Einstök Wee Heavy Icelandic Beer

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alc./vol: 8.0%

Proof: 16°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Iceland Iceland

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An Icelandic Scotch Ale, brewed with locally smoked Icelandic barley, pale ale malt, crystal malt, chocolate malt, Bavarian hops, and Icelandic angelica root.

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Review and Tasting


Sampled on 20/09/2018

Appearance:

Opaque, deep mahogany brown. Thick creamy tan head with good retention and thick lines of lacing.

Aroma:

Pungent fruity bready malt, caramel and light smokiness with chocolate and pine.

Taste:

Full-bodied. Sweet caramel maltiness balances hop bitterness, dry pine and stewed tea-like tannins with appealing smokiness, chocolate, coffee and dried fruits.

Aftertaste:

Chocolate, coffee and caramel with good hop bitterness.

Overall:

Rich but balanced with sweet caramel malt, appealing smoky note, chocolate, coffee and dried fruits. It might not be from Scotland but it's a fair representation of a wee heavy.

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 856222006029
Bottle Size: 330ml
Closure: Crown cap
Product Reference Code: EINSWEE

Raw Materials

Barley

Composition

C02 injected? Yes

Information for beers

Style Description: Scotch Ale
Malts: Smoked Icelandic barley, pale ale malt, crystal malt, chocolate malt.
Hops: Bavarian Noble Hops
International Bittering Units (IBU): 30

More about Einstök Icelandic Wee Heavy

Produced by: Einstök Ölgerd
UK distribution by: Love Drinks Ltd

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