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RATINGS: 370   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scauca (490) - Lovere, - JAN 26, 2011
Thanks to Andrè. Pours dark amber with a vanishing beige head. Aroma is definitely sweet, too sweet, and nutty. Flavourwise it sucks. Nothing to add. Not my beer.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Yorker (1665) - Herning, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2015
50 cl bottle @ home. Pours cloudy brownish amber with an off-white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are malt, nuts, alcohol, and dried fruit - with a bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (9132) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Bottle. Earthy nutty toffee malt and herbal hay aroma. Hazy dark amber with minimal head. Herbal sweet raisin, toffee malt and moderately bitter juniper flavor. Nice body. Very good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lobs_ols (407) - LATVIA - AUG 10, 2015
Opaque dark crimson, medium white head. Roasty, malty aroma Bitter, light bodied - dark fruit and definite juniper notes. Finishes very foresty. Good.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nonshaugen (74) - Fetsund, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2015
Slightly hazy, nut-brown colour. Managed to get a rich, three-finger off-white to tan coloured head in my lager glass, by a rigorous pour. Sweet aroma immediately present, even 30 cm away from my nose, dark fruits and alcohol up front. Taste is bitter, dark fruits and caramel sweetness at the same time. And it’s very clear that this is NOT going to get a high rating from me. This is not my kind of beer. Sorry, I didn’t like it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tomekk1978 (927) - Ząbki, POLAND - JUL 18, 2015
Aromat: dość skromny - karmel plus owoce, głównie śliwki. alkoholu niewiele.

Wygląd: jasno rubinowa barwa, zamglona. Piana w kolorze ecru, średniej wielkości i umiarkowanie trwała.

Smak: karmel, śliwki, rodzynki, czekolada, herbatniki. Goryczka w okolicach średniej, z pewnością niższa niż sugerowana. Średnia do krągłej pełnia, niskie do umiarkowanego wysycenie i owocowa oraz alkoholowa końcówka.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HaraldB (18) - NORWAY - JUL 17, 2015
Brun farge med lavt skum. Søt aroma av malt og litt karamell. Smaken er mye samme. Søt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IPAgutten79 (787) - Skui, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2015
Brun farge med lavt skum. Søt aroma av malt og litt karamell. Smaken er mye samme. Søt.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
smcolw (601) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 15, 2015
Nearly no head, but it does leave some streaky, but limited, lace. The beer is a solid brown color where light passes through easily. Very cloudy, looks muddy. Plentiful sweet caramel. Smells like a rich duppelbock or a barley wine. No notable juniper berry aroma. Drier than the smell lets on, but still very sweet. There’s some nice balancing toastiness to the swallow. The aftertaste is surprisingly astringent like Gin with a mild kick of alcohol kicked in. Wonderfully different and remarkably drinkable. Full bodied with a low level of carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Linkiewitz (67) - Warsaw, POLAND - JUL 8, 2015
AROMAT: Karmelowa słodycz, chleb, coś jakby syrop oraz alkohol (po ogrzaniu) WYGLĄD: Klarowne, o barwie ciemnego brązu z szybko opadającą pianą. SMAK: Pierwsze co możemy tu znaleźć to paloność - jest jej tu sporo. Ognisko, popiół, te klimaty. Dalej jest karmel, potem powoli rozwija się nuta słodyczy i wchodzi jałowiec wraz z delikatną ziołowością. Posmak ciekawy, jakby gorzka (naprawdę gorzka) czekolada w popiele z owocem jałowca. Piwo jest nisko wysycone (przez co pijalne), bez goryczki. Nie spotkałem się tutaj z pewną gęstością oraz nutami bananowymi typowymi dla sahti. Widać i czuć, że jest to wersja black. Ciekawe piwo, ale gdybym nie wiedział, że jest to black sahti to pewnie bym nie zgadł :D

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (13105) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUL 7, 2015
Hopfiger, etwas scharf malziger Antrunk. Milde, zum Mittelteil steigende Kräuternoten, gefolgt von Kaffenuancen. Malzbetoner Nachgeschmack, rund, stimmig. 10/9/10/10/12/10


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