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Nøgne Ø Sweet Horizon

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

bottled
available

on tap
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RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   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!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2010

Bottle 250ml. @ home.

Clear dark brown black color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, moderate roasted, coffee, heavy dark berry, sweet dark berry, raisin, prune, date, light to moderate alcohol. Flavor is heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, coffee, sweet sweet berry, dark berry. Body is medium to full, texture is syrupy and sticky, carbonation is soft, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. IMO to sweet and to much alcohol. [20100824]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2010
25 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is sweet, dark roasted malty and mixed chocolate and coffee. Sweet, dark chocolate, herbal coffee and dark malty. Lingering dark malty and mixed with a sweet fruity note. Lasting fruity into the far finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2010
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of malt, chocolate, and cherries. The flavor is very sweet with notes of cherries, fruit, roasted malt, and chocolate, leading to a dry roasted finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2010
Bottle 25 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours an opaque black with a beige head. Smooth, sweet aroma of roasted malts, overripe fruit, vanilla and alcohol. Very solid body, hard roasted malts, chocolate and sweet coffee. No real bitterness in the finish, sweet roasted malt and alcohol. Delicious. 150610

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 21, 2011
Bottled@Gastropub Nordic, Tampere. Pitch black colour, no head. Aroma is liquorice, alcohol, some chocolate, coffee, plum, syrup and mild notes of vanilla. Flavour is liquorice, syrup, raisins, mild chocolate, some alcohol, vanilla and mild fruityness. A very pleasant sweet dessert beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (19644) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2010
Bottle at home. Black coloured with a small beige head. Sweet aroma of dried fruits with roasted notes and notes of chocolate, coffee and hops. Sweet flavour of dried fruits with roasted notes and notes of chocolate, sugar and alcohol. Sweet, roasted and warming alcoholic finish. Too sweet.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
omhper (18949) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2010
Bottled at Stockholm Beer Festival. Thick black, no head. Sugary aroma. Oily and thick, a bit of coffee and roastiness, mostly brown sugar and some bready syrup. Sweetness numbs my tastebuds and just makes wonder how they got all this sugar dissolved into liquid. More a chemical experiment than a beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (15503) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2013
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty coffee and chocolate aroma with hints of dark fruit. Slightly sweetish roasted malty chocolate woody dark fruit flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate and sweetish toffee finish with hints of dark fruit.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2010
Bottle from Ølbutikken. Medium head with medium duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, cherries, coffee, caramel and chocolate.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2010
Bottle @ Odense Tasting December, 2010. Pours black with brown bubbles on top. Nose is soy, roast, chocolate and coffee. Sweet. Quite complex. Flavor is very alike. There is a heavy sweet sugary sweetness which I could be without. Stikcy, oily and syrupy. Good.


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