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


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RATINGS: 617   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Norwegian: En kompleks barley wine med moderat røkprofil. Brygget på årets mørkeste dag.

English: This smoked Barley Wine is brewed with 30% smoked malt and 20% rye.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PriorL (2806) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 16, 2015
Small S&G tasting. APPEARANCE: clear brown beer, small unstable beige head. NOSE: peated, chocolate, fruity. TASTE: peated, chocolate, fruity, oké

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (1881) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle shared thanks to kermis. Dark reddish brown with short lasting off white head. Raisins, smoked ham, red wine, light cognac, sour red berries, black berries, light raw green vegetables. Brown sugar and dark brown bread. Quite sweet with a tart touch and light bitter finish. Medium to full bodied with slight booze. Quite nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (7727) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours murky brown with a tan head. Aroma is big smokey upfront with caramel, peat, toffee, sweet malt and a touch of overripe dark fruit. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Quite nice but too high alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (6954) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 14, 2015
50cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Thin creamy off white head. Smokey aroma. Clear burgundy pour. Smokey taste. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Werthergoethe (180) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAY 31, 2015
отлично& копчено& пиво, копчены& аромат, во вкусе копчено& солод. высокий градус не ощущает& пьется достато& легко.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dominik92 (50) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 6, 2015
Tap. Aroma: pedro ximenez cherry, dried fruits as plums, raisins and apricot, woody, vanilla, smoke, clove, alcohol, black color with frothy Brown head, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, full body, oily feel, soft carbonation, long sweet finish with smoked raisins and plums notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChrisSc (439) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 28, 2015
50cl bottle int tulip. Minneapolis. Bottle aged 2 years. Pours rootbeer brown. Opaque. Some floating matter. Off white head. Aroma is heavy peat smoke like scotch, leather, tobacco. Taste is sweet, especially upfront. Finishes with mild bitterness. Body is medium. Soft carbonation. Medium length finish. A really interesting bottle to try. The combination of smoke and sweetness is different.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bartlebier (2760) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - MAR 10, 2015
Draught pint@Nøgne Ø Tap Takeover, Red Hot, München 03/2015. Not medicinal Laphroig or Lagavulin, but gentle Scottish torf and peat on well-rounded deep dark malts set the stage for a confident, machoish composition of worn-in shoe leather, earthy musk, well-cured beef, beef jerky, tobacco leaf versus submerged Sachertorte. Despite all that: very smooooooth stuff. Få le fære!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
belgis (318) - - MAR 9, 2015
Fireplace in your nose. Smells like boat in the summer. Very very dense. Speechless . taste so deep. One sip last soon long. Can’t feel alcohol! Soo good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bov (10771) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 26, 2015
from la Mise en Bière - pours a very dark brown beer with a little beige foam left; fairly smokey aroma, malty and with notes of leather, cloves and tobacco; full-bodied and with a solid sweetness overwhelmed by a strong bitterness, fairly umami; quite dry and long smokey finish with more notes of tobacco and unfortunately also eugenol (dentists cabinet flavors) - hard to know what to make of this one

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