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Nøgne Ø Red Horizon 2. edition

 (RETIRED)
overall
97
90
style
Formerly brewed at Nøgne Ø
Style: American Strong Ale
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   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!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (11900) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Draft at Churchkey. Hazy amber brown color. Aroma of lightly spiced butterscotch. Taste is very sweet cotton candy and caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10231) - Søborg, DENMARK - APR 4, 2013
Bottled. Amber coloured. unclear. Dense beige head. Aroma: Fruits, sweetness, spice, caramel. Flavour. Ripe fruits, sweetness, spice, caramel, alcohol. Medium bodied. ends sweet and alcoholdense.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vighals (1167) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - JUN 4, 2014
Grumsete brunaktig med minimalt lyst skum. Alkohol, svisker noe sylighet i lukten. Alkohol, med en del sødme mot brunt sukker og mørke frukter, noe vaniljetoner. Uten kullsyre.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lesifflebiere (1271) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 17, 2014
Liquide épais, rouge-brun, pratiquement sans effervescence, au nez en fruits rouge, prunes, et peut-être un début de madérisation. En bouche, c’est du porto qui vient en tête, avec un peu de boisé et d’alcool réchauffant. Houblons en finale. Une boisson intéressante, mais qui semble avoir un peu mal vieilli. Correct, quand dégusté tranquillement.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (4880) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 2, 2014
4oz pour at Churchkey’s Nogne O Tap Takeover. Pours a hazy, caramel amber with a ring of white head. Nose has a lot of caramel, orange, some drying wood pile, caramelized root veg, a little leafy too. Flavor has a lot of barley, heavy corn, whiskey, brandy, raisin. Distinctly starchy. Slick, oily finish. Not my thing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (7811) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 9, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Alcohol heat, residual sugars and spiciness delve into hop bitterness in this simple very strong ale.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam tops the deep amber.
-Mouthfeel is rich and warming, unsurprisingly.
-While I can’t fault the craftsmanship, I see no point in drinking something this strong which offers so little flavor or complexity-wise.

Bottle.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (4372) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 18, 2014
bottle at mondial 2014, mtl. pours unclear dark golden with a very small off-white cap, no retention or lacing. booze and fruity doughy caramel, spicy butterscotch, cloying sugars - demerara, raisiny, grass, coffee grinds, also a touch of roasted acidity (!). low carbonation - micro-bubbles , full body - oily, syrupy and sticky, boozy and spicy slightly harsh finish. swilly.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sigmund (5120) - Tau, NORWAY - JAN 20, 2013
250 ml bottle in silk paper and metal cylinder, #10654, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 13.5%, IBU 100. Cloudy dark reddish brown colour, low off-white head. Unusual aroma of red beets, cheap wine, mild spices and some fruit. Very sweet and alcoholic flavour, red beets and ripe berries, distinct hoppy bitterness in the finish. Not really my cup of tea, but worth a go.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kingi (468) - - JUN 15, 2013
A more bitter aroma than nr 3. Taste is light bitterness medium sweetness. Finish is fairly short and nothingess.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arsol (558) - NORWAY - JUN 14, 2014
Uklar brunorange farge med så og si ikke skum. Lukter alkohol, syrlig frukter. Fyldig og kjenner godt at den er på 13,5 prosent. Ganske søt som man kjenner enda bedre i ettersmaken.


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