Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Smoked
Grimstad, Norway


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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
To enhance the flavor of our Sunturnbrew, we aged it in bourbon barrels for a year. We think it was a good year!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cruzer (103) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 27, 2014
This is the first smoked beer that I have tried, and it was pretty unique. Heavy smoke and wine aroma, with a sour, malty, and smoky taste. Really good aftertaste, reminds me of smoke bacon, in a good way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
LomYst (817) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2014
Dark malt oak and booze.. lots od caramel and creamt sugar.. very sweet. Low carbs a d a looooong dark oaky finish... goood

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Donpepone (13) - - DEC 16, 2014
Una Barley Wine ahumada envejecida durante un año en barrica de bordón. Nogne sin duda de mi Brewery preferidas

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marduk (6330) - Reval, ESTONIA - DEC 5, 2014
250ml bottle (tasting @VastActive place, thanks). Hazy copper color. Small size head, disappears. Smoked, malty, sweet, winey notes in aroma. Sourish, malty, sweet, smoked taste. Weird one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (13867) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 3, 2014
250ml bottle - thanks VastActiv and the rest of the Hel crowd!
Smells heady, and a little sour, and with very rich sweet malts. Dark, almost no nead. A bit weird, and definitely hot in the mouth. Anna thinks its better integrated than I do, to me it’s a bit hot, and the aging hasn’t mellowed it enough. Sour aspect a little off-putting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjs (6466) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2014
(Bottle, 0.25 l, courtesy of VastActiv, 20141122) The beer poured brown and clear. Its head was small and white. Aroma had vanilla, liquorice and booze. Palate was full bodied and dry with mediim carbonation. Flavours were vanilla, smoke, sweetness and bitterness. Aftertaste had barrel and bitterness. A boozier version of the original.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (5680) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 23, 2014 Bottle 0.25l at home, Helsinki. Best before 17/07/2017. Colour is dark brown with very small head. Aromas and flavours: Smoke, dark fruits, some sweetness, syrup and malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (6447) - Espoo, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2014
250ml bottle

Pours dark brown with a tiny head. Aroma of smoked malts, wood, oak, bourbon and vanilla. Taste is sweetish, tartish and smoky with loads of wood, oak and vanilla. Finish is woody, oaky and smoky with hints of leather and vanilla. A bit unbalanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25388) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 21, 2014
Bottled@AIH40 (from Vinmonopolet Kirkenes). Deep ambery brown colour, small brown head. Aroma is smoked wood, some sour wood, mild sweetness as well as some toasted notes. Flavour is wooden, some smoked notes, mild tartness and sourness as well. Also slight raisins and plummy notes as it warms up.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (16163) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 21, 2014
Bottled 25cl (Vinmonopolet, AIH40)
Dark brown color, small beige head. Aroma is a bit cellary, woody, smoke, alcoholic with hints of toffee and malts. Medium-bodied. Strong alcohol, whiskey, wood, smoke and cellary notes. I think that barrel aging has not improved ths beer.

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