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Ölvisholt Skjálfti

Brewed by Ölvisholt Brugghús
Style: California Common
Selfoss, Iceland


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RATINGS: 217   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Skjálfti, containins a wide variety of malts an hops, resulting in more complexity, aroma and taste than the conventional Euro Lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reimer96 (1334) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 18, 2014
Pours a clear orangish copper with a small white head that leaves little lacing. Aroma of sweet pale malts, cereal, fruity esthers and a touch of spicy wheat. Taste is sweet pale malts, fruity esthers, spicy wheat and a crisp bitterness. Dry finish with a perfect medium high carbonation finish this off nicely!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - JUN 6, 2014
Nose is wet lawn, leaves, damp clothes, red grape whiff, feel is mediumbroad, taste is bread, rosehip, sweet red apple peel, club soda note, late mellow hops

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cunningham (4899) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 27, 2014
Appearance: Clear deep golden color with a white head that leaves an ok lacing.
Aroma: Hoppy, some butterscotch and fruity.
Palate: Medium body. Tad sweet and a moderat bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Fruity, mild citric hoppy, mild malty and mild herbal.
Overall impression: Decent and ok. Still a little bit boring ale.
Personal stats: Bottle at The Flying Barrel in Göteborg, Sweden

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nazzty (921) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2014
Very rich and flavorful with an almost perfect balance of hops that highlights the creamy malt base.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
3rd May 2014
Bottle in my Copenhagen hotel room. Thanks again to Rune, such a generous lovely Ratebeerian. Hazy gold beer, good pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and dry. Light airy malt, some floralness. Trace of apple tang and a touch of paper. Light airy finish. Not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jorn69 (1145) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2014
@ Havregatan. Flaska från Den Nordiske Ölhandel, Köpenhamn. Maltig och ganska fruktig, en aning citrus, russin, halm/gräs, söt, bra beska, len, medelfyllig. Fruktig avslutning.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
visionthing (2970) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2014
33cl bottle at The Laundromat café, Reykjavik. Pours clear deep golden with a lasting, off-white head. Fairly fruity aroma with some floral notes, pale malt and hints of honey. Moderate sweet with mild, but pleasant fruity flavours and soft bitterness in the finish. Pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tuggis (15) - SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2014
Flaska 33cl från Systembolaget. Guldfärgad. Lågt skum. Smak lätt karamell, fruktig, citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
CRock (66) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 25, 2014
This actually one of the best lagers I’ve ever had. Not usually my style of choice but this has great flavour and aroma while still being refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (7028) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 12, 2014
Bottle., at Jomfruin in Reykjavik. Surprised to see that it’s a California common style! Delicate florals and clean pale malts. Very enjoyable, surprisingly aromatic.

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