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Borg Brugghús
Brewed at Ölgerđin Egill Skallagrímsson

Style: Porter
Reykjavík, Iceland

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Myrkvi er Porter öl, sem er sérstök tegund sem sprottin er af skuggalegum strćtum Lundúnaborgar á 18. öld. Dökki liturinn rćđst af ristađa maltađa bygginu sem notađ er viđ bruggunina. Myrkvi er trúr uppruna sínum, enda ósíađur og skilar dimmu og djúpu bragđinu međ fullum ţunga og ţéttri fyllingu.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dashimus (225) - London, Greater London, - JUN 2, 2013
Bottle from Vinbud in Reykjavik. Pours dark brown with a thick, firm caramel tan head which fades quickly and leaves a small amount of lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, dark chocolate and some coffee and wood. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitterness and lively carbonation which ends in a long finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (3860) - Nueva York, New York, USA - MAR 23, 2015
From the airport: Pours black with a light brown head. Aroma is dark roast coffee and dark chocolate. Taste is very robust, in that robust porter way. Bitter and full of coffee. This is not a sipping beer. Pretty good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6446) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 21, 2015
Small brown head. Opaque black body. Roasty chocolatey toffee aroma with licorice notes. Dry mineraly roasty taste with licorice notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish cold coffee and grain aftertaste with mineraly earthy notes. Nice, drinkable, good amount of flavour. (0.33l bottle, from Vinbudin Perlan, Reykjavik.)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fdomig (485) - München, GERMANY - MAR 6, 2015
330ml bottle in Reykjavík. Aroma is coffee, malty, roasted fruits. Appearance is black with a very brown-ish head. Taste is sweet and light bitter. A medium carbonation. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (14366) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Bittle at K Bar, furst beer of our Iceland trip. Brown color, tan head. Nice aroma of very fruity coffee, light licorice. Taste has soft roast, raisins, dates, stewed prunes. Very tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10442) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle at K-Bar. Pours clear dark brown with a small, frothy beige head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is roast and chocolate malt, earthy hops and dates, light cookie notes and alcohol. Flavor is dark malt dominant with dark fruits, light earthy hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pentaz (1254) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear dark brown with a beige medium head. Aroma is dark bread, mild coffee, caramel, chocolate, melon. Taste is light+ sweet and bitter. Body is medium, texture is light creamy, carbonation is near moderate. Finishes light sweet with caramel and mild coffee. Drink-ability is great - I could easily drink this often.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlackerMads (1869) - DENMARK - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle thanks to pentaz. Black with a medium sized beige head. Ash, coffee, vanilla, light cocoa and chocolate, caramel. Soft carbonation, a bit thin towards the finish but some bitterness picks it up. Lingering coffee. Mild bitter finish. Easy going.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zarkam (516) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2015
330ml bottle, black colour, small frothy mostly vanishing tan head, good lacing. Heavily malty and roasty aroma of coffee, chocolate and plums with moderate sprucey and herbal hops in the background. Taste is initally moderately sweet, slightly sour in the midle and has a longish moderately bitter finish with a burnt feel. Medium to full body, oily texture, soft carbonation. Fairly good porter though not particularly unique, body could be a bit fuller.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (1121) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2015
330ml bottle, pours black with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate notes, dark dried fruits and nut, light citrus tang. Medium bodied, oily texture, finished is balanced, light sweetness, light bitterness. Carbonation is soft to average.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (6882) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 2, 2014
33 cl bottle. @ Timo A.
Pours dark ruby red color with a small head. Coffee and chili on the nose, dark malts and dark fruits. Coca cola on the flavor, some coffee, dark berries and caramel with molasses. A bit thin.
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