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

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RATINGS: 572   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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bjerkeaa (176) - NORWAY - FEB 22, 2014
Golden orange pour with slight white head. Aroma is subtle, mainly floral, resin, wheat and honey. Taste is bitter, with some added sweetness from the honey-characteristics. Mild bitterness. Texture is creamy to sticky, with average to soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jorn69 (771) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2014
@ Havregatan. Flaska från Den Nordiske Ölhandel, Köpenhamn. Fruktig, humlig, grapefrukt, tall, ganska torr, bra beska, medelsötma, medelfyllig. Avslutningen är torr, humlig och besk.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ozckr (238) - Barcelona, SPAIN - FEB 20, 2014
hay, bread, golden, orange, amber, cloudy, hazy, frothy, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, lively, bitter,

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (4042) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 16, 2014
500ml bottle pours a golden orange color with a finger and a half of white head with good retention, but leaving only a few spots of lacing. Aroma is grapefruit and pine with some hints of caramel. Taste is a grapefruit and pine hop bitterness with a fruity and caramel malty sweetness. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. A very well done DIPA that I thoroughly enjoyed and recommend to others.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ComradeK (978) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - FEB 16, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours a hazy golden amber, with a smallish off-white head, which lasts fairly well and leaves a little lacing. Spruce and lemon rind hops notes sit over a base of burnt caramel malt to create the aroma. Strong grapefruit and lime hops up front give way to a malty body of burnt caramel. Assertive pine hops come through in the finish. All in all, a pretty solid IIPA, with enough malt to back up its hops.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hop_Hedonist (222) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 16, 2014
Murky brown - very malty - thick on the tongue - just enough hops to make it drinkable - not my style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EddyBeer1 (834) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 13, 2014
Orange ambrée trouble, effervescence faible, col blanc crémeux tombe vite. Les houblons attaquent rapidement le palais, y déployant toute leur amertume fruitée et résineuse. Dommage qu’elle soit légèrement écoeurante...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
k92488 (217) - NORWAY - FEB 9, 2014
Backlog fra Ticks Jeg ticket alle de øllene, men så at de da ikke kom med på Statistikk, så nå blir det sånn ca... Etter best evne...

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
HughConway (772) - Washington, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Bomber bottle. Pours copper orange, hazy. Think this ones off, because there’s no hop aroma, minimal hop taste, it’s just sweet malt.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SimplySike (784) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2014
50cl. Bottle.
Pours hazy dark orange with white head.
Aroma grapefruit, bitter, citrus, tropical fruits, pine.
Taste strong bitter, fruity caramel sweet.
Mouth-feel thick, oily, dry.
Awesome Imp. IPA


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