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Ölvisholt Skjálfti

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Brewed by Ölvisholt Brugghús
Style: California Common
Selfoss, Iceland

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 215   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Skjálfti, containins a wide variety of malts an hops, resulting in more complexity, aroma and taste than the conventional Euro Lager.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cunningham (4340) - 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

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (14496) - , 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.

2.8
   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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (6549) - 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.

3.2
   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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nazzty (906) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2014
Very rich and flavorful with an almost perfect balance of hops that highlights the creamy malt base.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jorn69 (867) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hobsch (420) - Cologne, GERMANY - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle 0.33l. Pours dark golden with minimal white head. Aroma is grainy, grass, bread. Taste is medium bitter, light sweet, fruity, some dust, malty. Soft carbonation. Balanced aftertaste. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 10, 2014
Above average, but nothing special as i remember it. Citrus and forestry-aromas from the hops with some malt sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12234) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 1, 2014
Amber and bright. Earthy cascadey aroma. Mod bitterness, earthy cascades and clean, mild pale malts and s hint of caramel.


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