Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Saison
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 735   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wischylini (138) - Grimstad, NORWAY - APR 28, 2014
Pours a hazy, somewhat light golden colour, with a decent head that stays for a while and leaves a nice lacing. The aromas are pepper, hay, apples, berries, banana and sweet malts. The taste is sweet, and mildly bitter, although the finish is nice and dry. The body is medium, and the carbonation is very lively.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
borre_m (328) - NORWAY - APR 22, 2014
pours a cloudy light golden with a light foam. aroma har yeast, tropical fruits and citrus. Taste has citrus and oranges with some tropical fruits. A nice beer on a warm summer day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (4006) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 18, 2014
500ml bottle at home. Pours clear golden orange, thick white head. Aromas of peppery saison yeast, orange, hay. Taste is light bitter, more yeastiness. Oily texture, but clean finish. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Unde (405) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 15, 2014
Clear orange beer with minimal head on top. Leaves little lacing behind. Aroma has grapefruits, lots of honey malt notes, wheat and little sour too. Taste is malty, honey, quite sweet and lightly sour and zesty. Pretty light body and high carbonation. A sadly disappointment from Nøgne Ø.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
leebotton (226) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2014
Belgian yeast aroma with straw. Rich and boozy. Cloudy deep yellow. Fruity flavours. Fantastic

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MartzMimic (84) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 7, 2014
Pours a very light gold with a minimal white head. Slight aroma of malt, grains and fruit. Those flavors carry over to the taste. Just a touch of funk, and a bit of peat comes through as it warms. Light and crisp mouth. A very drinkable saison. It’s a nice change from a lot of the American farmhouse ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djoeye (1725) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 31, 2014
Brown 0.5L bottle 6.5% makes a fountain of foam out of the spout (open this in the sink), diminishing off white head, thick lacings, foggy bright yellow golden body. Scents of wheat malts mostly, oat and barley malts, fruits, berries, fresh leafy hops, Tastes very fruity malts, white bread, citrus notes, weak hints of banana, ginger and other spices. Very fresh n fruity on palate, normal body and carbonation. Finishes with a fruity bitterness with creamy malts, somewhat lingering. Showers of snow are pouring down in Tromsø, but this beer gave a feeling of summer. Thanks! #973 BBF27may15 b@vinmonopolet, tasted@home.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
k92488 (283) - NORWAY - MAR 23, 2014
Ølsmaking Ambolten, Lys gylden med medium skum. Duften er markant gjær og søtlig malt, litt humle duft. Smaken er stort sett det samme. Fruktig.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (4965) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle from Bottle park, Bratislava. Hazy orange golden color with medium long lasting white head. Perfumed malt, yeast, oranges, spices in aroma. Taste, pefrumed malt, oranges, grapefruit, Belgian yeast, spices. Alcohol bitterness in finish, but not in disturbing way. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (944) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2014
500ml bottle from Kean’s Head Nottingham. Straw yellow colour. Citrus, hops and tropical fruit aroma and taste. Tasty and refreshing.

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