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

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RATINGS: 613   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (3743) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 4, 2013
16.9 oz bottle pours brown with a tan head. Taste of roasted malt, coffee and a hint of toffee. Taste is the malt and coffee. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
R4N5H (875) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 5, 2016
50cl bottle from De Bierkoning, Amsterdam and poured into a snifter at home on 5-Nov-2016. Dark brown with a medium sized thick bean coloured head. Aroma of cocoa, malt and pine. Medium body and high carbonation. Taste of chocolate, roasted malt and hops. Light bitterness. A pretty good and hoppy brown ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alex_leit (2829) - Minsk, BELARUS - OCT 30, 2016
Bottle 500 ml. Brown color, creamy foam. Aroma: fruity esters, a little vinegar and caramel, apple. Taste: caramel, wine, fruity, malty.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Icedwarf (1343) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - OCT 19, 2016
Fles 0.5L @ Farris Bad hotel Larvik. Donker roodbruin bier met schuim. Smaak is bitter hoppig, licht zoet met iets rook en caramel. Erg Goed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tinoh (55) - Houthalen, BELGIUM - SEP 25, 2016
0,5 l @home , donker bruin bier met blijvende schuimkraag , koffie en chocolade smaken . Fijn bier van een Noorse brouwer

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lmojoh (443) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 2, 2016
Flaske 0.5L på Bark Spiseri og Bar i Harstad. Farge mørk brun med lys beige skum. Lukt mørk sjokolade,  karamell. Smak malt, mørk sjokolade, karamell. En mild og fin brown ale. 

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nj_lee (39) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2016
I'd say while not a favourite, not too far off. A solid brown ale with excellent malty flavours. From the bottle in Norwegian hotel bar. Probably should have had it before the pale ale as the hops in that tended to overpower. A good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
daigoon (164) - - MAY 20, 2016
0.5l bottle. Large tan/off-white head. Plenty of lacing. Dark brown nearly black.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
AnG_BrgNor (571) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 12, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown colour, small head. Aroma is chocolate, some malt and some roasted malt. Taste is dominated by chocolate, like a cheap chocolate pudding almost (weird for a beer I think), some malt and some licorice. Not impessed.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sondovia (44) - NORWAY - MAR 11, 2016
Again the smoke came sneaking but not as dominating. Good taste and good looks ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nonshaugen (480) - Fetsund, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2016
50 cl, bottle conditioned. Lovely dark red-brown colour, Ruby in front of a light bulb, low visible carbonation. Restrained aroma of coffee and dark chocolate, sweet and roasted at the same time. Mouthfeel is dry and well carbonated, some hop bitterness. Flavours of roasted malts, dark chocolate, coffee and caramel. Long aftertaste. Great craft beer that has been around for quite some time now.


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