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Einstök Icelandic Pale Ale

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Einstök Ölgerð
Brewed at Viking Ölgerd

Style: American Pale Ale
Akureyri, Iceland

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on tap
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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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American and Bavarian craft come together with the finest Icelandic water to create the Viking version of the Pale Ale, where robust hoppiness meets smooth malty undertones. Cascade hops give it the American character, while Northern Brewer hops add just enough bitterness to make this Ale refreshingly Icelandic.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geokkjer (5887) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours deep golden with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, some fruitiness, citrus, grains and yeast. Flavor is sweet and malty with some fruitiness, some citrus and grains. Medium body, average carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (13801) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle. A clear, dark golden beer with a small, dense, light beige head. Weak, malty aroma with grass, pine cone notes and some resins. Grass, hay, pale malts and spent grains in the flavor. Some bitterness. Medium body and a soft carbonation level. Short malty finish with caramel and grass. Superbly boring this one, not very pale ale-ish either. 141018

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Meilby (7877) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 18, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2014 Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, floral and grass. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (2168) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle from Toft Vin, Copenhagen - (my first Icelandic rate) amber pour with white head. Aroma and taste is fruity and malty, pretty grassy hoppy and light floral, medium bitter finish. Ok.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (7915) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle from Whole foods Plymouth. Pours hazy orange with 1-finger off-white head. Nose is resiny hops, orange marmaladey fruit. Tastes piney and hoppy but a bit syrupy, with a slightly cloying finish. A bit under-attenuated. Gets drier and more bitter as it warms.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Reimer96 (1288) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
Definitely should be listed as an English pale as there isn’t enough presence from the cascade to even come close to an American. Pours a clear copper with a small off white head. Aroma is malty caramel sweetness with some earthy and grassy hops. Taste is much of the same with a nice balance bit definitely malt forward... Good beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1342) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle at Woody’s in Kingston. Lightly sweet, malty, some caramel. Lightly hopped. Pleasant and well-balanced but not too interesting.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Vells (715) - Riga, LATVIA - OCT 12, 2014
Light malty, very light caramel, light hops. Cant call this APA. Light sweet with light bitterness.. all is dull and boring. Drinkable for try, but onetimer for price/performance

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Melnis (185) - LATVIA - OCT 9, 2014
Viegls, neizteiksmīgs pale ale, tad es labāk pļumpēju aldari 4x lētāk. Etiķete maldinoša. Karamele aromata mīīīnimali.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MissPxx (397) - - OCT 8, 2014
Really drinkable. Quite tangy in the palate with a crisp fresh taste. Strong aroma of caramel with warm undertones of nuttiness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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