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Brewed by Ölvisholt Brugghús
Style: Smoked
Selfoss, Iceland

bottled
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RATINGS: 554   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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlackerMads (1681) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2014
Bottle. Black with a small diminishing light brown head. Meaty smoke in the nose. Dark chocolate, roasted malt, charcoal, late smoke notes, brown sugar, light warming finish. Full body, oily texture, soft carbonation, medium sweet and bitter. Pretty heavy, but also quite nice and the smoke works well.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tcane7 (1668) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Bottle at Alla Spina. Pours black with thick, bubbly tan head and some lace. Nose of chocolate, burnt wood, smoked meat, roasted malt. If you like smoked beer you will probably love this. I do not

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
diabel (1608) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - AUG 17, 2010
Bottle This is a nice imperial stout, but not great. It has (of course) a deep black body with a creamy brown head. The aroma has notes of dark fruit, molashes and some smoke which makes it quite subtle. The flavour is moderately bitter, lightly sweet.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LoFi (1594) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 18, 2010 Draught. Black with a small, light brown head. Aroma: a lot of smoke, salami, chocolate, some wine gums. Taste: (dark and milk) chocolate, licorice, wine gums, smoke, smoked meat (although not as much as in the aroma). Smooth, silky, creamy body.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pootzboy (1594) - Hawgville, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 3, 2010
500ml bottle. Puts an opaque black ale in the glass. 2 finger brown cap, moderate retention, good lacing qualities. Aroma is pungent...all the big roasty malty tones with the dried fruit esters of a Ruski impy plus a measured but persistent smoke aroma...very nice nose to this one...well balanced, nothing over powers. Rich oily mouth, deeply flavorful character. Flavor starts with BIG smoky-roasty malt body..... mid palate some light sweetness, dark fruit, tobacco, vanilla pod, licorice breaks free of the smoked malts, finish is long as the dark malt char and hopping break out. Wow this is one big flavor beer with a decent complexity under the smokey malts. Just begging to accompany hearty meat dishes. Some may not like the smoke intensity (I think it’s mild actually but then I like Schlenkerla) I can’t wait to cellar a few and see what else peeks through the smoke.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
milewide (1565) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 17, 2013
A fine stout, with both chocolate and roasted malt. However, smoke is minimal in both aroma and taste. Almost back color, and solid body. Average head.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Adenila (1557) - DENMARK - JAN 27, 2012
Blackish with a medium dense Brown head. Great peatet smoke aroma, sweet malty chocolate notes. Flavor is quite intense, dry ashe bacon smoky, bitter alchohol, salty olives, lots of olives also in the finish

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 8, 2013
A - Dark black with a hint of brown and a finger of frothy khaki-chocolate head. Fades fairly slowly. S - Roasted chocolate and caramel malts, smoke, vanilla, molasses, black licorice, dark cocoa, coffee, dark fruits, and a bit of booze. T - Chocolate and caramel malts, smoke, vanilla, black licorice, molasses, dark cocoa, roasted coffee, dark fruits, earthy hops, and a bit of booze. M - Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a sweet, smoky, warming finish. D - Nice smoked stout. Good overall balance and mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DCLawyer (1544) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Bottle->snifter. Black with bare tan head that immediately dissipates. Aroma: licorice, chocolate, roasted malt, smoke, booze. Taste is bittersweet, with molasses, malt, burnt chocolate. Dry finish. Decent.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sseb69 (1544) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 9, 2013
Bouteille 500 ml. 9.4%. Couleur noire opaque, mousse brune. Arôme de chocolat, café noir et fumée du grill. En bouche, sirupeuse, douce, équilibre incroyable entre le malt grillé, café, alcool, fumée et notes de choco. Finale avec une légčre amertume, pain grillé, café..un peu de bois vanillé. Excellent équilibre.


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