overall
99
97
style
Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Imperial Porter
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottling
unknown

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 523   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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (16598) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 8, 2012
500mL bottle, pours a very dark brown / black with a medium tan head. Aroma of cocoa powder, oats, rye and light roasted - the rye and cocoa are most prominent. Flavour brings out the rye above anything, with secondary notes of baker’s chocolate, some coffee and medium roasted malt. Full-bodied, very soft palate, with very harsh rye on the finish. Could be confused for a harsh black IPA, though the rye is in place of the hops. Quite solid, though harsh.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (16563) - DENMARK - MAY 19, 2012
Tap @ DØE Øl Festival 2012. Almost black with small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and a little liquorice. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, liquorice, hops, medium sweet and a little bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (15915) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with tan brown head. Nose and taste of rye, roasted chocolate malt, roasted coffee, vanilla and milk chocolate. Finishes quite dry with a rye/chocolate finish. Nice roast up front. Body is on the thinner side of medium for an imperial porter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (15905) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2012
Copenhagen Beer Festival, 2012. Pours black with a small creamy beige head. Roasted, smooth and slick with a bit of coffee and liquorice. Straight forwarded.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FatPhil (15563) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 2, 2013
500ml bottle (ALEhouse, Riga)
Rich rye aroma, loevly full body. Sticky rye-bread everywhere. Yummy body, just so scrumptious. I love the rich rye that permeates the body. Fuck, fuck, fuck, this is a great beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (15453) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2012
Draught, 9%. Black colour. Small dark brown head. Roasted flavour, mild grassy hop aroma.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 17, 2012
UPDATED: APR 18, 2012 Draught at MikkellerBAR. Black - brown head. Burned. Fruity. Licorice. High malty. Sweetness. Ok bitterness. High licorice. Nice light spicy rye. Light sharp boozy and hoppy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (15094) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2012
50cl bottle thanks to Joes. Pitch black, opaque color, no head. Smell dark and roasted malts, moccha, dark chocolate. Taste dark and roasted malts, moccha, actually would say oatmeal instead of rye. Thick texture, medium to full body, medium carbo.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gunnfryd (14650) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 29, 2012
On tap at Patricks. Dark brown colour with a tan head. Aroma is fruit, coffee, licorice, roasted malt. Flavour is roasted malt, coffee, hop, rye, alcohol, coffee, cocoa, licorice, fruit. Full body. Nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (14193) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Bottle. Poured dark brown color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted chocolate malt, earthy and rye aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy dark toasted bittersweet flavor with medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. Solid complex beer.


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