Brewed by Ölvisholt Brugghús
Style: Smoked
Selfoss, Iceland


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RATINGS: 564   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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (7148) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 14, 2014
Bottle, at our hotel Satt Bar in Reykjavik. Near black with a medium brown head that retains as a heavy pad. Aroma of smoke and dark malts. Campfire smoke character overlies sweet dark malts, bitter chocolate, light anise. Quite rich with a velvety mouthfeel. This drinks like a smoked Baltic porter-- very cool!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kramer (5177) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 13, 2014
Pours a pitch black body, like motor oil, with a dense one finger frothy brown head. The nose is roasty with lots of dark caramel and some burnt smokiness. The flavor is very roasty with a nice smokiness that really tempers the sweetness well. Some lingering burnt caramel and just a hint of alcohol. Full bodied and chewy body with soft carbonation and a really nice mouth coating thickness that makes the finish linger forever. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DandyWolfFloyd (641) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 1, 2014
Aroma - rich boozy, svelte roast and a lot of dark chocolate Appearance - black body color; liquid is opaque; head is about 2" and brown head; excellent lacing Taste - the malt is nice and smoky with peat, there is a lot of ultra rich espresso and some very dark chocolate Palate - body is medium to full; the texture sticky and slick; the carbonation is average; the finish is roast and with the astringency you’d expect from rich dark roast.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
budznsudz (581) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Black pour with a substantial brown head. Aroma of dense chocolate and smoked wood chips. Taste is chocolate roast, wood, smoked malt, and vanilla. Solid smoked offering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerSkull (1329) - SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
(Bottle). Start is dominant tangy aroma of caramel, vanilla, chocolate and malt. Taste is soft flavor of caramel malt with smoky roasted malt in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvikar (3881) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel. Thanks DSG. Pours black with a beige head, aroma of coffee, smoke, nuts, smoked wood, sausage, flavor is smoked, burnt wood, chocolate, cherry, fruits, finishes bitter and dry, medium to full bodied

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (5003) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2014
nice smoked aroma,black, brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, nice smoked finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zoucrew102 (666) - - MAR 15, 2014
Bomber. Heavy smoke on the aroma with notes of dark chocolate and roasted malt. Pours black with a light, mocha colored head with decent retention and lacing. Rich dark chocolate flavors dominate to start with some roastiness permeating through. Smoke dominates the smooth finish to begin with, but give way to dark chocolate that lingers on the palate. Interesting beer, definitely only for those who enjoy smoke, but has a good balance between the smoke and other flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fluffy (1824) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - FEB 19, 2014
Like drinking a kielbasa, one of the better smoked stouts out there. A nice smoke balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zach8270 (3629) - Henrietta, New York, USA - FEB 18, 2014
(bottle - 500 ml) Dark black pour with almost no head. Roasted malts and bitter chocolate in the aroma with an undertone of smoke. Roasted malts and coffee with more dark chocolate and heavy smoke in the flavor. Roasted and bitter aftertaste.

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