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Nøgne Ø Imperial Stout Highland Edition


Formerly brewed at Nøgne Ø
Grimstad, Norway
Style: Imperial Stout | Ratings: 115 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 9%
We at Nøgne Ø wanted to improve our imperial stout. We soon found that to be a difficult task, as the beer is full of everything. Then we got some fresh Highland Scotch whisky barrels with some help of our friends at Mikkeller and BrewDog. They proved to be the perfect enhancement for this beer. After 3 months of ageing in these barrels, we were quite pleased. We hope you are too!

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