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Icelandic White Ale - Einstök Ölgerð

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Icelandic White AleIcelandic White Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

115 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 115
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.79%
Wants: 12
Gots: 16 | 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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westcoastbeerlvr

California

2.25/5  rDev -41.3%

01-01-2014 06:51:29 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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czfreeman

California

2.63/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

From bottle
pours a golden pilsner color
No cloudiness to speak of. A pilsner in appearance but hopefully true wheat comes through.
smells of pilsner maltgrasses etc is there wheat here?
Flavor is sweet pilsner
A little grassy but the predominantly sour wheat I expected from. A Scandinavia wheat is not there
decent mouth feel
OK over all over sold and under delivered

Serving type: on-tap

05-11-2012 00:14:37 | More by czfreeman
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largadeer

California

2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

10-27-2013 00:38:33 | More by largadeer
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Birmz

California

2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

05-29-2014 19:21:36 | More by Birmz
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chadski

California

3/5  rDev -21.7%

01-21-2014 21:58:16 | More by chadski
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Headgoober

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.7%

05-04-2014 23:50:27 | More by Headgoober
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AutumnWind


3/5  rDev -21.7%

10-07-2012 03:20:09 | More by AutumnWind
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beernads

Florida

3/5  rDev -21.7%

06-07-2014 18:54:44 | More by beernads
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XnFM

California

3/5  rDev -21.7%

11-24-2012 05:46:15 | More by XnFM
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travolta

California

3.18/5  rDev -17%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Hazy and beautiful yellow champagne white head, no retention, no lacing.

Nose: Yeasty, lemon, coriander, crispy, slightly medicinal, orange sweetness.

Taste: Orange fruit, slight orange peel, soft and calm. Perfect carbonation. Alkali or medicinal aftertaste.

Notes: Crisp and very well balanced. Soft water.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2012 00:28:11 | More by travolta
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Yngvi

Iceland

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

10-23-2013 14:21:53 | More by Yngvi
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tjsmith910

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

11-21-2013 12:01:54 | More by tjsmith910
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drunkheathen

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

08-24-2013 21:41:23 | More by drunkheathen
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

06-16-2013 03:31:45 | More by kylehay2004
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KimenTshom

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

08-25-2013 06:36:16 | More by KimenTshom
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

3.33/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

31st August 2012: Icelandic or should I say ‘Einstok’ tasting evening at a mates house. He’d bought two bottles of four different Einstok brews. All poured carefully into a ‘Straffe Hendrik’ badged chalice.

First up was a 33cl White Ale: cloudy pale yellow with no hint of a head, the bottle being just out of date might have played a part in that, but I doubt it.

Mixed spice aroma with a citrus feel: the taste was similar, tangy, with a sweet and sour fizz; add a spoon full of yeast and some extra lemon into the citrusy nose and you’ve got the flavours I’m trying to describe.

Good start to the tastings, refreshing and thirst quenching: which is exactly what we required first off.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2012 13:25:51 | More by BlackHaddock
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BucannonXC5

California

3.39/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: Manzanita pint glass
From: World Market in Las Mesa (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $1.99
Purchased: Aug. 1, 2013
Consumed: Aug. 3, 2013
Misc.: N/A

Poured a yellow straw hazy color with 1-to-2 fingers of white head. Minimal spots of lacing on the sides of the glass. Minimal-to-not retention on the top of the glass.

Smelled surprisingly skunky malts first. Also some lemon, grassy icy hops, lime, some kind of combination of Sprite, Sierra Mist and 7-Up and orange peel.

Tasted similar to the nose and, in relation, rather disappointing. The orange peel came out here first with a mix of that Sprite/Sierra Mist/7-Up soda taste. Also icy lime, wheat, grass, lemon and some fruity notes.

Light body. Thin texture. Lively carbonation. Abrupt, refreshing finish.

I thought this was just OK. I was expecting better, but it was missing something.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2013 08:28:17 | More by BucannonXC5
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Carissa


3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-13-2012 00:38:42 | More by Carissa
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

04-27-2014 23:19:03 | More by GRG1313
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Pelicanrocks

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

03-09-2013 20:57:59 | More by Pelicanrocks
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-20-2014 00:47:31 | More by jaydoc
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Therisse

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-26-2013 17:18:07 | More by Therisse
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SierraDeuce

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

05-07-2014 23:54:30 | More by SierraDeuce
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-03-2014 01:25:44 | More by Oakenator
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SFC21

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

10-27-2013 18:12:19 | More by SFC21
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Icelandic White Ale from Einstök Ölgerð
86 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.