Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Brown Ale
Grimstad, Norway


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RATINGS: 615   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
A dark brown English ale, in which classic English malts meet the spicy hoppiness of the new world. Recommended serving temperature 8°C/45°F. Goes very well with ‘pub grub.’

Ingredients: Maris Otter, wheat, chocolate, brown, amber, and caramel malt; Crystal hops; English ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.

11°P, 27 IBU, 4,5% ABV.

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smmaaren (588) - NORWAY - MAR 21, 2015
50 cl bottle from Rimi supermarket. Pours dark ruby/brownish with a small creamy beige head. Malty coffee caramel aromas. Smooth and good beverage from Nøgne Ø (as always...)

aleksander9 (1927) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 10, 2015
Dark brown with tan head. aroma is coffee, caramel, nuts, soy sauce and chocolate. Round palate. Aftertaste is floral, biscuits, caramel and dark chocolate. Overall: Nice! Decent.

esox (1226) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 27, 2015
Draught. Foaming like hell, dark brown-amber, somewhat cloudy. Strong raisin notes when too cold, some herbal notes. Syrupy, toasted bread is more obvious when warmer. Dried fruit notes, as long as sweet herbal hops. Dryish malt flavor, grains, sweetish chocolate, somewhat herbal hop aftertaste. Medium body, frothy texture.

Florya (2027) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2015
How: Bottle Appearance: Dark brown, medium tan head. Aroma:coffe, nuts, caramel. Palate: Medium body, smooth carbonation.

tderoeck (10617) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 14, 2015
9/XII/14 - 50cl bottle from Bierhalle Deconinck (Vichte) @ home - BB: 11/XI/14, brewed: 11/XI/13 (2014-1479)

Clear purple brown beer, huge fluffy brown head, falls down quickly, bit adhesive. Aroma: bit dusty, roasted, mocha, cocoa powder, malty, dried fruits, milk chocolate, chemical, band-aid, chocolate milk. MF: lots of carbon, medium to light body. Taste: very roasted start, coffee, mocha, bit sourish. Aftertaste: coffee, toast, sour touch, little sweet, caramel, chocolate.

scanovajr (729) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JAN 10, 2015
Bottled. A deep amber beer with a medium sized beige head. Aroma is malty with roasted notes. Taste is also malty, roasted and sweet, caramel, nuts. Software carbonation. Thin body

asimeow (292) - Sandsli, NORWAY - DEC 24, 2014
0,5l bottle. Dark,brown,with hints of licorice and raisins. Pretty standard xmas brew,albeit not labelled as such,but preferable to the typical dunkel or amber and dark lagers.

Yorker (2117) - Holstebro, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2014
50 cl bottle @ home. Pours murky brown with an off-white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are roasted malt, caramel, and nuts - with a slightly bitter finish.

Desverger (13711) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2014
Bottle from Den Nordiske Ølhandel, Copenhagen - pours dark brown with tan good tan coloured head. Dark malty aroma and taste, lots of caramel, dark toffee, brown sugar, some dark fruity and nutty. Lovely.

jcos (1855) - Maryland, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Location/Date:Bottle on 11/10/2014 split with Dave and courtesy of Dave.

Appearance: Pours a murky brown.
Aroma: Aroma of toffee.
Taste: Light bitterness, lightly toffee/nutty.
Palate:Light medium body, light aftertaste.

Summary: First off, thanks Dave. This beer is really exceptional. At 4.5, it has all the flavor of other Brown ales. If this came in smaller bottles, I’d always have it around.

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