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Einstök Ölgerđ
Brewed at Viking Ölgerd

Style: Witbier
Akureyri, Iceland
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
available

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 516   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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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dashimus (235) - London, Greater London, - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle from Myvatn Nature Baths in Iceland. Pours a very pale straw yellow with a thick, generous white head that is long lasting. Aroma is delightful with orange squash, coriander and grapefruit. Other citrus aromas are subtle. Taste is more grapefruit than orange with a herb like undertone. Slight spice bitterness and very gentle sweetness combined with a clean crisp finish make this a fantastic light witbeer.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
faroeviking (10513) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 29, 2017
Flöska. Hazy to cloudy yellow colour with a medium white head. Wheaty and yeasty sweet bit citric and herbal like aroma. rFlavour is wheaty sweet with some yeast and citrus, herbal light. Flat like.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
neroaga (26) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 27, 2017
Light golden colour. Small head and medium carbonation. Refreshing with a light fruity taste

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SamVimes21 (406) - - MAR 18, 2017
Bottle at the Black Lab cafe&bar,kings heath,Birmingham ,pale lemon with a white head with wheat malts,coriander and light citrus taste leaving a wheat beer that says Iceland all the way through .

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinator63 (28) - California, USA - MAR 14, 2017
12 Oz bottle, a gift from a friend. Very crisp, clean tasts, some fruity, berry notes. I feel like I could drink it all night and never feel full, it was flavorful and light, and although I generally prefer stouts or porters, I definitely enjoyed this Icelandic brew, would even buy it sometime.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Antzrhere (170) - Blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2017
A delicate beer that marries citrus,coriander and orange quite well. Light, floral, clean and balanced. Crisp mineral profile. Wont blow your palette, but well put together

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radassace (183) - SCOTLAND - FEB 26, 2017
330ml bottle from Waitrose. Pours a cloudy lemon with a creamy white head. Very delicate light notes of coriander and citrus lemon/ orange in the nose. Very smooth mouth feel. I can taste the quality of the ingredients and the crystal clear Icelandic water. Again the flavours are very delicate, wheat malts with the smallest amount of sweetness, coriander and orange. It’s slightly sour and citrus too. This is lovely stuff, subtle and hugely refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
thejackpacker (267) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2017
Bottle, gift from friend from Iceland. One of the few beers I’ve had without any distinguishable smell at all. The taste is as pure as water, it’s smooth as heaven and goes down a treat despite not having a huge flavour profile. It’s delicate, hugely freshing and would be great on a hot day or spring skiing day!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
schnubbie (47) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - FEB 16, 2017
The Color of the beer is fascinating. Looks so bright yellow. A little but like urine. Sorry for that Discription ;-) The taste is light with a note of Orange and hops. No bitterness. Ok

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mindwarp (261) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 10, 2017
Pours a light opaque gold with a thick white head. Aroma is of orange peel and flowers. I’m not getting any sweetness I’m tasting slight sour but a good sour I don’t know if it’s supposed to be like that. I’m kind of confused by the other posts and wondering if I have an older 6pk but I can see that if this beer was sweet that it would be really good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Juks (226) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 9, 2017
330ml bottle at Geysir. Pours hazy yellow with white fluffy head, big lacing. Aroma is rich coriander, orange peel, grainy, malty sweet. Taste is refreshing, sweet malty, coriander, lemony. Very refreshing, easily drinkable, quite lively carbo. Nice!


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