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

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RATINGS: 771   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Norovgath (35) - Poznań, POLAND - APR 1, 2016
Clear gold color with a large white head, nice lacing. Aroma is heavy hoppy citrus - orange, grapefruitm malty and some carmel, all is well balanced. Flavor is hoppy, malty and sweet, bitternes with a long duration - nice one. Aftertaste is just what I want in IIPA, perfect. It’s a combination of grapefruit’s bitterness and orange sweetnes. Medium body, texture is oily, soft carbonation. Really very drinkable. The whole creates a perfect combination. :D

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Andrus86 (609) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - MAR 28, 2016
BOTTLE. (batch #970). Murky orange pour with solid white head.. Orange, fruity punch on the nose, good malt presence as well.. Warmth, toffee malt that’s sticky, goes to a bitter back end with the malty sap lingering, aged surprisingly well.. Sourced Cellarbrations @ Capel

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Viper666 (3278) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 25, 2016
Où, Quand, Comment : Bouteille, dégustée le 9/29/2013.
Visuel : Couleur : ambrée. Apparence : voilée.
Arôme : Houblon résineux, herbeux, fruité (agrumes, notes de fruits tropicaux) aux notes florales, caramel.
Goût : En entrée de bouche : Goût amer de houblon résineux, floral, moyennement herbeux et fruité (agrumes, notes de fruits tropicaux), présent toute la gorgée. Un support malté de caramel sucré est également présent avec des notes d’alcool et de miel.
En bouche : Corps : moyen. Effervescence : moyenne. Texture : légèrement huileuse. Finale : longue, composée d’une amertume de houblon résineux, herbeux, floral et aux notes fruitées.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zarguon (22) - FINLAND - MAR 16, 2016
Fruity & bitter. Citrus, orange, apricose and resin/floral hops are balancing the bitterness really well. Hoppy character. Alcohol percent not tasting. Really nice IPA although not my favourite style

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
zacgillbanks (4868) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2016
Bottle from Glug, Newcastle. Cloudy amber coloured with a thin white head. It has a sharp orange marmalade and tropical fruity flavour followed by pine and blackcurrant on the slight earthy finish. Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HPDalen (376) - DENMARK - MAR 6, 2016
Aroma of pine, citrus, grass, fruit. Golden, hazy, small head. Bitter, balanced, lovely and long. A very nice beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mesjasz (1288) - Lodz, POLAND - MAR 4, 2016
Bottle. Tasted two years ago. Almost no hops, pretty sweet with grassy bitterness

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Psytron (2084) - Turku, FINLAND - FEB 19, 2016
Smell of hops, overripe fruit. Muddy colour, high beige head. Aroma of hops, rum, wood, spruce. Barbed hoppiness, very bitter. Half viscous texture, soft but wild carbon.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AnG_BrgNor (626) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 13, 2016
Aroma of hops, fruit (grapefruit mostly) and some caramalt. Taste is dominated by fruity hops, but caramaltr present as well. Medium body and medium to high bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
stephenco (49) - Makati, PHILIPPINES - FEB 12, 2016
0.5L bottle from Gilmore Wines. Pours hazy golden brown with medium head. Sticky, thick texture. Pine, citrus aroma and taste. Suave bitter finish.


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