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Nøgne Ø / Terrapin Imperial Rye Porter - Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S

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Nøgne Ø / Terrapin Imperial Rye PorterNøgne Ø / Terrapin Imperial Rye Porter

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92
outstanding

114 Ratings
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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | FT: 2
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Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S visit their website
Norway

Style | ABV
English Porter |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BEERchitect on 07-18-2012)
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beerdrifter

Germany

4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked this up at my favorite beer store in Belgium, Dranken Geers. Deep dark brown, almost black pour with a nice two finger caramel-colored head with decent retention and great lacing. The nose is all roasted malt with hints of coffee, dark chocolate, nuts, toffee, and rye with just a touch of booze. The taste totally follows suit with loads of roasty malt and bitter dark chocolate immediately taking charge. Very earthy and woody with some nice hoppy, spicy rye adding contrast. Hints of coffee, toffee, and mocha round it out nicely with a touch of smoke on the end. The mouthfeel is thick and chewy, smooth as silk, and really creamy with a nice subtle spicy bite on the finish. I had this on tap in Norway for like a thousand dollars, but the bottled version is every bit as good. Definitely one of the best Porters I've ever tasted!

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2012 17:48:12 | More by beerdrifter
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

4.24/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

500ml bottle poured into tulip 4/7/14

A almost black with a deep cola edge, three fingers of mocha foam quickly falls to a thin film but manages to leave a couple partial rings on the way down

S coco, spruce, juniper and faint mint, root beer, fennel comes out strong, hard to believe this one only has the water, hops, yeast, and rye/barley malt listed on the label, I'd believe this was barrel aged if you told me with some wood and booze rounding things out

T anise, fennel, spruce and spice, not far off the smell and just as good, spicy malt comes out more then the nose

M silky and creams up, a little heat but its mellow, a little sticky on the lips, and a spicy, roasty finish just keep going

O the malt plays a massive part in this one, I wasn't expecting the spruce and fennel but it worked well, going down quick and its a hot Summer evening, this would work wonders on a cold Winter day

I might buy another one to age and I'm wondering why I took so long to try it for the first time, another great brew from Nogne

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Georgia

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Romania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
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Serving type: bottle

03-03-2014 02:50:53 | More by MarkQ617
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

4.11/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

500ml bottle, part of a slew of new Nøgne Ø to hit the shelves in Alberta of late.

This beer pours a very, very dark brown hue, with prominent cola highlights, and three fat fingers of puffy, foamy, and verily creamy tan head, which leaves some streaky tree trunk lace around the glass at it quite lazily recedes.

It smells of fruity caramel malt, sort of the licorice-touched, candied variety, over-sugared milky black coffee, a slightly spicy roasted rye graininess, nougaty chocolate, mild leafy, earthy hops, and a suggestion of metallic alcohol. The taste is dark cocoa powder, semi-sour milk, grainy caramel and rye malt, lightly astringent Nordic licorice, faintly spicy yeast, tart black fruit, and further earthy, leafy, and gently perfumed hops, the 18-proof ABV needling its way in thusly.

The carbonation is light and frothy, the body medium-full in weight (for the style), yet perhaps a tad thin on the ground for its smoothness, and any creaminess is of the airy variety. It finishes surprisingly dry, the rye starting to overtake the caramel for malt direction, the licorice notes going all natively tight and salty, some lactic sourness lingering, and the alcohol starting to sniff around in earnest.

A decent attempt at a - well let's count 'em: one, two, and, we'll say three markups to the base - English Porter. Broken down, this collaboration has added rye malt, ramped up booze, and, yes, Yanks and Norwegians to the mix. The result is interesting, rather flavourful, and drinkable enough, the latent dryness going the long mile in support of that.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2014 04:30:33 | More by biboergosum
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Nøgne Ø / Terrapin Imperial Rye Porter from Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S
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