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

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92
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794 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 794
Reviews: 500
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 46
Gots: 70 | FT: 4
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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:
Beer added by: Sigmund on 02-08-2006

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.
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Photo of 94Sip
5/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Overall: Had this in Arendal, Norway at Kitchen & Table restaurant. Poured from the 500mL bottle into a large wine glass. This was a great RIS - lots of complex flavors typical of the better imperial stouts. This is the highest rating I have given a RIS. If you have a chance to find this beer, get it and try it. Don't miss the opportunity if it presents itself.

Look: Typical dark black stout - not a great amount of head, but what was there stuck around the whole time and left a great looking lace on the glass.

Smell: Lots of dark chocolates, coffees, roasted grains. Very deep aromas - you could leave your nose in the glass for a long time and really enjoy it.

Taste: early dark fruit flavors, followed by some chocolates/coffees, and then finishes with a real nice toffee/caramel/dark maple syrup sweetness. Like most other RIS, let this one warm up to the recommended temperature because it tastes so much better than when it is refrigerator cold.

Feel: Just the right amount of thickness - moreso than a smaller stout and typical of a RIS. Carbonation was just right.

Photo of Falcon91Wolvrn03
4.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance – A dark black color with a nice chocolate head. Decent lacing when first poured, but very little lacing as the head begins to subside.

Smell – Has a nice strong scent to it. Roasted malt, burnt dark chocolate, barley, and s’mores.

Taste – Malt, barley, dark chocolate, charred wood, and a little hops.

Mouthfeel – Feels a little light at 9% (I tend to like 12-18% in a stout). Lightly carbonated, slightly creamy, lingering aftertaste.

Drinkability – A good, but not exceptional stout.

Photo of beerloverinmanila
5/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Dark in appearance. Medium brown head. Smooth

Photo of wethorseblanket
4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of AlexAfonin
4.5/5  rDev +9%

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3.8/5  rDev -8%

Photo of gopens44
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of Artemikhin
4.8/5  rDev +16.2%

Photo of TX-Badger
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of dcisco44
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of yeaprolly
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of TwoPack
4.5/5  rDev +9%

This is really fantastic. Deep rich mouthfeel. Good lacing. Aroma and taste of molasses, coffee, cocoa, tofee. Really rich and full mouthfeel. A little too much booze on the finish, but overall an excellent stout.

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4.75/5  rDev +15%

Photo of olradetbalder
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of ninkasibrew
4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Photo of rostencrantz
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Brutaltruth
4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
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!

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of atone315
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of rhythm401
4.75/5  rDev +15%

outstanding

Photo of bulldogg915
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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Imperial Stout from Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S
92 out of 100 based on 794 ratings.