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Porter - Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S

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346 Ratings
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Ratings: 346
Reviews: 225
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.59%
Wants: 31
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
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Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S visit their website
Norway

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
In this quite dark ale, dark malts provide flavors of coffee and dried fruit. Try with dark chocolate, cheese or red meat dishes.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: Sigmund on 11-20-2003)
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Served in a bottle at Valhalla in New York, NY

A: Pours a clear yet opaque jet black in color with light amounts of visible carbonation and some dark amber highlights. The beer has a two finger tall foamy dark tan head that slowly reduces to a thin film covering the entire surface of the beer with a thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to slightly heavier than moderate amounts of roasted malts with some light notes of anise/licorice.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of roasted malts with lighter notes of bittersweet chocolate and some roasted coffee. Light to moderate amounts of lingering bitterness are present.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth with a light to moderate amount of dryness in the finish.

O: Easy to drink with enough complexity to keep it interesting - I could easily have another one of these and enjoy it even though it is more of a slow sipper.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2013 22:11:51 | More by dbrauneis
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Roger55

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-28-2013 20:34:33 | More by Roger55
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

From notes.

A - Gusher. Black pour, huge beige head of thick and fluffy dark beige. Strong carbonation, good soapy lace, half finger retention.

S - Chocolate covered cherries, mild roast, coffee. A bit mild for my tastes.

T - Chocolate, earthy, mild hop note, a little roast. Simple but tasty at the same time.

M - Strong carbonation for the style, medium body, sweetness moves to dryness in the finish.

O/D - Potential infection for this bottle as something seemed a bit off, but it that was off, then this beer is pretty solid. Decent flavours and well executed, but not highly drinkable. A good effort nonetheless.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2013 11:24:18 | More by tbeckett
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-25-2013 15:37:44 | More by mrfrancis
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CERVEZALANDIA

Spain

4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

On bottle.Complex and strong porter style.High body with a medium brown head.Little carbonation.Very dark.Smel, choklat, coffe and roasted malts.Flavor with roasted malts again and delicius choklat.More near than Imperial style, really a old style.Great beer

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2013 14:17:23 | More by CERVEZALANDIA
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doremite

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-13-2013 21:26:45 | More by doremite
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coolandy007

Nevada

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

06-07-2013 00:48:15 | More by coolandy007
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SimonTja

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-06-2013 18:36:57 | More by SimonTja
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-05-2013 04:51:26 | More by yancot
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-20-2013 04:30:05 | More by Kmat10
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

05-19-2013 17:55:59 | More by tom10101
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2bet

Norway

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-10-2013 20:13:25 | More by 2bet
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AugustusRex

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

05-05-2013 19:14:34 | More by AugustusRex
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polloenfuego

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

04-28-2013 00:13:41 | More by polloenfuego
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.93/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

500ml bottle. I just recently learned how to pronounce this brewery's name - dammit, I already forgot.

This beer pours a solid black, with very slight basal cola highlights, and three generous fingers of puffy, tightly foamy, and kind of creamy tan head, which leaves a few instances of sparse cloudlet lace around the glass as it lazily bleeds away.

It smells of bittersweet cafe au lait, medium dark chocolate, fairly acidic black fruit - prune and dried cherries, mostly - a hint of rye breadiness, and edgy herbal, musty hops. The taste is big, semi-sweet chocolate malt, with a decent dose of caramel and toffee, mild dry coffee, middling molasses and dried stone fruit, a hint of lactic acid, tremulous earthy hops, and a soft touch of warming alcohol.

The bubbles are a tad prickly, but not in any serious manner, the body a hefty medium weight, and mostly smooth, but for a swirling, late-arriving frothiness. It finishes on the sweet side, the chocolate malt, milk-bolstered coffee, and caramel malt overmatching anything the hops or booze can throw at it.

A pleasurable enough version of the style, amped up to near imperial ABV levels, but you'd hardly know otherwise. Tasty, chocolatey, subtly milky, and offset by a perky fruitiness. Old World meet newish-Old World interpretation. Cool, I suppose.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2013 03:15:15 | More by biboergosum
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-24-2013 16:07:23 | More by Jason1337
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-23-2013 07:42:27 | More by Ciocanelu
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-20-2013 07:18:22 | More by schnarr84
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

3.69/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

500ml bottle poured into tulip 11/4/13

A dark brown with enough clarity to see nearly half way across the glass under the bubbles, a loose two finger head hangs around for a couple sips but leaves no lace

S cold coffee and a slight nutty aspect, faint coco, milk chocolate, prune and plum with some earthy herbal hops and something I can't quite place, almost like a wild yeast but not funky or off just different, its just lacking a little intensity

T more cold coffee and a little hard toffee I didn't smell, still nutty with some more of that interesting yeast profile that I just can't place

M thin for the color but well carbonated, a little slick almost slimy after the fact but it doesn't hurt or help its cause, nutty coco on the finish

O decent beer but considering how much I've been loving this brewery its almost a miss with their standards, its just smells and tastes a little toned down for a 7% Porter I expect just a little more sass

I had very high expectations for this one after falling in love with some of these guys dark monsters, respectable beer but I doubt I'd buy another when it's beside their Imperial Stout on the shelf

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2013 07:15:57 | More by wordemupg
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-10-2013 01:22:18 | More by beerhunter13
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phirleh

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-04-2013 13:04:58 | More by phirleh
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timeo

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

03-28-2013 01:23:59 | More by timeo
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fdig23

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-26-2013 20:31:59 | More by fdig23
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Brew Date: 04.07.12
Best Before: 04.07.16
Batch #832

A - Poured dark brown and settled black with a massive amount of light brown head. Carbonation appears very high.

S - Huge bitter roast aroma with smoke and some sweet molasses.

T - Bitter roast with smoke, licorice and some sweet brown sugar.

M - Medium body with moderate to high carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2013 02:29:12 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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pants678

California

3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Doesn't pour black, it has red edges and a beige head.

Not much smell, little bit of the darker malts but not the alcohol.

Just the right hop presence that keeps this from being a stout or milkshake. Still not a hint of the alcohol but strong, potent malt body. There's some coffee notes and a little raisiny, surprisingly not much in the way of chocolate. More a beer than anything, not leaning on additives.

Thick but not stout thick. The hops give a crisp quality that gives it more of a porter feel.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2013 02:26:58 | More by pants678
Porter from Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S
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