Dismiss Notice
We're celebrating 10 years of BeerAdvocate magazine with $10 print subscriptions for US residents.

Subscribe now!

Death By Viking | Solemn Oath Brewery

Log in or Sign up to start rating.
BA SCORE
85
very good
12 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
Death By VikingDeath By Viking
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Solemn Oath Brewery
Illinois, United States
solemnoathbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by koutkid41 on 01-30-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
130
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
12.6%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
24
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Reviews: 12 | Ratings: 130
Reviews by vic21234:
Photo of vic21234
4.19/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22oz bomber purchased from the brewery, poured into a snifter.

A- Pours a cloudy amber/ orange color with a small amount of off-white head which quickly fades. Lots of sticky lacing noted along the side of the glass as well.

S- Great smelling beer. Lots of citrus notes, including grapefruit and mango, coupled with some piney resinous as well.

T- Starts off rather sweet for a DIPA, with nice caramel malt notes. Then comes the hop hit. The pine seems to shine through more so than the citrus notes, but I taste both sides well.

M- Medium bodied, well carbonated, nice and bitter with a dry finish. The alcohol is noted of course at 10% ABV, but it's an easy drinker.

Nice DIPA from these Solemn Oath, I'm excited to try more from this up and coming brewery.

 769 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of 77apm
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of acurtis
3.58/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DerekQXQX
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of cwehr13
5/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of WoodBrew
4.08/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

The Death By Viking is quite nice. It poured a clear copper with thin white head that left some lacing. The scent was a piney hop. The taste had a nice full resiny finish with pine and some citrus flare. The mouthfeel was fuller in body with subtle carbonation. Overall....YUMMY.

 284 characters

Photo of Joshuafzylatra
4.66/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BigDiesel
4.05/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of smanrob
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of JohnnyNicks
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of NSXAG
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of larryarms847
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a semi-transparent, dark rusty copper orange, with a lively off-white finger of foam that dissipates rapidly. There is a noticeable amount of sediment, though not off-putting.

Dark fruit, candied malts, burnt sugar, and some subtle pine and citrus to note.

Much more citrus in the flavor, resin, fig, grapefruit, orange rind, and some caramel and brown sugar sweetness.

Medium-heavy bodied, light carbonation, citrus and pine resin bitterness, candied malt sweet bomb, and semi-chewy.

 493 characters

Photo of dexterk1
3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oso
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of beersdmf17
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of CraigTravor
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of KSMONHNYIL
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of xdtfx
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Kubrickx
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Yellolab2010
3.61/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Karl_M
5/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of Jae61
4.14/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopmarc
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of cnbrown313
4/5  rDev +5%

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Death By Viking from Solemn Oath Brewery
3.81 out of 5 based on 130 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Extreme Beer FestĀ® Cometh

    February 3-4, 2017. Boston, Mass. Limited tickets available. Prepare for epicness.

    Learn More
  • 10 Years of BeerAdvocate Magazine

    We're celebrating 10 years of BA mag with $10 print subscriptions for US residents!

    Subscribe