Brewed by Ölvisholt Brugghús
Style: Smoked
Selfoss, Iceland


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RATINGS: 547   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 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (12260) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dink (50) - Sudbury, Ontario, CANADA - APR 2, 2011
Pour is near black with butterscotch beige head. Getting a lot of smoke, iodine, burned wood. Big smoky flavours, char, tobacco, sweet malt and salted black licorice, but also a bit of wet grass/hop/peat aroma. Creamy taste, sticky mouthfeel. Not overly sweet, dry ash finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blipp (6148) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAR 24, 2011
Bottle at Max’s tasting. Pours near black with a beige head. Sweet and roasty aroma with molasses and light dark fruits. The flavor has roasted and smokey malts, with sweet molasses and dark fruits. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (2549) - NORWAY - MAR 24, 2011
Bottle shared with esp0r at Ölrepubliken. Massive black color, tiny nut colored head. Aroma of burned wood, bacon and coffee. Malty kind of messy taste of licorice and coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esp0r (2007) - NORWAY - MAR 21, 2011
Bottle @ Ölrepubliken shared with Daje. Black, no head. Some lacings on glass, so it’s not ugly :) Smells of bacon, smoke, burned wood and some foot sweat. Taste is egg and bacon. Some sweetness. Too much smoke i’m afraid. Oily feel. Finish is not very hoppy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (8571) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 19, 2011
Bottle at Max’s tasting. Pours black. Tan head. Nose of BBQ, smoke and roasted chocolate malt. Taste of BBQ, smoke, coffee roast and roasted chocolate malt. Smoky.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (14036) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2011
33Cl. Bottle @ Vinens Verden, Odense. Ohh.. Have had my eyes on this since the first ratings ticked in years back. Pours black with a small creamy beige head. Sweet and hard roasted malts with a touch of smoke, vanilla and chocolate. Smooth and full bodied. Dry roasted end. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
RC8 (305) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 24, 2011
Bottle from the LCBO. Didn’t know what to expect and was pleasantly surprised. Wonderful depth and flavour, smoky but not overwhelmingly so, with a balanced malt and bitter notes that made it incredibly drinkable in spite of the its strong characteristics. Great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 23, 2011
Bottle from LCBO store 575. A very dark motor oil liquid decants in my goblet, and is topped with a respectable two finger mocha froth, leaving some pretty webbing on the glass. Roasted coffee bean nose hints at smoke, vanilla, leather, and licorice. Sweet and malty, with smoke and a marked hop bitterness to perfectly balance. Alcohol not really detectable in the full body and velvety finish. Great effort!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Madsnp (933) - DENMARK - FEB 14, 2011
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a big and dense cappuccino colored head. Sweet and ashy aroma with notes of nuts, caramel, smoke Taste of chocolate, caramel, sweet malt, roasted malt and licorice. Easy drinkable, but maybe a tad too sweet..

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