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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.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nimbleprop (7202) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 18, 2012
50cl bottle pours a hazy, copper amber with some wispy off white head. Nose is brown sugar, caramel, some prunes. Just sweetness upfront. Flavor is light chocolate, brown sugar, cake icing, a little orange, raisins, dates. Medium bodied, sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jimhilt (2549) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 17, 2012
Pours a one finger white head that vanishes quickly to a trace leaving no lace. Deep brown color. Light-medium carbonation and medium-heavy bodied. Sweet juniper nose and flavor has malty sweetness with light, dry juniper finish. $9.00 for a 500ml bottle from Tully’s Beer & Wine Wells, Me.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kingstoni (1929) - FINLAND - JAN 8, 2012
Bottle. Dark reddish brown with a creamy head. Balanced aroma of floral hops, herbs, caramel and malt. Favour is caramel, chocolate and roasted malt. Medium body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (20757) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 3, 2012
bottle at RBESG 2011 Grand Tasting ...Copper brown ... thin tan head ... soft oxidised toffee nose ... soft malts ... summer fruits ... soft toffeee ... little oddness

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 2, 2012
Pours ruby colored with a thin off-white head. Notes of thick toffee, caramelized wort, ginger, spice, dark fruit, raisins, plums and smoky malt. Medium to full bodied, lightly sticky with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cuso (7549) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 2, 2012
Bottle, many thanks to rosenbergh. Dark brown color with medium white head. Aroma of caramel, honey, plums, some herbs, spices. Taste, dried plums, burned sugar, biscuits. Alcoholic, Bittersweet finish. Drinkable beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (6013) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 31, 2011
Q: Is that beer Finnish? A: No, I still have a little bit left. HAHAHAHA! Oh, the the fun we have. Anyway, this is a beer that tastes and smells a lot like gin, which is understandable here. Lots of woody, piney notes, too, and a good deal lighter than I was expecting. Lots of molasses, as well.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (16932) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2011
Bottle @ RBESG 2011 Grand Tasting at Dean Swift. Syrupy malty aroma. Bit of bite. It’s a tasty beer. Some ok malts. Touch empty on finish. OK dark ale.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chiswick (159) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2011
deep dark ambre brown colour, slightly hazy liquid, pours a thin layer of creamy sleek tanned foam. aromascape is full of fruit/grape aromas and vegebatle-like tones, accompanied by wood and smoke. a malty with rye, hoppy aroma makes the experience pretty wide but still light. the taste is dark sweet with light bitterness and sourness, very balanced and light without losing character. the body is light, juicy, and dry. this work well with the overall character, but does not really deepen the experience or add anything. one of my favourites from huvila.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nearbeer (4782) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 26, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2013 500 ml. Deep mahogany with a ring of bubbles. Nose of maple syrup, dates, dark cherries; slight toasted grain, herbal and alcohol notes, The taste is deliciously the same, with some additional tones of chocolate, evergreen resin, and oak. Medium-heavy body is just thin enough, has low carbonation, and is full of malt but well-dried by the juniper. Very unique, drinkable and tasty brew.


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