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Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: American Pale Ale
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 678   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A refreshing light and hoppy ale. Probably our best allrounder. Recommended serving temperature 8°C/45°F. Ideal with barbequed or smoked meat dishes.

Ingredients: Maris Otter, wheat and caramel malt; Northern Brewer and Centenneal hops; English ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
phfyysik (1000) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JAN 18, 2017
Tap @ Keller, Tartu. Pours amber with medium white head. Aroma is grass, flowers, citrus, orange peel, some silage, mustard, horseradish. Taste is mustard, floral, orange, orange peel, citrus, grass, herbs. Very nice and refreshing beer!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (2131) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2017
Bottle at home, 15th January 17. Pours hazy amber. Aroma is citrus, some sourness. Taste is citrus, subtle, slight soapyness, slight sour, grapefruit. Lovely

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MayumiH (1112) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2017
Bottle at home. Hazy golden colour. A little sweet, faint hop bite, citrus. Dry bitter finish. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KikoDucky (132) - Trenčín, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 26, 2016
bottle from Mark&Spencer. Colour is pale and cloudy, foam is white, creamy, have a nice standing. In aroma feels nuts and pale malts. Beer is easygoing, malt starting, middle is nutty and yeasty, low citrusy and hop bittery finnish. Interesting tones in aroma and taste, fine bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (8189) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2016
Bottle from M&S, Ealing Broadway. Pale gold in colour, with a slight haze and moderate fizziness. Sharp, citrus, fruit and grassy hops. Light, sweetish malt flavours, with a sherbet kick and moderately bitter finish. Fine.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerowl80 (316) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2016
Bottle. Pours hazy golden amber. Aroma of yeast, grass and some mild citus. Taste had a bit of sourness to it with some bitter. Didn’t really taste like an APA to me.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (6483) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2016
BB backlog, Hazy orange brown color with small to medium head. Flavor is English yeast, lemon, bitter and piney centennial, what, and fruity/sweet malt. The malt and yeast out shine the hops in this one. Ok

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackradioboy (185) - SCOTLAND - OCT 29, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 21, 2017 Bottle from M&S. Big fizzy head. Hazy lemon. Slight eggy smell which disappears after a minute. Sweetish, but not overly so. Quite neutral with long dry finish. Pretty good. --- Edit. A few weeks later tried another. Not as good. Rating reduced. Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (3524) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2016
Bottle in Mort Subite in Altrincham. Golden with a frothy white head. Spicy lemon aroma. The taste has lots of lemon citrus with spice and a nice bitter finish. Really good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
graham_murphy (650) - - OCT 9, 2016
Trying to get excited about this like I have been for some of their IPAs but it’s a fairly standard pale ale - not particularly exceptional. Some grass and pine notes from the hops. A little caramel sweetness in the malt. Quite light and mildly carbonated. A little bit of saison going on.


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