Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Imperial IPA
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 745   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
English: Jan Halvor Fjeld, winner of the Norwegian home brewing championships 2010 brewed his champion Imperial IPA at Nøgne Ø. We at Nøgne Ø are of course proud to be with him in making this happen.
Ingredients: Grimstad water, malted barley, hops and English ale yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
avantdagare (187) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JAN 10, 2016
3 finger beige head, amber body. Nose: Resin, sprucem pine, malt, oranges and perfume. Aroma: Pine, oranges, malt, lychee, gooseberries and resin. Long, semi-dry, bitter ending.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
colui72 (565) - HONG KONG - JAN 7, 2016
Very hazy (unfiltered) amber with a large white head, alive yeast. Yeasty and citric aroma. Taste goes fruity, yeasty, citrus and hop. Tasty, medium bitter and a defo good drink. Nice one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (6970) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 28, 2015
Bottle from a Prague bottle shop. Poured a hazy medium amber with a frothy white head and a few bubbles. The aroma is rich resin hop, yeast, alcohol. The flavour is moderate to strong bitter with a crisp yeast, resin nettle hop bitter alcoholic palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Calisky (2384) - ALSACE, FRANCE - DEC 20, 2015
Couleur ambrée trouble, légère mousse. Nez fort fruité confit, résine et exotique. Gout très amer, résineux, fruité exotique, coco et pin. Fin longue et amere. Pas si complexe mais intense.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (5292) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - DEC 20, 2015
Bottle 50cl, a cloudy copper orange beer with good head. Nose is intense on hops rein caramel and exotic fruits. Aroma is very sweet on hops resin, pine, grapefruit, coconut oil, very bitter, very intense in any direction.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sjogro (2138) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 18, 2015
From tap at Doerak, during Nederlandse Bieren Festival Delft. Gruwelijk fruitig! Backlog from 2015/06/28.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChtiBreizh (456) - Rennes, FRANCE - DEC 12, 2015
50 cl bottle from Chez Alain, Rennes. Golden, murky with yeasty chunks, creamy head. Grapefruit and tropical fruits, caramel. Medium sweet with a very bitter finish. Medium carbonation, sticky. An OK DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Foffern (1614) - Bodø, NORWAY - NOV 29, 2015
Bottle. The color is slightly hazy orange with an off-white head. Fruity aroma of apricots, pine, grains and some lemon. The flavor has more wood, bread, dried apricots and some alcohol. Has a slick mouth feel, medium body, and a medium to heavy bitterness. A fruity and well-balanced DIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ken1 (1629) - DENMARK - NOV 2, 2015
Aroma: Fruity hops. Flavour: Very fruity bitter with a graplike bitter finish and a creamy mouthfeel. Colour: Orange with a white head. From: Tap @ Volby Ølmesse August 2015

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cristobal37 (666) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 31, 2015
Hoppy biscuity aroma. Roasted malts and hops. Surprising how high the abv is. The alcohol is well hidden below the heavy malt a piney hops. Cool beer.

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