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Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Saison
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 844   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Unfiltered
Ingredients: Wheat and lager malt; East Kent Goldings and Crystal hops; Belgian ale yeast, and local Grimstad water.
One of our most refreshing brews, made for those hot summer days, but satisfying year ’round. Recommended serving temperature 8°C/45°F. Goes well with seafood, particularly oysters.

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3.5
fonefan (51092) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2007
Bottle. Unclear medium orange color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is light malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, citrus / grapefuit, moderate yeasty, fruit acidic. Flavor is moderate sweet, acidic and bitter with a average to long duration. (Fruit acidic). Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (101107)

3.5
yespr (47567) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2007
50 cL bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a frothing head. Lovely citrus and apple fruity aroma. The same fruityness is the flavour with a nice blend of sweetness followed by a dry bitterness into the finish. Nice.

3.1
Ungstrup (38413) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2006
An unclear dark orange beer with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet spicy - with coriander being most dominant. The flavor is sweet malty with a strong spicyness again especially coriander, but there also a light note of alcohol, before a dry hoppy end sets in. Quite nice for a Saison, but not my favorite style.

3.4
joergen (29216) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2006
Bottle. Muddy amber coloured with a white head. Fruity aroma with notes of spices and citrus. Fruity flavour of malts, fruits, citrus and spices. Long hoppy finish.

3.2
anders37 (27062) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 10, 2006
Bottle. Hazy orange colour with a small white head. Fruity yeasty aroma with some hints of hay. Fruity malty bitter flavor. Has a freshness in the aftertaste and a bitter finish.

3.7
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 25, 2007
Bottled. Batch 235. Goldeny amber colour with mediumsized beige head. Aroma is strong earth, fruits and grass. Flavour is earth, sour fruits, freshly cut grass and some yeast. Quite pleasant thing.

3
Travlr (26091) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 29, 2008
Hazy golden color with rapidly disappearing head. Aroma of hay and malt. Full-bodied for a saison, Taste of orange and lemon, maybe coriander. Bitter finish. Not very complex.

3.8
cgarvieuk (25987) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 28, 2011
bottle at home tasting ... crisp yellow ... thin white head ... soft yeasty le,mon fruits nose ... fizzy and zezty ... lots of lemon ... soft yeast fresh hay ... nice

3.9
omhper (25742) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2007
Bottled. Cloudy pale amber. Orangey and yeasty. Sweet and medium bodied. Minerally and fruity. Estery pear and herbal spices. Complex and pleasant. Really god beer!

3.5
madmitch76 (25568) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2011
17th December 2007
Cloudy yellow beer - resembles a wheat beer in appearance. Light crisp palate. Mildly bitter orange with a smooth sweet malty finish. Nice.


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