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Icelandic White Ale - Einstök Ölgerð

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Icelandic White AleIcelandic White Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

201 Ratings
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Ratings: 201
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 25
Gots: 51 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Einstök Ölgerð visit their website
Iceland

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: thepeter on 01-10-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dbrauneis
3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a relatively clear pale yellow in color with moderate to heavy amounts of fine active visible carbonation with a hint of straw yellow highlights. The beer has a half finger tall sudsy foamy white head that reduces to a mottled very thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observer.

S: Light to moderate aromas of wheat, orange, citrus zest, and a touch of spices.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate flavor of wheat and grainy malts with a light amount of citrus zest. There is a very light flavor of spices - mostly coriander. Hints of floral hops give a very light amount of bitterness in the finish.

M: Light bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Crisp.

O: Very light, refreshing, and easy to drink with extremely well hidden alcohol. This is a nice representation of the style and would be great on a hot summer day. Slightly lighter in the mouthfeel than expected but that makes it easier to drink.

Photo of metter98
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: The beer is hazy pale light yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger bright white head that died down but never completely faded away.
S: Light aromas of wheat and lemony hops are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, but has stronger flavors of wheat and lemony hops, the latter of which contributes a light amount of bitterness. The lemons linger through the finish.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The beer is very easy to drink and has some refreshing properties. It would make for a good selection during the summer months.

Serving type: bottle

Photo of KornWallace
3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Date: 12/14/14
Location: Halftime Mamaroneck
Bottle/Draught: 12 oz brown bottle
Glassware: Snifter

Appearance: Straw to very pale yellow in color. Some what hazy but with the color being so pale lots of light gets in. Beautiful white foam head with decent lacing and retention. The carbonation settled to a thin carbonation ring around the beer.
Aroma: Strong citrus aroma of orange zest amped up by Belgian style yeast with clove spice. Slight malt flavor that consists of hay.
Taste: The spices kick up a bit in the taste and become more peppery. The orange is there with a hint of lemon giving it a slight cleaning product flavor. The malts are more hearty in the flavor as wheats are stronger. Possibly because of the oats.
Mouthfeel: This is what I wanted to talk about in this beer... The oats really do something nice for the mouthfeel of the beer by making it much smoother in quality. They thin out the beers body which is light medium but I think the trade off is really worth it. Little bit of an acid bite from the citrus lasts on the tongue

Notes: Purchased and consumed after the best by date 9/17/14

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.9/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of DarthVorador
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of mick_cooper
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

crispy, light, touch of coriander

Photo of Modernrickk
3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.4/5  rDev +13.7%

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3.16/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.55/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

An excellent example of a witbier. Blows Blue Moon out of the water!

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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3.88/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.32/5  rDev +11.6%

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4.4/5  rDev +13.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.56/5  rDev +17.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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5/5  rDev +29.2%

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Icelandic White Ale from Einstök Ölgerð
87 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.