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97
style
Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Imperial Porter
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 495   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Norwegian: Imperial Rye Porter er et mørkt og karakterfylt øl brygget av Spike og Kjetil. Det beste fra to bryggerier!

English: Imperial Rye Porter is a dark ale weith lots of character, brewed by Spike and Kjetil. The best of both worlds!

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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kavu (4390) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 7, 2013
0,5l bottle from Flagship Alko. Pours very dark brown with a low tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, rye, coffee and chocolate. Flavor is roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, rye and hops. Quite nice.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rodenbach99 (4374) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 4, 2013
Bouteille de 50cl meilleure avant le 22/03/16. Bière brune presque noire avec une mousse brune crémeuse. Le liquide est épais. Superbe nez de malt chocolat, de noix et de levure fruité. La bouche a une belle texture huileuse, ferme avec une bonne amertume. Agréable, longue, superbe. J’aurais envie d’écrire des lignes et des lignes mais la bière m’appelle. Un autre grand classique de Nogne.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Habanero (4368) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2012
Bottled. Pours deep brown with a large , beige head, that leaves a good lacing on the glass. Nose of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel and licorice. Sweet flavor with a more dry and bitter. Full bodied, creamy texture and soft CO2. An excellent brew. ★★★★

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - MAR 6, 2013
0,5L bottle. Black pour, thin dark brown foam. Aroma of licorice, charred malts, Irish Coffee, dark chocolate, unsweetened cocoa. Heavy boozy nose. Very heavy bodied, oily texture. Smooth mouthfeel, creamy, soft dryness. Tastes of chocolate, some sweet (not salty) soy sauce, roast, light char, a little rye spice, ash. Goes down like a slow made toffee with cream. Very soft. Perfect balance, so residual\cloying sweetness. ABV is hidden, although it is throughout the aroma. Finishes with a nutty licorice character with some pine hops in the end. Damn, how do these guys do it?? (3631)

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
maxwelldeux (4358) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - APR 4, 2013
Bottle. Pours a near black color with a smallish light brown head. I get some of the grains in the nose, but some roasting and chocolate really is forward in the nose. Taste is quite similar, with a hint of sweetness up front but a tad bit of bitterness on the back end. Really smooth and easy drink. I like it muchly.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Palme (4329) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2012
Sampled @ Hanne på Høyden. This one pours a dark dark cola-brown body with a small quickly sidesticking tan head. On the aroma it’s really lovely roasted and sweet with dark dried fruits, dark chocolate, sticky dark caramel and hints of some alcohol. Quite lovely. It has that nice thick and almost viscous, creamy texture with a average, small bubbled carbonation level. In flavor it’s not unexpectedly, dark, bitter and roasted. I get some clear dark Belgian chocolate, with tons of roasted malts. It feels really round and delicious in the flavors this. It also has a extreme-lasting warming roasted chocolate aftertaste that’s literally making me taste the beer for a very long time after I’ve swallowed it. They’ve done it again! 11.04.2012

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4324) - SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2012
CBC 2012. Pours pitch black with a small tanned head. Aroma is smokey roasted malty dry hay. Flavor is sweet peppery pungent bitter fruity dark fruits molasses. Finishes bitter sweet and roasted.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (4215) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2012
CBC 2012, Copenhagen. Black beer with a minimal beige head. Fruity, chocolate, licorice, malty, raisins aroma. Chocolate, licorice, russin, hoppy, figs flavour.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daje (4209) - NORWAY - AUG 31, 2012
Bottle at Tilt. Black body with a low dark brown head. Yummy! Low carbonation, thick body. Sweet caramel aroma with roasted malt, some smoke. Taste of caramel, rye, roast, dark chocolate. Dry bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boFNjackson (4200) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Tap @ Apex.. What a treat! Poured pitch black with a thin, brown-ish head. Right off the nose I had gotten rye spice and roasted malts. Thick, chewy, plenty of roast, charred grains and bitter-sweet rye spice. Complex and thick on the palate. Total joy to drink.


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