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Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Tindved er et syrlig norsk øl brygget på norsk byggmalt og norsk hvete. Det er tilsatt saft fra pressede tindvedfrukter for å gi den gode friskheten. Dette er et ufiltrert og upasteurisert øl. Skjenk derfor forsiktig i glasset slik at sedimentene i bunnen flasken kan ligge uforstyrret.

Tindved is a sour Norwegian ale brewed with Norwegian malted barley and raw wheat. We added juice from pressed sea buckthorn to obtain the brash sourness. Nøgne Ø ales are unfiltered and unpasteurized so pour carefully if you want to leave the natural yeast in the bottom of the bottle.

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3.1
cgarvieuk (26100) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 17, 2015
Bottle at home... Golden amber... Small white head... Funky barnyard... Soft fruits nose... Light fizz fruits.. Soft funk barnyard fruits... Soft brett funk

3.8
zach8270 (4021) - Henrietta, New York, USA - SEP 27, 2015
(bottle - 330 ml) Hazy orange with a puffy white head. Huge sour and dank aroma with a bit of rye dryness. Flavor is nice and sour with some light fruit, maybe the buckthorn but I have no idea what that is, and a dry rye finish with some lingering sourness. [9/8/15]

3.7
msbernac (2885) - Krakow, POLAND - SEP 24, 2015
Bottle
Aroma-barnyard, vinegar
Appearance-orange, hazy, white foam,
Taste-medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour,
Palate-medium body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish,
Overall-very drinkable

3.2
ngeaney (97) - SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2015
Aroma of apple, cider, vinegar and some wood which I guess is oak from the casks. Not super sour by any means to taste but quite dry and also some apple and cider on the tongue.

3.3
Holmen2 (4139) - NORWAY - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle on board Fridtjofen 02.08.15. Clody, pale orange. Diminishing, off-white head. Fruity aroma, with brett and ammonia. Similar taste, with moderate acidity. Well-balanced. Long and tarty aftertaste,

4.2
Hallstein (483) - Skogn, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2015
250ml bottle from Vinmonopolet - aroma is sour with a fruity tang to it. It’s probably the sea buckthorn, but i get tons of stonefruit and wild aromas from this beer. Great aroma, really! Flavor-wise this beer has plenty to offer. A nice bready malt with this stonefruit-y flavor. Never tried sea buckthorn berries, but if this is what it tastes like, nøgne ø has hit a home run. Tastes great. Slightly sour and very refreshing.

3.7
Idiosynkrasie (8068) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUL 31, 2015
250ml bottle [petty gusher]. Murky golden colour with average, frothy, fairly lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Complex, spicy, sourish aroma, notes of leather, shoe polish, peat, mustard, white wine, grapes, buckthorn, pickles, a herbal touch, hints of smoke. Taste is slightly leathery smoky, hints of peat, fruity overtones, buckthorn, overripe pear, a sweet-ish herbal touch, white wine, grapes. Quite complex, very interesting (used with positive connotation here), thereby almost easy drinkable.

3.8
Duckboot (46) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2015
Great beer which I have had stored in my basement for almost a year now. The brett med it burst out of the bottle when I openend it. Fruity aroma and a pleasant mild guezeish taste. This is a really nice beer.

2.2
Kadyfornia (6) - POLAND - JUL 17, 2015 does not count
Appearence: clear, with ample, stable white head.
Aroma: a mix f fruity hops and malt, no funk to speak of.
Taste: That was a disappointment - dominated by diacetyl, with a hint acetone in the background, partly redeemed by mild, pleasant bitterness.
Mouthfeel: Way too full for my taste -and for the style.

Probably a proof that wild fermentatin does not always go the same way. Althpugh a few more monthsin the tank would probably allow the brett to finish their job and really help this beer.

3.5
PriorL (3068) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 12, 2015
Rating #2700. Sample at Leuven Innovation Beer Festival. Thanks for sharing today’s beers!
APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small unstable white head.
NOSE: fruity, fresh, sour.
TASTE: fruity, fresh, sour, lactic.


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