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Nøgne Ø Red Horizon 3. edition

Formerly brewed at Nøgne Ø
Style: Barley Wine
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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Fermented with sake yeast No. 9. 28.8 degrees P. 100 IBU.

Sigmund's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sigmund (5089) - Tau, - JAN 14, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2013 250 ml bottle in silk paper and metal cylinder, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 12.5%. Sampled side by side with 2. edition. Deep reddish brown colour, clearer and slightly paler than the 2. edition, low off-white head. The aroma here is somewhat better, notes of red wine and red beets. The flavour is definitely better, vinous notes (fortified wine), hints of oak, nicely balanced bitterness in the finish. Warming mouthfeel, but slightly less alcoholic than 2. ed. Quite good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (2163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours copper amber, sweet malty caramel, light spice, very sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GRM (2970) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014
Glass, 4-ounce, bottle, during the Mondial de la bière, savoured on June 11 2014; eye: coppery with a bronze hue, clear, no effervescence, tiny ring of beige head, no lacing; nose: malt, yeast, caramel, toffee, light alcohol; mouth: malt, yeast, caramel, toffee, light alcohol, light pepper, light alcohol acridness, finale in caramel with good presence of malt, medium-full body, average carbonation, mildly sweet, syrupy texture; overall: correct FRANÇAIS Verre, 4 onces, bouteille, lors du Mondial de la bière, savourée le 11 juin 2014; œil : cuivrée avec une teinte bronze, limpide, pas d’effervescence, petit anneau de mousse beige, pas de dentelle; nez : malt, levure, caramel, toffee, léger alcool; bouche : malt, levure, caramel, toffee, léger alcool, léger poivre, légère aigreur d’alcool, finale en caramel avec bonne présence de malt, corps moyen-corsé, carbonatation moyenne, moyennement sucrée, texture sirupeuse; en résumé : correct

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ferryman72 (12) - NORWAY - AUG 9, 2014
Intense, sweet (caramel) aroma. Clear, light brown with no head. Sweet (umami?) taste that lingers, then turns lightly bitter. Medium body, thin feel, average carbonation, slightly bitter, long finish. This beer must be savored and enjoyed over a long period of time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PriorL (1759) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle at S&G tasting. APPEARANCE: light clouded blond beer, small unstable off white head. NOSE: sweet, somewhat hoppy, caramel. TASTE: caramel, hoppy, very sweet.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kordestanchi (34) - - JUL 18, 2014
Pours hazy dark with tan head, sweet caramel and ginger aroma, tastes bitter sweet with raisin ginger after taste. A magnificent Notwegian beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RW80 (593) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2014
25 cl bottle Appearance: Light Hazy mahogany with little tan head, poor retention. Aroma: Sweet fruity tones. caramel and alcoholic. Taste: Heavy red fruity sweetness, sweet mals, light bitterness, however the aftertaste is lichees and quite long lasting. It’s a bit boozy but not annoying burning. above medium body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (4292) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 18, 2014
bottle at mondial 2014, mtl. pours unclear dark golden with a small off-white cap, little retention and lacing. booze and fruity doughy caramel, layers of it, spicy pepper, cloying sugars - demerara, a lot more pine and resin, also coffee grinds. low carbonation - micro-bubbles making there way in this dense concotion, full body - oily, syrupy and sticky, boozy and rough spicy-resinous finish. more resin and pine than 2nd edition. still.. swilly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorm (1179) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 10, 2014
Mørk amber farve med minimalt med skum. Lukt av karamell, plomme og frukt. Smak av karamell, plomme og frukt. Noe søt. Vinmonopolet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nilsas (1350) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 10, 2014
God duft av frukter, krydder og noe alkohol. Dunkel rødbrun farge. Nesten ikke skum. God smak av frukter og med en liten skarp smak av alkohol i ettersmaken.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finn (4166) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 4, 2014
Flaske 0,25l fra Vinmonopolet, Bestillingsutvalget. Mørk rødbrun med et ok luftig skum som varer. God aroma av mørke plommer & bær. Smaken er søt frukt. Blir litt for søt - men OK. Sødmen må nok tilskrives alkoholen - for ellers merkes den ikke.

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