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Nøgne Ø Red Horizon 2. edition

 (RETIRED)
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97
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Formerly brewed at Nøgne Ø
Style: American Strong Ale
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   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!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29528) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 4, 2013
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of rice, malt, caramel, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, sake, caramel, alcohol, malt, and rice, leading to a dry finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31495) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 4, 2013
25 cl bottle. Pours cloudy brown with a small to fully gone head. Aroma is toasted malty, caramelish and toffee. Sweet, caramelish and toffee. Lingering caramelish and sweet. Mild bitter and toasted malty finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14785) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2013
bottle at chris0... deep copper ... soft zezty ... wooody ... there are light sake tones behind the beer tones nose ... very sweet ... coconut and pineapple tones ... woody malts ... quite nice ... very interesting

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (8223) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2013
Nice little 250ml bottle, batch 741, in a red cylinder box ordered through Vinmonopolet (nettbutikk). Bubbly, beige head resting for a while on top of a dark orange coloured body, slightly hazy. Plums and earthy malts to the nose, vinous. Rather rich taste of biscuit malts, dried fruits and sweet berries. Bittersweet round off. Tingling alcohol on the tongue all the way. Full bodied. Mellow, sweet and rather flat in the mouth. Fine, slow sipper on a Friday eve (Tromsø, 15.03.2013).

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RexTalionis (2536) - FINLAND - MAR 16, 2013
Bottle 25 cl, BBE 12/20/2016. Pours amber in color with thin bubbly off-white head. Sweet honey, cantaloupe and that sticky hoppyness in aroma. Perhaps that cantaloupe kind of sweetness comes from the sake yeast they used. Sweet in taste at first, some honey and ripe garden fruityness but also a bit of malts is there. Slightly bitter in aftertaste as well, but the sweeter side gains victory here. No sign of the alcohol. Pretty good as a sweet dessert beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (1815) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle from Alko. Ruby/amber color, white head. Bitter/sweet taste with citrus, caramel, rice, yeast and toffee. Nicely balanced body with hops&malts neatly in balance. Very nice brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
hcalsos (205) - Rælingen, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2013
0.25l bottle. Amber hazy colour with a thin offwhite head. Orange peel, yeast, caramell, toffee aroma with a touch of alcohol. Warm citrus caramel, rich malt flavour. Nice waring finish. Medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6149) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Bottle thanks to Dallas. Cool tin can. Pours a cloudy reddish color with a medium white head. A big fruity nose with pronounced sake notes. A sweet flavor with grapes, cognac, smoke, earthy, caramel. Very good. Unique.

2.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Uhlen (251) - Trondheim, NORWAY - FEB 23, 2013
Clear ruby liquid with a small white head. Sweet and vinous in the nose. Taste is... not as good as 1st ed, and a big disappointment tbh. Hard to describe the taste, but it’s sweet and unfamiliar. Pretty watery aswell.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Psytron (1346) - Turku, FINLAND - FEB 23, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 20, 2013 Smell of red(?). Red colour, next to no head. Sweet. Some johannisbeer, red berries. Rerating 19.8.2013: Smell of yeast, berries. Reddish brown and cloudy.. Tiny beige head. Very sweet. Aroma of alcohol, yeast, rum. Flat carbon, oily and heavy texture.


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