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Brewed by Viking Ölgerd
Style: Stout
Akureyri, Iceland

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34166) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 19, 2011

Bottle 330ml.

Clear dark red brown color with a average, frothy, good, mostly to fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, burnt, dark malt, light coffee - chocolate. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, roasted, dark malt, burnt malt, light licorice. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110416]

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 16, 2011
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of saxo. Pours a cloudy dark reddish brown with a beige head. Tar, sweet roast and a whiff of smoke in the nose. Medium body, heavy roast, tobacco and licorice with some malt astringency. A fairly rustic and rough Stout. 160411

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19185) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2011
Bottled. Black, coarse head. Aroma of fudge and salty licorice. Mid sweet with clean, rounded mouthfeel. Dense with tar and licorice, salty tobacco finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13796) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 16, 2011
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, coffee and hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2009
33cl bottle. Thank you Beerbiker. Pours black with a beige head and lacings. Nose is roasted malts. Coffee and liquorice. Medium and smooth palate. Good!

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (13104) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 16, 2011
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2011 Bottle. A black beer with a small, dense, dark beige head. Roasted, meaty nose with licorice and some coffee. The flavor has roasted malts, coffee, licorice and some chocolate. Full body, and a lasting coffee-like roasted finish with a touch of licorice. A pleasant and surprising stout. Rating: 7-4-7-4-15-3.7. 110330

Bottle, courtesy of saxo. A dark brown beer, seemingly see-through, and topped by a dense, tan head. The aroma has a lot of coffee, as well as chocolate and a touch of prunes. It’s smooth and medium bodied in the mouth, quite sweet in the flavor and with coffee and chocolate. Drying towards the end. A quite decent one, a pity the aroma is so boring. Certainly one of the Icelandic beers I could drink more of. 110416

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 1, 2014
Dark brown, rich meaty aroma, toffeeish, slightly burnt and earthy. Pretty good, actually.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11097) - Kolding, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2009
[Bottle @ Odense Tasting, 14th February 2009]
Thank you, Beerbiker
Pours almost black with slight red edges. A fine, creamy, beige head on top. Sweet aroma, light chocolate, subdued roasted notes. Highish carbonation, fine, rather dry mouthfeel. Flavour is dry and smoothly roasted with good sweetness with dark chocolate. Some ashy notes in the far finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (10751) - DENMARK - APR 16, 2011
Bottle @ FOneFan. Very dark brown with small beige head. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, liquorice, coffee and bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10367) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2011
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Nice chocolate notes. MOderate bitter soya flavor. Some chocolate notes. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.


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