Nøgne Ø Imperial Aquavit Porter

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

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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This bold porter spent the last six months on fresh aquavit barrels supplied by Arcus. We think the barrels brought justice to our beloved beer, and have returned the barrels in hope that our presence can bring justice to a future aquavit. Enjoy this Imperial Porter in front of a fireplace. Serve at 12º C.

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3.4
allmyvinyl (11026) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 7, 2017
Bottle from the dregs run. Pours clear brown. Aromas of herbs and wood, light roast. Taste is boozy chocolate and herbs. Boozy finish.

3.7
Lonick (2537) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 4, 2017
Bottle @Christmas Tasting 30.07.2017. Pours black tan head. Nose is slight funk, chocolate, malty soy sauce. Taste is along the same lines.

3.6
Stuu666 (14843) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2017
Bottle at Craigs. Pours black, nose is chocolate, wood, aniseed, taste is dry, wood, rich chocolate.

3.8
GlasgowTAD (1898) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2017
Pours near opaque black with a modest brown head which recedes. Aroma is aquavit, vanilla. Taste is cocoa bitter, coffee sweet, caramel sweet, aquavi, liquorice.

4
cgarvieuk (25987) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2017
bottle at home ... Christmas 2017 pt 1 .. dark black .. thin tan lacing ... soft dry chocolate malts ... dark dry roast .. heavy malts .. rich dark chocolate .. tiny soya... heavy roast

3.2
Soupoftoday (86) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 30, 2017
Technically a very well brewed imperial porter. Everything is in balance and drinks easy for 11%. Typical porter flavors of light caramel, subtle choc and a hint of coffee, finishing very dry and clean. The aquavit adds a herbal, slightly woody, spirit like quality that for me makes the base imperial porter less appealing - although for those looking for something a bit different, or fans of Aquavit, this beer will appeal.

3.7
anders37 (27062) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2017
Draft @ DØE Ølfestival 2016. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty licorice woody aroma. Roasted malty licorice woody flavor. Has a roasted malty woody licorice and chocolate finish.

4
gyllenbock (9855) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2017
Bottle bought at Vinmonopolet in Haugesund in July 2016. Almost black with a small tan head. Quite smooth with licorice, chocolate, oak and some aquavit. Sweet and with a long finish.

3.9
SirLimpsalot (4550) - SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2017
@ Gyllenbock 17-5-20: riktig trevlig mjuk och smidig med stora toner av lakrits och kaffe. Fin len eftersmak.

3.9
DuffMan (10667) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 2, 2017
Bottle. Dark brown, orange-brown highlights, thick brown head. Chocolate, treacle, heavy herbs, minty undertones, sarsaparilla sweetness. Very boozy, but tasty, unique.


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