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Imperial Stout - Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

782 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 782
Reviews: 496
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.71%
Wants: 44
Gots: 66 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S visit their website
Norway

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
23°P,75 IBU.

Ingredients: Maris Otter, Munich, roasted barley, oat, black, and chocolate malt; Columbus and Crystal hops; English ale yeast, and our local Grimstad water.

(Beer added by: Sigmund on 02-08-2006)
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

a77cj7, Nov 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

_ph230_, Nov 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

HowlingTurkey, Nov 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

rostencrantz, Nov 17, 2014
Photo of Brutaltruth
4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed from a growler in a snifter, this fine imperial stout pours a thick black with dark brown edges, a moderate dark tan head, and decent lacing. Nose of mild coffee, cocoa, vanilla, booze, and deeply roasted grains. Flavors are candied and delicious with sweet chocolate and mild coffee to the front and sides, vanilla to the back and on the aftertaste with intense warming and deeply roasted grains on the aftertaste. Slick coating mouth feel, mild carbonation, and lots of sweetness. A smooth imperial stout experience.

Cheers!

Brutaltruth, Nov 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Gakusei, Nov 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

atone315, Nov 14, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

outstanding

rhythm401, Nov 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

bulldogg915, Nov 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

AlexRea, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of EagleTalon
4.34/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours to a thick light brown head and black color. Aroma is dark cherries, vanilla and tons of mocha and a bit of bread and smoke. Flavor is smooth, creamy, roasty and damn delicious with a soft vanilla and hop finish. Mouthfeel is thick and creamy. Overall an outstanding imperial stout.

EagleTalon, Nov 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Ciocanelu, Nov 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Salud24, Nov 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

jblain, Oct 25, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -0.5%

JimmyFlatRock, Oct 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

fredmugs, Oct 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

mattsucks, Oct 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

Jstonerock24, Oct 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15%

cuvtcuv, Oct 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15%

factoide, Oct 07, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A 500ml bottle with a BB of Feb 2016. Purchased ages ago from the York Beer & Wine shop and stored carefully. The label promises a rich, black ale with coffee, chocolate and dried fruit flavours. I've wanted to sample a brew from these guys for ages - here goes.....

A: Poured into a Duvel tulip. Bottle conditioned. A very dark brown hue that appears ultra-black in the glass. Produces a decent head of creamy mocha foam that lasts for a few minutes before subsiding to a patchy surface layer. Slight lacing.

S: Aroma of intense roasted malt with notes of coffee, burnt grain, cocoa, molasses, prunes, dried fruit, a touch of vanilla, mild smokiness, earthy yeast and faint stewed leaves. A hint of warming booze in the background. Simply superb.

T: Tastes of supremely decadent roasted malt with a complex character and a powerful bitter finish. Notes of coffee, burnt grain, dark malt, cocoa, molasses, dried fruit, fruitcake, subtle smokiness, a twinge of vanilla, earthy yeast and stewed leaves. A whisper of alcohol in the background. Slightly sweet, followed by a strident, malt-driven bitterness upon swallowing.

M: Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with soft carbonation and fantastic body. Stimulates the palate, though could be a tad livelier. Somewhat astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of rich roasted malt, coffee/chocolate, fruitiness and bitter burnt notes.

O: Excellent - a monster stout with an amazing character. It looks great, while the aroma and flavour are replete with roasted malt, coffee and dried fruit. Complex and bitter. Lovely creamy body. A top-notch imperial stout; Nøgne Ø have outclassed themselves. Add this to your must-try list.

jazzyjeff13, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

wrightst, Sep 25, 2014
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5/5  rDev +21.4%

natehofer, Sep 22, 2014
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Imperial Stout from Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S
92 out of 100 based on 782 ratings.