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Brewed by Ölvisholt Brugghús
Style: Smoked
Selfoss, Iceland

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RATINGS: 611   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Í desember 2008 fór svo fyrsta sending til Svíþjóðar en hún fer á markað á völdum stöðum í byrjun árs 2009. Þar eru á ferðinni þeir kumpánar Skjálfti og Móri en einnig hinn stórbrotni Lava sem er engum líkur. Hann er dekkri en nýstorknað hekluhraun, 9,4% að styrkleika og inniheldur 70% reykt malt sem skilar sér vel í eftirbragði. Þessar vörur munu verða fáanlegar í sænska ríkinu (Systembolaget) og á völdum börum og veitingastöðum.

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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3.8
hackobock (4045) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2015
August 10, 2015. Bottle at home, courtesy of linusb, thanks!
Dark brown, almost black with a small brown head leaving a lasting ring on the glass. Aroma is roasted with coffee, tobacco, dark chocolate, quite subtle smoked notes with smoked meat, ash and some sweet notes of toffee and vanilla. Taste is light to medium sweet, dry roasted bitterness and light smokey notes. Finish is dry roasted, more smoke coming through in the end as well as chocolate and slight hints of vanilla and notes of alcohol with a very dry lasting roasted note. Medium bodied, soft, small bubble carbonation, texture is dry. A nice subtle smokey stout with a very dry roasted feeling to it.

3.7
monk191 (2006) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 5, 2015
A very good smoked stout. Pours a deep black with a brown head. Smells of vanilla and smoked bacon. Taste is vanilla upfront, followed by lots of smokiness, bacon and sausage, and some chocolate in the finish. Had on tap at Mikkeller Bar.

4.2
lux_edwards (306) - - AUG 3, 2015
33 cl bottle. Pours a dark opaque brown with brown head. Aroma of coffee and chocolate with a hint of tar and fruits. Taste is slightly bitter. Overall very good.

3.8
Aubrey (3516) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - JUL 7, 2015
Bottles in Reykjavik: Surprisingly delicious impy stout. Very earthy (even somewhat barnyardy) with rich notes of smoke, roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, char and tar. Warming alcohol and a snappy hop bite round it out well.

3.9
Andy_ (1110) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2015
tap @ Micro Bar, Reykjavik
Dark brown, almost black beer with little light brown head. Aroma has roasted malts, saltiness, caramel, dark chocolate, cola and smoke. Flavor has dark bread, roasted malts, caramel and licorice. Palate is quite full with quite strong carbonation and bitterness. Quite mild bite of bitterness with some alcohol. Aftertaste has roastiness, licorice, bitterness and smoke. Decent, kind of Black IPA style flavors. Smoke works well here, but does not overpower.

3.7
Huhzubendah (3709) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle shared by Darrell. Near black, opaque body with a thin beige head. Smoke, cooked sausage, campfires. Rauchbier character. Nearly 10% abv masked well. Easy drinking. Smooth with low to medium carbonation. Solid beer. Hooray Iceand.

4.3
BlackHaddock (7410) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2015
8th May 2015: in a flight of six at the excellent Brewhouse, San Juan Capistrano, Orange County, A real surprise to see this and had to try it. Black body, tanned crown. Smoky and malty with a Sherry like richness tempered by a vanilla smoothness. This beer looked good and tasted even better: a real treat.

3.4
Abrakarl (436) - SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2015
Sweet and bitter. Good beer but could have been better. Smoky and licorice. Dark and Coffee.

2.8
djd07 (15091) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Bottle thanks to Alex. Pours a very dark brown with small tan head that lasts. The aroma is strong smoke, pepper, and roast. Thin mouth, smoke bomb, roast, chocolate, lingering smoke, decent.

3.9
johndoughty (5472) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle. Icelands top rated beer and after a few mouthfuls I couls see why. Strong chocolate and coffee flavours merge to together.This beer is saying please notice me. I did and it was nice.


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