Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 210   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Citrus Hystrix er en India Pale Ale med rug, havre, bergamotblader, mandarinsaft og masse humle. Vi har rett og slett prøvde å finne noen gode smaker! Smaksprofilen på denne IPA’an er utviklet i samarbeid med Trond Moi.

English: Citrus Hystrix is an attempt to put new and wonderful flavors in an IPA. To do this we added, rye, oats, kaffir lime and some tangerine juice! Taste profile of this IPA is developed in cooperation with chef Trond Moi.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (16401) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Thanks to Geokkjer, Meilby, and yngwie for this one. Amber pour with a white head. Nice tangerine and orange hop notes. Some sweet caramel malt, floral hops, and a touch of pine. Flavor is a little on the sweet side, but still fruity and citrus forward. Tangerine, orange peel, and a bit of peach. Floral, pine, and light grass notes. Mild bitterness on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bulldogops (2490) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 16, 2016
Rating #1853 - 2015.08.10 - Bottle from CBI. Clear golden pour. Aroma of toasty Maris otter, and a ton of lime leaf and tangerine aromatics. Palate is bold - 7.5% - medium-high alcohol - light rye spiciness - loads of bitterness. Lovely.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
SanfordBrewer (1545) - Sanford, Florida, USA - MAR 2, 2016
ugly muddy brown with nice dense beige head. particulates. resinous full body with moderately high carbonation.

aroma: lots of toffee, candied citrus, canned mandarine, faint kaffir, leafy hops, and some cereal grains.

taste: dominated by bitter, skunky, woody, citronella, kaffir lime oils. Some toffee malt and hop bitterness come through. most of the hop character is melded into the bergamot/kaffir.

Kaffir is overdone, and the beer is not bright enough to support it. It would be a nice entry toward the end of an IPA sample flight, but is not an enjoyable half-liter by itself.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ngeaney (97) - SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2015
Quite murky and cloudy brown in appearance with a nice beige to orange head. Aroma is very fruity, hoppy, citrus, oranges, malty, floral and has some tangerine there. Flavour starts off being quite malty and a little bit sweet before the hops kick in where there is a hop explosion with tropical fruitiness and some toffee. Getting some nice caramel flavours and there is definitely some lime and tangerine there also with a quite strong bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (7822) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Tallahassee, Fl - Quick ’N Save - 1 Pt. .9 fl oz bottle. Murky, medium brown pour, soapy white head, decent lacing. Aroma of fruit salad, some molasses, a bit of pipe tobacco. Flavor is similarly accented, more sweet than bitter, molasses, cake mix sweetness, ripening vegetable notes. Mouthfeel is thick enough. Interesting to say the least, more like a dopplebock than an IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (16238) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Bottle. Pours reddish amber white head. Nose/taste of tangerine, lime, rye, caramel malt and citrus. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl (6665) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Aroma is yeast, citrus, complex tropical fruit and a hint of hop resin. The flavor is citrus, fruit, grapefruit, light pine needles, hop resin, malts and a very tangy/bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerfest5 (1207) - Cloneen, IRELAND - DEC 29, 2014
750mL bottle poured into a tulip, interesting deep orange to brown color with a bright white head. Big citrus(duh) aroma of freshly cut oranges or I guess tangerines based on the label, some tropical fruit and maybe some ginger in there. Taste is mostly tangerine citrus, some grapefruit and mandarin oranges, overcuts any genuine hop flavour. Overall an interesting idea that I would think would be more popular, but not something I would go back to.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (6517) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - DEC 24, 2014
Well, sometimes you just shouldn´t drink when you are sick lying in your bed. This one is definitely high quality but offered me just bitterness, some old plums and a bit of skunk towards the end. My fault to try that one the wrongest time you can imagine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
McTapps (6829) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle from trade with Meilby - thank you, Kenni. The beer has got a hazy milky dark brown colour with an steady head and medium to smooth body. Aroma of hops, malt, barley, licorice and pine forrest - wonderful! Taste of intense hops, barley, pine, woods, soap, wine, spruce and citrus fruits. Finishes off like a big lemon tree full of sweet and ripe lemons, combined with some dry spruce character. Big beer! Fully enjoyed it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
mrmartin (780) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 9, 2014
Reddish-Orange Pour with big orange-tan head. Resiny Perfumed Citrus Nose. Bitter Resiny front, medium body with an interesting texture and Oily slightly malty yet sourish soft finish. expected because of the bergamot and other added ingredients Pleasant Beer interesting texture and palate. Interesting use of ingredients but similar to many of the Stone one-offs its a bit much!

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