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RATINGS: 407   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (10865) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 28, 2013
Bottle 500ml @ home
Pours clear deep amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, spices, pine and licorice. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gorm (1899) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 20, 2013
Dyp svart farve med beige skum. Lukt av malt og lakris. Smak av malt, lakris og anis. Vinmonopolet.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nilsas (3294) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 20, 2013
Et nydelig øl med en herlig krydret dyft av pepper og lakris. Lun og god smak med en ettersmak av lakris og malt. Et øl som ikke må være for kaldt. Godt øl som anbefales. Mørk nøttebrun farge nesten uten skum.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BitchPls (746) - FINLAND - JUN 12, 2013
Darl brown beer with a small dark beige head. Sweet bread and caramel on the nose. Quite a soft and (medium to) full mouth feel - very interesting. Caramel and pine needle hops. This is quite a unique one. Probably not my first choice for this particular moment but the beer is unique and tastes original. Definitely worth a try!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foffern (1625) - Bodø, NORWAY - JUN 5, 2013
Bottle at home. Has a hazy reddish brown colour with a beige medium head. Aroma of berries, leather, dried fruit, chocolate, rye bread and caramel. Sweet flavour with more caramel and berries. Nice. Slick mouth feel, and has a light bitterness. A balanced and great beer. Easy drinking as well.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (15187) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 15, 2016 Draught. Creamy malt aroma. Cloudy brown colour. Small stable creamy tan head. The flavour is malty with a good alcohol bitterness. Hint of bread. Spicy hoppiness. 7 3 7 3 17

Bottle, 7.3%. Spicy aroma, smells like old cardamom or something, not that it is unpleasant, but still. Seemingly clear dark red/brown colour. Small whitish head. The flavour is papery with a spicy note. Tastes like red berries to me, but it is probably juniper. Papery nose and finish, but with a good bite, sort of like hop bite or ginger bite. 7 3 7 3 15

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (16377) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2013
Sample @ DØE. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, spices, fruits, malt and hops.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (7873) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 27, 2013
wondered about this when it was handed to me .. . pours a deep jam brown .. . medium foam, mild lacing .. . twigs, soil, spices .. . light mouth .. clean finish .. an ok beer, nothing to interesting though .. . . you mean to tell me there’s more than one book shitter?!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
wchesser (1867) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 22, 2013
Deep mahogany color. Belgian yeast nose with a lot of caramel. Taste follows. Finishes sweet. Very much like a Belgian dubel all around. Kind of dubel meets winter warmer. Good with enchiladas with chimayo red chili. Expensive but that’s Finland for you.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (8177) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 21, 2013
500 ml bottle from HWC. Pours a mostly clear mahogany color with a medium light beige head. A mostly sweet nose of toffee, candies, berries. An interesting flavor bordering in on a barley wine at times with big caramel and sweet malts, some distinct juniper. light bitter flavors, soapy at times, really interesting.


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