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Nissefar - HaandBryggeriet

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BA SCORE
87
very good

150 Ratings
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.26%
Wants: 4
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
HaandBryggeriet visit their website
Norway

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sigmund on 06-17-2007)
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philipquarles

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4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle from 8/08. Pours opaque, very dark brown with a small beige head. Strong chocolaty, dark malt on the nose, along with some dark fruit. Slightly tangy. Dark roasty taste, again with plenty of cocoa. Slight sourness that works really well here, surprisingly. Dry finish. Medium, creamy body. Really pleasant-drinking, if unconventional, porter.

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2009 01:40:52 | More by philipquarles
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S: Musty malt, cardamom, nutmeg, cinnamon and oak in the nose. Smells like most old ales, but spicy.

T: Dark fruit and maybe some berries. With the yeast it tastes chocolatey and roasty. An odd dichotomy.

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Nissefar from HaandBryggeriet
87 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.