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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 594   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle, shared while getting very drunk with wyzzywyz22, from Ship in a Bottle, Liverpool. Murky orange aer wth a thin white head. Aroma ois orangey hops, malts, apricot, peach, shortcake. Flavour is hoppy, IPA stuff. Really enjoyed this, good beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (4880) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 1, 2014
4oz pour at Churchkey’s Nogne O Tap Takeover. Pours a hazy orange with a ring of white head. Nose is pithy, orange, tangerine, soap, pine, malt, honey. Flavor is very pithy, grapefruit rind, orange, tangerine, pine sap, soap, honey comb. Full bodied, astringent finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Embrouille (2827) - SWITZERLAND - APR 30, 2014
Bottled 50cl. Purchased in Drinks of the World, Zürich. Slight spring onion component from the resinous hops. Good drinkability.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (1787) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 26, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy copper with full head. Aromas of grass, toffee and toasted malts. Flavors are the same. Smooth, full and chewy. Initial sweet notes followed by a soft bitter finish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrPlow (11) - - APR 19, 2014
Pours classic yellow with thin head. Strong pine hoppy aroma. Nice balance of malts, alcohol and hops. Hard to believe this comes in at 100 IBUs. Very refined and easy to drink.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (3371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 18, 2014
500ml bottle at home. Pours clear copper, thin white head. Massive hop aromas, orange, grapefruit, pine and resin all there. Taste is bitter, resinous, light caramel sweetness coming through. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Karol (641) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 14, 2014
Bottled. Bitter floral alcohol aroma, no citurs or any exotic fruit. Color is clear copper. Taste is good. Bitter hops, alcohol warming, hoppy longlasting finish. Initial sweet malt transforms to bitterness. Nice, I like this change. Overall good, but I prefer BrewDog’s hardcore IPA.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dreamflower (577) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 12, 2014
Bottle shared with northropfrye. I’m not feeling this beer. Lovely apricot appearance. But the aroma, taste and palate all are falling flat for me. There’s a bitterness there but it’s not an interesting refreshing bitterness it’s more of a dull flat bitterness. I guess me and this beer are not meant to be.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (2215) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 12, 2014
Dark orange/peach body, foamy off-white head and nice lacing. Nice grainy malt aroma. Taste is iced tea, hops and malts. Nice double IPA.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
uruha (2) - JAPAN - APR 12, 2014 does not count
Rich malt body, hard-hitting hop’s aroma, I think Nøgne Ø is very favorite beer of Japanese !!!


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