Brewed by Ölvisholt Brugghús
Style: Smoked
Selfoss, Iceland


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RATINGS: 556   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (8271) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 5, 2011
Bottle 330ml @ home
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and smoke. Taste is medium to heavy sweet, light bitter. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thomat (2167) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2011
Very dark brown with a medium, tan head. Fruity with liqorice tones. Fruit, chocolate, malt and liqorice.Full bodied with a long, bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kriegbaum (845) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2011
Bottle 33 cl. Dark brown to black and pouring with a medium brown head. The scent seems sweet roasted malt, dark fruit and notes of smoke is sensed. The relatively high alcohol content perceived in both fragrance and flavor. Taste follow your nose. the aftertaste is slightly bitter and relatively dry

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fred82 (2115) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 9, 2011
500ml bottle thanks to tbadiuk. Best before 14.09.2013.
Appearance : Deep black with medium brown foamy creamy head. Not much lacing.
Aroma : Roasted malt with hops. Light coffee. Light chocolate. Not much alcohol.
Taste : Quite a lot of hops with some alcohol. Roasted malt and light coffee. Finish has great notes of dark chocolate with hops.
Overall : A bit too much alcohol on the first part of the finish. Second part is very nice with hops and nice dark chocolate. Not much smoke. I really think there’s a bit too much alcohol on the finish. Still it’s an enjoyable. Alcohol smooth out a bit at the end. I’ll let my second bottle age a while.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeMcPhee (8622) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 28, 2011
Deep brown-black pour with a tight tan head. The aroma has a lot of sweet smoke and milk chocolate. A bit of soft cherry fruitiness along with some light cocoa. Fresh and chocolatey with a bit of soft pepper cutting through the finish. Very nice stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14243) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 25, 2011
Bottle. Medium head with medium duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are coffee, roast malt, chocolate, caramel, notes of smoke and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10870) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 23, 2011
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Some dark fruits and smoke present. Moderate bitter nice smokey flavor with chocolate notes. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maria (10176) - Thisted, DENMARK - APR 21, 2011
It’s pitch-black with a light-brown, creamy head, and the aroma has notes of roasted malt, licorice, light smoke and dark fruits. The mouth-feel is fat. The flavour is sweet with notes of roasted malt, licorice, light smoke and dark fruits. Initially it’s fantastic, but after a while it seems to lack a bit to go the entire mile.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8755) - San Diego County, California, USA - APR 12, 2011
330mL shared with Travlr at Bishops Arms Folkungagatan, Stockholm, Sweden. The pour is a deep, deep ruby with a thinning, tan head. Not much retention and weak lace. Aroma is not too smoky, more salty, pimento, olives. Really just giant black olive nose. Taste is bacon, smoke, alcohol, Baileys Irish Cream, meaty, sweet maple, spicy chocolate. Really just outstanding. Palate is sharp, big carbonation, prickly, but ends up oily.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (13458) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 11, 2011
Bottle at The Bishops Arms Folkungagatan, great recommendation from staff. Very dark brown, small brown head. Aroma of French roast coffee. Taste is dark cocoa with a burnt edge. Subtle and complex. Great stuff.

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