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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

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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 405   ABV: 13.5%
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!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fellebag (1266) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 20, 2014
Bottle 25cl. Off white bubbles on top leaving early. Brown red hazy and difficult color. Medium to heavy body. Aroma is homemade lemonade, plum compote and like opening a package of dried dates. Taste is plum liqueur, sugar and sweet caramel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dohny (342) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 12, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber color with small white head. Aroma of tokai wine, raisins. In flavor is also caramel, chocolate, ash. Taste is full sweet, some saltiness is also there. Bitterness only in finish and aftertaste. Full body, warming alcohol, low carbonation. Beer to sip at fireplace in winter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Foffern (1543) - Bodø, NORWAY - APR 21, 2014
Bottle at home. Has a slightly hazy orange brown colour with a small, ivory head. A complex and sweet aroma with tones of oak, dried fruit, smoked meat, leather and some alcohol, hops and wild berries. The flavour is also rich and more sweet. I find brown sugar, leather, wood, warming alcohol and some fennel, Madeira and roasted malt. Has a rich and sticky mouth feel, and a medium bitterness. A powerful and complex beer, and is really one of a kind.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BitchPls (686) - FINLAND - NOV 7, 2014
Brown beer with a minimal head and floating flakes of yeast.Intense caramel and dried and ripe fruits on the nose.Medium sweet, earth, mould, ash, dried fruits, light sourness. Medium body, light carbonation. Weird at first but this is actually a really good and interesting beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ston3s42 (135) - - FEB 15, 2015
Rather dark brown appearance, with practically no head. It tastes and smells sake, caramel and sweet fruits and raisins.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (4317) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2015
Clear red brown colour, diminishing white head. Malty aroma, red fruits, caramel, honey, light lapsang souchong. Sweet malty flavour, honey, red fruits. Sweet malty finish, reminding of tea.
(from 25cL bottle @ ZZT XI, Oirschot. Bedankt voor het delen, Joris!)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fugitive (1792) - Athens, GREECE - MAR 18, 2015
Bottle. Color cloudy brown with a small head. Aroma malt, caramel, toffee. Taste sweet, caramel, malt, toffee.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (3569) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2015
Bottled. Pours hazy, deep golden with a little, lacing off-white head. Aroma of sake, caramel, yeast and spicy notes. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry with some alcohol. Medium to full bodied, oily to creamy texure and soft carbonation. An excellent Ale. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (2769) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2015
September 10, 2015. Bottle at home, brewed december 20, 2011.
Clear reddish amber with a small dense, quickly dissipating off-white head. Aroma is sweet with toffee, dried fruits, sugar, orange, red berries, some licorice and a bit vinous. Taste is sweet with a very light bitterness, finish is sweet, hints of licorice, light bitter with a woody roasted note and vinous. Medium to full bodied, oily texture, almost flat.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Inbreak (3577) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2016
Old rating rerated 08.01.2016, 0,25l bottle @ Nama:
Tiny shortlasting head, nice golden amber color. Aroma is slightly rich and sweet - nice oxidized, raisins, dark sugar, minerals, caramel malts, nuts, candied sugar, hay, alcohol, burnt caramel. Taste is slightly sweet and burnt, dark sugar, raisins, burnt caramel, peat, ashes, leather, alcohol, minerals, grass, yeast, weeds. Medium bitterness, slightly dry boozy mouthfeel. Nice, but I think it used to be better before, and very different from what it has aged to become...


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