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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 611   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


drunkenpolack's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
drunkenpolack (319) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 9, 2012
The smokiness from grain comes through big time here. Smoke, rubber, band aid, dark fruits, and caramel.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentAle (1085) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 3, 2015
Aroma is roasty malts, caramel, clove, toffee, smoked oak and a light earthiness. Taste is again rich malts, licorice, caramel, bourbon and sweet keg woods. Finishes with light tanin and earthiness. Appearance is black with a thin pearl head that retains fairly well.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mtnw (16) - POLAND - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle, 500ml. Dark brown with small beige head. Micro lacing after 20-30 minutes. Solid gravity, pretty smoked, roasty aroma. Corresponding carbonation, masked alcohol. Perfect for cold evenings to drink from any glass you can warm with hands.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hermod (4362) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Tap@ taphouse. Dark brown, mahogany, thin off white head. Heavy smoke, meat, wood, tar in aroma. Flavor has licorice, tar, smoked wood. Thick, heavy and massive. The smoke is awesome here.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ruigo (1609) - PORTUGAL - JUN 30, 2015
50cl bottle. Deep brown colour with a tan head. Smoke, caramel and toffee in the aroma. Soft carbonation and medium body. Taste is a bit aggressive at first with some smoked notes but balanced with some sweet fruity notes. A bitter finish. Overall, a good beer that takes a while to appreciate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PriorL (2776) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (1538) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (7000) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (6624) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Werthergoethe (145) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAY 31, 2015
отлично& копчено& пиво, копчены& аромат, во вкусе копчено& солод. высокий градус не ощущает& пьется достато& легко.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dominik92 (48) - 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.


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