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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
htzpah (76) - - APR 19, 2014
Tasted on draft at Skal in NYC. A stout you drink like a wine with steak. Mineral water, effervescent nose. Briny and coffee notes. Malty finish, indeed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vighals (1003) - Sřrumsand, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2014
Svart med rřdbrunt skum. Kaffe, mřrk sjokolade og svisker, hvor ble det av rřyklukten? Bitter smak, noe vinřs og smak av salt lakris. Kort ettersmak, lite kullsyre, salt avsluttning

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
badhack (296) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 13, 2014
I remember lots of smoke, a bit meaty, oily and thick. Quite dark pour and a hopped finish. Not overly balanced. Roasted malt on the nose and tongue along with some cola.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2010
A - Smokie with hints of chocolate and caramel A - Extreamly dark with thin brown head around the outside edge of the glass T - Nice sweetness, with a strong verging on overpowering alcohol after taste P - Medium body with more carbonation then I like O - Decent for sitting around on a rainy day and reading a book. Luckly I have a good book in my had and its raining outside

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
diabel (1605) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tessic (840) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 17, 2010
This stout poured a deep black colour with a beautiful, big, creamy, light brown coloured head. To the nose there are scents of plastic, smoke, leather and roasted malt. First sip was smooth but a little over-carbonated. Sharp to the tongue, flavours of medicinal gauze, smoke, very roasted malt, dark chocolate and coffee. Finish is slightly bitter with smokey hops lingering.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
presario (4594) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 29, 2010
Bottle. Black with almost no head. Light sweet smoke flavour. Sweet start then smoke middle then burnt sugar finish and finally sweet smoke aftertaste. Alcohol starts to build through each sip. Doesn’t seem to gel and come together. A number of good pieces that don’t seem to coalesce.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (5999) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 13, 2011
12 oz. bottle, pours black. Chocolate, smoke, licorice and burnt roasted malt on the nose. Flavour is extremely smoky, with iodine, oak and roasted malt. Too much iodine and smoke - doesn’t seem like it’s as good as it should be, based on other ratings and descriptions. Still good though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (2043) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (7638) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 18, 2012
2012-12-23. Black body with a nice frothy brown head. 4+ Smoky aroma, lightly ashen notes. 7+ Flavour is similar, modest smoky character, dark malt flavour, mild bitterness throughout. Average plus bodied palate is nice but on the average to thin side for an imperial stout. Decent, well made but not really to my taste with the smoke character. Bottle from the LCBO, almost a year old.

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