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Einstök Ölgerð
Brewed at Viking Ölgerd

Style: Porter
Akureyri, Iceland

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RATINGS: 743   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
With clear notes of espresso, dark chocolate and a hint of authentic Icelandic coffee, this Porter is dark and rich, offering a medium body that is robust, yet smooth on the palate and easy to drink. There’s no need to be afraid of the dark anymore.

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3.5
tsooj87 (67) - - OCT 25, 2016
Aromatic in both taste and snell. Its lightness may be a weakness but it is all the more impressive how aromatic it is. Would be interested in a heavier version of this.

3.6
lupuLust (333) - Franke(n) im Breisgau, GERMANY - OCT 24, 2016
This porter pours pitch black in the glass. Aromas of coffee, roast malt and caramel. Taste of toasted malt in a medium body, well drinkable. Espresso finish.

3.5
alteregoo (1682) - Kalisz, POLAND - OCT 16, 2016
Piana obfita, niezbyt jednak trwała. Barwa ciemno brązowa, prawie czarna, nieprzejrzysta. Aromat średnio intensywny, głównie kawowy, palony, pumperniklowy, z nutą czekolady w tle. W smaku półwytrawny, tu kawa również dominuje, do tego nuty palone i czekoladowe uzupełnione o ciemne pieczywo. Goryczka średnia, tytoniowa. Wysycenie niskie do średniego, drobne, W odbiorze lekkie, kawowe...
Dość klasyczny, tradycyjny chciałoby się rzec, lekki Porter z dodatkiem kawy. Całkiem nieźle pijalny, ale też nieco nijaki...

3.8
Villyzzz (411) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 14, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours black with medium tan head. Aroma has some yeast and roasted malts. Taste is pretty much just cocoa that is stronger in the end. Palate is dry with mild carbonation and short finish. Nice.

3.6
Boutip (6486) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 12, 2016
Bottle: Poured a clear black color porter with a nice light brown foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma of roasted malt with light dry hints of coffee notes. Taste is also a mix of roasted malt with some light dry coffee notes and some black chocolate notes. Body is about average with good carbonation. This is not a style that usually excited me very much but this example was well brewed.

3.6
Ron (4107) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 10, 2016
Bottle I brought back from my California trip. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma and taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, lots of coffee, caramel. Medium body. Creamy mouthfeel. Soft carbonation. Slightly bitter roasted finish.

3.7
kapusil (1476) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 9, 2016
0.33l bottle. Black body, light brown head. Aroma of bread, chocolate, coffee and smoke. Taste of bread, chocolate, coffee, smoke and floral hops. Nice beer.

4.5
DimVik (44) - - OCT 8, 2016
Full body with strong coffee and tasty chocolate notes that linger, a roasted finish.

3.5
NordicV (2464) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2016
Fat. Mörkt brun öl med mahognyinslag och brunt skum. Doft av kaffe och rostad malt. I smaken tillkommer en lätt sötma och choklad. En helt okej porter som inte sticker ut.

4.9
frrebora (14) - ALESSANDRIA, ITALY - OCT 5, 2016
Excellent porter. In the palate, hints of coffee and even dark chocolate, that they bring to the scents of a Baltic Porter. Full taste that create an expectation of a higher alcohol content that is simply not there. Very drinkable and non-binding as a Baltic; for me a great beer.


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