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Einstök Ölgerð
Brewed at Viking Ölgerd

Style: Porter
Akureyri, Iceland

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common

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common

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RATINGS: 434   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   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.


JoeTheYounger's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeTheYounger (1159) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Bottle from lonehill shared by getbetter. Dark brown pour with small chestnut head. Aroma is roasted coffee and copper. Taste is very robust and roasty with somewhat of a sweet and nutty finish. Medium body. Pretty good, much better than I thought it would be.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rusos (25) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 29, 2015
Brown amber colour. Beige head. Aroma roasted, bit toffee. Dry taste, roasted, some fruits. Dry roasted aftertaste. Maybe a bit overcarbonated. Overall good one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madchemist83 (151) - USA - MAY 28, 2015
Coffee, metal, wine, roasted malt. Very smooth mouth with slight roasty bite at the end.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lillmuffin (113) - Haugesund, NORWAY - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle @ a friend. Night-black color with creamy beige head. Aroma of smoke and Chocolate cake. Taste of Coffee, Chocolate and roasted malts.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mario_giri (162) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 27, 2015
Only short, shared with Bastian while brewing: Sehr feines Porter mit schönen Trockenfrüchten Aromen und Geschmack, neben den obligaten Kaffenoten. Sehr fein.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nudiebear (213) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle at home. Poured a clear dark brown with off white head. Aromas of coffee, nuts, madeira and resin. Taste is medium bitterness, light sweetness. Clean palate, roasted coffee aftertaste. Good carbonation. Good porter this!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4336) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle. Dark look, brownish black in color, and has a tan head. The smell is roasted malts, chocolate milk mix, toast, ok. The taste is similar with some acridness, decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHopster (899) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - MAY 22, 2015
(bottle) My first from this brewer. Aroma of toasted malt. Deep brown complexion with thin tan head. Flavor of toasted malt and roast coffee. Long finish. Very nice porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brnandersen (2431) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2015
Sample from 33 cl. bottle, CBF 2015. Pitch black with a thin, tanned head. Roasted aroma with caramel, dark chocolate, coffee and dark, dried fruits. Taste is lightly bitter. Medium body with a creamy texture, Finishes dry and slightly bitter with dark, roasted malts. Lovely Porter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gurthnar (2802) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 29, 2015
Bottle from Ammersin. Quite good simple dark beer, though fruit-less and more on the roasted and caramel sweet side, biscuity. Quite good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (4158) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAY 23, 2015
12 oz bottle. Black in color with an average tan head. Taste is of toast, light smoke, cocoa, and roasted malts. Taste is of roasted malts, cocoa, slightly burnt toast, and baking cocoa.


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