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RATINGS: 301   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KnutAlbert (6067) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 17, 2012
On tap at Crowbar. Sweet, herbal, quite complex, but this is far from a Sathi. Too sweet, they could have made much more out of this.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20662) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2012
Bottle at home. Hazy dark brown coloured with a huge off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and spices with notes of flowers and stearine. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, spices, herbs and hops. Spicy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skinnyviking (6966) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2012
Bottle. High creamy long lasting good looking off-white head. Hazy dark red brown body. Powerful malt coffee hops aroma. Relatively sweet barley malt coffee liquorice flavor with a spicy note. Low carbonation. Long sweet and smooth finish. Alcohol level seems just right. Very pleasant to drink and certainly a nice surprise.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (6103) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 28, 2012
Tap at Churchkey. Beautiful deep reddish pour with a smaller head. Vinous, dark sweet fruit, with a nice little heft to the palate. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlackerMads (1547) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2012
Bottle. Brown with off-white head. Aroma is sweet with a light sour cellulose thing to it. Otherwise notes of almonds, marzipan, malt, yeast, leather. Vinous. Taste is a bit watery at first but some alcohol sweetness kicks in. Notes of burnt caramel, plums, toffee, spices. Ends bitter. Interesting stuff that I need to try again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (2685) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2012
50cl bottle at F-hoone, Tallinn. Pours very dark brown with a reddish hue and a minimal off-white head. Malty aroma with caramel, some berries, probably juniper and some roasty notes. Also hints of chocolate and coffee. Sweet and malty with a light juniper flavour and a quite dry and bitter finish. Alcohol is well integrated. Mild and easy to drink, but quite tasty! (2012-11-18)

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
SirLimpsalot (2109) - 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 (4562) - 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 (11158) - 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 (10904) - 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


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