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Einstök Ölgerđ
Brewed at Viking Ölgerd

Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Akureyri, Iceland
Serve in English pint

bottled
available

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 452   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
American and Bavarian craft come together with the finest Icelandic water to create the Viking version of the Pale Ale, where robust hoppiness meets smooth malty undertones. Cascade hops give it the American character, while Northern Brewer hops add just enough bitterness to make this Ale refreshingly Icelandic.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BHeart (72) - - AUG 4, 2012
Toasty caramel aroma, nice a malty. Light hops as well- but misty smells like a pile of grain. Light and refreshing, better cold...well balanced between hops and malt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (9426) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 20, 2017
Golden orange. Lightly fruity with a bit of light pepper and some sweet toasted malt. Fairly clean and tasty with a moderately bitter finish. Well-made brew.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jelledebont (119) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2017
Een goede dorstlesser. Verder niet heel bijzonder. Gewoon een prima biertje.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jimmyrothschild (3) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2017 does not count
really refreshing. It doesn’t taste as high percentage as it is. It was really light and very enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skarecrow (503) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 1, 2017
330ml bottle Hazy amber with OK head Fruity aroma with sweet malt, grain and a touch of woody cask. Mild bitterness with malty palate. Also detected a hint of cardboard - the BB was June 2017. OK.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillWyce (1051) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 13, 2017
Pours amber color with a light haze to it. 2-finger off-white head. Mild citrus aroma with a light caramel note underneath. Medium body, lightly oily. Dry finish. Mild citrus hops flavor with a biscuit malt base at the back.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Juls66250 (45) - Montpellier, FRANCE - JAN 9, 2017
Robe cuivrée surmontée d’une mousse blanche. Le nez est peu puissant, légčrement malté, houblonné, légčrement fruité et résineux. Le gout reflčte bien le nez avec une finale amčre bien équilibré qui donne un aspect bien frais ŕ cette biere trčs agréable ŕ boire.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sinfull (1554) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JAN 4, 2017
Clear, amber color. Medium-sized , white head . Malt dominates in aroma with some fruity notes. Malty taste , balanced by decent hoppy bitterness. Bitter and astringent finish. Fair pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ladnewton (1864) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2016
Bottle at home on 25th December 2016, received as gift. Pours copper with thick rapid diminishing creamy white non lacing foam. Very fruity aroma with berries and sweet malts. A pungent taste in-mouth, with sweet citrus, yeasty notes and astringency. Tart citrus in the finish. Full-on carbonation and medium body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorgeLee (1944) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2016
Bottle, Tommi Burger. Drunk from bottle, colour unknown. Quite a malty pale ale, nicely avoiding caramel harshness, with a modest but refreshing fruity hop note. Medium to light finish. I wasn’t overexcited about trying this, but it’s actually ok. Could be nice on cask, actually.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Myonlyvice (223) - DENMARK - DEC 2, 2016
Sample. Clear light golden with foamy head that fades quickly. Cascade hops are prominent in the aroma. Citrus and pine i think. Not my thing


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