Results from the second BeerNorway tasting

A couple of weeks ago I held the second BeerNorway beer tasting, where we enjoyed 24 different beers. The participants rated each beer, and the scores will be presented in this post.

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Like the first time the scores go from 1 to 10 where 10 is the best. The top three beers will be presented in the end of the post. The beers are listed in the order they were tasted.

Mikkeller SpontancassisMikkeller Spontancassis

Aroma: 5.6
Flavor: 4.8
Overall: 4.8


Innis & Gunn Spiced Rum FinishInnis & Gunn Spiced Rum Finish

Aroma: 5.4
Flavor: 6.2
Overall: 6


Mikkeller/BrewDog I Hardcore YouMikkeller/BrewDog I Hardcore You

Aroma: 8
Flavor: 8.4
Overall: 8.6


Russian River Pliny the ElderRussian River Pliny the Elder

Aroma: 7.6
Flavor: 8.4
Overall: 8.2


Lost Abbey Framboise de AmorosaLost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa

Aroma: 5.8
Flavor: 6
Overall: 6


Dogfish Head Midas TouchDogfish Head Midas Touch

Aroma: 7.6
Flavor: 7.2
Overall: 7.4


Stone Old Guardian BelgoStone Old Guardian Belgo

Aroma: 7.4
Flavor: 8.6
Overall: 8.2


Dieu du Ciel Solstice d’HiverDieu du Ciel Solstice d’Hiver

Aroma: 7
Flavor: 7.8
Overall: 7.6


Djævlebryg Old Mephisto 2011Djævlebryg Old Mephisto 2011

Aroma: 7.6
Flavor: 6.6
Overall: 7


Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest 2011Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest 2011

Aroma: 7.8
Flavor: 8
Overall: 8.2


Stone 15th Anniversary Escondidian Imperial Black IPAStone 15th Anniversary Escondidian Imperial Black IPA

Aroma: 8.6
Flavor: 9.2
Overall: 9.2


North Coast Grand CruNorth Coast Grand Cru

Aroma: 7.6
Flavor: 8
Overall: 8


Amager Drei von DänenAmager Drei von Dänen

Aroma: 7
Flavor: 6.4
Overall: 6.6


Dark Horse Tres Blueberry StoutDark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout

Aroma: 7.4
Flavor: 7
Overall: 7


Amager Fru FrederiksenAmager Fru Frederiksen

Aroma: 6
Flavor: 5.8
Overall: 6.2


Amager Hr. FrederiksenAmager Hr. Frederiksen

Aroma: 8
Flavor: 8.2
Overall: 7.8


Oude Gueuze Tilquin à l’AncienneOude Gueuze Tilquin à l’Ancienne

Aroma: 7.5
Flavor: 8
Overall: 8


Hoppin Frog BORIS The CrusherHoppin Frog BORIS The Crusher

Aroma: 8
Flavor: 8
Overall: 8.2


Stone Belgo Anise Imperial Russian StoutStone Belgo Anise Imperial Russian Stout

Aroma: 7.4
Flavor: 8
Overall: 7.6


The Bruery Autumn MapleThe Bruery Autumn Maple

Aroma: 8.6
Flavor: 9.2
Overall: 9.2


BrewDog Paradox Glen Grant (batch 003)BrewDog Paradox Glen Grant (batch 003)

Aroma: 8.5
Flavor: 8.7
Overall: 8.7


BrewDog Paradox Speyside (batch 010)BrewDog Paradox Speyside (batch 010)

Aroma: 8.2
Flavor: 8.2
Overall: 8.5


Great Divide Brewing Company Belgian Style Yeti Imp.StoutGreat Divide Brewing Company Belgian Style Yeti Imp.Stout

Aroma: 7.2
Flavor: 8
Overall: 8.2


Great Divide Brewing Company Belgian Smoked Baltic Porter 2011Great Divide Brewing Company Belgian Smoked Baltic Porter 2011

Aroma: 7.4
Flavor: 8
Overall: 8


Based on the ratings above, here are the top three beers in the three different categories:

Aroma

  1. The Bruery Autumn Maple (8.6)
  2. Stone 15th Anniversary Escondidian Imperial Black IPA (8.6)
  3. BrewDog Paradox Glen Grant (8.5)

Flavor

  1. The Bruery Autumn Maple (9.2)
  2. Stone 15th Anniversary Escondidian Imperial Black IPA (9.2)
  3. BrewDog Paradox Glen Grant (8.7)

Overall

  1. The Bruery Autumn Maple (9.2)
  2. Stone 15th Anniversary Escondidian Imperial Black IPA (9.2)
  3. BrewDog Paradox Glen Grant (8.7)

It seems that The Bruery Autumn Maple is tied with Stone 15th Anniversary Escondidian Imperial Black IPA for 1st place in all categories and that BrewDog Paradox Glen Grant is placed after those two.

More tastings will follow in 2012 and they will be announced here at the blog and over at the Facebook page.

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