Nøgne Ø Brewery

Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel

Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel (Calvados Barrel)

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Tom: Building blocks for taste recognition. This is what Mikkeller does best. He makes a base beer and then expands on it allowing the drinker to get an interesting look into different flavor profiles. Well, this one is no exception. If you have not read any of my previous Mikkeller Beer Geek Breakfast/Brunch reviews I would […] ... [Read more]

Nøgne Ø Dark Horizon 3rd Edition

Nøgne Ø Dark Horizon 3rd Edition

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Holy Sweetness.  This beer is almost too sweet and totally not what you would expect.  I had it in my mind this would be something akin to Avery’s Mephistopheles  but I was way off.  While this beer boasts a huge abv, it is surprisingly hidden by the massive sugar additions.  This small 8.5 oz bottle is […] ... [Read more]

Nøgne Ø Saison

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I finally made it to reviewing a beer from Nøgne Ø, Norway’s most recognizable brewery this side of the Atlantic. To start out, I’d like to make sure we all know how to pronounce the name. “Nøgne Ø” is pronounced “nirg nir,” with the “ir” like in the word “bird”, though it is not a […] ... [Read more]

Nøgne Ø Dobbel IPA

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What do you get when you combine Kuetil Jikrun of Nogne O brewery and Toshi Ishii of Yo-Ho brewery? A Dobbel IPA that kicks ass! I found this beauty amongst the aisles in the singles section of the liquor store and it is buying off big dividends. The back of the label says it is […] ... [Read more]

Jolly Pumpkin & Nøgne-Ø & Stone Holiday Ale

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While the beer’s title may seem a bit schizophrenic, this beer knows exactly who it is. Its head stands strong, a veritable styrofoam weight, stacked four fingers high atop a coffee-brown base. It is opaque, so much so you feel like you’re going to be nibbling through it rather than drinking it down. As you […] ... [Read more]