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Egils Sterkur / Strong Beer

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Brewed by Ölgerðin Egill Skallagrímsson
Style: Malt Liquor
Reykjavik, Iceland

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 1.92/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.05   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Reimer96 (1273) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
Pours a clear medium gold with a big white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of sweet pale malts and some fruity esthers. Taste is sweet pale malts, fruity esthers and a little bit of hop character. Overall a nicely balanced strong lager.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Snegurochka (389) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 30, 2013
500ml can. Clear straw/amber body. Light malt, grain and hints of orange aroma. Sweet plum, prune, malt and hint of herbs and grass. Inoffensive and anonymous. Bought at Vinbudin, Reykjavik and shared 20.08.12 @Rating Session

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Rune (8180) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 3, 2012
500ml red can kindly shared by Elisabeth and Stefan. Clear body that has got a yellow-gold colour. Two fingers white head with some retention. Rings of lacing. Sweet aroma of grain. Sweet pale malty taste, notes of alcohol. Dry ending. Non-offensive, anonymous stuff (Tromsø, 20.08.2012).

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
adnielsen (9247) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 27, 2012
Can in hotel room, Reykjavik. An Icelandic beer just wouldn’t be complete without tasting an Icelandic malt liquor. Yum! Clear, golden yellow appearance with a fluffy, white head. Fairly tame, somewhat boozy, a bit sharp bitter, grainy aroma. Incredibly hard to drink, rich, boozy, thick, sugary malty, nasty, skunky flavor. This is some horrible shit

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Skinnyviking (7129) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2009
Can. High and creamy white lasting head. Clear yellow body. Weak malt straw aroma. Sweet and weak barley malt flavor without much hops bitterness, low carbonation, short afteertaste.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnfryd (10838) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 31, 2009
Can. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is malt, fruit. Flavour is sweet, malt, fruit, grain, alcohol, hint of hop. Medium body. Boring beer.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
yngwie (13693) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 27, 2009
Can. A clear, almost golden beer with a finger-thick white head. Pale malts and fruits on the nose, with some alcohol and a grassy touch. Quite weak. Grainy and fruity flavor with some alcohol. Not much bitterness to brag about. Dry, full-bodied and a bit warming. There’s some piney and grassy bitterness in the finish. A clear beer, but dead boring. Can’t really see any use for beers like this. (090418)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ErikTheViking (76) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 31, 2009
6 Mar 2009 Very Icelandic taste, only a bit more of it.. Thanks Siggi for getting this to me.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
RuneStumo (2204) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - JAN 23, 2009
30.10.2004, 0,5l Can. The colour is yellow. Aroma is weak with some malt. Maybe a little sweet

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 20, 2008
Standard lager colored with little white head. Sweet fruity and malty aroma with slight alcohol, thin caramel also present. Medium bodied. Flavor is more grainy with sweet fruits, some biting estery note also present. Aftertaste has thin alcohol. Well, nothing special.


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