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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Grimstad, Norway
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RATINGS: 587   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.


Metalchopz's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Metalchopz (2235) - Cantley, Quebec, - FEB 4, 2013
Another great product from this brewery. Pours a hazy golden-amber colour with an off-white foamy head, decent retention and lots of soapy lace. Lots of sediments floating all-over as well. Aromas of fresh hop at first, but seems to be taken over by the alcohol, caramel warmth with some notes of fruits (orange, peach). Good, almost full body, with some nice mild dryness in the finish, but a better wetness all-the-way, making this one well-balanced. Easy to drink, with the hop in the taste, but not overdone. Grapefruit, malt and hints of toffee. Nice citrus zest in the aftertaste.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadIndian (2365) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle from Philly Craft. Nice notes of Caramel malt, citrus, some bread. Very good blend of bittering hops that seem to balance out the sweetness in the finish. Very Goood.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
eManu (448) - Kuala Lumpur & Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 16, 2014
From a 50cl bottle, pours a hazy amber with a nice cream off white head, that staid some time. Aroma is very pleasant, hops, honey, candy and yeast. Flavors of hops, red and citrus fruits, grassy and spices, pepper. Grapefruits and hints of berries are present and hints of vanilla. Nice strong bitterness, but not overdone, well balanced. Nice long lasting flavors and bitterness in mouth. Very enjoyable, and highly recommended, would drink again.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kingvit (131) - - AUG 13, 2014
Aroma: juniper, cough syrup, liquorice, citrus, alcohol, herbal, grass; Appearance: pale light gold, minimal head; Taste: intense bitterness, medium sourness, slight sweetness; Palate: bitter finish, thick texture, full body, average carbonation Rich in aroma and well-balanced DIPA.Combines heavy bitterness and full body with not intrusive taste of alcohol.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogniskowicz (68) - - AUG 12, 2014
Nieco belgijski w charakterze aromat, z solidną dawką owoców tropikalnych i alkoholem w tle. W smaku potężna dawka słodów, owoców tropikalnych ze sporą goryczką na finiszu i grzejącym alkoholem. Piekielnie poprawna Double IPA, ale po prostu pijałem lepsze :)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smith4498 (3009) - Miami, Florida, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Pours dark orange/brownish color with light tan head. Aromas of pine and caramel. Bitter pine resin flavor with lots of maltiness. Medium to full body with moderate carbonation. More malty than I like for a DIPA, but still good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
flip_soeperman (580) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 7, 2014
Really nice resinous yellow creamy bitter ipa. Palate and taste are mostly on the bitter medium side, not much sweetness left in there, but that makes it nice and pronounced

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dambor (28) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 31, 2014
Pours deep yellow with a medium head, disappearing pretty fast. Aroma: a lot of herbs, with some orange peel and white fruit in the background. Very fresh. Taste: very nice full body with a nice bitterness at the end, lasting not too short and not too long-just perfect. Medium carbonation.The 8.5% ABV is very well hidden. Great IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (6632) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle. Hazy deep gold with a long lasting white crown. Ripe pineapple and grapefruit hop character with accompanying sweet malts make for a very drinkable DIPA. Pleasing bitter finish. Yum.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu (4493) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 29, 2014
Lasting thin white head atop and cloudy orange body. Nose of orange marmalade, rotten cantiloup and battery acid. Flavour is nicely smooth, hides the alcohol well. Very nice. Purchased from Metro Liquor University Heights.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
w_adwersarz (134) - Cracow, POLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Barwa bardzo ładna, taka soczysta pomarańczka, zamglone. Piana niewielka pozostawiająca przyzwoity lacing. Aromaty ziłowo-rodzynkowo-winogronowe, z odrobiną grejpfruta. Półpełne, słodowe, z goryczkową kontrą. Sama goryczka jest powyżej średniej, trochę zalegająca, ziołowa i odrobinkę cytrusowa. Wysycenie średnie, a alkohol tylko trochę wyczuwalny.


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