Brewed by Hartwall (Royal Unibrew)
Style: Pale Lager
Lahti, Finland


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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Aura is a pale and fresh lager with a pleasant saaz hopping. The fresh flavor is aromatic and balanced. Aura has been brewed to celebrate the 120th birthday of the original Aura beer (brewed in Turku), as well as the 775th birthday of the city of Turku, the oldest city of Finland. The hopping has been considerably reduced compared to the original recipe.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fonefan (43166) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2009
Bottle 33cl. @ [ Thisted tasting ].
[ Courtesy of Maria ]. Clear medium yellow color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, toasted, fruity, cardboard notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20090316]

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
SaintMatty (6563) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2009
330ml Bottle - Golden in colout. Malty and grainy aroma, with a hint of honey. Malty taste with some honey notes and a slightly sweet element.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Maria (10215) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2009
Thisted tasting. It is warm golden with a creamy, white head. The aroma has notes of malt and light fruit. The flavour has notes of malt, light fruit, light cabbage and light citrus.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Lalli (243) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 15, 2009
0,33l bottle. Deep golden color. This beer has to be rated with other Finnish bulk lagers in mind. Compared to these, the beer has a slightly more malty body. This is nonetheless quite a typical Finnish lager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 18, 2008
A 0.33L bottle from local shop. Golden yellow colour. Some grass in the nose. Average carbonation. Fresh mild taste of malt and hops. Slightly metallic. Bite of hops at the end.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
tlind2 (1535) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 22, 2008
330 ml bottle. Golden color, white head. Slightly sour aroma, sharp taste with a malty finish. I wouldn’t choose this beer even from among the other Finnish bulk products.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
austone (1062) - Turku; Pori, FINLAND - APR 27, 2008
Pale fizzy golden, foamy white head. Grassy hops on the nose with sweet honeyish malts. Flavor is buttery malts and slight hayish hops. A bit mineral, of course. Light to medium bodied with low carbonation. Out of Finnish bulks, this one has more of a German feeling, but stills doesn’t quite do it.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
liinis (1763) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 7, 2008
same bulk beer as the rest of the mainstream beers in Finland. clear dark amber brown. small head

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
FatPhil (13061) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 14, 2008
330ml bottle. Blind horizontal tasting.
Almost no aroma, maybe dust, but perhaps the glass needed to be washed. I don’t think this tastes of anything - even my tapwater tastes of more.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TET (2492) - Kaarina, FINLAND - FEB 16, 2008
Aura is light yellow beer with thin white head. In the aroma there is grass and little sweetness. Flavour is slightly sweet and there are also some nice hops. There are some bitterness but too watery palate spoils the nice aromas of hops. There are some good things in the Aura but it is too watery and so it can’t success.

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