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Nøgne Ø / Mikkeller Tyttebær

Formerly brewed at Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 318   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Norwegian: Et samarbeid mellom Mikkeller og Nøgne Ø. Et tyttebærøl brygget med Brettanomyces og bakterier. Ølet tok 9 måneder å gjære, og trengte ytterligere 8 måneders modning på flaske før det ble sluppet for salg. Denne ale er meget tørr og syrlig. De 1000 kg med håndpressede tyttebær, har satt et tydelig preg.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
portableparty (1992) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 9, 2012
500ml bottle. Gusher, pours hazy amber with a large airy off white head that fades quickly to a wispy film. Aroma is tart sour spearmint and funk with a subtle scent of sugary fruit. Taste is funk sour tartness some stinky cheese and rotten fruit of apple/cranberries and more spearmint. Palate is thin to medium with a ton of carbonation and a drying lactic finish. This is mellow, but sharp in the way that it finishes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (6808) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle @ Fairbar. Pours light golden with a small offwhite head. Aroma is sourness, yeasty, horseblanket, berries. Flavor is sour, yeast, dusty, leather, sweat, horseblanket, berries. Thin to medium body, soft carbonation, lasting sour finish. 240115

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (4982) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JAN 5, 2015
Oh yes, thin one is special. Living from its freshness and mild acidity combining some berries behind the first nose. Highly drinkable with a touch of cranberry juice in the aftertaste. Good one with a balanced mix of sweet and sour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (4993) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - JAN 5, 2015
Bottle from Meilby - thank you, Kenni! Batch nr 337, brewed 30/01/08. The beer has got a deep orange-brownish colour with an low head and medium body. Aroma of acid, mild vinegar, pure cranberries. Taste of unripe currants, cranberries, acid, light malt and bread. Sour finish with a cranberry twist. Liked the amount of sourness, very tasty and very enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
radiomgb (2446) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 30, 2014
500ml bottle purchased at Knightly Spirits in Orlando, Florida. Orange-rust in colour with a long lasting off-white head, light lacing. Aroma is very tart and acidic, some sourness, cheese, perfume, flowers. Flavour is mild sour, good tartness, berry skin tartness, quite dry, some citrus, wood, earth and some raspberries. Sour mouthfeel, medium/light body, moderate carbonation. Finishes long, sour, berry tartness, dry. Fantastic stuff, I love this brewery and this is real good. Good sourness, excellent lambic qualities.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6336) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 4, 2014
"where’s the love...this beer was surprisingly awesome. the cranberries are not as tart as expected and impart a slightly mellow sweet character to the fairly funky woodsie brew. very nice and very refreshing, yet complex. well done!"

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Geokkjer (6239) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 3, 2014
Bottle, courtesy of yngwie. Aroma of lingonberries, malt, fruitiness and yeast. Flavor is sweet and fruity with lingonberries,forest , malt and slight funk. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (3367) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle 0.5l at Pikkulintu, Helsinki. Batch nr: 337. Brygget: 300108. Best före: 300113. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, berries, sourness, hints of yeast and some sweetness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Inbreak (2490) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUN 6, 2014
Old rating rerated 06.06.2014, 0,5l bottle @ home:
The bottle opened with a boom as usual, but this time it was actually not a gusher, first time ever. Nice slightly fizzy-creamy longlasting head. Aroma is slightly dry sour-ish fruity, loads of mountain craneberries (actually more in the direction of regular craneberries), grass, berry skin, mild brett, bubblegum, sorrel, paint. Taste is slightly dry funky fruity, loads of mountain cranberries, sorrel, berry skin, mild brett, grass, bubblegum, minerals, hay. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mouthfeel. This one has just kept evolving all the way, and is now better than ever. Lovely stuff! Placing this beer in the "sour/wild" category however, does not justify this beer. Fruit beer would be a better choice...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nilsas (1973) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2014
Nydelig duft av tyttebær og andre bær. Dunkel rødbrun farge. Tynt dekkende skum, noe heng langs kant. Frisk smak av bær. Forfriskende lett drukket. Takk til Yngwie.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gorm (1586) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 27, 2014
Nesten klar gyllen farve med lyst skum. Lukt av sytlig frukt. Smak av syrlig frukt og bær. Fruktig frisk og noe bitter ettersmak. Takk til Yngwie for denne.

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