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Nøgne Ø Red Horizon 2. edition

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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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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!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (2831) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JAN 28, 2013
Clear copper with a bubbly white qfilm. Pickled vanilla candy notes. Sweet, salty and balanced bitter. Fruity well into the finish. Full body. Liqueur texture.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SirLimpsalot (2251) - SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2013
@ Stordirren; Lite diskret doft men en mycket fyllig och het smak med stora toner av frukt och nötter. Känner en tydlig smak av den spännande jästen. Mycket speciell, god men det räcker nog med ett litet glas. Tydlig portvinsvibbar. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Psytron (1343) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (1810) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6277) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
25 cl bottle @ wPBF’13.
Pours clear copper color with a minimal head. Aroma of ripe fruits, toffee, caramel malts and hops. Flavor of resiny hops, caramel malts, some dried fruits and some resin. Decent but a bit sweet.
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 21, 2013
Bottle. Pours an amber color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy aroma with weak yeasty hints. Sweetish malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (6240) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 25, 2013
Small beige head. Hazy deep red body with light carbonation. Intensely fruity cough drops aroma with lime and licorice notes. Bitter-sweet fruity peppery lime taste with polypodium vulgare (sisselrot) notes. Full-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel, slightly oily, with some alcohol heat. Bitterish earthy lime and fruit aftertaste with sisselrot notes again. Like RH1 it tastes like a vermouth, but in this case a slightly unclean, earthy one. Very complex, full of aromas that are hard to identify. It’s a really good and interesting beer, but sadly doesn’t rise even to the ankles of RH1. (0.25l bottle, wine monopoly web order.)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12816) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 20, 2013
Bottled 250ml@VWPBF Clear amber color, small white head. Berries, fresh wood in the nose. Medium to full bodied. Quite sweet, fruity notes, sugary. Too sweet and straightforward.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robinvboyer (3128) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle at the mondiale 2014. Dark murky brown pour, with a light brown head. Aroma of booze, its the first thing that hit me. Lots more going on though, thick chewy malts, charred caramel malts, brown sugar, hard liquor aromas like sherry, and rhum. Lots of fruity esters, some stone fruits and the faintest of citrus aromas. The mouth feel is very thick and viscous, and the carb is super soft. The finish is super sweet, boozy and it manages to get even sweeter. This is the definition of extreme beer. This is over the top, and frankly too much and not worth the price. Interesting, but nothing more.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbeast88 (41) - NORWAY - APR 28, 2013
Appearance: Golden/brown amber ,white foam Aroma:nuts, hay, citrus, grass, plums and raisin taste:heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate:medium body, slick feel, fizzy, bitter,


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