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Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Imperial Stout
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1741   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We think the Russian tsar would have liked his stout this way. A dark, rich ale in which a generous sweetness with roasted malt bitterness. Serving temp.10°C/50°F. Great with vanilla ice cream or dark chocolate.

Ingredients: Maris Otter, Munich, roasted barley, oat, black, and chocolate malt; Columbus and Crystal hops; English ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.

23°P,75 IBU, 9% ABV.

Imperial Stout fra Nøgne Ø er en tett og helt svart ale med stor fyldighet. Smaken domineres av kaffe, sjokolade, lær og tørket frukt. Vi synes den passer bra til mørk sjokolade og kraftige desserter.

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4.1
Andrus86 (686) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - APR 18, 2017
BOTTLE. (Batch#1114 BB270118). Pours a jet black with good lacing light tan head.. Big dark nose, has some worcestershire sauce & smokey quality.. Thick creamy texture of dark malt & oat. Has smokey & coffee flavour throughout, smooth and tasty.. Sourced my cellar

3.2
kaserov (926) - Oviedo, SPAIN - APR 14, 2017
Color negro con capa de espuma marrón de tres dedos de grosor (compacta, cremosa y de buena retención). Carbonatación media (más sutil en boca). Textura cremosa. Aroma torrefacto muy suave, a chocolate, vainilla y algo de licor. Sabor dulce, a chocolate, vainilla y final mínimamente amargo y licoroso (en el buen sentido). Rica pero nada del otro mundo.

3.8
Jesper86 (160) - NETHERLANDS - APR 10, 2017
UPDATED: APR 10, 2017 Very dark intense colour with not much, buy very brown, foam. A lot of espresso and dark chocolate. Also charcoal, bread and raisins. Certainly not too sweet. Bitterness is present, but balanced. Subtle acidity (like in good espresso) too.

3.9
realadam (155) - HUNGARY - MAR 31, 2017
Creamy beer with an amazing palate sensation and a strong coffee aroma. You can also feel the alcohol a bit. The taste is a bit salty, but definitely pleasant. Great beer.

4
90 (732) - BELGIUM - MAR 21, 2017
Wat me bevalt aan deze Imperial Stout is de bitterheid en de licht zure toets. In de smaak: vanille, geroosterd gerst, licht aangebrande smaak, hint koffie, hint chocolade. Mooie balans. Licht romig.

3.9
italianjohn (3228) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 18, 2017
Thick black pour with a thin beige head and light sticky lacing ...... aroma of dark roasted malts, chocolate malts, cocoa, earthy, dark fruity yeast and tobacco ..... taste is of roasted malts, chocolate malts, cocoa, coffee, tobacco and dark fruity yeast ..... has a nice earthy flavor to it with some sugary sweetness and a hint of smoke .... has a dry lightly bittersweet finish .... slick and oily mouthfeel with a dry abrupt finish with lingering dry cocoa and roasted malts .... abv hidden well .... solid classic imperial stout flavors

4.1
homeini (312) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAR 6, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 14, 2017 Kawowo czekoladowe w smaku i aromacie, czarne nieprzejrzyste. Bardzo dużo ciała, gęste oleiste.

4.2
ruigo (3088) - PORTUGAL - MAR 6, 2017
50cl bottle. Deep black with nice beige head. Chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, molasses and dried fruits. Very good.

3.7
VRH (65) - Georgia, USA - FEB 18, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2017 Nose presents elderberry, rye toast, nuttiness, & loads of molasses, with hints of toasted walnuts. Flavour is remarkably different than the nose, beginning with hints of grassy celery, immediately followed by dry gingery cola, with hints of cocoa & milk chocolate, finishing with plenty of dry smokiness trailing out to hints of raisin. The palate is very dry, with somewhat moderate body. Skilfully & enjoyably crafted!

4.2
john44 (3331) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2017
Bottle. Pitch black in colour. Very roasty/burnt malts. Liquorice, dark bitter chocolate, espresso coffee, toffee, caramel. Oily and tary. Slightly salty. Fruity (berries & dried fruits). Bitter hops evident. Earthy. Alcohol well disguised. Smooth, rich, bittersweet roasty/burnt malty taste throughout . Dry roasty/burnt malty finish. Excellent! A Stunning Beer! (2008)


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