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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

168 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.99%
Wants: 24
Gots: 39 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Wolberjs, Jul 13, 2014
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3.55/5  rDev -7.8%

Poured from 12oz bottle into small pint glass.
A: Pours a clear pale yellow with high carbonation producing a 1-2 inch white bubbly head with good retention. (4)
S: Nice coriander and orange peel. Hint of light toast. (3.5)
T: Follows aroma perfectly. A bit light/watery. (3.5)
M: Light body. Mildly sweet. (3.25)
D: A pleasant session beer. Decent offering. Nicely refreshing. (3.5)

mwilbur, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

MPSTARR, Aug 05, 2014
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TheNightwatchman, Jul 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Donkster46, Aug 05, 2014
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2.63/5  rDev -31.7%
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

czfreeman, May 11, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4.08/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

(3.75) A: Hazy straw colour with a thin foam head that’s quite fizzy. A ring forms and remains for a long time. Minimal lacing.

(4.0) S: Grains, oranges, spices, honey, floral, and cloves. A certain pleasing dryness comes across in the nose. Quite aromatic with a complimentary mix.

(4.25) T: Spices (cloves and that coriander) and orange upfront that transitions into a light mineral taste. Floral honey elements. Impressively flavourful considering the ABV.

(3.75) M: Lighter bodied with a moderate carbonation. Dry and very clean tasting (in part from the mineral taste).

(4.0) D: I was quite impressed with the taste of this, and could see this being in my regular rotation if I were an Icelander (a big if). Really enjoyed that clean and dry mineral-like taste.

Digimaika2, Aug 05, 2013
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mpenske, Feb 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-pours a hazy straw pale yellow with a billowing white fluffy head with excellent retention
S-grassy lemon with some undertones of sweet malt and spice
T-grassy lemon up front followed by malt sweetness and finishes with a clean bitterness on the palate
M-light and crisp with high carbonation
O-nice, clean crisp beer that isn't has heavily spiced as a lot of witbiers which is a good thing

atr2605, Jul 09, 2014
Icelandic White Ale from Einstök Ölgerð
86 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.