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Brewed at Ölgerđin Egill Skallagrímsson

Style: Porter
Reykjavík, Iceland

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   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.


Dashimus' rating

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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (6520) - 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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5530) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2014
330ml Bottle - Black in colour. Coffee, roasted malt and dusted cocoa dominate in both the aroma and taste along with some notes of vanilla.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reimer96 (1339) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 17, 2014
Pours an opaque black with a small brown head that leaves little lace. Aroma. Aroma of roasted malts, cocoa, chocolate, coffee and espresso beans. Taste is roasted malts, dark chocolate, espresso and has a nice dry finish. Carbonation is a bit high and gives a touch of acidity otherwise a great porter!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Imaena (1887) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle. This is a really nice big porter that has loads of roasted malt punch and a nice alcohol underpinning.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (3416) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2014
Draught @ Řllets Dag 2014, Kolding. Pours cloudy very dark brown with small tan head. Clear aroma of roast, with malty and hoppy touches. Sweetish flavour of caramel malt, with notes of fruit, coffee and hops. Bittersweet finish. A decent Porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (5966) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 29, 2014
33 cl bottle @ home, BBE 13.01.2015
Aroma is a bit musty with chocolate, hay, some licorice, hints of ash and coffee. Flavour is sweet with vanilla and cocoa, Finishes with coffee and ash. Feels quite hoppy with some grapefruit tones at the middle of the glass. A bit too ashy but nice still.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (2980) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2014
33cl bottle at Őllesummer, Tallinn. Pours dark brown with a beige head. Dark malty aroma with roasty notes, chocolate and hints of coffee. Medium sweet with pleasant roasty flavours and a mild, but balanced bitterness. Nice. (2014-07-10)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (15260) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle from Vínbúđin
Black color with generous brownish head. The aroma is modern, combining coffeeish malts and C-hops; some bread. The mouthfeel is quite dry, the body is lean; the roasted malts assume just a small character of coffee; strong bitterness, with hidden hop resins in the final; impression of lactose.
A good beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
badhack (347) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Okay porter, characteristic with stout like tendencies. Malt, caramel, a little sweet. Dark brown in color. I remember some coffee and cocoa syrup, not a lot. Low hopped.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314 (3812) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2014
Poured deep dark brown with a medium beige head. Aroma of smokey malt, liquorice, milk chocolate and coffee. Medium body, flavour much as the aroma, heading towards a Baltic.


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