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RATINGS: 305   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dtborelli (322) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 21, 2010
Huvila Arctic Circle Ale Pours medium to dark brown with a thinner tannish head and low retention. Seems oily. Aroma is of black tea with spices and juniper. Some booze and a hint of anise. Flavor is smooth and oily with slight bitter hops, black tea and maybe some rye. Pretty good and would purchase again

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
20107589 (304) - randers, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2013
liqurish, and nutty aromas. Aooear dark brown, without head. Great bitter taste. Fine palate with a long finish

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ERB92 (295) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2014
Toffee, dried fruits, berries and brown sugar in the aroma. Dark amber with a off white head. Medium to heavy sweet and medium bitter. Medium body with a average carbonation. Overall a interesting and special brew.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mickut (276) - Espoo, FINLAND - DEC 11, 2010
Draught. Pours dark amber, beige head. Taste is sweet and medium bitter, palate has soft carbonation, slightly water mouthfeel. Aroma has wood, licorice, caramel, fruits.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
borre_m (272) - NORWAY - APR 25, 2014
Tasting at beer 14. Aroma has lots of malt and juniper. Rasting is light at first. Then you get the darker malts coming through.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SimonTja (262) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2014
Very different bitterness on this one, very different ale in general, I guess it’s a Sahti. Rye is nice, very nice mouthfeel, a bit fruity feel to it, quite a bit bitterness, but nicely balanced, and the malt gives very interesting new falvours that I don’t really resemble with beer, but soy, maybe butterscotch, and leather feel to it...

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Madsen1635 (254) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle. Muddy brown/reddish pour with fast diminishing tan head. Sweet malty aroma with just a hint of tar. Taste is balanced with some bitterness. Quite high carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Karstenborg (249) - DENMARK - JUL 4, 2014
Dark amber body with small off-white head. Aroma is raisins, wood and sugar. Taste is caramel, juniper, syrup and hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frode (231) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 25, 2014
Bottle 50 cl.
Hazy, light brown, with a large frothy head. Medium malt with caramel, chocolate, fruit and toast. Medium sweet. Medium bodied, oily.

Music:
Ym-stammen – Solbeven

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CarlJonas (212) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
Dark brown, small head. Weak aroma of juniper and Coca-Cola. Taste is slightly boozie with juniper and chewing gum. Medium bitterneness and pretty dry. Medium mouthfeel and carbonation. I think I like it but it’s kind off somehow.


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