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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1758   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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fonefan (49292) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2007
Bottle. Batch #246. Black color with a average, frothy / creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, burnt, caramel, chocolate, coffee, light to moderate notes of alcohol. Flavor is wow, moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long to average duration. Body is full, texture is oily / creamy, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. Very nice ;o))

yespr (45398) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2007
RB#1100: 50 cL bottle (batch 286). Pours black with a creamy chocolate brown head, very inviting look. Rather hops citrus and vaguely peach fruity aroma. Creamy mouthfeel. Clear chocolate flavoured with a decent hops fruity- and bitterness. A slight touch of coffee towards the finish. Bitter and roasted malt finish with a whiff of smoke. Very nice.

Ungstrup (37556) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2005
A black beer with a nice brown head. The aroma is sweet malty with both herbal and flowery notes, but also a lingering acidity in the background. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of violet candy sugar used for cakes in the beginning, but then turning towards roasted malt and chocolate in the end. Nice.

joergen (28102) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2005
Bottled. Black coloured with a brown head. Aroma of liquorice, hops and pine needles. Roasted flavour of liquorice, chocolate, hops and coffee.

anders37 (26598) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 5, 2006
Bottle. Pours a black colour with a longlasting thick tan head. Sweet roasted aroma with hints of coffee and chocolate. Sweet roasted malty flavor with hints of coffee. Dry roasted warming aftertaste.

oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2006
Bottled. Pitch black colour, mediumsized brown head. Aroma is roasted malts and some smoke along with caramellish malts and coffee. Smoky, roasted, plummy and very fullflavoured. Caramel, licorace you name it. Lovely brew. Looking forward to the time we get this into Finnish market this autumn.

omhper (25093) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2006
[Bottled at Københavnske Øldage] Black, no head. Licorice aroma. Densely malty with ffull body. Plenty of salt and tar as well as tobacco and dark chocolate. Very salty finish. Intense and flavourful, perhaps a bit rough.

Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 20, 2006
(Bottle 50 cl) Completely black and opaque with a creamy, light brown head leaving some laces. Fat, malty aroma. Full-bodied with shiploads of roasted malt - hard roasted but not really burned. Ends - surprisingly - on a rather mellow note. A very smooth Imperial Stout. 170406

madmitch76 (24785) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2011
15th November 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! Thick dark stout. Initially this was hard work but improves a lot as it warms up. Very drinkable with hints of fruit and cream. Bags of dark malt and chocolate. Slightly bitter finish.

Travlr (24642) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 2, 2009
Very dark maroon with gorgeous maroon head. Aroma of light roasted coffee. Full bodied, chocolate and roasted coffee flavor. Nice bitter, slightly smoky finish. A winner.

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