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


on tap

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RATINGS: 749   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 14/20
pentaz (1264) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2013
Bottle. Pour is clear light amber brown with a average frothy mostly lasting and some lacing off white head. Aroma is caramel, candy, citrus, grapefruit. Taste is almost heavy sweet and medium bitter. Body is medium+, texture is oily and creamy, carbonation is average. Finishes very sweet with a grapefuity hop-bite. Could use more aroma-hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlackerMads (2782) - DENMARK - JAN 6, 2013
Bottle shared with pentaz. Clear light copper with small staying off white head. Aroma is caramel, butterscotch, light citrus and pine. Taste is sweet with caramel, butterscotch. Finish is long and bitter. Dominated by caramel malt, could use a stronger hop profile for my taste, but still nice. Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (7231) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Smells very rich in fruity hops. Pours cloudy orange with good head between creamy and foamy. Decent lacing. Taste is very bitter from hops and the booze is hard to detect. A little malt in the aroma as well. Bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mczee (21) - NORWAY - JAN 5, 2013
Bottle from Vinmonopolet. caramel, hay, herbs, citrus, grass, leaves, alcohol, golden, cloudy, frothy, very bitter, heavily sour, medium sweetness, bitter, long finish, lively, slick feel, full body,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrik (576) - - JAN 5, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2013 Extremly powerfoul beer. Perfectly balanced.If You like Double IPA This is it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rwgould (331) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 29, 2012
0.5l bottle from LCBO. Served in a tulip. Appearance: Cloudy orange, huge frothy white head. Little visible carbonation. Aroma: Grassy and fruity. Notes of lemon, pine, cedar, banana. Palate: thick bodied, dry, oily, long finish. Taste: faintly sweet at the start, but rapidly gets bitter, and stays bitter through the long finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ArjanB (3) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 29, 2012 does not count
Gorgeous amber colored beer with a fruity aroma. The beer has a little white head. The two Captains double IPA has a citrus aroma to it, and smells refreshing. The beer has a medium sweet taste. This is a medium bodied lively beer. Nøgne Ø Two Captains would be great on a nice sunny summer day!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shaynsawchuk (681) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2012
500 mL bottle. Pours a slightly hazy copper color, a nice loose white head. Nice American styled nose of hop, orange and pine. Sweet and sticky, medium carbonation and a heap of hops. A refreshing bitter bite. A nice rendition of a big dirty American IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hlynx (10) - NORWAY - DEC 23, 2012
Hmm - the day before Yule and I wanted something good as a reward for washing and hoovering - and this was it: It is tasty, citrus-like - echoing the grapefruit juice for breakfast. A medium body and easy to drink. I have one more bottle, and that is tempting. It is bitter as a Double IPA should be - but perhaps without the hops really coming through. When I poured it, the head did not come out well - but I might have shaken it too much bringing it down from the attic and dissolved som of the yeast sediments. Anyway - a high overall rating. Enjoy!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rob6239 (678) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 22, 2012
Great amber colour and perfect head from bottle. Aroma is just subtle but smells of citrus. Taste is strong bitter but then mellows out.

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