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Nøgne Ø Sweet Horizon

Formerly brewed at Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Imperial Stout
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 254   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
Sweet Horizon is dessert for the ones with a sweet tooth. Black and velvety, with hints of sweet chocolate, fruit, coffee, licorice......... Hmmmm! But remember, this is dessert, so do not try to have dessert with it!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (12330) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours opaque black with no head. Aroma is roast malt, cooked dark fruits of plums, raisins, figs, and dates, light alcohol, and vinous notes. Flavor is sweet dark malt and fruits, lightly spicy alcohol, and a sweet finish. Full body and light carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (6304) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Bottle shared with Annie baby in November of ’10. Thit, this that vintage review yo. Bottle pours murky brown with small head and not much lacing remaining. Aromas and taste were chocolate cake, raspberry, anise, wood, sweet malt, candy sugar, and plum. Pretty thick and relatively sweet but nice. Tasty meh, try dis

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nijstrom (280) - Turku, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2013
250ml bottle. Black colour with a small brown head. Notes of sweet and roasted malts, fruits (plums and raisins), chocolate, coffee and alcohol. Heavy sweetness and moderate bitterness in the flavour and a dry, bitter finish. Full-bodied with a oily texture and very soft carbonation. A bit too sweet for me, but nevertheless very good!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
llkc (1632) - århus, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2013
meget kafitg gudt af sødme. chokolade og de brandet malte. smagen er sød og fyldig

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (16111) - Dublin, California, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Bottle thanks to the Norwegian contingent. Black pour with very little carbonation, not a shocker. Sweet, very sweet. Licorice, vanilla, cream, and caramel. Brown sugar, roasted malt, and a touch of ash. A touch of coffee. Flavors of fudge, vanilla, brown sugar, cream, and caramel. Some roasted malt, licorice, coffee, and a hint of smoke. Not surprisingly, some booze, too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MotherBrother (927) - Aalborg, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2013
Now, Finally it’s my turn to have a go at this. Pour murky very dark brown, with no head at all. Aroma is sugary sweet, molasses, vanilla, light burnt sugar slight dark fruits. This thing really does hide the booze well. (It almost feels like a port wine?) The taste is crazily sweet... As it should be given the name. Slight thick n’ oily, with a quite flat carb. Since I do have a sweet tooth, this was something I enjoyed...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bp (896) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Bottle: picked this up a while back, pours dark black with zero head, aroma is boozy and sweet, taste is sweet and syrupy, chocoalte flavor and some licorice flavor which works with the boozy finish, definitely dessert, just too sweet for me to really enjoy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reggiedunlop (3681) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Pours dark brown/black with no head...light sediment. Aroma has boozy roastiness...mild ash and bitter dark chocolate. Flavor is sweet!...raisins, brown sugar, molasses, chocolate, coffee, and dark fruit that comes across almost like port...lots going on! Mouthfeel is medium and syrupy with a roasty dakr fruit/molasses finish that warms. This is way too sweet for me...definitely a dessert beer!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Damico (3144) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Pours murky dark brown unclear in color with a very small head that dissipates quickly. The aroma brings a bit of sweet vanilla and earthy wood. The flavor brings very pleasantly sweet roasted malts, the coffee is faded in the background from the forward sweetness. The body is creamy and nice as well.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Adenila (1560) - DENMARK - MAY 10, 2013
5 years old when sampled. Black with a small diminishing brown head. Powerfull desert like aroma. Cocoa, toffee, coffee, vanilla and dark fruits like dates. Thick sticky palate. Again powerfull sweetness, but its complex and balanced by alchohol, so its not cloying. The complex sweet tastyness follows into the finish. Very good. Think the 5 years made it more balanced than a fresh one would be.

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