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

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RATINGS: 693   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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (4410) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 23, 2017
Bottle. Pours a semi clear, golden beer with a big overcarbonated white head on top. Aroma is floral and perfume-ish, tropical fruits, passionfruits and citrus zest. Also some malty touches in there. Flavor is fruity as well, but has this soapy thing going on which is hard to put a finger on. Highly carbonated for sure, bittersweet flavor overall and medium short, bitter aftertaste. Dry on the palate. Decent beer in my book.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
radassace (257) - SCOTLAND - FEB 19, 2017
330ml bottle. Pours a hazy orange amber with a white head. All sorts of bits floating around in the glass ! Very citrus, tropical aromas with some caramel on the nose. Taste starts off with the malts, silky nice and sweet and then come the tropical peach, apricot and grapefruit. Mellows out a bit again to more sweet malts and then a lovely bitter finish with a touch of resin. Oooft this is good !

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (3034) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2017
Bottle. Amber colour. Very citrus fruity and tangy (grapefruit and lemon). Hoppy (grassy and resinous hops). Spicy (peppery). Malty backbone (bready malts, caramel). Yeasty (lots of sediment). Zesty, tart. Moderately bitter citrus fruity and hoppy throughout. Dry bitter citrus hoppy finish. Nice beer! (2008)

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Andrus86 (635) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - FEB 14, 2017
BOTTLE. (Batch1084, BB dec15, drunk feb17) Pours a cloudy gold with big bubbly head.. That dirty generic nogne head that comes with there "base beers".. Taste has held up, good golden malt,a touch chewy, yet with enough "fresh sweet" hop to not be dull, score is for aged version, yet I would rate much higher fresh.. Sourced my old stock cellar

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thejackpacker (372) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2017
Bottle from marks and Spencer’s. A decent ale, strong grapefruit flavour and a good alcohol level to take control of the bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cimbasso (886) - - FEB 8, 2017
33cl bottle from Marks & Spencer. A pleasant surprise to find this in my local supermarket as this is one of the finest breweries to be found anywhere. Pours an amber colour with a healthy white head. Good, spicy aromas and a taste of spices, orange peel, grass, tobacco. Great hop flavours on a good malty base, exactly what a pale ale should be! Highly drinkable!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
phfyysik (1227) - 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 (2378) - 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 (1214) - 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 (179) - 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.


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