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# 100 - Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

379 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 379
Reviews: 248
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 30
Gots: 32 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S visit their website
Norway

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
23,5° P, 80 IBU.

First brewed to celebrate the 100th batch.

Ingredients: Maris Otter, wheat, and chocolate malt; Columbus, Chinook, and Centennial hops; English ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.

(Beer added by: bark on 03-01-2005)
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

4/5  rDev -0.7%

08-09-2013 21:32:34 | More by johnnyboy76
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corysmith01

New York

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

07-28-2013 20:48:52 | More by corysmith01
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Skeeze

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-27-2013 21:39:37 | More by Skeeze
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Chico1985

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-26-2013 23:36:48 | More by Chico1985
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Poupae

Thailand

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-17-2013 17:04:21 | More by Poupae
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jaxon53

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

07-04-2013 22:00:34 | More by jaxon53
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crosenkrantz

Switzerland

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

07-02-2013 18:41:32 | More by crosenkrantz
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joemcgrath27

Alberta (Canada)

4.19/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - swampy brown colour, half finger of head retained at thin cover, left nice consistent lacing
S - citrus with touches of pine, earth, and nuts
T - starts with a citrus hop bite with a strong molasses malt compliment, undertones of earth and almonds with just hint of alcohol sweetness
M - medium body that is fairly sticky at first, drys out through the finish and warms the innards, very drinkable for a big brew
O - rich in flavours while striking a surprisingly nice balance between hop and malt flavours, and a nicely drinkable 10%, this one is a winner

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2013 00:53:55 | More by joemcgrath27
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DuffDaddy

Florida

2/5  rDev -50.4%

06-27-2013 19:55:54 | More by DuffDaddy
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

06-26-2013 23:22:42 | More by Molson2000
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goblue3509

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-26-2013 13:48:13 | More by goblue3509
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IanSpindler

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-21-2013 03:13:52 | More by IanSpindler
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megamass

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

06-07-2013 05:00:21 | More by megamass
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Farnswurth

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-01-2013 02:32:38 | More by Farnswurth
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-20-2013 04:12:08 | More by Kmat10
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

05-19-2013 17:55:29 | More by tom10101
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2bet

Norway

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-10-2013 20:15:21 | More by 2bet
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JayQue

Virginia

4.19/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nogne got this one right!!!! An outstanding American Barleywine. Pours a dark mahogany brown with some light getting through on the outside of the glass. Requires a hard pour to get a small to medium size head. Good sticky lacing.

Strong aroma of caramel malts and a little chocolate. Taste is exceptional. A lice smooth caramel malty backbone, with some elements of chocolate. This is balanced but not overwhelmed by a good infusion of C3 hops. Very tasty.

Mouthfeel is rich and smooth with a good hops and alcohol bite at the finish. The alcohol is more warming than harsh. A very satisfying slow sipper.

This is an outstanding beer. A bit pricy at $8.99 for a 16 ouncer but still a very satisfying beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2013 21:14:45 | More by JayQue
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-30-2013 00:18:47 | More by beerhunter13
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coltsr2

United Kingdom (England)

5/5  rDev +24.1%

04-26-2013 21:46:37 | More by coltsr2
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Lucho

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-25-2013 05:52:19 | More by Lucho
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%

04-19-2013 06:11:45 | More by schnarr84
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Jordantb313

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.7%

04-16-2013 03:57:08 | More by Jordantb313
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

4.21/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle. Having had the #500 not that long ago, it is weird now seeing the #100 following it up. Until I read the helpful label, that is.

This beer pours a hazy, dark orange-tinted dishwater brown (barleywine bulls-eye, that is) colour, with three fingers of puffy, dense, and caked beige head, which leaves a decent horror show of splattered paint lace around the glass as it slowly and evenly abates.

It smells of bitter citrus rind, a touch of pine resin, a big bready caramel/toffee malt, musty dark fruit, earthy anise, further leafy, weedy hops, and a wee booze astringency. The taste is more hefty biscuity, bready caramel malt, orange cream and grapefruit pith, sassy black fruit - prunes, plums and dried cherries, a soft dank mustiness, a touch of dry chocolate, and a well-tempered spiced rum heat.

The bubbles are quite low-key, and mostly just busy with keeping up their structural responsibilities, the body a decently restrained medium-heavy weight, and generally smooth, with a whiff of syrupy creaminess. It finishes off-dry, the subtle caramelized sugar backbone not ceding any turf, as the hops lose a bit of their bite, and the booze keeps a way too even keel.

A rather pleasant barleywine, the fruit, toffee, and old attic mustiness doing more for this than any particular hop schedule - not that the latter's efforts aren't appreciated. I could do with seeing this a tad earlier in the hops' lives, but can hardly see why aging this would be worthwhile - it's so well rounded right now.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2013 02:05:24 | More by biboergosum
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

4.01/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle poured into tulip 9/4/13

A dark brownish amber with enough clarity to see a 1/3 of the distance to the other side under the foam, looks thick with some bubbles struggling to stream up the side of the glass. Some random chunks floating around and a very long lasting light brown head leaves plenty of random unorganized lace deep down the glass

S piney citrus rind and a heavy blast of caramel, herbal hops and faint coco powder mix with some faint booze and dark bread

T a slight nutty aspect seems out of place but works, more malty sweetness mixing up with some piney rind, old DIPA or a young BW you tell me,some faint milk chocolate s it wrms

M thick and syrupy with low carbonation but enough for it to work, sticky on the lips with a bitter kick, rind, burnt brown sugar and pine resin lingers long on the finish

O some dark malt notes add a strange mix to this brew, to me it seems lost between styles or perhaps I caught it at an awkward age, either way I like it a lot but would rather have it super fresh or in a couple years

pretty solid brew with a well hidden 10% waiting to kick your ass, still pretty hoppy for a BW and the malt has some dark notes that I don't think works against it but leaves something unique in your glass. Not only am I going to grab one for long term aging I'm going to look for a fresh batch out of hopped up curiosity

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2013 07:10:34 | More by wordemupg
# 100 from Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S
90 out of 100 based on 379 ratings.