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Einstök Ölgerđ
Brewed at Viking Ölgerd

Style: Porter
Akureyri, Iceland

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 600   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.


2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
SanfordBrewer (1460) - Sanford, Florida, USA - MAR 19, 2016
opaque mahogany with very thin beige head. medium-full body with high carbonation which harshens the acrid burnt character.

aroma: charred malt/grain, roasted acidity, subtle cacao, sweet mocha, leafy herbal hops, licorice.

taste: leafy hops, char, acrid character from roasted grains and coffee. Rather one-dimensional.

No amber, brown, or crystal malts coming through, so this is much more stout-like than porter-like.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MisoW (2954) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle at Bolime tasting 3/2016. Pours brown color, beige head. Aroma of caramel, coffee. Taste is medium sweet, medium bitter, coffee, caramel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopmaestro (1141) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2016
Aroma is milder roasted malts with some dark choco’s and coffee. Taste follows the same formula. Very clean and straight forward porter with a dry sensation. Almost too clean.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rafael52 (775) - Łódź, POLAND - MAR 1, 2016
Kolor: ciemnobrunatny, klarowny.
Piana: obfita, drobnopcherzykowa, trwała.
Zapach: sporo aromatów słodowych, opiekanych, melanoidynowych, ciemnych owoców, kawy, czekolady, kakao.
Smak: średnia pełnia, gładkie, dokładnie to co w aromacie, lekka słodycz dobrze współgrająca z goryczką o kawowo, kakaowym charakterze.
Wysycenie: śrdnie.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (5402) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2016
Draft at the Taphaus. Dark brown color with a thick, creamy head and fairly heavy lacing. Roasted and burnt coffee, toasted caramel, and some licorice on the aroma. Tastes fairly strongly malty and fairly heavy bitter as well. Finishes with a bit of a peat type flavor. Soft feel and a long, fairly dry close. Pretty interesting stuff with a ton going on.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alex_leit (1592) - Minsk, BELARUS - FEB 27, 2016
Bottle 330 ml. Dark-brown color. Aroma: good dark malts and roasted. Taste: caramel, velvety, slightly wine, very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rreinis (21) - Jurmala, LATVIA - FEB 27, 2016
dark brown, nice color, head. Quite bitter. I would like it a little bit sweeter, but it’s fine!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
17Beer (175) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 27, 2016
Nice chocolate and chalk aromas. Pours opaque brown with a fast dissipating buff colored head. Flavors of coffee, leather balanced sweet and sharp with a lightly fizzy mouthfeel and a short finish. very well made and drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RasmusOtt (2082) - Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2016
Bottle Thanks to Sřren! Pours towards black with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, roasted coffee, dark sweet malts, liquorice and some toasted notes as well. The taste is roasted with notes gof liquorice. coffee, dark malts and some weak hops. Pretty nice and simple porter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Humlehode (542) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 20, 2016
Pours black. Faint roasted, smoked aroma. Coffee notes. Lacking some depth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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