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Icelandic Arctic Berry Ale - Einstök Ölgerð

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BA SCORE
85
very good

22 Ratings
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Ratings: 22
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Einstök Ölgerð visit their website
Iceland

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
We celebrate summer with our Arctic Berry Ale, a refreshing witbier flavored with tasty bilberries, hand-picked near the Arctic Circle.

(Beer added by: GMuir on 08-02-2014)
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Photo of let8it8grow
3.8/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Fatehunter
3.1/5  rDev -17.3%

Pours a thin head on a cloudy light straw body.
The aroma is fruit forward with lemon dominating.
The taste starts with a cider flavor, watery middle, wheat and mild bitter finish.
The texture is soft.
It's pretty mild, but good.

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of tone77
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A huge thanks to the legendary woodychandler for this beer. Poured from an 11.2 oz. can. Has a whiteish/golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is bursting with berries. Taste is dominated with berries, some sweetness, some subtle hints of wheat, extremely refreshing. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a very enjoyable beer.

Photo of beerthulhu
3.7/5  rDev -1.3%

- White ale brewed with bilberries and crowberry juice. can.

(3.55) A: Cloudy lemon peel coloring with a quick release of macro-effervesce. Snow white capping, soapy structure, one inch high with a fair rate of holding. Spacious soapy spotting for lace.

(3.60) S: Nose of sweet blueberry muffin (most likely the bilberries im picking up), lightly tart with wheat with a light lemon and orange dryness.

(3.70) T: Flavor was blueberry muffin, lightly tart lemon and wheat. A touch of sweetness followed by grapefruit and a fruitiness of white grapes.

(3.70) M: Bready muffin, crisp bite, lightly tart and refreshing.

(3.70) O: smooth clean flavor, crisp, nice use of bilberries that were well balanced providing just the right amount of influence, not an overbearing berry drink, but delicately in harmony with the wit character, ideal for an summer drink. My first Icelandic beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +20%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3/5  rDev -20%

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3.88/5  rDev +3.5%

Photo of Hatzilla
4.2/5  rDev +12%

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3.92/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%

Best by 5/29/15.

Pours a murky light yellow with a foamy white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, berry juice, and berry aromas. Taste is much the same with grain, berry juice, and berry flavors on the finish. There is a very mild amount of earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with some interesting berry additions that I have never tried before now.

Serving type: can.

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4.2/5  rDev +12%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of GMuir
4.39/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I consumed quite an amount of this on-tap only beer while on holiday in Iceland. There were quite a few of Reykjavik many great bars had this on tap. I first came across it while having a light calamari lunch and it was just delicious. Very light and like a fruity wheat beer.

It is cloudy in appearance and the aroma is awesome! Even the barman pouring commented about how amazing it smelt.

All in, very refreshing, very Einstok and sadly i beleive for now only available in Iceland or maybe just very limited export.

Photo of pkalix
3.9/5  rDev +4%

popped the cap on this can and got a whiff of berry. very nice looking hazy pastel yellow. a little bland on the taste, but my buds might be a little skewered after a glass of Utopias and a couple shots of Crown Maple.....? but not bad. subtle berry flavor. easy to imbibe. my can says 5.2%.....

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Icelandic Arctic Berry Ale from Einstök Ölgerð
85 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.