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Ölvisholt Skađi

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Brewed by Ölvisholt Brugghús
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Selfoss, Iceland

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Saison brewed with rye, spiced with angelica seeds.

Í Vallóníu, Frćnskumćlandi hluta Belgíu, fćddist bjórstíll sem gjarnan er kallađur Saison eđa "árstíđ". Bjórinn var bruggađur á sveitabćjum handa verkafólki á sumrin. Skađi sćkir innblástur í ţennan stíl. Viđ bruggunina á Skađa er bćtt rúg og íslenskri ćtihvönn, sem ýtir undir ţann kryddkarakter sem einkennir stílinn.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (5315) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle (Stockholm Beer Festival 2014) - Golden in colour. Lemon, yeast and spice in the aroma. Tangy taste with notes of lemon, coriander and yoghurt. I am not familiar enough with angelica to have been able to detect it much in this beer but I am sure it’s there.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (4713) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 17, 2014
24/VIII/14 - 33cl bottle @ home - BB: 15/V/16 (2014-940) Thanks to Cies for sharing the bottle!

Bit cloudy orange beer, big creamy solid yellowish head, very stable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: yeasty, dry, spicy, peppery, bit grassy, some hay. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body, creamy smooth texture. Taste: bit malty, sweet touch, yeasty character, little sourish, soft bitterness. Aftertaste: very spicy, some banana, pretty bitter, dry, clean finish, yeasty.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (2751) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 14, 2014
On tap on Micro bar, Reykjavik. Hazy amber with large, fluffy off-white head. Fruity and yeasty aroma with Belgian notes, floral and spicy hints and mild malty. Moderate to medium sweet with nice fruity and yeasty flavours and a fairly light bitterness. Well balanced and quite delicious! Nice Icelandic saison.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rarbring (1393) - Linköping, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2014
Overall: Sweet, spicy, slightly funky.
Note: Bottle 330 ml at Pitcher’s. Reviewed 2014-08-14.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sulphursouls (42) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 16, 2014
This is a Belgian Strong Saison brewed with rye, spiced with angelica seeds. It poured a nice dark amber with plenty of bubbles. The aroma was a strong sweetness with a hint of yeasty grass. The taste was very nice, strong sweetness with a slightly tart finish, lots of bubbles and a wonderful clean bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bjakk (346) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - MAY 20, 2014
Redgolden with nice yellowish foam. Malt, sour, fruty tones in the aroma. Malt, sweet toffee with strong bitter aftertaste. A nice one. High in carbon.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Eirikur (370) - hafnarfjordur, ICELAND - MAY 13, 2014
Very spicy, yeast, rather malty. Pours beautiful golden hue, Very faint white head disappearing almost instantly. Overall very nice a brew, will buy again.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (1645) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2014
Draft at Farmers Cabinet. Hazy dark orange with a lacey head. Fuller body than expected. Somewhat funky nose. Fuzzy dark fruit. Molasses candied plums. Apricot pits. Passionfruit. Dark punch.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BLADT (627) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 31, 2014
From tap. Bright farm notes on the nose. Some cinnamon. Taste is similar. Similar to a saison. But spiced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (7441) - Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Draft. SPicy and almost funky saison, definitely in the farmhouse vein, noticeable rye.


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