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Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Porter
Grimstad, Norway

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RATINGS: 1155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark malts provide flavors of coffee and dried fruit. Recommended serving temperature 10°C/50°F. Try with dark chocolate, cheese, or red meat dishes.

Ingredients: Maris Otter, Munich, caramel, black malt, and chocolate malt; Centennial and Northern Brewer hops; English ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.

16.5° P, 30 IBU, 7 ABV.

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3.7
fonefan (52396) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2007
Bottle. Batch #245. Dark brown color with a average frothy good lacing mostly lasting light brown head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, dark chocolate, mocca, light hoppy, pine, grapefruit. Initial flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter, finish flavor is moderate sweet and bitter (chocolate / mocca bitter) with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat.

3.8
yespr (48931) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 17, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours black with a dense light brown head. Roasted malt and chocolate aroma. Promise of a roasted and hops bitter flavour. Flavour is mild tar, light smoked, roasted malt and smooth chocolate following. Very smooth with liqourice added along the way. Light roasted bitterness following into a chocolate and roasted malt bitter finish. Very nice. One of the pre-RB beers I finally get to rate. Perfect for boiling vegetables in the owen, carrots for instance. Seriously!

3.7
Ungstrup (38958) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2004
A pitch black beer with a small chocolate brown disappearing head. The aroma is very sweet with notes of roasted bread and chocolate. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted bread, alcohol, and chocolate, but the body is a little thin.

3.7
joergen (29624) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2004
Dark beer with a low brown head. Intensive aroma of malt and liquorice. The taste is powerful but dominated by english liquorice. A very good porter, especially on a cold day.

3.7
anders37 (27635) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2006
Bottle. Pours a black colour with a big longlating tan head. Roasted malty aroma with a nice hoppiness. Roasted malty flavor with some chocolate and coffee hints. Long roasted malty finish with some bitterness.

4.4
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 15, 2005
Bottled. Black colour, brown mediumsized head. Strong aroma of roasted malt with chocolate. Also hints of coffee. Flavour is coffeeish and roasted malt along with dark chocolate and some caramellish hints. Strong dark chocolate and roasted coffee in aftertaste. Very pleasant.

3.1
madmitch76 (26440) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2012
18th November 2009
Opaque black beer. Palate slightly crisp. Even dark malt. not bitter or roasty but tangy and with some minerals. Finishes semi dry with a touch of hop fruit and bitterness. Inoffensive.

4.4
Travlr (26430) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 10, 2008
Best beer of the night at the Publick House near Boston. Deep ruby-red medium-bodied porter with flavors of toffee and coffee, and a slightly smoky finish. It tasted like a true British porter, whereas most American porters taste like stouts.

3.8
cgarvieuk (26387) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 9, 2007
UPDATED: APR 13, 2012 Bottle at home ... Deep black with tiny red tinge ... rich slighly smokey roast malt ... rich complex roast malt ... little sweet ... little fruit ... bitter chocolate coffee roast in linger...3.6

bottle at home brewed 091206 ... bbf 091209 ... drunk 130412 ... deep black ... thin lacing ... soft mellow toffee roast nose ... low carbonation ... but still some ... quite meaty .. soft coffee roast ...3.8

3.4
omhper (25956) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2004
Bottled. Black, rich head. Aroma of coffee and plums. Sweet, rich, salty and very burnt with notes of dates. Quite chocolatey. The mouthfeel is a bit less gentle than their Havre Stout, and it is cleaner and harder. Coffee and syrup in the finish.


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