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Einstök Ölgerđ
Brewed at Viking Ölgerd

Style: Porter
Akureyri, Iceland

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 376   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pdubyah (454) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 19, 2013
This is the best of the output from the brewer and he should give himself a pat on the back, Chocolate coffee aroma delivers in the taste, but there is something missing in the middle, for me, perhaps it could either be sweeter or more aggressively bitter to round it out. For me. I like this though has a decent flavour up front and a decent length of taste and carry.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fugitive (1491) - Athens, GREECE - OCT 14, 2013
Bottle. Color dark brown with big head. Aroma roasted, chocolate, caramel. Taste roasted, chocolate, wood, some smoke.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DiarmaidBHK (3597) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Bottle from total wine Stuart. Pours black with a thin khaki head. Has a bit of roasted malt on the nose. I can’t say I’m getting much coffee on the tongue. Has a bit of sweetness on the finish. Eh!

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
toml219 (285) - California, USA - SEP 30, 2013
poured into a shaker. Very dark brown almost black with tan head the goes to a tan ring quickly. smell of toasted malt and chocolate. Taste is similare to the aroma with a nice smoky flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackmetal (132) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 27, 2013
Has smoky and nutty aspects while retaining an easy to drink porter base. Wins out with right balance of flavour

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
robertjm (781) - Albany, California, USA - SEP 24, 2013
A bit of toastiness in the aroma, but not huge. Fluffy tan head, which fell in the time between the kitchen and living room. Flavors of cocoa black licorice. Coffee bitterness lingering on the palate. Light body for a porter. Not a bad brew, and not overly expensive for an "exotic" beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wimpyjoe (4922) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2013
Black, next to no head. Has a mild roasted aroma and a very pleasant malt in its taste.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aquilo (559) - Berkeley, California, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Black with a thin brown head. The aroma is malt, smoke, and sour coffee. Flavor is moderately bitter, and very nice. I normally love dark ales, but the sour aroma turned me off a bit. Still, this isn’t bad at all.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nick76 (4290) - Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 15, 2013
The aroma is toasted and smokey with molasses and coffee. The appearance is dark brown with a medium head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is a bit thin. Overall a very good one.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palidor19 (3011) - Brandon, Florida, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Has a smoky flavor with a nice rich malt presence of nuts, wood and smoke. Not too hoppy but flavorful ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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