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Icelandic Toasted Porter - Einstök Ölgerð

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Icelandic Toasted PorterIcelandic Toasted Porter

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BA SCORE
85
very good

230 Ratings
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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.43%
Wants: 16
Gots: 49 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Iceland

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: thepeter on 01-03-2012

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4.3/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of roconnor
1.62/5  rDev -57.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Looks like a stout; smells and tastes like a Miller High Life.

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5/5  rDev +32.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Porters are my drink of choice and after having the first taste of this it became my choice porter. By the last sip it still was my choice porter.

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3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rangerred
3.78/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

330 ml bottle into a tulip.

Pours pitch black with just a thin wispy medium tan head. A touch of lacing around the sides of the glass but that's about it.

The one thing I noticed lacking in the aroma is the coffee advertised on the bottle. There is the slightest hint but I was really expecting it to jump out at me. More caramel and dark chocolate than anything.

The flavor is also quite light on the coffee but expands on the dark chocolate found in the aroma. There is also a certain nuttiness here that reminds me of chocolate covered almonds. Subtle sweetness and prickly carbonation leads to a slightly sticky finish.

Overall, a pretty average porter. My first beer from Iceland it really isn't bad. I would gladly have another one.

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3.16/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

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3.59/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.15/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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4.19/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.44/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.27/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.1/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

330ml bottle from Vinbudin in Reykjavik December 2014

I can't think of a better session porter that I've ever had.
It's both smooth and rich whilst not being sweet and the finish and nice and neutral.
Very chocolatey with hints of coffee and liquorice. I could drink this by the half dozen!

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3.25/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.69/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.55/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.47/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.7/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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1.84/5  rDev -51.3%

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4.04/5  rDev +6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.6/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.24/5  rDev +12.2%

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Icelandic Toasted Porter from Einstök Ölgerð
85 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.