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


on tap

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RATINGS: 768   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yobdoog (1888) - Kingston, New York, USA - SEP 28, 2007
This one from Nogne to me was very light. Very light aroma with some fruit and light malt. Nice flavor but very light. Overall not bad but I wanted a bit more spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
NoiZe (2323) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2007
Golden colored brew. Nice fruity aroma. Fruity flavored, smooth. Not very sour. Nice, with a bit bitterness in the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TaktikMTL (6483) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 24, 2007
Bouteille de 500 ml obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Odeur d’orange et d’épices. Apparence: La couleur est orange voilée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût d’agrumes et d’épices (poivre entre autre). Longue durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement huileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence d’épices et ensuite d’orange en arrière goût. (Rating #1267)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (4258) - Burgos, SPAIN - SEP 23, 2007
Golden colour, short white head. Aroma is of citrus and pineapple. Taste is fruity as well, of citrus and orange. Refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
NosirIwont (2161) - Aalborg Vestby, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2007
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow/amber with a big off-white head. Sweet and yeasty aroma with hops in the background. Sourish touch. Flavour is yeasty with notes of hops. Slightly bitter finish and lingering notes of yeast. Soft palate. 21-09-07.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8698) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 20, 2007
Bottle from Capone’s. Turbid deep gold pour with 1-finger white head. This one looks great, but not quite a 5. The aroma is hopcitric, with dry floral notes, slight barnyardy funky and cobwebby musty yeasty notes. The taste is dry, floral, citric, with subdued spiciness, some yeasty funk, and some fruitiness as it warms. Solid complexity in this, with a very well rounded mouthfeel. Everything just seems to go together as it should, which is very difficult to achieve for this style. I may sound like a broken record, but this is yet another winner from Nogne.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (5881) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 19, 2007
Bottled. Hazy golden color, short head. Aroma is very fruity, citrus and orange, bit hoppy, bit spicy. Fruity and bitter flavor, bit dry only. Not as cheesy as some other saisons, much more bitter. Very decent stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - SEP 16, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2007 Jimmack Invitational 07. very hazy golden in color with a lasting white head. Aroma: citrus (orange), peppery, bready, and lightly funky yeast and a touch of floral hops. Taste is pale malts (pils), citrus, yeasty with must, pepper and light notes of funk. light to medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (5654) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 16, 2007
Poured a hazy golden color with a medium sized, white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus fruits, orange peel, light spices, toffee malts, bread, and floral hops. Taste of honey, citrus fruits, chalky yeast, coriander, alligator pepper, and light alcohol as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (6473) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 13, 2007
From a trade with oh6gdx, thanks Patrik.
Bottled(500ml). -Hazy orange/golden coloured, small white head, honey spicy nose. Sweet malty, yeasty and fruity aroma with notes of hops, spices and alcohol. Lemony finish.

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