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Nøgne Ø Red Horizon 3. edition

 (RETIRED)
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96
85
style
Formerly brewed at Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Barley Wine
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Fermented with sake yeast No. 9. 28.8 degrees P. 100 IBU.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
asimeow (205) - Sandsli, NORWAY - JUN 27, 2015
0,25l bottle. Metal tube. 3rd ed. Deep caramel colour. No head. Murky. Smells pruny, porty, and of caramel. Hits the tongue with the heavy ABV, but in a pleasant way. Flavour like the Ringnes Polaris and the Danish Anniversary beer. Warming, pruny. It’s been to long since I’ve had sake, but it does ring a bell. Overall an interesting beer, but just as a once in a while alternative.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fugitive (1645) - Athens, GREECE - JUN 10, 2015
Bottle @ Bierhof, Athens. Color clear very dark orange with tiny head. Aroma malt, toffee, fruits. Taste very sweet, malt, caramel, fruits.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (2176) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 8, 2015
June 8, 2015. Bottle at home, brewed december 20, 2011.
Murky red with with a small fizzy and frothy off-white head. Aroma is sweet toffee, boiled rice, red berries, figs, peach, some spicy notes and burnt sugar. Taste is very sweet toffee, dried fruits, berries, peach, some spicy notes leading to a warming finish with a soft, burnt sugar bitterness. Medium to full bodied, oily texture, soft, almost flat carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
djoeye (2260) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 29, 2015
Look; hazy shade of red brown, shy hue vanished, poor lacing. Aroma; soya, sour berries, pickles, brown malts and juicy yeast. Taste; powerful juicy caramel sauce with a broad bowl of fruits, passion fruit, oily resin. Feel; semidry power. Overall; powersipper. []

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (3543) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 16, 2015
250ml bottle brought back from Japan. Pours out a dark golden topped with a small white head. Nose is floral notes sweetness and some booze. Taste is more of the sweetness earth tones and some more of the floral notes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blade86 (892) - Wrocław, POLAND - MAY 12, 2015
cherries, caramel, citruses, dried fruits, little woody, some alcohol; dark amber/ruby color, clear, just a ring of foam; high bitterness, medium+ sweetness; full body, thick alcoholic feel, soft carbonation, long warming bitter finish; Overall: great taste, very good aroma, mighty

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer-yum (804) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - APR 19, 2015
Surprisingly fruity aroma in an amber-copper pour. Flavour of fortified wine - with a twist of barley and sake. Interesting complexity to finish a tasting session.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DwarfeD (1562) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2015
25cl bottle at home. Hazy amber / orange with a medium slightly off-white head. Full body with light to moderate carbonation. Nice sweetness with some bitter tones. Ripe fruits, caramel, malts, spices, herbs, yeast and citrus. A very tasty complex brew.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jinroh (669) - ESTONIA - MAR 31, 2015
0,25 l bottle. Don’t really remember where did I get it, probably from Dogenzaka Shinanoya, a while ago. Pours hazy reddish copper, thin foam film that is completely gone in seconds. Aroma is rich, opulent, full of sweet caramel, fig fruits, sticky dates. Somehow appetising though, filling nostrils with satisfaction. Taste is also full, has fruits, dates, some sugary marmalade - but also dry hoppiness that succumbs into quite straightforward oak. Like chewing wood. Aftertaste is oak, mixed with some "old" sweetness. Quite kick-ass beer I would say, very different but immensely enjoyable.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rafael52 (267) - Łódź, POLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Kolor: jasno brązowy z bardzo lekkim zmętnieniem.
Piana:jasno beżowa, drobnopęcherzykowa, niezbyt obfita i szybko znikająca co przy tej zawartości alkoholu jest jak najbardziej normalne.
Zapach: na pierwszym planie aromaty ciemnych owoców lekko podsuszonych. Bardziej kojarzący się z piwami belgijskimi (np. Duchesse de Burgogne). Dalej melanoidyny z wyczuwalnymi nutami amerykańskich chmieli. Alkohol po zamieszaniu niestety wyczuwalny w niezbyt przyjemny sposób.
Smak: również głównie ciemne owoce z nutami karmelu, przypieczonej bułki maślanej. Słodowa podbudowa skontrowana goryczką o chmielowym charakterze spotęgowaną przez alkohol.
Wysycenie: średnie jak najbardziej pasujące.


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