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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jaross (28) - - JAN 25, 2013
Roasty smell for an ipa. Roasty Taste brings up the hops which is sharp but not invasive. Hops fade a little to back to sweet roast. Bitter hops aftertase. Very solid dipa ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Evilkniamhel (689) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 15, 2017
From bottle. Pours hazy bright orange. Nose of white pepper, savoury, candied orange. Taste is pith, Mandarin, moss, resin, juicy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
corkyrory66 (1630) - BELGIUM - JAN 14, 2017
Double ipa de 8,5 % abv, pour 18,3° plato, et un niveau ebu de 100. Bière qui est en fait une bière gagnante d’un concours norvégien de homebrewing en 2010, que la brasserie a reprise en production. Mon exemplaire avait 10 mois de bouteille sur 24 en dluo. Couleur orangé un peu roux, à la clarté nette. Bulles fines, en colonnes droites, à montée lente. Mousse blanche, à flocons moyens, stable à 2 mm. Arômes de malt grillé, abricot, pointe de fumée, thym, romarin. 1ère bouche souple sur malt, agrumes et citronnelle. Arrière-bouche à l’amertume astringente. 2ème à l’amertume incisive, avec un peu d’agrumes. Arrière-bouche plutôt citronnée (zeste). 3ème où le côté zesté est trop en avant. Arrière-bouche sans équilibre. Longueur très uniforme, sans réelle harmonie. Jambes lisses. Levure assez terreuse, ligne basique. Alcool qui n’aide en rien à l’ensemble, il regarde le train. Finale assez banale. CONCLUSION : double ipa qui est un double coup dans l’eau, pour les saveurs et pour l’amertume.. Après cela, il ne reste plus beaucoup dans une double ipa ...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mzaar (3000) - Varberg, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2016
Flaska från Vinmonopolet. Dimmigt orange med ett smutsvitt skum. Dofter av tropisk frukt, blomster och karamell. Smakinslag av tropisk frukt, malt, karamell och kåda. Oljig munkänsla. Fyllig kropp. Riktigt snyggt!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MelvinKalksma (1233) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2016

Medium aroma of malts, caramel, orange, tropical fruit, pine, hops and citrus.

Turbid golden/amber beer with medium yeast and with a slight white/off-white head.

Starts medium/heavy sweet with malts, caramel, orange, tropical fruit and pine; ends slightly bitter and dry with hops and citrus.

This beer is intense, complex and balanced. Great sweet start balanced by the bare minimum of hop at the finish. Loads of malt, making it extremely creamy as well.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
caribou43 (767) - Lausanne, SWITZERLAND - DEC 25, 2016
I share this beer with my brother for the Christmas and it is simply a great IPA, in my point of view and better than the IPA from Siders. The color is copper/orange and troubled. The taste is perfect, great bitterness, citrus maybe there are some orange skin, malty and the choice of hop is lovely, the foam is thin and white. I really appreciate the products of this brewery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DonGregorio (118) - POLAND - NOV 17, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 18, 2016 Bottle. Pours hazy orange with small off-white head. Lots of citrusy hops in aroma: grapefruit, orange, with notes of pine and herbs. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter: citrus, grapefruit and spices, leading to bitter finish with light alcohol feel. Medium body, soft carbonation and oily texture. Very good IIPA with lots of citrus in flavour, just a little bit too much alcohol in taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ALIBALI (1123) - Kiel, GERMANY - NOV 11, 2016
Ein mit Trübstoff gefüllter See der Hopfenglückseligkeit. Man fühlt sich mitten in einen amerikanischen Kieferwald gebeamt. Im Mund dann schlank und bis zum Ende hin gehörig hopfenscharf. Ein Elixier, zitrusbefeuert und lang am Gaumen. Und da liegt am Ende der Hund begraben, zwar lang aber dann doch zu einheitlich citrusbitter. Aus der BIEREREI Berlin. 0,5l Krug für zu viel Taler. 6 an der Zahl.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BenL8 (89) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 5, 2016
Hazy/opaque light copper colour, little head, some foam remains for a long time though. Aroma is spicy and malty, with only hints of fruitiness. Hops is prominent anyway, aroma is very earthy and herbal. Flavour: Citrus fruitiness is apparent at first. Very spicy and piney, earthiness/ herbal notes still very apparent. Bitter and tangy, especially in the finish. Very very nice double IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mats1337 (32) - POLAND - OCT 27, 2016
Barwa pomarańczowa, lekko w kierunku czerwonego, lekko mętne, piana biała, szybko opadła. W aromacie baaardzo słodko. Głównie landrynki i amerykańskie chmiele. Wysycenie średnie, wporzo. W smaku początkowo czuć lekką słodowość, po czym piwo pokazuje pełnię swoich możliwości. Bardzo mocna gorycz, cytrusy i znowu gorycz. Jest wrażenie jakby momentami gorycz była lekko alkoholowa. Ogólnie piwo, nie licząc potężnej goryczki, zrobiło na mnie średnie wrażenie.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kustie (1011) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 21, 2016
Bottle. Golden color with off-white head. Aroma has pine, needles, grassy hops. Taste is malty with quite long bitter and fairly dry aftertaste. Flavors of pine, needles, fruits.

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