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Einstök Ölgerš
Brewed at Viking Ölgerd

Style: American Pale Ale
Akureyri, Iceland

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RATINGS: 280   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   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.


BHeart's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BHeart (72) - - AUG 4, 2012
Toasty caramel aroma, nice a malty. Light hops as well- but misty smells like a pile of grain. Light and refreshing, better cold...well balanced between hops and malt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (8308) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 19, 2015
On tap at Islenski Barinn, pours a clear copper with a small white head. Aroma brings out light toasted malt and a restrained stale hop character. Flavour is clean, with a dry very light floral hop character balanced by a dry biscuity malt backbone. Pretty boring stuff but competently brewed. Uninspiring.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arve_Christian (3581) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 17, 2015
ON bottle from Vinmonopolet Norway, on order (bu). Deep golden color, good foam. Medium aroma intensity; malt, hops, dried fruits and light caramel. Medium body & complexity. A little on the sweet side, but quite ok balanced with decent bitterness. Enjoyable

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Seffle (270) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2015
Bottle at The Merchant, Glasgow 150416. Very dark amber white firm lacing white head. Not a distinct aroma, just some malt. Tastes fresh and with a nice bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fisler (121) - GERMANY - APR 16, 2015
Mmmh, mit isländischem Wasser, mal sehen. In der Nase Malz, Karamell. Schaum baut sich schnell ab. Im Grunk setzt sich die Nase fort, im Abgang leicht bitter. Nicht sonderlich speziell, nichts aus der Reihe.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EdKing (2070) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2015
Colour is light chestnut brown, light white foam head. Nose is nutty, tangy earthy hop, caramel, toasty grain, bread, some bitter citrus hop. Taste is earthy, tangy, hop, caramel, brown bread, boiled sweet.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pumpkin87 (85) - - APR 6, 2015
Pours almost clear amber with medium white head that reduces to decorative skim. Aroma is basic, malt and yeast, with hints of caramel and woody spice. The taste is similarly low key, dilute toffee, bread and grapefruit rind. End is mildy and somewhat pointlessly bitter, though this smooths out as it approaches room temperature. This nods toward a traditional IPA, less harsh than the current American style without a pronounced profile of its own.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (21765) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 6, 2015
Bottled. Deep golden colour, mediumsized foamy white head. Aroma is fruity, floral and quite bready notes along with some slight earthy notes. Flavour is fruity, floral, grassy and some mild toffeeish and bready maltiness to it. Nothing that special, but still a refreshing one.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hawanna (2510) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 2, 2015
0,33 l bottle caramel, cereal, citrus, herbs, amber, clear, frothy, tan foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, slick feel, soft carbonation,

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
edsspoon (704) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle - amber with a foamy light brown head. Aroma is of caramel and toffee. Taste of caramel, toffee, vanilla and a little oak. Medium body, medium carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnfryd (11868) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2015
KRS 181014. Deep golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, grain, yeast. Flavour is butter scotsch, malt, hop, fruit, grain, yeast. Boring/Ordinary beer.


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