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


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RATINGS: 326   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Hops- the best there is in this world! Well, almost. This is a hop driven beer. A beer where it is all about hops. But what kind of hops? We just couldn’t decide which, and used hops from all over the world; England, Slovenia, New Zealand, Czech Republic, USA, Germany and Australia. A total of 13 different types of hops. It does not get better than this!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrislang (32) - - JUN 13, 2015
Utrolig friskt og lett, men samtidig veldig fyldig og mye smak. Fantastisk lettdrukkent, uten at det går på bekostning av aroma og smak. En vinner på varme dager, all type kos og lett mat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suurjuust (3228) - ESTONIA - JUN 12, 2015
Hazy orange beer, medium white head. Nose is citric hops, mango, toasty malt. Flavor is hops, grapefruit, mild sweet malt; dry, fruity, herbal bitterness in the finish. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (4920) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2015
500ml bottle, many thanks to Gunnar. Surprisingly low ABV for a beer showcasing 13 different world hops. As such it comes across a bit thin and sessionable and doesn’t appear to do the hops justice. Lightly citrussy but that’s about it. Shame.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
clockk (211) - Lada / Langreo, SPAIN - JUN 8, 2015
cuerpo bajo, espuma media, sabores ligeros afrutados, olores medios afrutados.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gerbeer (3411) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 6, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2015 500 ml bottle. Best before 11/14. Pours a hazy amber with huge head. Aromas of spruce and lemons. Flavors of pine, citrus and a bit of toffee. long piney finish. Good, but nothing special - except for the ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (7324) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; hazy orange pour with a bubbly off white head, peach and pine aroma, taste has quite bold malts with some light tropical fruit action mostly consisting of citrus, pine and a hint of grapefruit, pleasant enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ston3s42 (234) - - MAY 23, 2015
Dark golden somewhat amber appearance with little head. Tastes of bitter hops and some citrus, pepper and a hint of wood

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
erickok (5689) - Leuven, BELGIUM - MAY 18, 2015
Pressure brew. Not only does this pack a huge hop flavour and surprisingly solid malts base, it also keeps things refreshing and within modest abv. Moreover, the beer keeps very interesting throughout the large bottle. Super modern and super satisfying. Yum! (50cl bottle from Saveur Bière)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
XCaellaX (27) - Bramois, SWITZERLAND - APR 26, 2015
50 cl bottle from Le Domino, CH. Cloudy orange color with a huge persistent frothy white head. Aroma: hops, grass, fruits (citrus, grapefruits), flowers. Flavour: moderate to heavy long duration bitter. Moderate body with a lively carbonation. A very nice APA !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (1378) - SWITZERLAND - APR 23, 2015
500ml bottle served in a pint glass. Pours a cloudy orange color forming a huge creamy and soapy light yellow color. Amazing retention. Amazing foam. Very persistent. Lots of thin hop particles can be seen floating around. Strong notes of flowery and grassy hops in the nose followed by sweet malts and caramel. Slightly sweet upfront taste. Strong notes of sweet pale malts and caramel. Strong notes of grapefruit, tangerine and orange zest. Great and persistent bitterness. Citrus and flowery hops profile. Perfect medium body. Good carbonation. Light notes of bready yeasts. Grapefruit in the aftertaste. Excellent drinkability. Excellent APA. Could be easily classified as an IPA due to its strong and persistent hops profile.

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