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Einstök Ölgerð
Brewed at Viking Ölgerd

Style: Doppelbock
Akureyri, Iceland

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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This limited-edition winter brew will make its debut in October, but this winter celebration ale is worth the wait. Malted barley and chocolate tones define the traditional style, while the robust aroma and long, mellow finish will make this the perfect companion for your holiday adventures.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35077) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 15, 2012

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, light to moderate yeasty, fruity, wood notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20111208]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2014
33 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden deep amber with a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty and breadish. Bitter and roasted. Bitter. Toasted and slight herbal. Roasted and dry malty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of resenaren. Pours a clear warm amber with an off-white head. Nice, solid pumpernickel aroma. Medium body, very bready, a little licorice, caramel, quite some pumpernickel. Dry German hops in the finish although not bitter as such. Solid. 030312

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20334) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 8, 2011
Bottled. Deep rubyish amber colour with a small beige head. Aroma is fruits, wood, caramel and some quite big mlty sweet notes. Flavour is fruits, caramel, sweet malts and a bit glueish, but very nice doppelbock.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19383) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2011
Bottled at Kex Hostel, Reykjavík. Clear mahogany colour, firm head. Deep caramelly nose. Sweet with full body and sfot mouthfeel. Loads of caramel with mikld alcohol warmth and low bitterness. Really malty and highly suitable for Icelandic mid winter conditions.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16727) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2012
Bottle. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Sweetish malty caramel flavor with weak hints of dark fruit. Has a sweetish malty caramel finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (15101) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2012
30th December 2011
ChrisOs Christmas Tasting. Clear brown beer. Good pale tan head. Tired tasting caramel malt. Tired but not exhausted! Mild minerals on the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14339) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 29, 2011
bottle at home ... thanks to Benjii ... deep copper ... thin off white lacing ... soft toffee malt ... light brown suger nose ... dark sweet roast ... little burnt brown sugers

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 3, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, malt, fruits and hops. Sweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13745) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2011
Bottle at Pigs Ear 2011. Einstok doppelbock 6.7%. chestnut clear colour. Its an ok german version of a beer. Bit dryer on the finish. Yes decent sweet doppelbok in mouth but a spicy dry finish. fine. 3.2


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