersfan16 (53) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - FEB 9, 2009
Pours a dark black with a large and bubbly dark brown head. Aroma is sweet and has hints of coffee, dark malts, and chocolate. The flavor is slightly sweet, with brown sugar, molasses, dark fruits, dark malts, and coffee. The coffee gets stronger on the finish. Very smooth beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
msbernac (727) - POLAND - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle Aroma-caramel, coffee, Appearance-black, cloudy, brown foam, Taste-lightly bitter, light sweetness, lightly sour, Palate-medium body, oily feel, lively, long finish, Overall-

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nogva (13) - NORWAY - NOV 27, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2014 Pours black with a creamy tan head that lingers for quite a while. Vinous aroma of roasted malt and dried fruit. Full body, creamy feel, soft carbonation. Taste starts off dry and spicy and has a nice woody bitterness with a long finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
emartell (253) - Zapopan, Jalisco, MEXICO - NOV 23, 2014
Aromas de fácil percepción pero a la vez ligeros. Sobresalen las notas a maltas tostadas, ligeramente café, pero a la vez ciertas notas herbales del lúpulo utilizado. En cuanto a su apariencia, color Negro con destellos rubíes, cuerpo medio, corona de espuma abundante de buena retención. Carbonatacion baja. En boca es suave, cremosa y destacan ciertas notas ahumadas. Al paladar es una porter en todo el sentido de la palabra. Suave al primer trago, ciertas notas a café y maltas tostadas, buen equilibrio entre un dulzor inicial y un amargor final ligeramente más marcado. Sin embargo destacan principalmente notas ahumadas que dan un buen final a la cerveza. En conjunto es una excelente porter. Muy rica y fácil de tomar, no permitiendo que se perciban sus 7%.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikkos (212) - FINLAND - NOV 1, 2014
Black beer with a small head. A real dark ashtrayish stingy aroma. Dark malts, smokey, rye bread, hops. Taste is dark smoked malts with a hop kick, some ashtray. Mouthfeel is fullish, finishes bitter. A porter with a kick this is. Not very drinkable one either, takes a while to get this one down. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jur (362) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2014
Draught @ Wildeman, Amsterdam. Textbook porter, true to it's nature. No funny business, just a good øl' porter. Very sessionable despite 7% ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftBeerNick (967) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle at home, 19th October 14. Pours black, little head, aroma, some smoke, tobacco. Taste is smoke, a little burnt some coffee, few metallic notes. Quite nice

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6035) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 15, 2014
"a robust and smooth porter with a nice hearty roasty aroma and a large dose of coffee in the flavor. far above the average porter...nice head retention, lingering finish. served warm. quite good."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leini (889) - SWEDEN - OCT 15, 2014
500ml bottle. Pitch black with a low tan head. Chocolate, cocoa and a hint of roasted elements. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (929) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
500ml bottle served in a tulip glass. A: Pours a dark brown color forming a solid and creamy tan head. Great retention and lots of spotty lingering lacings formed and left in the glass S: Delicious roasted malts, coffee and chocolate notes. A bit sweet and a bit metallic too. Strong notes of floral hops. Great balance. A bit booze T : Follows the nose. Slightly sweet upfront. Excellent notes of roasted malts. Notes of dark chocolate and coffee. Great bitter-sweet balance. Nice bitter sting in the end. Bitterness is mainly made of roasted malts but also mixed with grassy hops. A bit of metallic sensation. Brown bread yeasts profile M: Creamy full bodied beer. Medium carbonation. Bittersweet roasted aftertaste O: Great drinkability. Excellent beer. Extremely well-done. Scandinavian classic [ BA Review @ 11/8/2013 ]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (1637) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle. Brewtique, Macclesfield. Clear, dark ruby red. Halo of tan head. Chocolate raisins. Cocoa powder. Light smoke. Taste is bonfire toffee sweet. Ashy dry. Light bitter. Palate is smooth, rich, although a little over carbonated. Finishes ashy dry, and cocoa sweet.

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