Brewed by Nřgne Ř (Hansa Borg)
Style: Brown Ale
Grimstad, Norway


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RATINGS: 626   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
There is a long story to this malty ale. It was first brewed in the spring 2006 in Nřrrebro Bryghus in Copenhagen, Denmark, as a joint brew between Nřgne Ř and Nřrrebro. Nřrrebro calls their version “Double Knot Brown”. It is the perfect thing to drink with almost any cheese.

Recommended serving temperature 12°C/50°F. Ingredients: Maris Otter, wheat, brown, amber, Munich and caramel malt; Columbus, Chinook and E K Golding hops; English ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (2741) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2016
Bottle thanks to sarky northner for xmas cheers Martin. Cloudy brown decent head. Nice malty spice nutty aroma taste same some fruit nice seeetness with a good hoppy finish. Nice mouthfeel. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danielst (384) - AUSTRIA - DEC 25, 2016
Handgun. Hazy brown color. Sweet caramel and candy aroma alongside mildly earthy hops. Tastes like toasted malt and toffee, overall on the sweeter side. Light carbonation, light to medium mouthfeel. Good, but not spectacular.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fules (1100) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - DEC 22, 2016
Nagy, tartós, bézs hab, sötétbarna szín. Karamelles, malátás illat. Karamelles, pörkölt malátás, aszalt gyümölcsös ízvilág, kissé száraz lecsengéssel. Közepesen testes és kesernyés, közepesen szénsavas. Csodás, kifinomult sör, nagyon jó összhanggal és kiváló egyensúllyal.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowenbrau (3981) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 19, 2016
Keg@ Malte, Coruńa. 09-02-2015.
A dark brown ale, topped with a nice off white head. Quite roasty and spicy, dry roasted taste, Robust. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (4643) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 12, 2016
Bottle at Bierhof Athens. Murky brown with tan head. Alcoholic, a little bit of hazelnut. Very alcoholic, a little malty underneath and bitter. Full body, very carb’d and boozy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (10122) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 7, 2016
Tap at Churchkey. Murky brownish orange pour, minor head. Herbal hop aroma. Caramel malt taste with a minor but pleasant little hop kick.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DraftDodger (1353) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2016
Copenhagen 27/11 2016. 50 cl bottle from Meny. Brown "Ř" on the label (does not seem to wear any clothes). Pours slightly hazy dark brown til a red tinge. Creamy off-white head. Settles as fine 0,5 cm thick creamy layer of foam. Lacing on the side of the glass. Strong aroma of roasted dark malts, caramel, wood and bitter coffee. A little alcohol lurking in the background. Soft carbonation and thick oily palate. Flavor is quite sweet and roasted but balanced by a quite pronounced coffee bitterness. Bitter aftertaste with some caramel. Lingering. A very fine and powerful Brown Ale. A pleasure to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skarecrow (590) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 26, 2016
500ml bottle found by chance at Liquorland Tauranga. Dark brown color with creamy head and good steady carbonation. Aroma is rum and raisin, roasted malt, sherry cask and Christmas cake. Mild bitterness with a full malt body and finish. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markoijelena (3073) - Belgrade / Amsterdam, SERBIA - NOV 8, 2016
Draft 0.25l at Thornbridge Bar S Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. Taste with cika Boban, 07.09.2016. Pour it dark brown color with small white head. Aroma of milk chocolate and coffee. Taste starts with roasted malt, smooth creamy all the time, roasted coffee beans, some caramel on the back, pinch of bitter feel, medium to full body, bread, creamy to sticky texture, average carbonation, long finish. Nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumore (378) - Rimini, ITALY - NOV 8, 2016
From bottle at Copenhagen airport. Aroma is quite nice, with caramel and hazelnut, maybe some licorice. Pours dark copper with limited brownish foam. Body is medium-high with a nice carbonation feeling. Taste has a good sweet base given by malts, but bitterness is somehow superior in the mouth. Finish is dry enough, with some persistence of the bitterness. Nice beer!

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