Einstök Ölgerš
Brewed at Viking Ölgerd

Style: Porter
Akureyri, Iceland


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RATINGS: 258   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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With clear notes of espresso, dark chocolate and a hint of authentic Icelandic coffee, this Porter is dark and rich, offering a medium body that is robust, yet smooth on the palate and easy to drink. There’s no need to be afraid of the dark anymore.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1122) - FINLAND - APR 17, 2013
33cl bottle. Dark brown color with a small tan head. Roasted malt in the aroma with notes of chocolate and some coffee. Flavor is a bit sweet with roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, some caramel and smoke. Smooth and medium bodied, quite dry finish. Very tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Embrouille (2823) - SWITZERLAND - APR 16, 2013
Bottled 33cl. Darkish appearance. Mediocre malt profile. Medium bodied. Low bitterness. Without major flaws. Plain boring.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4314) - Utah, USA - APR 14, 2013
Bottle shared by Dallas, thanks
Appearance: Clear dark brown with a medium sized beige head and some lacing
Aroma: Roasted malts, chocolate and mild bitterness
Taste: Roasted malts, chocolate, coffee with a dry finish
Nice and clean

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (5838) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 14, 2013
Bottle thanks to Dallas. Pours a deep dark brown color with a medium off-white head. A sweet malty smoky nose. The flavor is really nice: caramel, malty sweetness, nutty, lighter roast, some light smoke. Very smooth. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5367) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2013
Tallahassee, Fl - New Leaf Market - 330 ml bottle. Pours a licorice-like black with a quickly fading khaki colored head. Aroma has some light roasted notes, a hint of creosote. Flavor is bold with a roasty profile, a touch of unsweetened baker’s chocolate, some day old cold black coffee and a hint of potting soil. Mouthfeel has a nice dryness to it. Enjoyed everything I have had from this brewer thus far.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
fluffy (1501) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 6, 2013
while the flavor was decent, the aroma was offputting, like wet cigarettes dropped in coffee. possibly a bad bottle. otherwise a decent porter...as long as i didnt smell it too deeply. will try again in the future.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suprchunk (2103) - Crestview, Florida, USA - APR 3, 2013
Black pour. Small off-white head. Plenty of lacing. Smells of coffee and licorice with a hint of metal. A dry coffee taste with notes of chocolate. Sweet, yet dry finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DocJitsu (845) - Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Pours an opaque dark brown, with ruby edges. A tan head appears and disappears just as quickly. Coffee, coffee, coffee nose. Mouthfeel is a real let down, but not as disappointing as the flavor of this dog. Coffee up front that fades way too quickly leaving a currant or two just before it goes away forever. It has promise for a moment. But, just a moment. How’d this make it to American shelves??

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RedSox2004 (1214) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Deep brown, just this side of black, with a tan head and little lace. Toasted malt and dark fruit on the nose, some smokiness evident. Burnt firewood gives way to a mild caramel and dark fruit sweetness, Medium body, sticky mouthfeel, no carbination and a lingering dark fruit sweetness. There, I’ve had a beer from Iceland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DavidWoodruff (390) - Windsor, California, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Appearance: Dark brown, almost black with a thin tan head. Aroma: Mocha Flavor: Dark roasted malt, coffee and mild to medium hop bitterness. Palate: Medium to light bodied. Overall: Definitely an American style porter.

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