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RATINGS: 418   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Huvila Arctic Circle Ale is a chestnut coloured ale with a malty/fruity odour. It tastes of dark fruits and caramel malts and finishes off with a nice bitter hop tail. It is brewed with both juniper twigs and a large dose of Finnish attitude. It is available on tap an in bottles in bars and restaurants across Finland. The beer has also featured among the seasonal Christmas beers at Alko, the Finnish monopoly retail distributor of beers with more than 4.7% Alc. Arctic Circle Ale is also imported into the US through Shelton Brothers.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scauca (490) - Lovere, - JAN 26, 2011
Thanks to Andrè. Pours dark amber with a vanishing beige head. Aroma is definitely sweet, too sweet, and nutty. Flavourwise it sucks. Nothing to add. Not my beer.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
s00sl (588) - POLAND - JAN 28, 2017
Nice Christmas beer, mostly spicy and herbal taste, sweet and warming. Nothing special but OK.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
koshack (1613) - Gdañsk, POLAND - JAN 24, 2017
Kolor ciemnego bursztyny z wiśniowymi refleksami. piana bezowa, drobna, obfita. W aromacie wyraźne nuty owocowe, ale też ziołowe. W smaku dużo bardziej ziołowe, dodatek jałowca bardzo wyraźny. Gorzkawy posmak. Ale jest też nuta karmelowa. Smakuje trochę jak mocno ziołowy, gorzkawy koźlak. Lekko gęste w odczuciu. Nie czuć alkoholu w ogóle. Bardzo ciekawe piwo.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonev (562) - POLAND - JAN 14, 2017
Piwo lekko metne w kolorze ciemno miedzianym z obfita lekko zabarwiona sredniopecherzykowa piana. W aromacie suszone owoce, zywica, przyprawy i karmel. W smaku dochodza nuty chleba i biszkoptow, moze nawet troche drewna i jalowca. Piwo polslodkie, cialo polpelne z niezbyt intensywna goryczka i wysyceniem na srednim poziomie. Jest w tym piwie cos fajnego.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
77ships (8663) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - DEC 19, 2016
500 ml. bottle. Dark brown amber, tanned head. Nose is warming herbal twigs, syrup, sugar, forest, good medicinal syrup, sugar, warming. Taste is good herbal, bark, bitch, twigs, forest, medicinal (pleasant), sugar, herbal, bark, forest, butterscotch. Body is medicinal twigs. Interesting & good stuff. Juniper twigs work really well in this beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
szymonskc (704) - Skórcz, POLAND - DEC 7, 2016
Zapach średnio intensywny, słód, suszone owoce, karmel, chleb, przyprawy. Kolor miedziany, mętne. Piana niska, drobno i średniopęcherzykowa, trwała, zdobi szkło. W smaku słodkie, średnia pełnia, słód, suszone owoce, karmel, toffi, cukier, chleb, zioła, przyprawy, alkohol. Goryczka średnia, wysycenie średnie.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamnowek (2199) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 24, 2016
Slightly hazy cola colour with a moderately-sized cream-coloured head. Aroma is juniper, pine, and malt. Taste is malts, toasted nuts, and gin.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (5593) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 29, 2016
Brown, small head, aroma is spicy, chocolate, nutty, sweet flavor, chocolate, bitter, nice, spicy, medium bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackisle (2313) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - OCT 18, 2016
Bottle 50cl. poured into a tumbler. Hazy medium to deep amber, very small but fairly long lasting frothy beige head, light lacing; fruity nose, aroma toasted malts, apple, caramel, sugar syrup, spices; taste medium sweet and bitter, roasted, caramel, light fruity; more malty bitterness in the middle part, still with fruity notes, leading to a dry bitter woody finish with earthy, herbal and peppery notes, bit astringent; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; rich and rather complex in aroma and taste, quite good actually.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leghorn99 (256) - roma, ITALY - SEP 6, 2016
La birra versa nel bicchiere di colore marrone scuro con riflessi ramati, elevata torbidità; la schiuma è minimale, di colore marroncino chiaro. L’aroma iniziale è unico nel suo genere: bacche di ginepro e vagamente muschiato; oltre ad aromi più classici di malto, caramellato e vaniglia. In bocca inizia moderatamente amara (ma non luppolata), ma vira rapidamente su sapori di malto e note erbacee (ancora ginepro). La birra rimane abbastanza corposa, con una quantità perfetta di bollicine; retrogusto che rimane dolce-amaro, con l’alcool che dona un po’ di calore.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niller (1553) - Hammel, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2016
Bottle from Voldby. Pours dark amber with a beige head. Aroma and taste is toasted malt, dark fruits, caramel, juniper. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Light bitter finish of juniper.


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