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


on tap

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RATINGS: 590   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McTapps (3959) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 5, 2014
Bottle from trade with Meilby - many thanks to you, Kenni! The beer pours out of the bottle in a cloudy golden colour with steady airy head and crisp body. Wonderful aroma of fresh hops and citrus. Taste of aromatic hops, thyme, spruce, citrus, light malt and cookies. Dry-bitter finish. Highly enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (4445) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle from Bottle Park, Bratislava. Unclear orange color with medium off0white head. Strong hoppy aroma with malty background. Solid malty background followed by nice hoppy kick with Centennial hops. Alcohol is recognizable in pleasant way. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (3758) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 28, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear, dark amber colour with average, thick, frothy to creamy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, white head. Piney, resinous hop aroma, notes of spruce, orange, orange zest, caramel malty background. Taste is caramel malty, sweaty, resinous.moderately bitter hoppy, woody, some bitter orange, orange zest; bitterness raises to slightly biting and burning till the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
djoeye (1380) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 27, 2014
Brown 1/2L bottle pours a light yellow hue on somewhat hazy amber body. Scents; fresh resin, hops, roasted malts, caramel malts. Taste; lots of resin, hops, roasted malts, notes of caramel or toffee, and ashes. Power on palate. Slightly floury. Good body. Suitable carbonation. Finishes warming, still that roasted-sweet-strong malt, resin-hops. Overall good strong IPA. Avail.@Vinmonopolet.NO. 8.5%abv batch505 madeMay2010 BBfMay2015, This was a Gift from Rune, thanks man!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RickFifty (272) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - MAR 27, 2014
Hazy amber color, light golden head. Citrus/grapefruit nose, caramel malt base, hint of tropical fruits. Resin and caramel taste, tropical fruits, hints of wood and honey. Bitter finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2236) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - MAR 23, 2014
4/1/2012. From bottle. Cloudy amber color with a white head. Malty and fruity aromas with pine and citrus. Caramel, malt and hoppy flavors. Nice balance, medium carbonation and a dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MunBro (337) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 21, 2014
Fairly citrusy aroma, drinking from the bottle. Taste is a little off for a ’double’ IPA - not a gigantic hoppy bite like I expect but most of the bitterness and dryness. Would have loved some more citrus notes, but all in all a very respectable brew nonetheless.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VTHopHead (1511) - Barre, Vermont, USA - MAR 15, 2014
500ml bottle - Pours a murky darkish amber in color with a small white head that produced some small lacing on the glass and some yeasty "floaties" that settled quickly to the bottom of the glass. Aroma is of spicy hops with hints of grass. Flavor is somewhat muted for the style and for my liking... West Coast style DIPA, for sure, but needed more hops! Medium bitter finish. Really just OK...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kalervo (684) - FINLAND - MAR 13, 2014
Very well balanced double IPA! Hides alcohol well, quite easy to drink, still complex and really enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hens (517) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - MAR 13, 2014
0.5L bottle. Hazy amber, beautiful fluffy foam, stays. Rotten lemon, vegetables, hop aroma. Lightly rotten vegetable, barnyard, wood, mouldy paper, or wet paper, light citrus, raw egg(white) enjoyable robust. Very pleasant bitter finish with rotten.....aftertaste. Beautiful!

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