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


on tap

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RATINGS: 691   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (12655) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - APR 6, 2014
Deutlich fruchtiger Hopfenantrunk, im dem vor allem Mango- und Limettennoten vorhanden sind. Grasig süß, weiterhin sehr hopfig. Herb bitter, klebrig, nicht ganz ausgewogen. 9/12/7/10/11/11

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (12637) - DENMARK - MAR 29, 2011
Bottle. Clear amber with medium off-white head. Flavour is malt, sweet, hops, caramel, bitter, fruit, pine and citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12452) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 25, 2011
Bomber shared by Marcus. Pours hazy amber with a creamy off-white head. Aroma of strong cat pee. Med+ body. Flavor is strong citrus rind, overwhelming the malt. Strong flavor, that mellows and generates a floral touch. Harshly lush. Extremely tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnfryd (12408) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 16, 2010
Bottle. Dark golden -orange colour with a beige head. Aroma is grapefruit, peaches, tropical fruit. Flavour is sweet, hop, grapefruit, peaches,malt, tropical fruit. Balanced full bodied nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 14, 2011
(500ml bottle) Pours a hazy orange body with a medium creamy off-white head. Aroma of orange, bread, florals, and caramel. Flavor of orange, pine, grass, bread, and caramel with a dry, moderately bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (12114) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 31, 2011
Draft. Cloudy amber body, small off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange, some pineapple, grapefruit. Taste is moderately sweet, grpaefruit, some lemon, light alcohol. Resiny medium-full body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (11901) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 3, 2011
Bottle. Pours a hazy dark amber with a large frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy complex earthy hop aroma. Medium to full body with a slick thick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate to heavy hoppy bittersweet flavor with a good bittersweet finish of medium to long duration. Complex very good brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11786) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2010
Cloudy amber with a big and lasting off-white head. Aroma of peach and pine with some caramel in the background. Bready malt flavour with grapefruit and pine hops, and a beautiful, very bitter finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcwattsrugger (11558) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 23, 2011
thanks jtclockwork for sharing–500ml bottle-pours a retaining foamy off white head and hazy amber color. Aroma is pine, some medium malt. Taste is pine/pineapple hops bite, secondary medium malt-caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11492) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2010
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar, Cph.
Deep orange amber with a hint of red. Small, creamy light off-white head. Aroma is sweet, light caramel, resiny, grapefruit, red apples. Medium to high carbonation, dry and light creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is elegantly hoppy, piney, resiny, grapefruit. Vinious, warming, elegant. Light strawbeeries, pine, red apples, dryness. Good IIPA. Doesn’t muck around with the malts,just a solid base of hops. Good.

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