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

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RATINGS: 619   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
lemasney (398) - Trenton, New Jersey, USA - JUN 13, 2008
ABV: 4.5% RateBeer rating: 81 Calories: estimated at 300 C Volume: 16.9 fl oz. Glass: dimpled mug Purchased at: Canals in Burlington (thanks, Mike!) Price: $5.41 Consumed at: home First Impression: Typical brown ale, which is surprising, considering Nogne 0 and Canal’s in Burlington. Aroma is faint and a bit chocolate. Visuals are clear carbonated and brown with a very persistent head but no lace. Taste is simple, average brown ale - good hop depth, simple taste signatures. Palate is a medium finish and a hoppy bite. Second Impression - about average for a brown ale, and surprisingly, better examples exist outside of Nogne 0’s offering here. Aroma: 7 out of 10 Visuals: 4 out of 5 Taste: 7 out of 10 Palate: 3 out of 5 Overall: 15 out of 20


3.3
Maits (429) - ESTONIA - MAY 26, 2017
Hazy drak brown beer with thick beige frothy head. Aroma is coffee, fruits, spices. Taste is coffee, burnt bread, hoppy. Mild body. Nice brown ale.

2.5
Korcz (3375) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 7, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.4
realadam (148) - HUNGARY - MAR 23, 2017
Great beer with a very strong coffee aroma and a well-balanced, pleasant taste. The head is really long-lasting and the palate sesation is as good as it should be. The kind of beer I like.

3.2
jesperhammer (4727) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 27, 2017
25-FEB-2017, bottle @home, from Meny. Hazy Brown with a low, lasting, tan head. Roast. Caramel, coffee. Medium body, sweet, bitter for a Brown Ale. Quite hoppy. Nice Little brew. Did not guess the 4,5% ABV. Very tastefull for this low ABV.

3.3
Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - FEB 19, 2017
Poured into a mug, the appearance was a fairly dark brown close to black color with a finger’s worth of white foamy head that dissipated at a slow pace. Wafty wisps of lace. The aroma had some sweet and toasty malts, light roast. Some milk chocolate and caramel and then a light coca cola, I usually get that in their beers, not sure why. The flavor leans sweet but a sly earthy to semi-spicy bitterness from the hops makes a decent effort to balance. Doesn’t exactly for the most part. Sly coca cola to nutty and caramel aftertaste and finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a nice sessionability about it. Sly carbonation. ABV felt fine. Overall, decent brown ale leaning towards the English style and sticking to the normal quality of Nogne.

3.5
kraddel (7859) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - FEB 16, 2017
tap at beerlovers bar. Pours very dark, caramelly color. small white head. smell is rich, coffee, earthy, dark sugars. Taste is ful, bit dry, aromatic, earthy, mild coffee. Some roastyness. Nice

3.5
R4N5H (1166) - 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
alex_leit (3681) - 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
Icedwarf (1627) - 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
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

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