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Brewed by Ölgerđin Egill Skallagrímsson
Style: Premium Lager
Reykjavik, Iceland
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.44   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly Egils Premium.
Egils Premium beer is the product of a unique effort that has been the characteristik mark of The Egill Skallagrímsson Brewery for a whole century. The production process is longer, the malt is masked twice and fermantation is slower and last but not least Icelandic barley is used. Altogether this gives Egils Premium a distinct quality of softness and full-bodied taste.


bjakk's rating

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bjakk (459) - Skagafjordur, - APR 25, 2012
Golden in the glass, white fome that lasts well. Mold hobs smell. A lot of carbon, ticles the mouth. A light bitternes, light sweet flavour, strong aftertaste l.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (6199) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 23, 2015
On tap at Solon, Reykjavik. Pours clear golden with a small creamy white head. Weak malty aroma. Taste is light crisp and dry, with a nice filling mouthfeel. Ordinary lager +

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (15104) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Draft on National Beer Day in Iceland. Clear golden color, thin white head. Aroma of black pepper and straw. Taste is peppery straw.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
BeerandBlues2 (10608) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Tap at Grand Hotel - Reykjavik. Pours clear gold with a medium, frothy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is sweet Pils and corn malt with light spicy hops. Flavor is sweet and crisp Pils malt, light spicy hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geokkjer (6401) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, some citrus, fruitiness, floral notes and pear. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some malt, some floral notes and slight bitterness. Medium body, average carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Meilby (8971) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 18, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2014 Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, hay and floral. Taste is light sweet and light to medium bitter. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Reimer96 (1465) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 15, 2014
Clear medium gold pour with a small white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of sweet pale malts and fruity esthers. Taste is sweet crisp pale malts with alot of fruity esthers on the finish... Esther level is too high and kills the beer on the finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
pentaz (1254) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear golden with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet with grain, maize, mild grass, cereal and honey. Taste is near moderate sweet and light bitter. Body is light+, texture is oily/slick, carbonation is moderate. Finishes sweet and cereal like with some bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (16187) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle from Vínbúđin
Blond color. Some malt aroma and flavor; the mouthfeel is quite round for an industrial Lager; ordinary bitterness.
Not too bad.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DuffMan (7624) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 12, 2014
Bottle, after our Blue Lagoon swim in gale-force winds and driving needle-like sleet. I drank this straight from the bttle, so I’m going to assume it has a standard gold lager appearance. Clean grains, light, with a kiss of grassy hops and a touch of metal in the finish.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Eirikur (374) - hafnarfjordur, ICELAND - JAN 7, 2014
Not bad aroma for this style. Pours a medium dense head, pale golden colour. Semi sweet and rather filling taste with a thicker then normal mouthfeel for this style. Not bad at all.


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