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Icelandic White Ale | Einstök Ölgerð (Einstök Beer Company)

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3.84/5
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505 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our quest was to make the best white ale we ever tasted, with the complex flavors of a classic witbier, all brewed with pure Icelandic water for a cool smoothness that is deliciously refreshing.

Wheat malt, pilsner malt, oats, bavarian noble hops spiced with coriander and orange peel.

Added by thepeter on 01-10-2012

BEER STATS
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#11,518
Reviews:
96
Ratings:
505
pDev:
12.76%
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Appearance: Clean golden with a thick white head and webby lace. Attractive!

Aroma: Subtle maltiness, sweet alongside coriander spiciness coming around the edges. Nice.

Taste: Smooth and balanced, with a wonderful mix of spice, malts, and some fruitiness in the orange peel. The oats add an extraordinary smoothness here that mainstream witbiers could learn a lot from. Exquisite and top-shelf here. A damned great witbier!

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Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 505 ratings
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