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Nøgne Ø Red Horizon 2. edition

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Formerly brewed at Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: American Strong Ale
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter, Tulip

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 405   ABV: 13.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We brewed this ale with the famous sake yeast No 7 from Masumi Sake in Nagano, Japan. On advise from Masumi’s master brewers, we fermented this ale very slowly at low temperatures to bring out No 7’s fabulously fruity character. This product is unfiltered and unpasteurized. Please enjoy chilled! Special thanks to Masumi!


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
suurjuust (1543) - ESTONIA - FEB 21, 2015
Clear brown beer, almost no head. Dense malty nose, caramel, fruit hints. Malty flavor, alcohol warmth, bready notes, more caramel, coconut. Finishes dry with sake-sweetness and wood. The dryness lingers. Interesting stuff. Shared by martjoobolut, thanks!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ston3s42 (25) - - FEB 15, 2015
Rather dark brown appearance, with practically no head. It tastes and smells sake, caramel and sweet fruits and raisins.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RipuvariiAlu (17) - - FEB 11, 2015
A bit let down by this, though I mostly bought it because of the packaging. Smell is sake-y, sweet and slightly fruity. No head, slightly Murky. Taste is pretty sweet, covering too much of the qualities. Not really bitter but kinda adstringent in the end.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DwarfeD (1410) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2015
25cl bottle at home. Hazy brown with almost no head. Full complex body with low carbonation. Pretty sweet with some bitter tones. Caramel, malts, floral tones, yeast, dark fruits, warming alcohol, spices and herbs. Great full flavoured brew!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nilsas (2030) - Bryne, NORWAY - FEB 5, 2015
Lukt: Krydder, frukter og karamell
Utseende: Dunkel rødbrun farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Nesten ikke skum, liten ring langs kant.
Smak: Nydelig fruktig smak, noe krydder, karamell og alkohol.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Melkebaren, Sandnes
Medium: Flaske@250ml, ABV@13,5%, Når@04.02.2015

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Procent (264) - POLAND - JAN 1, 2015
Bardzo ładny, słodki aromat kandyzowanych owoców, syropu owocowego, lekko winny. Piany praktycznie brak, barwa bursztynowa, przejrzyste. W smaku dziwne, z jednej strony słodkie, likierowe, z drugiej jest wyczuwalna goryczka, z trzeciej jest silny smak sake (tak mi się wydaje), który akurat średnio mi pasuje. Daje trochę wrażenie nieułożonego alkoholu. Sam alkohol bardzo mocno rozgrzewa przełyk. Piwo zdecydowanie słodkie, nie czuć tych 100 IBU, goryczka co najwyżej średnia. Dużo ciała, wysycenie niskie. Ciekawe, dobrze ułożone, aromat lepszy niż smak. Warka do 20.12.2016r.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StilleStorm (986) - Stavanger, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2014
DAA; Bottle 0, 25L. Batch #741. Brewed 12.20.2011. Opened celebrating New Year’s Eve comming up, and my 900 rating. Excellent packaging, as shown on picture, with bottle wrapped in red tissue paper. Pours small, hazy bronze with a short lived off-white head. Aroma is intense, malt, caramel, overripe fruit, plums, sugar, wood and yeast with noticeable alkohol. Taste follows nose, heavy sweet with a citric and spice touch, warming and sweet plums lasting. Body is full, texture is sticky, carbonation is flat. I like my sweets. Happy New Year!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (9612) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle @ home. Almost opaque hazy reddish color, small off-white head. Aroma is malts, a hint of sweetness, lightly alcohol, grapes and fermenting fruits. Taste malts, sweetness, alcohol, very ripe and overripe fruits. Decent body, average to medium carbonation. Quite disappointing actually.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rammer (318) - Moscow, RUSSIA - DEC 28, 2014
The aroma of sake and a rich dense taste. How to drink beer liquor! Very sweet. I like this!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blade86 (780) - Wrocław, POLAND - DEC 16, 2014
dried fruits, yeasty, some caramel, maybe rice, floral, alcohol; dirty brownish color, hazy, just a thin ring of foam; high sweetness, medium(+) bitterness; full body, thick and oily feel, some alcohol warmness, soft carbonation, long bittersweet finish; Overall: complex aroma, rich in taste, great palate, fantastic packing


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