Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Saison
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 802   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
One of our most refreshing brews, made for those hot summer days, but satisfying year ’round. Recommended serving temperature 8°C/45°F. Goes well with seafood, particularly oysters.

Ingredients: Wheat and lager malt; East Kent Goldings and Crystal hops; Belgian ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.

14°P, 25 IBU, 6.5 ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hikeg (271) - - MAR 1, 2016
Pours clear light yellow with big fluffy head. Aroma is sweet barnyard, straw, apricot, pepper. Light sweetness, medium bitter, medium acidic. Dry wooden bitter finish. Body is medium, palate is watery, carbonation is average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kokkenrolv (284) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2016
Tap @Pingvinen. Aroma is peach, white pepper, apricot, coriander, orange, bread dough. Golden, hazy, nice white head. Medium sweetness, medium bitter, taste is ripe fruits, typical belgian notes, mango, orange. Medium body, soft carbonation, medium long finish with nice bitterness. Nice saison!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (862) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2016
Bottle - hazy wheat coloured with a creamy, fizzy clean white head. Aroma of lemon, wheat, nutmeg with hints of cinnamon, galangal and flowers. Taste of lemon, malts, herbs and some flowers and roses in the finish. Medium body, low carbonation, oily body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
murran (556) - - JAN 9, 2016
Pours a hazy golden body with a thin head. Nice funky aroma. Very nice and creamy taste of malt and barnyard esters. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AnG_BrgNor (528) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2016
Aroma is yeast and fruit. A nice fresh aroma. Taste of yeast fruit, cereal, malt, wheat and some pepper. A good Saison

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Inbreak (4662) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2016
Old rating rerated 08.01.2016, 0,5l bottle @ Nama:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly dry floral, hay, leafs, flowers, yeast, light malts, grass, weeds. Taste is dry floral, weeds, hay, yeast, flowers, leafs, light malts, grass, minerals, bark, heather. Medium bitterness, dry mouthfeel. Fair enough.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
colui72 (676) - HONG KONG - DEC 29, 2015
Hazy orange-yellow, yeasty and citric aroma. Taste is very similar to a Belgian Ale, but without that load of sugar, yeasty, malty, citric; smooth and fresh ale. Pretty decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nazzty (1271) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2015
Fresh taste of sour flavors and wheat malt. Not exactly a wheat beer, but a strong resemblance to Belgian wit can be found.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cristobal37 (811) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 15, 2015
On tap. Nice hazy golden. Fruity hops and spicy dryness. A bit watery but fresh and flavorful nonetheless.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
swanmann (734) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Rating a sale bottle (presumably out of date): hazy bright golden yellow with 2 inches of bright white, gently subsiding foam. Aromas of lemon, honey, some banana, some barnyard funkyness. There’s a bit of black peper bit up front, with some honey an acidic twang, a touch of citric sour and some earthiness. It lack some body, which I attribute to the age of the bottle. Not sure how a fresh version compares.

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