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Brewed by Ölvisholt Brugghús
Style: Smoked
Selfoss, Iceland

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RATINGS: 577   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11784) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2010
Black with a lasting tan head. Roasted aroma of licorice and ink with a mild touch of smoke. Sweet licorice and smoke flavour. The sweetness could easily get cloying

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11490) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2009
Bottle. [thank you mum, dad and bigbro]
Pours completely black with a great, creamy, dark-brown head. Great duration. Aroma is wonderful, lots of coffee and roasted malts. Light rubber, some smoked notes, chocolate and flowery hops. Lowish carbonation, light mouthfeel and fairly creamy. Quite sweet flavour. Primarily chocolate and smoke. Some coffee-like bitterness. Long dryness and some viniousness. Very nice Impy, though it probably is just a tad too sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (11467) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11365) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2010
pitch dark, smooth light brown head. very nice aroma of peat smoke, licorice, roasted grains, faint peach fruity note that disturbs. flavor is salty licorice, roasted grains, chocolate, fruity notes, hard roasted stuff (charchoal) in the aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (11216) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 14, 2012
500 ml bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of smoke, charcoal, bakers cocoa, roastiness and light licorice. Palate was medium to full bodied and smooth. Flavors of smoke, roastiness, bakers cocoia and light licorice with a smooth lingering smokey finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (11148) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 25, 2011
A deep dark stout with a thick collapsing brown head. In aroma, a smooth silky chocolate, with light soy sauce, vanilla, molasses, dark fruits, very nice. In mouth, a smooth sweet maple malt with smooth smokey notes, molasses, nice and smooth, if a bit thin, warming alcohol. Tasted Oct. 21 2011 with GRM. Merci Sylvain.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 20, 2012

Date: March 16, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Greenville Beer Exchange
Appearance: black, frothy tan head, sticky streaks of lace
Aroma: smokey dry chocolate aroma
Flavor: sweet chocolate flavor, caramel sweetness, lots of balancing smoke, earthy, touch of roasted, light bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (10783) - , 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.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10774) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 15, 2012
Bottle shared by Maniac. Pours opaque with a small, fizzy tan head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is smoke, roast and coffee malt, earthy and woody hops, prunes, figs, and dates. Flavor is malt dominant, smoke, dark fruity esters, light alcohol and a dry finish. Full body, high warmth, and medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10706) - Sřborg, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2010
Bottled. Pitch black coloured. Dense brown head. Aroma of smoke, bacon, sweetness, roast and light coffee. Flavour is full of bacon and smoke. Chocolate, sweetness, brown sugar and caramel comes to mind as well. Meidum to full bodied. Smoky roasty end.


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