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

bottling
unknown

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RATINGS: 532   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   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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3.8
Borup (14460) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 26, 2012
Tap at Mikkeller bar. Black with a small beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, coffee and licorice.

3.9
Tmoney99 (14455) - 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.

4.4
HenrikSoegaard (14166) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2012
Draught at CBC. Creamy lightbrown excellent fully lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and hoppy aroma. Fantastic wonderfull complex heavy bitter flavior. Long great finish. Outstanding palate. World class beer.

4
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 20, 2012
Draft. Medium brown head atop black body with brown edge. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast, some rye, coffee, light bittersweet chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, chococoffee, some grapefruit/earthy, light rye. Medium-full body, low carbonation, fairly smooth.

3.9
Drake (13725) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 5, 2012
Half liter bottle from Oak Tree Buy Rite, S. Plainfield. Pours a clear dark brown color with a large frothy dark brown head. Good head retention. Roasted malt, chocolate, rye aroma with some fruitiness. The taste is strong rye, nuts, roast, honey, chocolate and a bitter finish. Medium bodied. Quite tasty.

4.2
Christian (13670) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2012
Copenhagen Beer Festival, May 2012. Black with a small off-white head. Malty aroma with chocolate, a fine touch of coffee and a fruity note. Sweet and full bodied dark malty flavour with lots of chocolate and a citrus hoppy finish

3.7
Stuu666 (13367) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, nose is toffee, chocolate, roasted, taste is similar, peppery, bitter.

3.7
BeerandBlues2 (13303) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 17, 2012
Bottle. Pours opaque with a large, creamy and lightly bubbly tan head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is roast, earthy, and chocolate malt, figs, prunes, and raisin esters with earthy and woody hops. Flavor is malt dominant, lightly sweet dark chocolate, earthy and spicy rye, prune and licorice notes with a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

3.3
kermis (13230) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle shared at Nieuwjaarsborrel thanks to Jmgreenuk. Pours near black with a small beige head. Aroma of caramel, rye, malt, overripe dark fruits. Flavor is over moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.8
Dogbrick (13006) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Sample at Ale Wine & Spirits in Powell on 08/09/2012. Brownish-black pour with a medium tan head that diminishes slowly. Small patches of lace on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and hops. Medium to full body with a roasty malt character and notes of hops, coffee and anise. The finish is mildly bitter coffee and licorice. Above average Porter overall.


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