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Saison - Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S

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85
very good

218 Ratings
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Ratings: 218
Reviews: 136
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 6
Gots: 5 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S visit their website
Norway

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
14°P, 25 IBU

Ingredients: Wheat and lager malt; East Kent Goldings and Crystal hops; Belgian ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water

(Beer added by: Sigmund on 02-08-2006)
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evil_liver

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-01-2013 18:42:38 | More by evil_liver
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -20.4%

07-01-2013 15:28:20 | More by cfalovo97
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RedAleMan

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-30-2013 20:42:30 | More by RedAleMan
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-30-2013 02:04:03 | More by williamjbauer
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jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

3.8/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Botled Feb 27, 2013.

Beer is hazy golden with a smallish white head that fades steadily.

Nose contains yeast, peppery spices and lemon.

Yeast and spices dominate the taste as well, pepper and coriander seem present. Lemon again. Fairly dry. Not bad but lacks the depth or sheer quality of the great saisons.

Medium bodied, highly carbonated, feels a bit irritating.

Overall, a decent saison but not great.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2013 17:08:43 | More by jrenihan
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scott451

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured at cellar temperature into a pint glass. A two finger fine white head on a clear gold. Hazy if you swirl it. Good head retention and lots of lacing.

Faint malt smells with some sour overtones. Some fruit and pepper. First taste is fruity with a slight sour afterbite. Mild but very smooth.

Smooth mouthfeel. Mildly carbonated. True to the style. Understated but well balanced.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2013 19:19:32 | More by scott451
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

500ml Bottle from the Ottawa LCBO for $6

Appearance - Slightly hazy golden yellow colour with a large size frothy white coloured head. There is a very high amount of carbonation showing and there is some decent lacing. The head lasted for around 5 minutes.

Smell - Breads/grains, clove/coriander, lemons

Taste & Mouth - There is a high amount of carbonation and I can taste breads/grains mixed with some lemon and some clove/coriander. There is also some honey and a floral/perfume flavour. It ends with a floral lingering aftertaste.

Overall - A nice refreshing beer that has some great flavours for summer. I would like a tad less floral flavour but it's not too over the top. It comes across a bit like a lemon cough drop at times, but not in a bad way. Anyways, a good beer that is worth picking up.. at least once.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2013 00:44:56 | More by spinrsx
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AugustusRex

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-26-2013 04:24:15 | More by AugustusRex
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JohnnyBarman

Ontario (Canada)

3.78/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

500mL bottle from the LCBO, part of the summer release. Enjoyed the winter brews from them, so I was excited to see more from them on the shelves. And it's hot as stink out, and I just finished some yard work - clearly, this is perfect weather for a saison.

Poured into my trusty Duvel chalice. Hazy golden brew, about a half inch of foam that settles into a thick ring. Looks about right for the style.

A yeastier, maltier nose that reminds me more so of a strong pale or tripel than a saison. A bit of citrus and herbal hops as well.

Tasty saison, very refreshing. Grapefruit, clove, herbs, lemon, a bit of yeast and bready malt, nicely balanced. The finish is quite citrussy, though the medicinal, herbal hops stick around for quite some time. Mild carbonation, great body to this. It's going down at record speed.

Not quite as dry and musky as I'm used to in a saison, but this is certainly tasty stuff.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2013 02:18:53 | More by JohnnyBarman
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-23-2013 09:38:01 | More by Kirk
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GONZALOYANNA

Spain

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On-tap. Lager glass. Enjoyed on apr´13. Amber color & foggy appearance.Lasting crown is white & close. Citric, sour & mild toasted malt aromas. Flavors of tropical fruits & sharp citric zest bitterness lingers into a long herbal & spiced finish. Medium to high body. Moderate to high carbonation. Woddy aftertaste. Refreshing. ABV well hidden.

Serving type: on-tap

06-22-2013 22:21:19 | More by GONZALOYANNA
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Brewed 27-02-13. Batch #930. Poured in to tulip.

A - Translucent medium yellow with two fingers of white head.

S - Peppery spice, lemon, fruity esters, bready malts, light banana, yeast and bubblegum. A lot going on here.

T - Peppery spice up front with lemon, banana, clove and a light bubblegum presence up front. Some sweet and bready flavours from the malt bill and fruity esters come through more and more as the beer warms.

M -Medium body. Dry. Moderate carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2013 15:06:30 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

06-19-2013 15:48:42 | More by mrfrancis
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2bet

Norway

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-09-2013 18:05:20 | More by 2bet
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richj1970

Alabama

3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 22 oz bomber into snifter glass.

A: Pours nice light golden color with fluffy two finger white head leaving some moderate lacing.

S: Earthy yeast and funk mixed with lemon, orange, and some spices.

T: Citrus flavors mixed with grassy undertones. Some yeast and malts while crisp and refreshing.

M: Light and dry with mild carbonation. Easy drinking brew.

O: Nice Saison. Not my absolute favorite of the group, but a solid choice none the less.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2013 00:09:12 | More by richj1970
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kkmiller76

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.1%

05-06-2013 01:46:00 | More by kkmiller76
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dokupe

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-05-2013 02:13:19 | More by dokupe
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marct

Nevada

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

04-22-2013 21:38:38 | More by marct
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Scarle21

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-18-2013 23:41:15 | More by Scarle21
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brbrocc

New York

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-13-2013 16:34:33 | More by brbrocc
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Razorback09

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-10-2013 03:12:59 | More by Razorback09
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frankiepop

Pennsylvania

4.13/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

NØGNE Ø SAISON is a quality saison that has a very rich almost trippel like flavor. I love the yeasty malty flavors. Classic in style with the fruitiness and spices, but a richer, sweeter. The appearance is good too despite a piss poor head. Light colored but with that messy yeasty look I love to see. Means goood beer! The aroma was OK too. The only downside for me really was the damn texture. Pretty darn fizzy for this tough guy.

But OH do we have some righteous music from the northern Europe jazz label ECM Keith Jarret and his Europen 4tet on the cd entitled "My Song."

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2013 01:29:19 | More by frankiepop
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Seaba

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

02-28-2013 14:20:38 | More by Seaba
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metter98

New York

3.76/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is hazy light golden yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high and a half high bright white head that slowly died down, consistently leaving a thin head covering the surface, a large pillow of bubbles in the center of the glass, and lots of lacing down the sides.
S: There are moderate aromas of earthy yeast in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the overall taste is dominated by flavors of yeast and has some hints of grainy malts towards the finish. The earthiness lingers through the aftertaste.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and somewhat dry on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer isn't quite as complex as other beers in the style, but is quite easy to drink and seems like it would make a good accompaniment with food.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2013 03:09:58 | More by metter98
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Resuin

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-10-2013 01:03:02 | More by Resuin
Saison from Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S
85 out of 100 based on 218 ratings.