RateBeer
overall
76
54
style
Brewed by Ölvisholt Brugghús
Style: Smoked
Selfoss, Iceland

bottled
available

on tap
available

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Christmas seasonal. A smoked bock.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6157) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2010
(Draught at Bishop’s Arms Vasagatan, Stockholm) Reddish amber colour with frothy, beige head. Malty, slightly fruity nose with notes of caramel, red berries, smoke, a touch of cinnamon and spicy hops. Malty taste with caramel, toasty and smoked malt, red berries and a spicy, citrussy bitterness leaning in the marmalade direction. Slightly above medium body, with a little alcohol bite in the finish. Smoke initially a bit subdued, but comes through as the beer warms up. Nice and well balanced beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (3066) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2013 Bottle from systembolaget. It poured a clear dark amber liquid with a medium sized light beige head. Smell of spices, caramel malt and orange peels. Taste of Spices, burned toast, licorice, cinnamon and orange peels. Semi-smooth mouthfeel, medium thick body and medium amounts of carbonation. Decent Christmas beer with allot of christmasy spices. Re-rated in 2013. Nice fresh smoky character to this beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (4638) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 10, 2010
Bottle. Clear reddish/brown with a medium tan head. Nice aroma and taste of smoke, ham, caramel, licorice and spices. Medium carbonation and body. A good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (9358) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 25, 2011
330ml bottle - birthday gift from SaintMatty - thanks!
7 On pouring, tons of banana. In the glass, there’s still plenty of banana, but a pleasant dry wooly smokiness too. Was served cold, so expect it to evolve.
4 Lovely deep red, with an brief spongy orangy tan head.
7 Great rich roasty taste, a touch wooly. Some liquorice and slightly christmassy spices there too.
4 Full palate, smooth and a touch sweet, and with pleasant carbonation. Finish picks up from the roastiness of the taste, and continues with actual burntness, and a bit of barky bitterness.
14 Covers the alcohol well. Full of flavour, rich and warming. Good one. Thanks SaintMatty!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jolo (917) - Uppsala, Sweden, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 12, 2011
Bottle. The aroma is malty and a little smoked and roasted and also a little caramel. The colour is amber and a little tanned head. The flavour is fruity and spicy and a littel caramell. A really nice christmas beer

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ingevara (804) - SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2011
Stiff head that lasts for a while. Flowery and smoky smell. The aroma is rather deep with lots of malt. Low carbonation. The flavor is a bit surprising - I had mine with a meal of ginger and honey grilled ribs, and the beer tasted about the same as the ribs, but with more hickory smoke and bitter aftertaste. A singular experience I’d like to do again (...?)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13409) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2012
Bottle at home - shared with Mette. Clear dark red/brown - offwhite head. Nice smokey, ryebread, nutty, high malty, light bitterness, light sweet malty, bread, dark bread, light caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10289) - FAROE ISLANDS - DEC 21, 2012
Botella. Clear dark red-brown colour, Beige medium head, rather short lasting. Spiced well toasted malty caramel bit fruity sweet like aroma with some smoke to it. Good mouthfeel. Smoked sweet spiced toasty malty caramel pleasant aroma, medium bitterness, lightly dry, good smoky malty caramel spiced finish. Nice!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer_est_deus (670) - örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2012
Klar, koppar färgad med lite skum. Doft: Tropiska frukter, banan, sockerdricka, trä, trä kol. Smak: Torkad frukt, trä, bränt socker, lätt rök, banan, mineraler. Lite för söt i munnen men bra bäska som kommer efteråt. Lite belgisk den här iochmed frukt dofterna och smakerna.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Seffle (169) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle from Systemet. Mörk kopparbärnsten. Vacker. Mkt god rökton med utsökt maltighet. Bästa rökölen jag testat ( frånsett Sclenkerla förstås). ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2  3  4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50