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Ölvisholt Skjálfti

Brewed by Ölvisholt Brugghús
Style: California Common
Selfoss, Iceland


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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Skjálfti, containins a wide variety of malts an hops, resulting in more complexity, aroma and taste than the conventional Euro Lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TorbenJensen (1408) - Valby, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2015
The foam is serious and persistent and it bubbles nicely in the glass. It has a really welcoming malty aroma with a slight touch of flower and hops. The taste is very dominant of caramel malt, and at the end results in a gentle hoppy aftertaste which is relatively long-lasting. A little flower, I also think being able to taste in the final.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tricksta_p (2683) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - AUG 22, 2015
From tap at Micro Bar, Reykjavik. Aroma of grainy malt, cereal, fruity notes, hoppy notes. Flavour is moderate bitterness. The cereal is strong in this one. Refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
triximonk (49) - SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2015
Pours a clear golden with a small white head. Aroma is cinnamon and marzipan. Taste is a little yeasty and has a nice well balanced bitter after note.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (11214) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 18, 2015
On tap at Micro Bar, pours a clear pale golden / copper with a small white head. Nose is clean, with wheat and biscuity malt. Flavour is clean, with biscuity malt and wheat notes. Clean and balanced, but extremely boring. Okay.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fdomig (655) - München, GERMANY - MAR 5, 2015
330ml bottle in Reykjavík. Aroma is floral, light hops. Appearance is light amber with a light foam. Taste is light sour and light sweet. Medium carbonation. Dryness. Ok-ish mouth feel. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (11474) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle at Bunk Bar. Pours lightly hazy orange with a large, creamy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is fruity, herbal, and woody hops with light cracker malt, and clean. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness with light sweet malt, light fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (18699) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle at Bunk Bar. Cloudy golden color, fluffy off white head with good retention. Nice earthy and bready aroma. Taste is bitter bready spice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gbgbrouge (369) - SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2015
Poured from bottle, golden with medium white head. Aroma with notes of bread, caramel and grass. Taste is bitter sweet, somewhat refreshing but not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pentaz (1256) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear golden with a diminishing white head. Aroma is flowers, elderberry, piss, citrus, and some herbs in the late finish. Taste is near moderate bitter and light sweet. Body is light+, texture is mild creamy and carbonation is moderate. Finishes hoppy, bitter and dry. Packs a surprisingly amount of flavor - not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlackerMads (2467) - DENMARK - FEB 14, 2015
California Common? Pours clear yellow with a small white head. The nose is a bit strange, has some piss and bread. Medium body, soft mouthfeel, little sweetness and solid bitter without being overdone. Dry finish. Flavour has flowers, piss, bread, citrus and a herbal finish. Ok.

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