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Two Captains - Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

235 Ratings
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Ratings: 235
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 9.68%
Wants: 11
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S visit their website
Norway

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Slatetank on 10-11-2010)
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Photo of srv33
3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Beautiful cloudy honey pour, honey head, nice fine lacing. Smells of grapreftuit, cherry, brown sugar. Taste is wonderfully balanced, though bitter start and finish. Notes of honey, grapefruit, sourdough, and pineapple. Unique, quality brew, I'll be on the lookout for more from this brewery.

srv33, Jun 29, 2012
Photo of Yagman3000
3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served from a tap into a goblet.

Appears a brownish orange.

Smells of bitter hops. A tiny bit musty.

Tastes of bitter hops throughout. No real fruit and a touch of maltiness.

Mouthfeel is thin up front and finishes in a strong bitter way.

Overall decent. Possibly my first beer from Norway. Could use a little more complexity.

Yagman3000, Jun 18, 2011
Photo of TheRealBigC
3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at 775 Gastropub

Looks like an IIPa alright - bright, cloudy orange with a pretty thick head and lacing.

Smells include citrus and hops. Pretty nice. These smells come straight through taste-wise as well. There is a slight sweetness to it and I even think I got a hint of coffee in there (probably just me, though).

Regular IIPA carbonation. Felt a little stickier than I'm used to.

Overall, I rather enjoyed this one. Nice to see a rare beer in the states such as this on tap all the way out here in Nevada. Nicer that it's pretty delicious.

TheRealBigC, Aug 26, 2011
Photo of beerhunter13
4/5  rDev -0.7%

beerhunter13, Apr 29, 2013
Photo of GlassHound
4/5  rDev -0.7%

GlassHound, Jun 29, 2014
Photo of Sammy
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very tasty DIPA. The malt backbone is strong and washes the palate as the bitterness, certainly 100 IBU, strikes the palate. Mild citrus,mango and pienapple fruity, piney, and caramel. Full mouthfeel.Unfiltered light orange with lots of head.Thanks Michael P.

Sammy, Jun 12, 2011
Photo of Phyl21ca
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a hazy bright amber color ale with a nice large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma consists of citrus and resinous hops with pretty dominant with some dry caramel malt notes also perceptible. Taste is a mix between some citrus hops with nice floral touch and some resinous and slightly earthy hops with some dry caramel malt wand light residuals sugar notes. Body is slightly fuller then average with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Very well brewed and a beer I would seek again.

Phyl21ca, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of hoppymcgee
4/5  rDev -0.7%

hoppymcgee, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of jaydoc
4/5  rDev -0.7%

jaydoc, Dec 22, 2013
Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev -0.7%

DrBier, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of Tyrawlings
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Tyrawlings, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of Canada_Dan
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Canada_Dan, May 03, 2014
Photo of GABrew
4/5  rDev -0.7%

GABrew, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of JohneHoodlum
4/5  rDev -0.7%

JohneHoodlum, Oct 29, 2012
Photo of corysmith01
4/5  rDev -0.7%

corysmith01, Jun 19, 2013
Photo of SayBoom
4/5  rDev -0.7%

SayBoom, Thursday at 09:24 PM
Photo of BKBassist
4/5  rDev -0.7%

BKBassist, Jun 07, 2013
Photo of AlastairM
4/5  rDev -0.7%

AlastairM, Feb 26, 2012
Photo of BrownNut
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

S - I don't know what this smell is but I like it. I can't put my finger on it but it's earthy. I guess it's a sort of yeast smell intertwined with the hops. It's also sort of that higher alcohol smell.

Bitterness - I had Nogne O's pale ale last night and it left too bitter a taste in my mouth after each sip. And that one was only 40 IBU. Yet at 100 IBU, this one somehow gives me less of a bitter taste. It's like they accidentally swapped labels. So full credit to Nogne O for balance on this one.

T - Well I've gone and gotten a little too buzzy to do this part right. Should have done this part first. There's a booziness going on here, with a certain sweetness that gets sliced off by a bitterness that doesn't punish my tongue. I do get a little tingle at the end, but it's a friendly one.

Overall - When I first tried this I did not like bitter, hoppy beers. Yet even then I liked this one and would have ordered a second glass. That's saying something. This brewery is awesome. More like Nogne OHH amirite?

BrownNut, Jan 06, 2012
Photo of OWSLEY069
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy orange-ish color with a light tan head. In the aroma, a mix of pine and citrus hops. In the taste, a small citrus rind and some small pine notes of hops. A small bite and a medium bodied mouthfeel, with a dry orange citrus in the aftertaste. Nice malt presence, with some nice mellow hops all the way through.

OWSLEY069, Jun 11, 2012
Photo of jmtpi
4/5  rDev -0.7%

jmtpi, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of dannymo24
4/5  rDev -0.7%

dannymo24, Jul 28, 2014
Photo of jrenihan
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Brewed July 3, 2012. Not exactly fresh, but apparently it has a two-year out BB date!

Beer pours a cloudy caramel-orange colour, with a small to medium sized white head.

Smell is very nice, and pungent. Bright fruits, a mixture of tropical and citrus, with some caramel malt and a biscuit scent. Also a notable pine scent.

Taste is not as nice as the nose. Malt is strong, a bunch of caramel and biscuit. Pine and some difficult to differentiate fruit flavours- again a mix of tropical and citrus. Relatively bitter.

Full bodied, moderate carbonation. Oily.

Overall, pretty good. Very nice nose, flavour is nice but not great. Probably would not get it again but happy to have it this time.

jrenihan, Dec 07, 2012
Photo of InspectorBob
4/5  rDev -0.7%

InspectorBob, Jun 22, 2013
Two Captains from Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S
90 out of 100 based on 235 ratings.