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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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"Garún is named for the strong and brave heroine of one of Iceland’s most popular folktales "The deacon of Dark River (Myrká)." A tale of ghosts, undying love, and life triumphing over death told against the backdrop of elements essential to Iceland’s character: ice, snow, and flooding waters whirling dark and mysterious. The same elements that inspire this rich, intense, bold and swirlingly varied Icelandic stout. Garún is a dark aura of intense richness and haunting aroma with notes of chocolate, licorice and coffee. Skál!"

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hag14 (100) - Hafnarfjörđur, ICELAND - JUN 8, 2014
Smoky aroma with some coffee and vanilla. Smoky finish.Just a really full body,. Overall:

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4167) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle at en Öl och Whiskeymässa 2014, 2014-04-11 Göteborg AR:caramel, buttery fudgy AP: dark brown body, wee caramel colored head F: fizzy, heavy warming, peppery, brown sugar, coffey/chocolate

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bjakk (334) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - MAY 24, 2014
Black, with a hint of red, nice yellow brownish head. Mildly sour with hint of orange chocolate. Vanilla, chocolate with sweet liqurish. Burned coffee and vanilla in the aftertaste. Medium body medium carbon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
panacea (68) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
Pours pitch black with frothy white/brown head. Nose is sweet yet smokey and some liquorice. Taste dominated by salty yet sweet liquorice. Some black malts aswell but not at all as pronounced. Really tasty beer, world class!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (6438) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 11, 2014
33cl bottle from Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours near black with a thick tan head and a treacle aroma. There is a complex flavor that includes chocolate, anise and coffee. A very intense tasty brew that finishes dry and bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314 (3219) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2014
Poured deep dark brown with a healthy beige head. Aroma of roast malt, dark chocolate and coffee. Full body, flavour as the aroma, smooth and rich.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
suurjuust (1031) - ESTONIA - MAY 7, 2014
Pitch black beer, brown head. Nose is milk chocolate, roast, malt. Flavor is chocolate, roast, coffee, some licorice, a touch of alcohol. Dry finish with chocolate notes. Very enjoyable. Shared by martjoobolut, thanks!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marduk (2658) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 7, 2014
330ml bottle. Pitch black color. Medium size, brown head, stays. Alcohol, malty, wort in aroma. Sweet, deep roast, ashy, alcohol and licorice in taste. Deep malty roast in aftertaste. Quite heavy and hard to consume. Massive alcohol everywhere.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bjorninn (17) - - MAY 2, 2014
Af krana á KEX þann 2. maí. Hún er fríkeypis og barinn er þéttsetinn, næsti maður er með sítt, svart hár og segist meina það sem hann segir.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (9288) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 30, 2014
330ml bottle beer (drink Shop, Tallinn)
Sweetish roast, not as expressive as the sip I had a few nights ago, which was chocolatier. Sweet roasty body, but some massive alcohol hit. Every sip is more alcoholic than the last, which is not a good thing. Sugary, and quite pleasant if it wasn’t for the booze. Brewed too strong, a design flaw, fail.

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