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Einstök Ölgerđ
Brewed at Viking Ölgerd

Style: Porter
Akureyri, Iceland

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 647   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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
emartell (345) - Zapopan, Jalisco, MEXICO - JUL 8, 2016
Notas a café, chocolate, maltas tostadas. De color obscuro, cuerpo medio, carbonatacion baja, corona de espuma de baja retención. En boca, ligera, ahumada y deliciosas notas a café. Al paladar se percibe una excelente integración de sabores de chocolate, notas ahumadas, maltas tostadas y café amargo. Una delicia al paladar y una grata sorpresa.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
k0mpsa (2433) - Tuusula, FINLAND - JUL 7, 2016
Bottle. Black color, light brown head. Aroma has roasty notes, coffee, toasted bread. Nice roasty taste, good balance, coffee. Good porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (2621) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2016
33cl bottle at home. Very dark brown with a small tan head. Medium body with low to moderate carbonation. Subtle sweet and bitter tones. Dark chocolate, coffee, ripe dark fruits, roasted malts and some spices. Nice porter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (1401) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JUL 2, 2016
Pours a jet black with a foamy, creamy off-white head. Aroma is toasted malts, nut, chocolate, roast, and earthy, herbal, and spicy hops. Flavor is rich chocolate, toasted malts, roast, and some hops. Has a soft, smooth, thin body. Very good.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nilz (503) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 30, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2016 Black with minimal head. Aroma, malty roast notes, herby. Taste, roasted grain, some coffee, looked for some bitterness but someway hidden.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ulrikolsen (273) - DENMARK - JUN 30, 2016
Tap@Taphouse. Pours dark brown with tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, dark bread, liquorice and notes of blueberry. Taste is semi-sweet, liquorice, blueberry, winegum and has a dry, semi-bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Furseth (2082) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2016
Bottle: Black colour, nice creamy head. Aroma had a coffee,,dark choclate, caramelly, some burned popcorn. Flavor had a smokey,coffee, dark chcolate mixed mouthfeeling, medium bod, dry bitter coffee,caramelly finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (4578) - Michigan, USA - JUN 26, 2016
330 ml bottle into pint glass, bottled on 3/1/2016. Pours lightly hazy very dark brown color, with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and fluffy khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice dense soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toasted dark bread, caramel, brown sugar, light nuttiness/smoke, herbal, light pepper, and roast/toasted earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roast/bready malt, coffee, and earthy hop notes; with good strength. Taste of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toasted dark bread, caramel, brown sugar, light nuttiness/smoke, herbal, light pepper, and roast/toasted earthiness. Light-moderate herbal/spicy hop and roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toasted dark bread, caramel, brown sugar, light nuttiness/smoke, herbal, and roast/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt, coffee, and earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light dryness from hop/roast bitterness, lightly increasing through the glass. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, creamy, and fairly sticky/chalky balanced mouthfeel that is awesome. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 6%. Overall this is a great American porter. All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt, coffee, and earthy hop flavors; very smooth and easy to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (5951) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle: Nearly black with a thick tan head. Chocolate, roasted coffee, dark bread aroma. Taste is mild, dusty chocolate, coffee.....fairly sweet. A bit thin in the body, but a pretty solid flavour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
remALUS (215) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - JUN 23, 2016
Bottle 330 price: 0,69€. Juoda spalva, nedidelė puta. Skonis: deginto salyklo..


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