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Nøgne Ø Pumpkin Ale

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Nøgne Ø Pumpkin Ale
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Formerly brewed at Nøgne Ø
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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2012 only.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TyggaBrown (381) - NORWAY - DEC 10, 2012
Draft tap. One of the Nøgne Ø founders recommended this one to me. The head was rather flat, and instantly the aroma was absent. The palate was sharp and it was overall pretty bitter. After a while - a few minutes - the fantastic and sweet pumpkin aftertaste revealed itself and took over the show, and THAT was what made this beer so good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ABS (441) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 31, 2012
Bottle at Ultra Sørlandssenteret (named Pumpkin Ale, I hope it is the correct beer). Pours redish brown. Some light orange head. Malt and vegetable nose. Some sweetness, gets bitter at the end. A lot of taste in a store bought beer! Aroma is malt, hops, light metal, vegetables (carrots and what I’ll have to guess is pumpkin). Very good! Will buy again if I can find more.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maneliquor (2995) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 16, 2012
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours amber with a small off white head which quickly disappears. Nose shows some bread and spiced caramel. Some floral hop tones in there too. The hop bitterness shines in this. Has a light herbal note throughout with some citrus and nutmeggy spices that work well together. Soft and bitter finish makes this a quaffer. Really tasty stuff

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LarsEngen (351) - Sandvika, NORWAY - JAN 16, 2013
50 cl bottle from Centra Høvik. Pours murky brown with a large brown head that leaves a good lacing. Aroma of caramel and some herbs. medium sweetness, light and long bitterness, medium sourness. Some perfeume notes as well. Pumpkin is also there but that much. Interesting one and a good one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonnyguns (878) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 24, 2013
On tap at the sail. Really enjoyed this! Pours a dark brown with a small tanned head. Nose has lots of bread and caramel. Can't really taste the pumpkin at all. Floral hops shine through nicely. Soft carbonation. Tastes like a watered down stout. Very refreshing and easy to drink ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5082) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2012
Bottle (Stockholm Beer Festival 2012) - Dark brown in colour. Fruity and slightly roasted aroma with notes of raisins and caramel. Fruity and slightly sweet taste with notes of raisins, pumpkin and roasted malt.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OleR (4767) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 29, 2012
From tap @Pingvinen, Bergen. Cloudy brown body. Low beige head. Spiced caramelly malt aroma, with a fresh sour tone to it. Smooth on the palate. Medium full. Quite so flavorfull. Good malt body. Herbal, caramelly and gently spiced. Pumpkin is noticable, and certainly not overdone. Light perfumey endnotes. A very likeable one. [07.09.12]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Davros (1859) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 5, 2013
Pours brown with a small head. Nose shows sweet bready malt, vegetable notes, malted grains, soft pumpkin and booze. Somewhat faint. Pumpkin is more prominent as a flavour but still not strong. It’s more about the bready malt with a bit of sweetness. Carbonation seems a bit high.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bygers (636) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 11, 2012
Tap at Adamstuen Brygghus. Cloudy dark brown body, fingerthick beige head that disapears quicly. Aroma is malty with fruits and pumpkin. Taste is sweet, chocolate, pumpkin and sugar. The beer has a good lasting bittersweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (4295) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 28, 2012
Red amber colour with a tan head. Frutiy, light spicy and mild hoppy aroma. A fruity unusual flavour I quess is pumpkin. Light hoppy. Full body.
[Bottle at Tilt in Oslo, Norway]


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