Brewed by Ölvisholt Brugghús
Style: Smoked
Selfoss, Iceland


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RATINGS: 612   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
Í desember 2008 fór svo fyrsta sending til Svíţjóđar en hún fer á markađ á völdum stöđum í byrjun árs 2009. Ţar eru á ferđinni ţeir kumpánar Skjálfti og Móri en einnig hinn stórbrotni Lava sem er engum líkur. Hann er dekkri en nýstorknađ hekluhraun, 9,4% ađ styrkleika og inniheldur 70% reykt malt sem skilar sér vel í eftirbragđi. Ţessar vörur munu verđa fáanlegar í sćnska ríkinu (Systembolaget) og á völdum börum og veitingastöđum.

Smoked imperial stout with a thick brown head. Sweet with chocolate and roasted malt in the flavour. The aftertaste is roasted malt, smoke and warming alcohol. Aroma of smoke chocolate and a bit of alcohol.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scipio (869) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - SEP 12, 2012
Pours a very deep brown, almost black, with dark tan head, Aroma contains strong woody, smoky impressions with some dark fruity notes. Although the smokiness is potent in the taste as well, there is a good deal of chocolate flavors to balance it nicely. Very roasted in the taste, with a smoke aftertaste. Somewhat bitter as well. Medium bodied with a chewy texture and a good amount of carbonation. The high alcohol content hides itself well and isn’t really noticed. This one isn’t as extreme as some in this style. But it still contains enough smokiness for those that like that to be happy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (7189) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 12, 2012
From the September 2012 3R6P gathering. +++ Sampled from a 16 oz brown bottle this beer poured a black color with a large foamy brown head that left decent lacing. The aroma was ashtray and bacon - almost bacon cigarette. The flavor was bacon, roasty malts, smoked malts, tobacco and wood. Long finish of bacon, smoke and soot. Moderately full bodied. Very odd but interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (13152) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 10, 2012
Served on draft at Julian’s in Providence. Pours a very dark brown color with a large creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of roasted malts, smoke, chocolate. The taste is smoke, roasted malts, chocolate, faint fruits and faint hops. Full bodied. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tgncc (3113) - Bellmore, New York, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Brass City Brew Fest 2012. The aroma is sweet chocolate, subtle smoke. The appearance is typical, deep black, tan head. The flavor is chocolate, smoky, sweet. The finish is roasty, pine needles, smoke. Thick in body, oily mouthfeel. Excellent. Great to see the unusual but innovative smoked impy stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Draft. Not much head an a bit cold. Aroma is mostly missing but the taste is not. Mild smoke with rich chocolate flavor. Coffee is hidden and roast flavor is nice. This is great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
swanmann (746) - Nompton, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 3, 2012
Thanx to my friend Mr. Yates for the bottle, we poured a viscous dark chocolate brown brew with velvety tan head with red tones. Aroma is sort of bacony, with milk chocolate and caramel. It’s incredibly smooth with some milk chocolate sweetness and mild roasty bitterness. GREAT brew, alcohol is well hidden and the flavors absolutely meld, however nothing is too pronounced.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Shag (2881) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - AUG 29, 2012
Black color with beige head. Aroma of smoked meat, bacon, ham, and coffee. Flavor is smoked up bacon, ham, licorice. Finish is a bit bitter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vipinvelp (4076) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - AUG 27, 2012
Very dark, black color with brown thick lip sticking glass lacing foam head. Aroma is dark coffee, roasted nuts and toffee. Taste is bittersweet, thich dark chocolate, smokey. Aftertaste is bitter chocolate. Very. very nice. (Göteborg 201208)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
liiisa (2) - - AUG 26, 2012 does not count
Black and thick texture. The scent doesn’t have a lot of smoke in it. Not the "smokeiest" smoked beer I’ve had, but really nice flavour. Chocolate and smoked meat. Like dinner and a dessert!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Patrickctenchi (6326) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Pours black with a huge, dark brown, cola-like head. Scent is smoked meat, chocolate, roasted malt. Flavour is smoky chocolate/ash with a dark wine undertone. Slight alcohol warmth and bitter....some acidity. Very...very....nice stuff.

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