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Horizon Tokyo Black - Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S

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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 8.39%
Wants: 7
Gots: 28 | FT: 3
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Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  16.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-23-2013)
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

brians52, Sunday at 06:34 PM
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

travy82, Oct 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

t2grogan, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of Treyliff
4.41/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Review #800
Bottled 11/29/12, batch 894/895
Poured into a snifter

A- pours an opaque jet black color with a small fizzy khaki colored head that reduces quickly, leaving just a ring behind, lots of alcohol legs

S- heavy roasted malt aroma up front gives note of charcoal, campfire, smoked wood, bitter dark chocolate and a hint of coffee. Sweet aromas of molasses, caramel/toffee, burnt brown sugar, fermented black cherries & figs & licorice. Herbal/earthy/woodsy notes close it out

T- big smoky charred malt flavors mesh with deep dark chocolate, molasses, melted toffee, coffee & wood smoke. Among all of these bold flavors, a district sour, almost tartness breaks through with strong flavors of dark cherry & blueberry, providing an almost vinous-like quality. As it closes out, more chocolate kicks in with a hint of sugared smoked meat

M- medium body with low carbonation leads to a slightly foamy mouthfeel, with a smooth slightly warming finish, ABV is hidden quite well for 16%

O- a big boozy sipper that surprisingly stays within the parameters of the style. More and more flavors continue to pop out as it warms, a treat that is to be sipped and savored

Treyliff, Sep 30, 2014
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4.96/5  rDev +12.5%

Rwalford74, Sep 28, 2014
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4.74/5  rDev +7.5%

Wobbly, Sep 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -32%

jrallen34, Sep 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

FreeKansas, Sep 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

jplopez21, Aug 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

shiggins22, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of anteater
4.39/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Jet black, fine spotty khaki head

S: Raisins, booze, chocolate

T: More of the raisins and chocolate from the nose but with the addition of coffee and a really nice bitterness. I think the bitterness is what rounds this beer out and takes it from good to great. Nowhere near the amount of alcohol heat I expected - far smoother than Black Tuesday or World Wide Stout for comparison.

M: Thick as you'd expect but not too thick to where its syrupy

O: As I was writing this review, I realized how much I really liked this beer. I bought it expecting a good beer, maybe something a little different but damn! This is a really solid, totally delicious RIS.

anteater, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of dogin26
4.71/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This beer is WILD.

Tar black with a coco head that fades quickly but that is a given since it has such a high ABV

Blueberry's are super dominant on the first whiff, dark fruits come after with some wood smoke.

The flavour follows after the smell with blueberry's and dark fruits. Then i get a maple wood coming through which ends on some soft soothing smoke.
Really enjoyable

Simple but pleasant mouth feel. The alcohol is hidden well but still gives you that lovely warmth.
Great stout that rewrites the flavor profile of stouts.

dogin26, Aug 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

cfaulman, Aug 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

mikeincharleston, Aug 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

kybeerdrinker, Aug 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

Root, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of bnes09
4.41/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Deep, jet black and perfectly opaque. Thin, copper colored head on the pour with weak retention. Understandable though considering the strength of this beer.

Dark aroma of pork sausage smoked over maple wood. Espresso and wheat notes.

Black currants and burnt molasses provide mildly sweet flavors. Definitely a burnt malt quality on the palate. Toasty and smoked flavors follow the nose. Smooth wood flavor. Also, an assertive, earthy and herbal hop presence. Great balance between malt and hop flavors. Leaving toward bitter in the end. Strong boozy finish. As it warms the beer develops added cocoa and dark fruit notes with a smoother overall character.

Dense, full body. Slightly sticky feel. Surprisingly well carbonated.

Highly complex and tasty. Different from any other beer I have had.

bnes09, Jul 24, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Color: deep black
Aroma: faint, subtle coffee and chocolate
Taste: similar to above, I can definitely taste the Tokyo. This beer is a little "hot" and will likley get better with time.
Mouthfeel: smooth, a little bit too carbonated
Overall: 4.3

aslamm75, Jul 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

visualmartyr, Jul 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

neckbracesub, May 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

eawolff99, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

GRG1313, May 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

spycow, May 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -15%

nmann08, Apr 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

22Blue, Apr 13, 2014
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Horizon Tokyo Black from Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S
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