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Einstök Ölgerð
Brewed at Viking Ölgerd

Style: Witbier
Akureyri, Iceland
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
available

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 541   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed in the centuries-old Belgian tradition, our White Ale features the complex flavors of the classic witbier, including orange peel and coriander – all brewed with pure Icelandic water that delivers a cool smoothness that is flavorful and refreshingly drinkable.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fatehunter (2567) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - FEB 3, 2013
One finger of head on a clear, light straw colored body. The aroma is light and airy. Smells like sweet corn and candy. I actually like it though. The taste is mildly sweet with a nice dryness and a touch of fruit. The texture is light and bubbly with moderate carbonation. It packs some great flavor into a lighter beer. I like it.


3
jybi (322) - FRANCE - JUL 25, 2017
Cette Icelandic White Ale de la brasserie Einstök est avant tout une bière rafraîchissante. Ces islandais nous envoient donc un peu de la fraîcheur de leur île. Manque de chance, je ne l’ai pas dégusté par grosse chaleur. Ce qui la rend bien moins intéressante de fait. Je la trouve même limitée au niveau gustatif et de l’équilibre. Sur le premier point, même si l’adjonction de coriandre et d’écorces d’orange dans la recette lui procure une petite fantaisie, il n’y a pas réellement de progression aromatique ni de variations. Quant à l’équilibre, une présence acide marquée, peut être efficace pour rafraîchir, ne l’est pas du tout pour une bonne intégration des arômes. Quant à la corpulence et à la longueur....il faut chercher! En verre nous nommes sur un beau blond doré pâle (EBC aux environs de 11), parfaitement limpide avec de très fines bulles. La mousse blanche malheureusement n’arrive pas à napper toute la surface. Le nez manque d’ampleur mais est plaisant, à la fois fruité et épicé sur l’orange, la pomme, la poire, la coriandre et le poivre. La dégustation sera plus décevante. L’attaque, fraîche, manque d’intensité aromatique. On retrouve les arômes de pomme orange, coriandre mais de façon moins équilibrée qu’au nez. L’acidité y est dès lors présente. Pour être franc, l’ensemble me fait légèrement pensé au goût des vitamines C effervescentes à l’arôme d’orange.... La deuxième bouche voit l’acidité s’affirmer quelque peu sur une arrière bouche n’apportant rien. La troisième bouche linéaire précède un final...absent. Bref, petite déception, car il n’y avait même pas de vitamine C dans la bière! A utiliser qu’en cas de grosses chaleur.

3.1
beeebon (450) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2017
From bottle pours a hazy pale yellow colour with small white head which doesn’t last too long. Aroma has lime, orange peel, coriander, herbal, doughy yeast. Taste is medium sweet and very lightly bitter, slightly salty. Mild carbonation and slightly watery in texture. Good for it’s style.

3.9
Gangstergafje (1142) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2017
18-07-2017; bottle; at home (bought at Saveur Bière, as part of their July discovery box). The beer looks lovely. It looks exactly like a Witbier should look like, but than extra nice. The color of the beer is a nice pale yellow. The beer has a beautiful cloudiness. It gives the beer a nice satin look. On top of the beer a nice layer of soft fine white foam is formed. Foam retention is average. After a while a beautiful white drape of foam is left. Nice. The smell is nice. It isn’t very strong, but it is good. There are some nice sweet malty aromas. On top of this there are some bitter hops, delicious zesty aromas, clear orange peel and coriander. The orange and coriander are very clear, yet not to dominant. They blend together with the rest lovely. There is also a nice yeasty touch. Lovely. The taste of the beer is nice. Very nice, one of the better Witbieren I’ve had. There is a lovely sweet maltiness, with a biscuity touch. The orange zest is lovely, and blends so nice with the coriander. Add the creamy yeast flavours, and you have an amazing Witbier taste. Great. The palate of the beer is remarkably nice. There is a nice medium light body, smooth texture and medium carbonation. The beer has a nice creamy yeast touch to it. The finish is nice and contains some nice zest and spicy coriander. One of the beter Witbieren I’ve had. Not disappointed by this one.

3.2
axl (877) - Lund, SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2017
Draught. Clear pale golden with white head. Aroma is dry crisp wheat with orange and a light herbal touch. Taste is similar but with more pronnounced coriander in the herbs and clearer orange. Light mouthfeel, light carbonation and light clean aftertaste with orange sweetness and coriander.

3.6
Silentdogfart (2) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 4, 2017 does not count
Had this beer at a party on July 4th. It was nice to enjoy while swimming. Fuck this app for making me write 75 characters worth of junk. I just like to try beer not write a fucking review. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
brnandersen (3907) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2017
33 cl bottle from Vinbudin Höfn. Hazy golden colour with a big, white head. Fruity aroma with citrus, coriander, orange peel and spicy notes. Taste is bitter. Medium body with a creamy texture and an average carbonation. Finishes dry and bitter with spicy impressions. Nice Witbier.

4.5
PABen (24) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2017
330ml bottle from Majestic Wines. Pours light, clear with nice white head, aromas of coriander and orange, taste is very similar. Really lovey Icelandic beer, have bought many times before and will be buying many times again, one of the favourites.

3
kespecial (252) - - JUN 28, 2017
Decent, very true to style, but basically Icelandic Hoegaarden. Main flaw is that mouthfeel is on the thin side. But spices come through, carbonation is fine, and not too sweet. Nonetheless, no reason to seek it out when other witbiers are superior and as widely available.

3.2
m7hildeb (190) - - JUN 26, 2017
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2017 Bottle. Hazy pale yellow colour with a relatively small white head, nose is citric, yeasty and a bit sour with notes of orange, lime, coriander and balsamic vinegar and slightly metallic hints, taste is bready, sweet and sour with a mild finish.

4.6
junichi_fin (4) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUN 22, 2017 does not count
Bottle from Alko Hakaniemi. Light yellow colour, pours a nice white head. Tastes of orange peel and citrus fruits. Very good white ale.


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