While IsItSnowingInSanFrancisco.com still says No, we’re pretty damn close to getting that foreign substance I knew as a lad called “snow”. What better time to crack into this snowflake-laden Norwegian import.
Nøgne Ø (which means “naked island”) is a craft brewery in Grimstad, a barron, desolate region of Norway. Hence the name. They’ve been getting more exposure Stateside thanks to an infusion of American stylings in their quality brews and interesting collaborations with the likes of Stone, Jolly Pumpkin, and gypsy import, Mikkeller.