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100
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style
Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Imperial Stout
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1752   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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gowdy (1116) - Erskine, - MAR 22, 2013
Bottle at Craig’s house. Very dark and sizeable brown head. Very heavy taste. Quite good.


4.1
yoxik75 (290) - Wroclaw, POLAND - DEC 9, 2017
Uzupełnienie profilu notatki.
Piana niewielka, drobna i trwała. Kolor czarny. Aromat ciemne palone słody, czekolada, owocowa słodycz, przyjemny. Smak, mocna kawa, czekolada, opiekane słody z nutą kwaskową. Ciało średnie, ciemne owoce suszone, wyraźne nuty chmieli nowofalowych, zwieńczone równie wyraźną pasującą goryczką. Piwo Bardzo Dobre, Genialny pijalny RIS bez udziwnień Skandynawskie RISowe WOW.

4.1
evannell (1436) - Kraków, POLAND - DEC 3, 2017
Powolutku świat polskich piwnych lordów zaczyna gardzić RIS-ami, które nie leżały w jakiejś beczce - choćby to miała być beczka po gnojówce. Tu jest czysto. Bardziej w stronę czekoladową, niż kawową, słodycz umiarkowana, delikatne nuty waniliowe. Na języku pozostawia lekką cierpkość. Bardzo dobre piwo; byłoby co ukisić w beczce po ogórkach.

3.8
Velquex (199) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 3, 2017
[Butelka]
Wygląd:
Nieprzejrzyście czarne, średnia piana.
Aromat: Gorzka czekolada, sporo kawy, palone słody.
Smak: Wytrawny, nieco popiołowy, nisko wysycony.

4
lmojoh (1033) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 23, 2017
Aroma røsted malt, kaffe, sjokolade, vanilje. Utseende sort med brunt skum. Smak røsted malt, kaffe vanilje, sjokolade, noe lakris. Balansert smaksrik, lang ettersmak med lakris mot slutten, noe bitterhet. Godt øl Flaske smakt hjemme september 2012, 50cl 9%

4.1
Bill Becker (1910) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - NOV 22, 2017
From Jun 2008

I got this bottle in a trade with russpowell. Thanks Russ!

My first beer from this brewery:

A very nice pour. A really thick looking pitch black brew with a 1 finger head of tan foam. Some good sticky lacing here and the head retention is better than average for the style.

Taking a few whiffs, the smell is on the light side but I get some notes of coffee, dark fruit, and a bit of caramel malt. Sweetish overall.

First sip and man, nice complexity going on here. Rich dark chocolate flavours are the first thing I notice and then the coffee shows itself along with some plum and toffee. And wow, the mouthfeel is superbly thick and the carbonation is livelier than I thought it would be but it works really well so no complaint here.

Further sips in and I notice a slight tartness coming from the hops and it does a nice job in complimenting the other flavours. And the 9%abv? I'm trying hard to find it but I can't say I can. It's *very* well hidden. The finish is really tasty with notes of bitter chocolate and a light hoppiness. This is a damn good example of the style and the next time I visit Colorado, I'm going to pick up some. It *is* that damn good, imho!

3.9
pjotrapostou (370) - POLAND - NOV 6, 2017
Wytrawne, palone, dość gorzkie w stronę popiołu. Bardzo wytrawny stout, ale całkiem przyjemny.

4.1
melush (4816) - SPAIN - NOV 4, 2017
50cl Bottle @ LaBIRRAtorium, Madrid, Spain.
Black colour with a medium size tan head.
Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, chocolate.
Taste is roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, caramel, prunes, soy.
Medium to full body, average carbonation.

4
czlowiekmotyka (540) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 1, 2017
Well it is a kind of a dinosaur. Quite oldschool. Roasty - sweet - coffee - choco. Stylish but with no flare.

2.6
rob19a (489) - - OCT 21, 2017
10/20 tobacco and leather taste with chocolate base, not a great imp stout.

4.2
Daboch (190) - Gdansk, POLAND - OCT 14, 2017
Czarne nieprzezroczyste piwo i niezłą ciemną pianą. Aromat nuty palone, kawowe, trochę czekolady. Smak lekko palony, stonowany, kawa, czekolada trochę chleba. Bardzo dobry, klasyczny w smaku stout


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