Brewed by Ölvisholt Brugghús
Style: Smoked
Selfoss, Iceland


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RATINGS: 526   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 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
curepute (139) - New York, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Dark black, tiny brown head. Big smoke nose, roasted malts. The taste is the same, vanilla, hint of coffee, chocolate. It’s a basic imperial Stout but the smoke rounds the whole beer together nicely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BluePhish (93) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 20, 2013
Pretty impressive. Beautiful pour, interesting that the smoke dissociates and doesn't linger. Good beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (4439) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - NOV 19, 2013
Draft at Churchkey. Poured a dark, almost black color with an off-white head. Aroma was notes of light smoke, roasted malts. Flavor was full of dark chocolates, some bitter malts, roast, smoke permeates each sip, but is not overpowering in the least. Interesting brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aaron68 (542) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 16, 2013
200 ml on tap @ "CrowBar", Oslo November 16,2013 Black in color with a thick brown head and medium carbonation. Aroma is smoke,roasted malt,tar,dark chocolate and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, sweetness,smoke and some alcohol. A nice winter warmer with a smoky aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HighWine (946) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Likely 2012 bottle to snifter. Ink black pour, not much carbonation. Thin egg shell colored ring for a head. Aroma is chicory, burnt maple, and light, char. Taste is lightly sweet with peat moss smoke. Slippery mouthfeel. A hint of licorice presents itself in the finish as the glass opens up. A touch alcoholic, but that’s ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gschrade (534) - Collinsville, USA - NOV 12, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. Pours black with a brown head. Taste smokey, roasted malt, dark chocolate. I thought this was so so. I would pass on this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (806) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Dark chocolate brown, glints of garnet at edges. Aroma of smoke and toasted bread crust. Flavor is a restrained smokiness with dusty malt sweetness, some chalk and peanut shells. Earthy hops, slight tree sap in bitterness. A yummy balanced beer. Medium-heavy palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
magsinva (865) - Virginia, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Bottle from App Vintner - it’s a smoked stout, that was aged a year. Not my style of stout. Meh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cousin_Larry (291) - - OCT 30, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 31, 2013 Pours like a commercial. Aroma of chocolate coffee. Flavor is caramel coffee with a smoky metallic finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Pours dark brown with a light brown head. Smells of chocolate, some smoky, ashy elements, char. Taste blends smoke and sweet to bitter dark malts into a chocolatey beer with a warming finish. Some vegetal elements emerge as the beer warms. Decent.

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