Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Grimstad, Norway


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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Gresskarøl er en plage å brygge. Mesken blir som en tykk grøt som det tar en evighet å sile av. I denne ølen brukte vi tørkede biter av gresskar. Avsilingen tok 7 timer. Men litt gøy var det likevel!

Pumpkin Ale is a nightmare to brew. The mash becomes impermiable and it takes forever to collect the wort from it. In this beer we used dried pumpkin. The runoff took 7 hours. We still enjoyed it though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foffern (1605) - Bodø, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2016
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy reddish brown colour with a small beige head. Aroma of dried fruit, coffee, oak, nuts, pine and grassy hops. The flavour is similar with oak, nuts, cocoa and pine. Has a slick mouth feel, medium body and balanced bitterness. I don’t find the pumpkin in this beer, but is anyhow filled with hops and malt. Well-balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nilsas (3058) - Bryne, NORWAY - DEC 21, 2015

Lukt: Frukter og noe røstet malt.
Utseende: Rødbrun.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt dekkende skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Frukter, røsta malt og karamell.
Hvor: Kjøpt@VP, Nydt@Hjemme med Bryne.
Medium: Flaske@500ml, ABV@6,5%, Når@20.12.2015

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikeyo1 (592) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2015
Bottle @ home, aged two years. Brown coloured with a large beige head. Aroma is sweet, slightly venous with dried fruits, malt, caramel, spices, red apples. Dry taste with a slightly sour bitterness, nice increasing malt and caramel sweetness coupled with pumpkin notes towards the finish. flavor is malty and spicy with caramel, toffee, chocolate, fruits, apples and dried fruits. This one was probably a bit old, but still good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (2158) - Røros, NORWAY - DEC 8, 2015
Dark amber with off white head - Malty and spicy aroma - good malt body with a good spicy flavour as well - The dark malt and spicy notes goes into the finish - This was good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
metalspice (540) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - OCT 19, 2015
Mørk brunt med fint skum. Mye krydder i duften sammen med vanilje og eik og et hint av kaffe. Følger godt i smaken sammen med smak av pepper. Tykk munnfølelse. Denne var god!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vighals (2714) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - OCT 9, 2015
Mørk brun klar med høyt beige skum. Lukter brent karamell, kaffe og mørke frukter. Finner ikke gresskarlukten, men hvordan lukter gresskar da? Middels fylde. Noe salt smak. Kaffe og lett fruktighet. Saltbitter avsluttning.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arsol (831) - NORWAY - OCT 9, 2015
Mørk brun farge med lys beige skum. Lukter malt, krydder og karamell. Smaker noe kaffe og litt pepper. Medium bitter avslutning.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (5321) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 8, 2015
Bottle 0.5l at Pikkulintu, Helsinki. Brygget 220615. Batch #1481. Colour is brown with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Harshness, some fruits and malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (6065) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 19, 2015
(Bottle, 0.5 l - batch 1481 - brygget 22.07.15 - BB unreadable, at Pikkulintu, 20150919) The beer poured dark brown and hazy. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had malts, sweetness and grass. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were sweetness, malts, spices, ash and bitterness. Aftertaste was malty and bitter. A decent malty brew but harsh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HULK777 (538) - - AUG 2, 2015
Horrible carbonation. Vanilla, choclolate, and berry aroma. Taste of pumpkin/vegetabilies, and malts. Quite dry, with a sweetish aftertaste.

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