Brewed by Viking Ölgerd
Style: Stout
Akureyri, Iceland


on tap


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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Our Stout was first produced in 2008 and was the first Icelandic Stout. Dark, roasted aroma, espresso beans, dark chocolate and cocoa are words that can be used to describe our Stout. It is intense in texture and character, yet relatively easy drinking and balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (3776) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 14, 2014
50cl from tap at Bunk bar, Reykjavik. Dark mahogany coloured with a beige head. Moderate roasty aroma with notes od chocolate, coffee and hints of caramel and dark fruits. Moderate to medium sweet with mild, but pleasant roasty flavours. Easy to drink and quite tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Imaena (2089) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle. This was the last of a series of stouts I tried form the monopoly store in Reykjavik. Pretty decent stout all around but still nothing special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kschep (1707) - DENMARK - JUN 5, 2014
Nose is decent mediumsweet caramel, rye, cola whiff, cooked vegetables, feel is quite broad, taste is medium roasted coffee, weak bile note, little leather, bitter hazel, sour earth

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (8198) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 15, 2014
Bottle, purchased at the monopoly store in Reykjavik. Dark brown, but not opaque, with a lasting brown head. Aroma is sweet and chocolatey. The flavour is chocolate, roast, light ash. Medium bodied but nicely flavoured.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (13659) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 1, 2014
Dark brown, rich meaty aroma, toffeeish, slightly burnt and earthy. Pretty good, actually.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hag14 (117) - Hafnarfjörður, ICELAND - DEC 27, 2013
Some cocoa and coffee in the aroma. The taste leaves almost nothing behind. An ok stout. Overall: 12/20.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernest (6838) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Bottle from Vinbudin in Reykjanesbaer (BB Oct 2015). Head is initially average sized, frothy, brown, mostly lasting. Body is black. Aroma is moderately malty (roasted/burnt grain, coffee, bitter chocolate, Oreo cookie), lightly hoppy (herbs, grapefruit). Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, moderately bitter. Medium body, watery/velvety texture, lively carbonation. All righty, now we’re talking...this is quite solid and very drinkable. Energetic aroma that’s got a little more malt depth than your basic stout. Good finishing bitterness and enough malt sugars leftover to provide a pretty rich drinking experience for its size. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (8701) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle dated October 2013. Dark brown body is more like a brown porter or brown ale than a stout. Roasted barley, dark chocolate and starchy malt-forward aroma with notes of fish scales and accents of black patent char that show through when it opens a bit. Medium-light body, nicely dry, some starch / husk character but it’s minor. Not coffee like but certainly focusing on roasted barley. Not complex or layered but well-executed and respectable and definitely drinkable in quantity if I’m in the right mood.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bax (1304) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2013
(bottle 15/06-2013) low brown head, dark almost black color, light roasted aroma, long roasted taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dashimus (226) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2013
Bottle from Myvatn Nature Baths, Iceland. Pours black with a thick tan head that fades quickly to lighter tan lacing that stays till the end. Aroma is roasted malts, coffee, in particular espresso, dark chocolate, wood some herbs. Flavour is a little sweet with a moderate bitterness that has a long finish and an aftertaste a little like grass. Almost no carbonation and fairly thin bodied. Easily drinkable.

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