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Brown Ale - Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S

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87
very good

150 Ratings
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S visit their website
Norway

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
11º P, 27 IBU

(Beer added by: Sigmund on 11-12-2003)
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Reviews by dmfrench:
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dmfrench

Indiana

4.2/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Toasty, zesty, fruity, creamy, delicious.
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A: Very dark slightly hazy reddish brown body with a persistent one finger light khaki head.

S: Fruity (apricot and plum), spices (cinnamon), and zesty, earthy hops. Creamy malt holds up the bottom.

T: Sweet, creamy, toasty malt takes a deliciously dominant position, followed by the earthy, zesty, spicy hops from the nose. Fruit takes the back seat, but is very much alive, fattening up the midrange. A great balance.

M: Slightly on the thinner side, but for the ABV it's positively gargantuan. Texture is very fine grained, velvety and smooth while still being gritty enough to stick on the tongue.

O: One of the most full and flavorful beers per AVB that I have yet encountered.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2011 00:18:28 | More by dmfrench
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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.

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Brown Ale from Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S
87 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.