Sunday, 19 May 2013

January 21, 2013

17/665)  Home:  Two Captains Double IPA by Nøgne Ø of Norway:  **;

8.5% abv;  The name of the brewery translates as naked island, a term which traces to Ibsen;  it refers to the terrain of Norway's south coast where the brewery is located;  strong piney nose;  a hop forward, standard issue IPA;

From the label:  "What on earth is a double IPA?  The term is kind of mis-leading because there really is no double anything." 

Part of the LCBO's featured brewery line.

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