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Einstök Ölgerđ
Brewed at Viking Ölgerd

Style: Porter
Akureyri, Iceland

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 654   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KW92 (1229) - Warszawa, POLAND - NOV 8, 2015

WYGLĄD: Barwa ciemno brunatna z rubinowymi refleksami, nieprzejrzyste. Piana drobna, wysoka, dość szybko opada, nietrwała.
AROMAT: Średnio intensywny. Prażono-palony. W tle kawa i gorzka czekolada.
SMAK: Kawowe, od początku do końca. Nieznaczny posmak gorzkiej czekolady. Poza tym dużo słodowości. Goryczka średnia, raczej krótka.
OGÓLNIE: Nie ukrywam, że liczyłem na coś dużo ciekawszego. Mimo wszystko zawód.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nijstrom (280) - Turku, FINLAND - NOV 8, 2015
Bottle. Coffee, roasted malts, smoke, liquorice, chocolate and some caramel. Mild sweetness and mild to moderate bitterness. Dry.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Flanfl (622) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - NOV 7, 2015
Black body, small brown head. Notes of yeast, coffee and chocolate. Feels dry (not necessarily a bad thing). Toasted malt flavours, chocolate and coffe notes. Dry overall. Medium dry toasted mal finish. Fairly bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HeadyDE (752) - Delaware, USA - NOV 7, 2015
bottle pour..light black dark brown color with small head..toasted nuts and roasted malt presence are big on the nose with some vanilla trace in the back..and a big boom of chocolate character as well..wow that is pretty interesting nose..mouthfeel is super smooth and silky..coffee makes it into the mix here and this is good coffee all around and a mighty tasty toasted porter..damn I wish my morning coffee had this complexity..worth trying for sure for anyone who is a fan of porters/stouts..solid offering...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (12883) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2015
A deep dark porter with a thin mocha head. In aroma, loads of bitter chocolate, coffee grind, light peated notes, smoky, fruity esters, very nice. In mouth, a bitter chocolate with coffee grind, pleasant smoked wood, licorice, very nice. On tap at WOB Chelsea.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tejas (979) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2015
Draught > Flying Saucer. Little aroma. Sort of thin dry palate. Head dies almost immediately. Flavor is a little roasty, a little ashy and something else I can't figure out. I know the deScription says coffee but then again I don't know what Icrlandic coffee taste like. This is good. I was hoping for better though. I think it's overrated at 92.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (1487) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Highly drinkable & quite tasty porter! Pours black w/ a tan head & decent lacing. The aroma has a nice delicate blend of coffee & dark chocolate. The taste is more on the soft chocolate side but finishes with just enough bitterness to remind u that it is a porter & a damn good 1 at that! It has a lovely mouthfeel & is overall an outstanding beer!

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamnowek (1831) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2015
Bizarre aroma that has a metallic element, almost like blood with a bit of smoke. Otherwise tastes nice and malty with a hint of burnt toast.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mzaar (2799) - Varberg, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2015
Fat @ Flying Saucer, Nashville. Klar mörkbrun öl med ett beige skum. Dofter av kaffe, choklad och rostad malt. Smakinslag av kaffe, choklad, karamell, aska och rostad malt. Mjuk munkänsla, medelbeska.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rami_pl (1939) - Warszawa, POLAND - OCT 24, 2015
Butelka z WFP3, warka z 2-06-15, wiec mloda. Faktycznie dosc fajnie kawowy, ale zeby to byla jakas islandzka kawa, to ja bym niezauwazyl ;) sporo tez owocowosci, palonosci, choc aromaty dosc stonowane. w smaku w kwaskowata strone, troche popiolowe i dosc gorzkie w ustach. Fajne. Nieurywajace nic, ale bardzo milo wywazone.


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