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

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RATINGS: 623   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

19°P.

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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TyggaBrown (430) - - NOV 30, 2012
This is really close to perfect. Everything is great: body, bitterness, aroma, taste, head, looks. Fantastic!


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jorn69 (2884) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2017
Bottle (500 ml) @ Copenhagen Airport 20170214. Roasted and hoppy, caramely, sweet, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is roasted and hoppy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oxytocin (56) - - FEB 4, 2017
500 ml bottle, very dark redbrown with off white rather creamy head. dried fruits (apple, prune, date, raisin), molasses. taste is similar with more roasty notes. full to medium body, creamy texture and soft crbonisation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (2927) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 31, 2017
50 cl bottle @ home. Clear dark brown color. Beige head with reasonable retention. Aroma’s: roasted malts, light sweet and fruit, light skunky hops. Retronasal it’s malty sweet, roasted, hops. Flavor is moderate sweet, roasted, drop/licorice. Medium bodied. Finish is roasted, moderate bitter. Pretty nice, especially for a brown ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ulrikolsen (566) - DENMARK - JAN 14, 2017
[email protected] Pours hazy amber with lazing beige head. Aroma is semi-sweet malty with dark malt, caramel, prune and dried fig. Taste is semi-sweet malty with dark malt, caramel, dried fruits like prune and fig. Finish is light dry and complex malty.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nonshaugen (533) - Fetsund, NORWAY - JAN 7, 2017
50 cl, bottle conditioned, batch #1522. Dark, ruby red-brown, medium tan head, medium to low carbonation. Aroma of dark fruits, a bit nutty and caramelly notes from the malts. Mouthfeel is silky smooth. Flavour is crammed with dark malts, dark fruits and a hoppy bite, long aftertaste, slight hints of alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Carlisle (642) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 2, 2017
Bottle (1pt 0.9 oz). Pours slightly hazy dark brown with light tan head. Nose of plums, caramel, and brown sugar with a hint of alcohol. Some plum and caramel notes with brown sugar following. A hint of chocolate with subtle alcohol in the finish. Chewy mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (4276) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2016
Bottle from beerhawk. Brown beer with small head. Aroma is malty, nutty and caramel. Taste is nutty, malts, dry, some red leaf and chestnuts. Light to medium bodied. Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (2714) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danielst (383) - 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.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fules (1006) - 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.


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