Lava is quite unique in the Icelandic beer history. Lava was originally designed for the Swedish market but is now available in Iceland.
Malt: 6 types of Barley malt, 1 type of wheat malt
Hops: First gold, Fuggle
Yeast: Ale yeast
Alc Vol: 9,4%
Taste: Full bodied, pitch black beer with a thick brown head. Sweet with chocolate and roasted malt in the flavor. The aftertaste is roasted malt, smoke and warming alcohol. Aroma is smoke, chocolate and bit of alcohol.
Food: Chocolate desserts, dark chocolate
The story: The active volcano Hekla is visible from the brew house door and occasionally, eruptions are visible from the Ölvisholt farm. The bottle label resembles the view from the brew house door when an eruption occurs.