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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
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RATINGS: 124   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!


abemorsten's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (3014) - Mosterøy, - 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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (1398) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 4, 2015
25cl bottle at home brewed in 2011. Poured a deep amber colour with a small non to long lasting creamy head. Very sweet aroma, burned caramel, yeast, fruity aroma of ripe apples, plums, red fruit, cherry, some fruity smell in the aroma i can’t place (should be from the sake yeast...) some kind of spiced medical tea herbs, coriander. Leaving a long sweet finish. Very smooth and Silky mouthfeel. But i can say i’m a huge fan of the herbal / fruit notes that are coming from the sake yeast.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rafael52 (86) - Łódź, POLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Kolor: jasno brązowy z lekkim zmętnieniem.
Piana: jasno beżowa, drobnopęcherzykowa, niezbyt obfita i szybko znikająca co przy tej zawartości alkoholu jest jak najbardziej normalne.
Zapach: głownie likier chmielowy, w tle nuty owocowe, melanoidynowe. Alkohol wyczuwalny, ale w szlachetnej formie bez żadnych nut spirytusowych.
Smak: solidna baza słodowa z aromatami karmelu, melanoidyn. Słodycz skontrowana goryczką. Na finiszu wychodzi chmielowa gorycz i nutami alkoholu.
Wysycenie: średnie jak najbardziej pasujące.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
GlasgowTAD (223) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - FEB 28, 2015
Pours a deep ruby red with a pinkishly brown head which does not last long. Aroma is toffee, caramel, lychee and slight cherry drops. Taste is caramel, toffee, buttescotch, slight cherry and malty sweetness. Long and dry slightly raisiny finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
martjoobolut (1132) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 24, 2015
0,25L bottle (from bierkompass.de). Pours red amber with beige head. The head doesn’t stay. Aroma is sweet, caramel, malt, fruits, some alcohol, some sake notes. Flavor is very sweet, malt, caramel, fruits. Overall: great brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3341) - 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!)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
suurjuust (1361) - 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 (13) - - 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 (1298) - 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 (1892) - 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


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