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God Jul - Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

303 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 303
Reviews: 210
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.27%
Wants: 60
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
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Norway

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
19°P, 30 IBU.

Ingredients: Lager, Munich, caramel, black, and chocolate malt; Chinook, Columbus, and Centennial hops; English ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.

(Beer added by: Sigmund on 12-01-2003)
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GeorgeCarroll

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

08-19-2014 15:15:19 | More by GeorgeCarroll
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

08-18-2014 14:54:17 | More by GRG1313
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev -26.7%

07-20-2014 16:56:12 | More by Howlader
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-19-2014 06:26:38 | More by zestar
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henryclay_

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +10%

05-10-2014 16:09:08 | More by henryclay_
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Svendozen

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

05-06-2014 02:39:13 | More by Svendozen
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

04-30-2014 17:15:26 | More by nmann08
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zonker17

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-26-2014 00:50:04 | More by zonker17
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RockinRob925

Florida

4.31/5  rDev +5.4%

Norway has created a very good brew and this one is easy folks. Strong deep color that pours with a lasting dark amber head, strong sweet aroma of caramel, strong flavor of caramel and nut, strong abv of 8.5 that is dangerous if you let it.... the Vikings did this beer very well.

03-24-2014 01:43:38 | More by RockinRob925
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afsdan

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +10%

03-21-2014 01:58:01 | More by afsdan
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.2%

03-19-2014 01:48:37 | More by PatGreer
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apasternak

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

02-25-2014 03:09:43 | More by apasternak
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epyon396

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

02-23-2014 04:23:56 | More by epyon396
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Chico1985

Massachusetts

4.06/5  rDev -0.7%

Labeled simply "Winter Ale" for us Americans. 500ml poured into creepy realistic human-esque Satan glass.

Monster foam pour. Dark brown beer, thick+creamy tan head which eventually falls to about a finger. Great retention and some lace left.

Big scent of dark fruits (dates, plums, cherries), molasses, some chocolate and light spices. Kind of a bold dessert/fruitcake vibe.

Taste follows the scent but also delivers a good dosage of roasted malts, borderline charred, as well as some big piny hops with maybe some citrus in there too. Still lots of molasses, chocolate cake, bread, licorice and dark fruits; it's all balanced surprisingly well.

Very hefty mouthfeel similar to a big ol stout, ample carbonation and hop bitterness. Some light alcohol warmth. Moreso than the big+bold flavors, the mouthfeel definitely makes this one a sipper. Extra roasty and dry finish.

Definitely leaning towards the imperial porter/stout side of things, but hits unique areas for a great winter warmer as well. Hoppiness is unexpected but meshes nicely. Seems a bit heavy for 8.5% (the whole 500ml is a bit much solo) but quite enjoyable.

01-30-2014 00:27:16 | More by Chico1985
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northstar23

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-29-2014 21:51:02 | More by northstar23
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Auslander

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

01-27-2014 16:17:00 | More by Auslander
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Sturmthis

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-14-2014 23:44:45 | More by Sturmthis
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clayrock81

Virginia

4.03/5  rDev -1.5%

Poured a dark brown/almost black body with two finger, voluminous head, with a roasted, chocolatey smell with minor breadiness and just a touch of hoppy graininess. Medium to thick bodied, has a strong and warming booziness as well as a roasted chocolate malt base with breadiness that brings a chewiness (and syrupy mind you) as well as a roasted sweetness to the beer and a dry finish (java/coffee-esque). The alcohol isn't overpowering but makes it's presence known and there's a touch of figs or raisins (dark fruits). This is a great warming winter beer and I really enjoyed it.

01-13-2014 00:57:08 | More by clayrock81
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Roberto11232

New York

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

01-04-2014 04:48:45 | More by Roberto11232
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Rast

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +10%

01-03-2014 01:17:41 | More by Rast
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RandomExile

Maryland

3.08/5  rDev -24.7%

A: dark brown, virtually black; rich medium brown head; gothic webbed, and occasionally sheeted lacing
S: chocolate, roast
T: chocolate, coffee, raspberry, roast, a tinge of metal, bile, something medicinal, light apples
M: medium to full-bodied
O: There are some impressive parts, but they don't measure up to an enjoyable whole. The rich smell and appearance can't make the medicine/bile/metal enjoyable.
12oz / Snifter / VGP

12-24-2013 00:37:49 | More by RandomExile
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jaydoc

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

12-22-2013 16:23:38 | More by jaydoc
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ISmith87

Arizona

4.21/5  rDev +2.9%

Nogne Winter Ale 2013! Poured from a 1 pint .9 fluid oz bottle into a pint glass.

A - 4 - Really dark brown color, but not quite black. Lots of tan head that leaves nice lacing. I like the bomber bottle, more of it to love!
S - 4.25 - Roasty, smokey malts. Little bit of a red wine hint.
T - 4.25 - Roasty, smokey malts. Some hints of dark fruits/red wine too. Coffee/espresso type flavors are present. No real chocolate, vanilla, or creamy flavors that I can pick up, but thats okay.
M - 4.0 - Medium-heavy mouth feel. Smokey bitterness aftertaste, almost like a really nice cigar. Alc completely covered.
O - 4.25 - Good porter. I like to have a porter every once in while between the imperial stouts.

12-21-2013 22:04:00 | More by ISmith87
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DenverBigRed

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +10%

12-18-2013 23:49:52 | More by DenverBigRed
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brbrocc

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

12-18-2013 21:21:53 | More by brbrocc
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God Jul from Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S
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