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Nøgne Ø Red Horizon

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Formerly brewed at Nøgne Ø
Style: American Strong Ale
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter, Tulip

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RATINGS: 290   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 510   ABV: 17%
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We brewed this ale only with the famous sake yeast No. 7 from Masumi Sake in Nagano, Japan. On advice from Masumi’s master brewers we fermented this ale very slowly at low temperatures to bring out No. 7’s fabulously fruity character. This is a beer, but has some flavors found in a sake. A great combination!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MikeJslc (741) - USA - FEB 22, 2013
Light brown, cloudy, tan head. Malty, dark fruit, grape, toffee, some leather, a little baker's chocolate, warming. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wavers1 (872) - Notown, California, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Nice beer, the sake yeast really does have a very fruity and unique nose, some in the taste but a little harder to find in the sweetness. Abv is well covered, overall an interesting, big and very well done brew.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (10504) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JAN 30, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2013 Sehr süßer Antrunk mit hellen Malznoten, alkoholisch, zum Ende brennend, zu süß. Disharmonisch, penetrant. 9/10/8/9/11/9

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6066) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 18, 2013
(Bottle) Amber colour, slightly hazy, with brief frothy beige head. Fruity nose with dried fruit, orange peel, caramel, apricots, resin and slightly earthy, yeasty aromas emerging. Quite vinous. Fruity taste with notes of orange, citrus peel, dried fruit, apricots, caramel and generous amounts of resinous hops in a sweet and fiery finish with lots of warming alcohol. Full body, quite sweet with a long alcohol burn. Subtle is not really the word here. Quite powerful, but actually quite nice for sipping on a cold winter’s night.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
17thfloor (2430) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Excellent piece of brewing here, and I suppose it serves its purpose (whatever that may be). 2nd time having this, seems a bit hot this time around, last time seemed like it did a better job of hiding the alcohol. Big ricey barley wine.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (2019) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 28, 2012
L’éthanol est corrosive au premier coup de nez mais s’estompe un peu avec le temps. Le caractère évident du barleywine, fruité et caramélisé, s’impose mais une chose étonnante se pointe vers la fin, la touche sake. C’est difficile à expliquer mais le fait que l’alcool goûte autant n’y est surement pas étranger.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Huhzubendah (2496) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Shared by ygtbsm94. Thanks a lot, Brad! The beer is transparent and orange hued with no head and no lace. Mkay... The aroma is minty, sweet, fruity, herbal, grassy. The flavor follows suit, with a pronounced mint presence. Sweet and boozy with a throat-warming finish. That said, the beer isn’t super hot or messy, just strong. At 17% abv, a couple of ounces is all you need. Worth a try. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 05-29-2012

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
karlsnes (47) - NORWAY - DEC 25, 2012
25.12.12 2009-årgang Uts: ravfarget, uklar, lite skum og kullsyre, oljete på toppen. Duft: søt malt, gjær og frukt. Mye alkohol. Smak: hard alkohol, en del humle, lite kropp, noe frukt. Meget varmende ettersmak preget av humle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Turboninja (87) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 25, 2012
Very broad taste spectrum, sweet/fruity, taste of alcohol is well masked, good carbonation, unique taste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MotherBrother (692) - Aalborg, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2012
Got this in my very first trade ever, IP in Norway. Big thanks to Mr. Erik for introducing me to trading, and giving me this bad boy. Pour a murky hazy deep n’ dark orange (brown), with a very small white head. Aroma of leather, malt, slight smoke/roast, sake(?), caramel, alcohol, dark fruits, banana, basement, old leafs.. A lot of funny stuff going on.. (something green as well) The taste is sweet up front, with a long and slightly bitter aftertaste. Quite some heat in the throat, but nothing that wasn’t expected. Oily and quite sticky body, with a surprisingly fizzy carbonation. This sure is some funny stuff...


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