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RATINGS: 295   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Huvila Arctic Circle Ale is a chestnut coloured ale with a malty/fruity odour. It tastes of dark fruits and caramel malts and finishes off with a nice bitter hop tail. It is brewed with both juniper twigs and a large dose of Finnish attitude. It is available on tap an in bottles in bars and restaurants across Finland. The beer has also featured among the seasonal Christmas beers at Alko, the Finnish monopoly retail distributor of beers with more than 4.7% Alc. Arctic Circle Ale is also imported into the US through Shelton Brothers.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
SirLimpsalot (2058) - SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2012
Stockholm Beer & Whiskey 2012: Stor nötig både doft och smak. Stora maltiga toner - nja

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gyllenbock (4397) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2012
Sample at SBWF 2012. Amber with a small white. Aroma and taste of malt, toffee, dried fruit and some light notes of hops. Not that interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11099) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Bunker Beer. Pours deep red with a small, staying, frothy, off-white head. Aroma has caramel, strawberry, light nutty, softly vinious. Medium carbonation, fine creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has light chocolate, caramel, light nutty. Soft malty bitter finish with some rye like spiciness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2012
Bottle @ Food Festival, Aarhus. Clear brown with a small beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and dark fruit. Flavor is quite sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 080912

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (5610) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2012
Bottle @ Food Festival, Århus. Pours dark brown with a small white head. Aroma of roasted malt, brown sugar, caramel, berrries. Flavor of malts, coffee, brown sugar, berries, light spicy. Medium body, soft carbonation. 090912

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerheart65 (957) - Pori, FINLAND - SEP 10, 2012
Aroma is full and nuanced. Roasted licorice, citrus, pine, dark chocolate, roasted toffee. Dark red/brown to black. Beige head leaves lacing. Taste has same elements as aroma but not as much roasted, coffee also, pine flavor in finish, full and round, dry finish. A really good finnish beer that I can warmly recommend.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10367) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2012
Bottle. Creamy off-white fair mostly deminishing head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. Moderate biter spicey flavor. Long moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate. Nice brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (10755) - DENMARK - SEP 9, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown with small tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel and spices. Flavour is malt, caramel, spices, hop, berries, medium bitter and medium sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bragesnak (5346) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2012
Foodfestival, Aarhus, DK. Bottled, 070912. Brown with beige head. Aroma of malt and spices. Flavour with caramel, dried fruit and some juniper

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (1573) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 28, 2012
Bottle picked up somewhere in Denver. Great woody/spicy juniper aroma. Taste is more subtle, dark and earthy. Would love another.


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