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Brewed by Ölvisholt Brugghús
Style: Smoked
Selfoss, Iceland

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RATINGS: 506   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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Í desember 2008 fór svo fyrsta sending til Svíţjóđar en hún fer á markađ á völdum stöđum í byrjun árs 2009. Ţar eru á ferđinni ţeir kumpánar Skjálfti og Móri en einnig hinn stórbrotni Lava sem er engum líkur. Hann er dekkri en nýstorknađ hekluhraun, 9,4% ađ styrkleika og inniheldur 70% reykt malt sem skilar sér vel í eftirbragđi. Ţessar vörur munu verđa fáanlegar í sćnska ríkinu (Systembolaget) og á völdum börum og veitingastöđum.

Smoked imperial stout with a thick brown head. Sweet with chocolate and roasted malt in the flavour. The aftertaste is roasted malt, smoke and warming alcohol. Aroma of smoke chocolate and a bit of alcohol.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niko100 (1835) - Illinois, USA - APR 16, 2012
Dark brown/black color; Heavy slightly creamy body; Aroma of smoky toasted malt, caramel, chocolate, & licorice; Flavor of roasted sweet malt, coffee/espresso, dark chocolate, dark fruit, and licorice; Finish slightly bitter with some smoke; Nicely balanced & complex; Overall, very good - I enjoyed it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (10343) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 16, 2012
Bottle from Bottle Barn in Santa Rosa, CA. Pours black with a decent tan head. Aroma is smoke. Not bacon. Just aroma of wood smoke. Med body. Flavor begins sort of cola, then it’s pleasant wood smoke. Very mellow smokey finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NikkTwist (1387) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 15, 2012 Draft at Monks. Poured nearly black with a slim dark tan head. Dark and smoky. Very well blended. Smooth. Tobacco. Rotted fruit (in a good way.) Raisins. Like a burned Barvarian Village (in a good way :p) Sweet malty flavors but a dry creamy finish. Strong, potent and worth a try.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9068) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 15, 2012
Bottle shared by Maniac. Pours opaque with a small, fizzy tan head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is smoke, roast and coffee malt, earthy and woody hops, prunes, figs, and dates. Flavor is malt dominant, smoke, dark fruity esters, light alcohol and a dry finish. Full body, high warmth, and medium carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 15, 2012
Bottle shared by maniac: pours a barely transparent dark mahogany with a stringy-lacing beige head. Has a rich sweet smoky nose with some dark caramel and chocolate. Starts with good fullness and earthy dark malty sweetness with some dark fruity complexity. Finishes drier and bittersweet with good lingering smoke complexity and bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (3042) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 15, 2012
Bottle. Pours deep, dark brown with a trace of beige head which dissipates quickly. Aroma is smoke, roasted malt, chocolate, earthy hops, plums, and dark cherries. Flavor is malt dominate with supporting hops and dark fruit esters; dry, smokey finish. Medium body, carbonation, and warmth.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (9918) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 14, 2012
Pours nearly black in color with a tall tan head. It’s certainly smokey. There is quite a bit of roasted malt and a touch of salted nuts. Pretty simple and straightforward aroma. A light sweetness on the palate; some toffee and a bit of chocolate to go with lots of roasted malt and smoke. There is a slight alcohol flavor in the background.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
frybeer (50) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 14, 2012
UPDATED: APR 15, 2012 Dark brown pour, coffee foam color thin head. Sweet chocolate aroma. Smokey chocolate raisin flavor. Dry smokey finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9020) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 14, 2012
500 ml bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of smoke, charcoal, bakers cocoa, roastiness and light licorice. Palate was medium to full bodied and smooth. Flavors of smoke, roastiness, bakers cocoia and light licorice with a smooth lingering smokey finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
scantron (63) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 10, 2012
April 6, 2012: 9.4% abv; 500mL bottle, cellared, BBD: 26/09/2014; rock glass. Aromas of dark chocolate,leather, booze and some sweet notes of dark fruit. This just makes me thirsty. Pours black. Deep tan head about 1/2". Pretty viscous looking stuff. Initial tastes of espresso, smoke and a very smokey jerky. As it warms, there is very evident dark chocolate and light fruitiness, as well as a mild herbal aftertaste. Silky and full bodied with a very light carbonation. This is some nice stuff. Overall, pretty delicious. This is my second go-around with this beer and it is still a bit too smokey for my taste. Though honestly, it’s a smoked stout. The light dark fruit tastes are great, though.


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