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

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

306 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 306
Reviews: 210
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 61
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S visit their website
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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Photo of ISmith87
4.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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.

ISmith87, Dec 21, 2013
Photo of DenverBigRed
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

DenverBigRed, Dec 18, 2013
Photo of brbrocc
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

brbrocc, Dec 18, 2013
Photo of Alex5
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Alex5, Dec 10, 2013
Photo of KYGunner
3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep ruby to almost black this ale had a frothy but solid off white head.

The aromas are so interesting year so weird. There's a lot of smokey malts, like a Rauschbier, but it subsides into a dried fruit. The fruit is rather dull in the nose but that means it's not overly sweet.

The flavors almost follow suit as the dried fruit is not sweet, per se, but more in line with a cake or a malt. There is a barley grain and pecan flavor but it drifts off into a smoke or burnt malt flavor. Funny as it may be, I detected a burnt rubber smoking tire like flavor but found it was not off putting but enjoyable...I do love Rauschbiers though.

The feel is very easy, has a moderate carbonation but still a nice thickness and balance.

KYGunner, Dec 09, 2013
Photo of DrinkSlurm
4.4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2012 bottle poured into tulip. Red brown color with lots of off white lacing. Huge cherry and dried fruit aroma...some caramel and almost Belgian style note. Taste is chocolate cherry and dried fruit...some nice spice character. Really fantastic balance or sweet malt and spice/hops. wow..probably one of my favorite warmers. only wish this came in 6-packs.

DrinkSlurm, Dec 09, 2013
Photo of BillRoth
4/5  rDev -2%

BillRoth, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of jagada
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

jagada, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of d_brommer_nh
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

d_brommer_nh, Nov 17, 2013
Photo of bobv
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

bobv, Nov 11, 2013
Photo of BurnMeInMyBar
5/5  rDev +22.5%

BurnMeInMyBar, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of KJ2013
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

KJ2013, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of emerge077
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

emerge077, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of buzzy
4/5  rDev -2%

buzzy, Oct 01, 2013
Photo of Zaphog
2.75/5  rDev -32.6%

Zaphog, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of beernads
2.75/5  rDev -32.6%

beernads, Sep 12, 2013
Photo of JeffTheJuice
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

JeffTheJuice, Sep 05, 2013
Photo of WVbeergeek
4.05/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark Cola almost pitch black body wit a dark tan head, fine soft carbonation speckled lacing is left behind. Aroma has dark roasted malts a bit of toffee and cocoa dusted in the air, with an interesting spruce, pine, and light anise character. Flavor has herbal notes more spices with an astringent dark chocolate, herbal tea acidity. Actually quite enjoyable lighter than it sounds medium bodied natural soft carbonation a complex and satisfying winter ale that has aged well.

WVbeergeek, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of Kegatron
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Kegatron, Jul 23, 2013
Photo of WOLFGANG
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

WOLFGANG, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of Zbeetleman
1.5/5  rDev -63.2%

Zbeetleman, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of ShemRahBoo
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

ShemRahBoo, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of jaxon53
4/5  rDev -2%

jaxon53, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of Roger55
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Roger55, Jun 28, 2013
God Jul from Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S
91 out of 100 based on 306 ratings.