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

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RATINGS: 606   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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slang (654) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - OCT 26, 2012
bottle. Cloudy IPA. Sharp deeply citrus. Perfect soft landing in mild malts and smooth yeast. Cool art. Pricey.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aleksander9 (501) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 13, 2014
Dark red with white head. Loads of floaties. Aroma is earth, grass, caramel, tropical fruit and spice. Slick and fruity palate. Aftertaste is dry, earthy, grass, caramel and lingering bitter hop finish. Overall: Excellent!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kosmokrator (501) - ITALY - NOV 11, 2014
Limpido color ramato con soffice cappello di saponosa schiuma biancastra. Aroma intenso e dolciastro con sentori di pesche sciroppate, luppolo, biscotto, fiori e toffee; gusto rotondo, pieno e ben bilanciato che riprende i profumi e si conclude con una luppolatura intensa. Corpo medio, effervescenza nella norma e struttura oleoso-vellutata. Molto buona e di grande carattere!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beertobealive (271) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 7, 2014
Pours à beigish rich head with strong hops flavors. Hazy orange body. Very bitter but balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (5605) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2014
Draft at Beer Temple. Pours very hazy amber with an off white head. Aroma of fruits, pine, resinous hops, grapefruit, caramel malt. Flavour is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter. Medium bodied with light to moderate carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radiomgb (2307) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
Orange amber, thin White head, light lacing. Aroma is quite hoppy, caramel, malt and candy. Flavour is quite hoppy, sweet, oranges, caramel. Hoppy mouthfeel, med body, mod carb. Finishes long, hot, hoppy. Nice stuff, hoppy but balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3523) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle at home. Hazy orange pour, thin white head. Aroma of fruity hops, slightly sweaty, resin, pine and somewhat spicy. Flavor is quite bitter, well hopped and a bit sweaty. Thick body. Nice brew.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hub66 (152) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Couleur orange; mousse blanche (trop abondante; attention en versant); arômes de grapefruit; goût bien houblonné avec un peu de malt; les 8,5% d’alcool sont bien cachés; belle longue finale amère

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leini (887) - SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2014
500ml bottle. Amber body with a white head. Pine, oily mouthfeel & a hint of caramel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (915) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
500ml bottle served in a pint glass. A: Nice and classic Nogne bottle art. Pours a clear light orange color forming a huge and bubbled white head. Good retention and lots of soapy and lingering lacings formed and left in the glass S: Strong fruity and citrus notes. Grapefruit, pine and pineapple. Sweet pale grains. Flowery hops T: Slightly sweet upfront. Very citrus notes. Grapefruit, pineapple, pine. In overall, a slightly sweet taste followed by a strong and pleasant hops bitterness. Well hidden 8.5% ABV M: Medium body. Medium carbonation. Fruity, citrus and piny aftertaste O: Great drinkability. Another Nogne classic [ BA Review @ 6/27/2014 ]

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Eckan (9) - Høvik, NORWAY - OCT 6, 2014 does not count
The perfect beer? Very bitter, a beer for "hopheads ". Murky appearance, unfiltered with yeast sediments in bottle. Don't worry if yeast makes it into glass, still tastes terrific. Highly recommended!


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