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Nøgne Ø Sweet Horizon

 (RETIRED)
overall
97
67
style
Formerly brewed at Nøgne Ø
Style: Imperial Stout
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sweet Horizon is dessert for the ones with a sweet tooth. Black and velvety, with hints of sweet chocolate, fruit, coffee, licorice......... Hmmmm! But remember, this is dessert, so do not try to have dessert with it!


gramity's rating

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gramity (1307) - Edmonton, Alberta, - NOV 22, 2012
Very dark brown color, dark brown small head. Sweet, coffee, solvents, alcohol scent. very sweet, malty, sugary, coffee taste. sWeet and coffee, some of Creme Brulee aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness. I don’t like my beers sweet and this is over the top for me.


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiammanghilla (495) - Genova, ITALY - JUL 12, 2014
Assaggio da bottiglia @ cantinetta. Nera liscia. Ricorda molto un liquore al caffè, dolciastra ma ben equilibrata. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zakoon (16) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2014
Black with fast disappering light brown head. Smells like overripe fruit, chocolate, cherries and a hint of coffee. Flavour is sweet, cherries, plums, raisins, chocolate and coffee. Nice full body with a balanced but sweet coffee finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1329) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Pour is black with no head at all. No visible carbonation. Aroma is very sweet with notes of overripe fruit, coffee grounds, and brown sugar. Flavor is a sticky and sweet bomb - dark sugar syrup, cherry juice, fresh coffee. Slight alcohol in the finish, but its masked well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2014
Backlog. Intensely sweet with dark cherries and dried fruits and a hint of chocolate. Although not really my cup of tea it’s just one of those beers that just sticks on your palate forever.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NosirIwont (1939) - Aalborg Vestby, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2014
Bottle. 14%. Best before 30.06.15. Pours black with a small, fast-disappearing light tan head. Slightly tart, sweetish dark fruit aroma, with a light berry note, a faint acetone note, remote cold coffee note, and a faint touch of chocolate. Flavour is sweet, almost sugary, with dark fruits. Same finish, with an alcohol burn and lingering vermouth-like and faint coffee notes. Caramel as it warms. Overall pretty good; the sweetness is pretty strong, but works nonetheless. 31.01.14.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9400) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours opaque black with no head. Aroma is roast malt, cooked dark fruits of plums, raisins, figs, and dates, light alcohol, and vinous notes. Flavor is sweet dark malt and fruits, lightly spicy alcohol, and a sweet finish. Full body and light carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (3101) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Bottle shared with Annie baby in November of ’10. Thit, this that vintage review yo. Bottle pours murky brown with small head and not much lacing remaining. Aromas and taste were chocolate cake, raspberry, anise, wood, sweet malt, candy sugar, and plum. Pretty thick and relatively sweet but nice. Tasty meh, try dis

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nijstrom (52) - Turku, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2013
250ml bottle. Black colour with a small brown head. Notes of sweet and roasted malts, fruits (plums and raisins), chocolate, coffee and alcohol. Heavy sweetness and moderate bitterness in the flavour and a dry, bitter finish. Full-bodied with a oily texture and very soft carbonation. A bit too sweet for me, but nevertheless very good!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
llkc (338) - århus, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2013
meget kafitg gudt af sødme. chokolade og de brandet malte. smagen er sød og fyldig

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10608) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Bottle thanks to the Norwegian contingent. Black pour with very little carbonation, not a shocker. Sweet, very sweet. Licorice, vanilla, cream, and caramel. Brown sugar, roasted malt, and a touch of ash. A touch of coffee. Flavors of fudge, vanilla, brown sugar, cream, and caramel. Some roasted malt, licorice, coffee, and a hint of smoke. Not surprisingly, some booze, too.


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