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

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RATINGS: 578   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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pushkinwow (1966) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 1, 2013
500ml bottle. A pleasant amber with a biege head. Muted pine, some grapefruit and mango rind, caramel malt undertone, butterscotch, bit of banana sneaks in at the end unexpectedly. Moderate+ body, with a soft carbonation, sweet with a nice bitterness that develops and eventually dries out the palate leaving a hop resin coating. Tasty beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sir__v (605) - Lille, FRANCE - MAR 10, 2013
Color: orange amber beer with medium carbonization and small ivory white head. Smell: exotic fruits as mango, litchi, hops, citrus, orange. Taste: hops, strong bitter, grapefruit. Aftertaste : strong wet bitterness, exotic fruit and grape fruit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (2936) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - APR 15, 2013
Brown bottle, 0,5 1, lot 792, bottled on 20.04.12, best before 20.04.14, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savoured on April 15 2013; eye: caramel with an orangey hue, hazy, no effervescence, beige head that turns into a ring, slight lacing; nose: resinous hops, pine, tangerine, malt, light “dirty socks”; mouth: resinous hops, pine, slight tangerine, malt, light astringency, caramel, dry finale in resinous hops with presence of caramel, medium-full body, good carbonation, mildly bitter, slightly sweet, lightly harsh texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 0,5 1, lot 792, embouteillée le 20.04.12, meilleure avant 20.04.14, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savourée le 15 avril 2013; œil : caramel avec une teinte orangée, voilée, pas d’effervescence, mousse beige qui se transforme en un petit anneau, très légère dentelle; nez : houblon résineux, pin, tangerine, malt, léger chaussons; bouche : houblon résineux, pin, très léger tangerine, malt, légère astringence, caramel, finale sèche en houblon résineux avec présence de caramel, corps moyen-corsé, bonne carbonatation, moyennement amère, très légèrement sucrée, texture légèrement rugueuse; en résumé : bien

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dEnk (3734) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 21, 2013
Bottle @ home, thans benzai! Aroma is big bready malt and massive hops, fruity, herbal and spicy. Flavour is a big lasting bitterness fading from sweet fruity hops to spicy herbal hops. Long bready and caramel malt note, intermingling with the hops. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Westchesterco (845) - mclean, Virginia, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Appearance golden amberhazy aroma citrus and hops taste citrus and a strong long palate.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MikeJslc (736) - USA - MAY 21, 2013
Copper, clear, beige head. Aroma of nutty, toasty malt with a little toffee, a woody earthy character, spicy hops. Flavor is similar, with a malty balance, a woody, spicy hop character (sortof Northern Brewer-like) and a light citrus note. Maltier than an American style IPA, with. different hop character. Interesting beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erasmus_ro (1289) - Alabama, USA - JUN 23, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 24, 2013 Bottle, 21/06/13, thanks bluus for sharing. Pours amber with a decent, off-white head. Aroma is resinous and piney, some caramel. Taste is dry with a lot of resin, pine and pith. Resin and pith are very strong. Light touch of berries in the background. No fruitiness. A bit harsh maybe. Medium palate with good amount of carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarpa (786) - FINLAND - JUL 3, 2013
bottle 50 cl @ home. pours slightly cloudy amber. aroma of citrus, resin. resin hops, caramel in the flavor

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BRW (964) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUL 5, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy amber colour with white head. Fruity aroma with some malts. Fruity, sweet caramel taste, with some malts, bitter ending. Medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1122) - FINLAND - AUG 31, 2013
50cl bottle. Amber color with a medium sized white head. Fruity hoppy aroma with orange, pine and malt. Flavor is quite bitter with orange, pine, grapefruit, sweetish malt and some herbal notes. Medium bodied, bitter aftertaste.


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