Einstök Icelandic Wee Heavy

Brewed by Einstök Ölgerð
Style: Scotch Ale
Akureyri, Iceland
Serve in Thistle


on tap

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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Five years ago today, Einstök Ölgerð began selling beer throughout Iceland. Now they serve their award-winning beers in 22 countries throughout the world and are the #1 craft beer out of Iceland. In a Reykjavik celebration held to thank their loyal Icelandic customers, Einstök officially launched its newest style, the Icelandic Wee Heavy. Einstök Icelandic Wee Heavy is an 8.0 ABV Scotch Ale brewed with handpicked angelica and birch-smoked Icelandic barley. It will be sold year-round in 330ml bottles and on draft in various keg sizes. It is available now in Iceland and will be launched in Europe in the next few weeks. It will be available in the United States in early 2017.

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Juks (957) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 22, 2017
330ml bottle. Pours dark reddish-brown, big beige head stays nicely, lacing. Aroma of malts, nuts, dark cherries, some toffee. Taste is herbal, malty, nutty, boozy, prunes, dates. Dried fruits in aftertaste, also lots of booze. Medium + body, average carbo. Taste is good, but boozy, overally not bad.

shrubber85 (11582) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 20, 2017
Bottle. Nutty toffee malt, hay, and alcohol aroma. Dark brown with large tan head. Moderately sweet nutty toffee malt, and moderately bitter hay and alcohol flavor. Good body - light woody finish.

PorterPounder (8231) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 11, 2017
Tallahassee, Fl. - Lucky's Market - 12 oz bottle. Deep, dark copper pour, sticky khaki colored head - light lacing. Aroma has some peat, toffee, some nuttiness. Delectable flavor with some nice toffee accents, a hint of chocolate, some earthy peat notes in the back end. Thick, smooth mouthfeel.

dmac (6438) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 4, 2017
Bottle from Tim for my bday. Poured an ugly murky brown with a barely there head. Aroma is figs, raisin, dates, some brown bread. Flavor is the same plus peat and a touch of smoke. Medium slick mouthfeel with barely there caebonation.

MBlessing (1447) - Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 1, 2017
Schwarzes Bier schaum Ok, im Geruch ist es sehr malzlastig mit einer würzigen Note, kräftig süß malzig etwas röstmalz etwas holzig fassig eine Spur alkoholisch würzig, mir zu süß

DrNosha (2576) - Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - SEP 30, 2017
330ml Flasche. Dunkelbraunes Bier, flüchtiger Schaum. Ein Duft nach Rum und Malz. Antrunk süssluch-seltsam. Gewürze und Malz. Recht schwer.

humpah (318) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - SEP 30, 2017
0,33l bottle from Alko, pours dark brown color with medium head. Aroma of sweet malts, caramel, nuts, slight fruitness and roastiness. Medium body, small bitterness, sweet malty and alcoholy taste in a balancing way. Good scotch ale.

scirtes (703) - POLAND - SEP 22, 2017
Bottle. Dark amber beer with beige head. Slight aroma of caramel, malty notes. Lightly sweet, a bit alcoholic, with strange aftertaste.

Inbreak (6415) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - SEP 22, 2017
22.09.2017, 0,33l bottle shared with colleagues @ hotel room in Bergen:
Nice slightly bubbly-creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet mineraly, sap, caramel malts, minerals, fruit stones, raisins, shed, hay, grass, toast, old rope, hints of licorice and toffee. Taste is slightly dry mineraly, weeds, minerals, fruit stones, bark, caramel malts, raisins, paper, toast, shed, hay, hints of medicine. Medium bitterness, slightly dry and harsh mineraly mouthfeel. Fair enough.

rotaman14 (678) - Wiesbaden, GERMANY - AUG 26, 2017
Smoke, roasted malts, cola on the nose. Moderately sweet taste with a roasted and hoppy aftertaste.

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