Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Imperial IPA
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 768   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
English: Jan Halvor Fjeld, winner of the Norwegian home brewing championships 2010 brewed his champion Imperial IPA at Nøgne Ø. We at Nøgne Ø are of course proud to be with him in making this happen.
Ingredients: Grimstad water, malted barley, hops and English ale yeast.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerBaboon (2021) - FINLAND - AUG 3, 2013
Kaksi kapteenia kaatuu lasiin kuparisen oranssisena nesteenä muodostaen vaalean ja kestävän vaahdon. Tuoksusta pistää ensimmäisenä esiin eksoottinen hedelmäisyys ja aromaattinen humalointi. Ainakin greippi ja veriappelsiini tulevat mieleen hedelmistä. Alta pilkistää karamellinen maltaisuus ja Sellainen on tuoksusta vastaava kapteeni. Mausta vastaava kapteeni taasen on katkeran, mutta kuitenkin hillityn humaloitu (tai humalassa?). Greippinen hedelmäisyys melkein muistuttaa saman panimon perusipaa, joka onkin tyylinsä parhaimmistoa varsinkin tuoreena. Alta pilkistää taas karamellisuutta. Ei ollenkaan ällömakea tuplaipa. Kapteenien ulkonäköä en viitsi tässä sen kummemmin kehuskella, mutta suussa he tuntuvat varsin runsailta ja jollottelevat merimieslaulujaan varsin iloisesti. Varsin onnistunut tuplaipa, joka ei kuitenkaan mitenkään erityisesti erotu massasta.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jd543 (428) - SCOTLAND - AUG 1, 2013
Hazy red/orange colour with a thin white head. Quite a bit of sediment- maybe I was too cavalier when pouring... Aroma of toffee, caramel, malt, some hops, alcohol. Taste is sweet with a long duration. Thick oily texture, light carbonation. Ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (10880) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2013
Bottle @ Home. Pours golden with a creamy white head. Aroma of malt, rich fruity hops, peach, citrus, pine. Flavor is malt, peach, bitter fruity hops, grapefruit, resin, pine, some alcohol. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, dry and bitter finish with some alcohol. 210713

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thearmi (31) - Riga, LATVIA - JUL 21, 2013
A rather mild double IPA with a smooth and mildly bitter taste and a nice, bitter finish. It has a full body as the finnish stays long in your mouth. A really enjoyable beer for a night.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Very nice beer. Crisp and clean. Hoppy but not overbearing. Notes of orange and citrus. Almost no head. Very drinkable beer. At Cherokee Casino.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
esox (1225) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 8, 2013
Hazy yellow-amber beer with a thinnish white head. Hoppy nose with notes of citrus, pollen, resins, sugary canned fruits, fruitcake and berryish yeast. Malty and slightly sweet/bready flavor with balanced caramel sweetness. Blanced bitterness. In the finish it tasty, dryish maltiness, berryish English yeast character together with juicy and slightly spicy and piney hop bitterness. It also has slightly mineral, almost salty aftertaste. Medium to full body, smooth and very drinkable texture. Well balanced DIPA with great drinkability.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sizzler80 (502) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 6, 2013
Amber/caramel pour with a frothy off-white head. Lots of flecks of sediment bouncing around the glass. Toffee malts, grapefruit, tangerine peel, pine, passion fruit. Good carbonation starting sweet finishing with strong hoppy bitterness. Delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BRW (2260) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUL 5, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy amber colour with white head. Fruity aroma with some malts. Fruity, sweet caramel taste, with some malts, bitter ending. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
S_Side_Smitty (744) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Pours a hazy light brown with a medium off white head. Aroma is a nice blend of tropical fruits and malts (there’s some caramel in there somewhere, too). Taste is sweet, creamy malts (almost like milk chocolate) up front and gradually mellowing for an easy finish. The hops are very mild in this one. Different, but very, very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarpa (1432) - FINLAND - JUL 3, 2013
bottle 50 cl @ home. pours slightly cloudy amber. aroma of citrus, resin. resin hops, caramel in the flavor

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