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Einstök Ölgerđ
Brewed at Viking Ölgerd

Style: Witbier
Akureyri, Iceland
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
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RATINGS: 330   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed in the centuries-old Belgian tradition, our White Ale features the complex flavors of the classic witbier, including orange peel and coriander – all brewed with pure Icelandic water that delivers a cool smoothness that is flavorful and refreshingly drinkable.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (3456) - Richmond, Greater London, - MAR 24, 2013
Cold bottle. Very pale - like a white wine. Smells like bubblegum, lemon, medicinal. Taste is very watery with a bit of citrus, fair amount of carbonation and a slightly bitter aftertaste like a lager. Very refreshing - would be nice in the height of summer. Nothing exciting though.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
WillemsUrenkel (973) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - AUG 28, 2015
0,33 l bottle from Brause Syndikat, BI. Pale golden and a little bit unclear in the glass, small white steady head. Coriander, yeast and a little bit wheat on the nose. Taste starts with some citrus, coriander and malt in the second row. Smooth, little bit thin but refreshing. High carbonated.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Turtles (613) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2015
330ml bottle from Systembolaget, Hornstull. Stylish label on the bottle. Hazy pale yellow, large white long lasting head. leaving rich lacing. The aroma has spices, plastic and fart. Light and dry mouthfeel, gentle carbonated, light bodied. The taste is a bit simple, lemon, orange, wheat, grassy hops, sweet corn.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdtm82 (1251) - Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2015
Bottle, Kef airport ticking. Loads of coriander and clove and citrus. Juicy and clean. This is pretty intense on the coriander but a good representation of Belgian history. I enjoyed it and don’t get the low rates. Can’t appease them all.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mora2000 (6050) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 23, 2015
On tap at the Big Texas Beer Fest. First beer from Iceland. Yellow pour with a white head. The aroma and flavor have a lot of wheat plus some light orange and coriander notes. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Pretty much tastes like I expect Belgian whites to taste like.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Olo13 (7) - POLAND - AUG 14, 2015 does not count
Bardzo jasne i bardzo lekkie piwo. W aromacie lekka kolendra, trochę owocowo jest, taka pomarańcza, trochę drożdżowo. W smaku lekka kolendra, więcej skórki pomarańczowej niż w aromacie i drożdże. Piwo lekkie, goryczki wg mnie prawie brak, pozostawia lekki taki posmak owocowo-belgijski. Bardzo przyjemne piwo wg mnie. Jestem ciekawy tylko na ile wpływ na tą lekkość ma woda, bo się na etykiecie chwalą, że ta lekkość piwa właśnie jest trochę od Islandzkiej wody.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (3944) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Enjoyed this in Iceland. Hazy body big had. Nose is fruity, sweet. Taste more subdued. But was nice to pound nonetheless.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisko82 (283) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 13, 2015
Piwo słomkowe. Niemal klarowne, opalizujące. Piana drobnopęcherzykowa szybko opada. Nie lepi szkła. Wysycenie wysokie. Słodkie, w tle ziołowe, goździki, cytrusy. W smaku słodkie z cytrynową kwaskową kontrą. Rześkie, Bardzo fajne na lato. Udany white ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3343) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 12, 2015
Light cloudy gold with a pils/lemon meringue pie aroma. Interesting. Raspy carbonation and light bodied. Refreshing lemon pie flavor and mild spiciness. An interesting take on a wheat ale. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanscourt (972) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 10, 2015
Had at Norway stand at Epcot. Favorite part really about this is really the lightness to it. Almost no coriander. Fegreshing

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Metalchopz (2626) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 10, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy, pale-yellow colour with a nice creamy white head, great retention and some thick creamy lacing. Aromas of oranges, not so much the peel, but the inside fruit giving sweet notes with the yeast. Same for the taste, but much milder. The coriander is not felt anywhere. Still, pretty refreshing and quite drinkable. Glad I could try this one, because someone brought some back. Thanks !


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