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

bottled
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RATINGS: 617   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
The_Bish (1125) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2012
Smells grrrrrreat... then taste... symphony... BANG ALCOLHOL!!!... symphony... BANG ALCOHOL!!!... symphony... BANG ALCOHOL!!!... BANG ALCOHOL!!!... BANG ALCOHOL!!!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 16, 2012
Bottle. Pours cloudy amber with a medium beige head. Aroma of light caramel with floral and fruity hops. Slightly sweet flavor with caramel malt and lots of hop flavor (fruity, citrus). Nice bitter, dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nolegs (27) - Bodø, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2012
Bottle from Vinmonopolet. Hoppy, fruty, lively carbonation vell balanced. Try it if can!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (7692) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2012
Bottle from My Favourite Beers, Cheltenham, 11.02.12 consumed the same day in new Frank at Brierfields campsite, Cheltenham, Glos after a day of Morris dancing at Cheltenham Folk Festival Pours warm gold with a light haze and white head. Touch sweet at first but very decent IPA with a good bitterness, some sweet orange and a nice substantial mouthfeel, alcohol is noticeable. A7 A4 T8 P4 Ov15 3.8

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 10, 2012
In bottle. Pours a golden amber colour with a thin beige head. A resinous hop aroma of pineapple, pine, caramel and alcohol. Similar flavours with a thick, resinous mouth-feel. Alcohol is very present and warming. Mild carbonation. Alcohol overpowers a bit for me with this one but still tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2453) - Linköping, SWEDEN - FEB 9, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2012 Bottle. Almost clear, amber liquid with big bubble, off-white head. Aroma of grass, passionfruit, citrus, pineapple and caramel malt. Taste is light sweet, quite dry and medium bitter. Really fruity. Medium bodied with nice carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marsiblursi (3028) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2012
(Bottle) Pours hazy dark amber with an off-white head. The aroma holds boatloads of tangerines, resinous wood, pine, herbs, starfruit, wild strawberries and apricots. The malt brings bread, honey and mild caramel. Floral hints. The flavour is light sweet, medium to heavily bitter and light acidic. Tones of citrus, resinous wood, pine and bread. The mouthfeel round and soft with a light astringent ending. Light carbonation. Lingering resinous grapfruity finish. Medium bodied.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheCametron (1877) - CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 3, 2012
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with a bubbly off-white head. Delicious fresh hop nose. Lots of fruity hop flavour. Soft and acidic. Peachy and grapefruity. Resionous. Very bitter. Lovely.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5788) - ITALY - FEB 3, 2012
ambrata buon aschium apersitente naso lupolato agrumato intenso leggere note di caramello discreto corpo amaro deciso aromatico persitente

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
visionthing (2983) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 1, 2012
On tap at Tilt, Oslo. Dark golden with a small white head. Heavy hoppy aroma of citrus, pine, malt and herbs. Rich and full hoppy taste with some sweetness and good bitterness. A very decent DIPA with a nice citric and bitter finish.


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