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Brewed by Okkara
Style: Amber Ale
Velbastaður, Faroe Islands

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Faroese: Rinkusteinur er ein yvirgeraða bjór av slagnum Red Ale og heldur 5,8% í styrki, Hon er ætlað at njóta fyri smakkin, og sum samstundis er hon væl egnað at njóta aftur við góðum mati –útlendskum sum føroyskum- í staðin fyri vín.

English: Red Ale steinbier brewed with Faroese lava rocks for caramelization.

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Camons' rating

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (11949) - Hasselager, - DEC 6, 2012
Bottle @ home. Pours dark amber with a small offwhite head. Aroma of malt, fruit, light caramel, light spice. Flavor is malt, caramel, light woodnotes, fruit. Medium body, soft carbonation. 061212


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
sihan (16) - - APR 4, 2017
Sweet smelling and amber brown. Quite fizzy with a balanced if not massively strong taste, although malt comes first followed by something hoppy/vegetably.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
martin00sr (3902) - Haderslev, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2017
Clear, brownish amber. Thick offwhite froth. Malty, slightly caramely aroma. Caramely flavour with fruity, bitter hops. Finishes harsh and metallic.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nybol (1731) - DENMARK - DEC 23, 2016
Let humlet, lidt mild, og lidt tør i det. En fin nydeøl til en sommeraften.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Manslow (1564) - Warsaw, POLAND - AUG 29, 2016
Ciemno bursztynowe, piana średnia, karmel trochę alkoholu wyczułem, słód polony, lekka wędzonka. Do wypicia ale żadna rewelka. Pite na Wyspach Owczych.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SVD (1879) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2016
Red brown beer, medium head. Aroma is fruity, malt. Taste is the same, caramel, bitter and sweet., Nice one

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (8868) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2016
Bottle at Hotel Færoyar, Thorshavn. Pours clear red/amber with a big creamy white head. Dark malty aroma. Taste is fresh, some caramel with a long bitter grassy/herbal finish.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TorbenJensen (1499) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2015
Beautiful foamy beer with good aroma of malt, caramel, fresh grains and a little hay. Lovely malty flavor with caramel notes and semi-dry end with good hops. It is a beer that I really like. It bears the stamp of quality and good craft.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
varanid99 (1160) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 29, 2015
Copper pour with thin beige head. Smells like sweet caramel goodness. Unfortunately tastes like watery caramel goodness with a bit of wet cardboard.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gylo (310) - Lublin, POLAND - MAR 21, 2015
Aromat karmelowy, barwa bursztynowa. Dosy? intensywna goryczka na pocz?tek a nast?pnie smak karmelowego s?odu.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (9315) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 18, 2015
UPDATED: APR 19, 2015 Draft. Clear amber with a short white head. Simple malt and ester profile is red apples and caramelized sugar, while spicy phenols suggest cinnamon and nutmeg and metal flakes, while hops come across slightly vegetal and there’s a strange pumpkin flesh character present (and this is unspiced), but altogether it’s still enjoyable. Medium bodied, sweet and lightly bitter, though a little coarse and grainy and minerallic.


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