Icelandic Arctic Berry Ale | Einstök Ölgerð (Einstök Beer Company)

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3.67/5
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122 Ratings
Icelandic Arctic Berry AleIcelandic Arctic Berry Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Einstök Ölgerð (Einstök Beer Company)
Iceland
einstokbeer.com

Style: Belgian Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
In Iceland, Sumardagurinn fyrsti means the arrival of warmer temperatures. At Einstök, we celebrate with this limited-edition Ale, a refreshing witbier flavored with tasty bilberries, hand-picked near the Arctic Circle. It’s the perfect ale for your summer adventures, but enjoy it while you can – it will disappear with the midnight sun.

Wheat malt, pilsner malt, oats, bavarian noble hops. Subtle flavor from bilberries, hand-picked near the arctic circle.

Added by GMuir on 08-02-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,134
Reviews:
32
Ratings:
122
pDev:
12.26%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
26
Trade:
1
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Photo of Dacoco13
4.53/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Delightfully refreshing beer. Summertime wonder-I have never tasted bilberry before but what a great addition. Super aftertaste just enough of an adult sourness-with a light sweetness.
This beer appears to be lovingly prepared. Best seasonal surprise.

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Photo of Ssitron
3.67/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Diura
4.16/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Antwon616
3.07/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of tdm168
3.42/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Zazzi82
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gmoney34
2.29/5  rDev -37.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2.5

This beer had so much promise. Great aromatic fragrance of the bilberries, nice color. The taste was less than desired. If this is what bilberries taste like, I pray that I never have to eat them unless it will be in a survival situation.

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Photo of Callednumbers
3.02/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of IRONRakkasan
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kkmiller76
3.87/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dpotter1991
3.8/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vylo
4.18/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of Calraven
3.71/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stebbi7833
3.89/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kojevergas
3.28/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Impression from a can:

"White ale brewed with bilberries." "Icelandic Arctic berry ale." 5.0% ABV. "Witbier flavored with tasty bilberries."

Low B- (3.28) / WORTHY

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Photo of secondtooth
4.1/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Cloudy golden, with a big white head and lovely lace.

Aroma: Berries! A wee tart but faithful and very appealing.

Taste: Tart berries up front, with a nicely smooth body. Fruit is up front here but not over the top or artificial. Really a tasty ale and one I’d gladly pick up again. Another winner from a top-notch Icelandic brewery. Skal!

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Photo of Tdschoenthaler
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JMS1512
3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of talktvtome
3.8/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of josanguapo
3.01/5  rDev -18%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

From Saveur Biere. In hotel small tubular glass. Watching Spiderman. 7 months after bb date. No trace of wit profile. Light berry notes that are pleasant but dont save it from boredom. Highly carbonated feel

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Photo of TheNakedStiletto
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of npendres
3.54/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ralphs66
3.27/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of erk0607
3.47/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Look: Thick, foamy head, lots of fine bubbles. Peachy yellow, clear.
Smell: Like a ever so slightly malty gummy bear or worm. Kind of strawberry, kind of raspberry. Sweet.
Taste: Very light on the palate, malt presence dominates what flavor there is with hints of strawberry.
Feel: Light, slick, very easily drinkable
Overall: Interesting beer, especially for a mindless summer day just enjoying something cold and refreshing, but nothing otherwise special

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Icelandic Arctic Berry Ale from Einstök Ölgerð (Einstök Beer Company)
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 122 ratings