Brown Ale - Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S
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Reviews by HeyItsChili:
3.98/5 rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
Picked up at Tiger Qwik Mart in Clemson, home of the WALL OF BEER.
A - Poured from a 1pt 9oz bottle into a pint glass. Pours rusty brown with ruby highlights and a fleeting ecru head. The "core," if you will, of the beer is opaque, but the highlighted edges fade to a more clear brew.
S - Slightly bitter coffee beans, copper smelling roasted malt, toffee.
T - Overall very malty, not too intensely sweet. Coffee, toffee, faint spices and a slight hop bite in the nice finish.
M - Light bodied, about what you'd expect from a 4.5% beer.
Notes - This is a really solid, super drinkable low-mid alcohol content brew.
Serving type: bottle
01-21-2011 23:59:25 | More by HeyItsChili
More User Reviews:
3.68/5 rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
500 ml bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours fairly crystal clear reddish brown color with a 1 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a light amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of milk chocolate, cocoa, caramel, toast, brown sugar, dark bread, light nuttiness, light coffee, herbal, light fruitiness, and roast/yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good complexity and balance of dark/roasted malt and light earthy hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of milk chocolate, cocoa, caramel, toast, brown sugar, dark bread, light coffee, herbal, light fruitiness, and roast/yeast earthiness. Light earthy/roast bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of milk chocolate, cocoa, caramel, toast, dark bread, brown sugar, light coffee, light fruitiness, herbal, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice complexity and robustness of dark/roasted malt and light earthy hop flavors; with a good roasted bitterness/sweetness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly bready/chalky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish as expected of 4.5%. Overall this is a nice session Brown ale. Good balance, robustness, and complexity of dark/roasted malt and light earthy hop flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.
Serving type: bottle
06-20-2014 03:03:02 | More by superspak
United Kingdom (Scotland)
3.06/5 rDev -20.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Brewed at Batemans for 'spoons latest real ale festival. Chestnut to mahogany colour with an offwhite head. It smells of toffee, but it certainly doesn't taste sweet, instead there's a wholemeal bread, almost marmitey flavour. There are certainly spicy hops here, but I prefer them in conjunction with something a little sweeter. There's also a hint of cocoa. It has a rather dry finish.
Serving type: cask
04-13-2014 15:13:45 | More by charlatan
Brown Ale from Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S
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