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

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American Imperial Porter
4.07 | pDev: 9.83%
Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S
Retired (no longer brewed)
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4.23/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a wonderfully deep chocolate/raisin brown. Just enough light gets through to keep it this side of black. With a thin beige head.
Smell is dates/raisins, whiskey cake, molasses. Veers toward a barleywine like smell, or an old ale. Very rich, very complex, benefits from rising toward room temperature.
Taste is surprisingly smooth compared to the smell. Roasty/spicy malt along with some mellow dark chocolate notes.
Mouthfeel is pretty spot on for a porter. In spite of a big nose and a deep dark color the body is very mild and smooth. Drinks like a proper after work beer for 3 or 5 pints.
Truly great beer here. If you're a fan of darker beers at all you will enjoy this.

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Photo of polloenfuego
3.94/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Imperial Rye Porter pours a dark brown almost black with about a couple of finger's worth of head. There is some lacing visible as you drink. The smell is mild, but you can pick up some vanilla, roasts and some spice. Taste is quite agreeable, with the roasts and cocoa flavors being up front, and then there is a touch of vanilla sweetness followed by a nice rye spiciness. Feel is a little thin but sticky, and the carbonation is about medium. The 9% abv is well hidden.

A nice beer, more than I was expecting in terms of flavor and it turns out this is a really nice sipper.

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Photo of Sabtos
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This was pretty decent, but having it at Hoppin Frog it doesn't come close. It's got a good roast and a nice body but nothing like the fluffy full punchy superiority of DORIS I'm having next to it.

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Photo of Gryphon69
3.66/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

L - Very near black, with a light tan sticky head. Laces up the sides pretty nice.

S- Chocolate, vanilla, light spice

T- Good, has the cocoa, with noticeable rye spiciness than lingers

F- Full and creamy, very solid for a porter

O- Decent beer, still warming up to the rye side of beers.

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Imperial Rye Porter from Nøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 15 ratings