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Hartwall Karjala IV A

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

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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.08   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
zvikar (3727) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 8, 2014
Can sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks Stas. As "Karjala Export". Pours yellow with a small head, aroma of honey, grain, alcohol, flavor is bitter with grain, sweet, light bodied.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
adodo (75) - Riga, LATVIA - OCT 20, 2014
Weak aroma, sweetish. Clear orange, little white foam. Taste is little sweet. Average lager.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Senka (584) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 28, 2014
Typical Finish pale lager for me. More malty when compared to KOFF, and more body when compared to Lapin Kulta. In general they are all the same.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
kerenmk (2612) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 5, 2014
Can sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks Stas. As "Karjala Export". Clear golden with a white head. Wort and some rotten fruit aroma, bitter then sweet and alcoholic taste. Light body, sweetish finish.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
DSG (6352) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 29, 2014
Can sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks Stas. As "Karjala Export". Clear golden with a white head. Corny aroma. Sweetish flavor, corny, a bit papery. Light-bodied.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Marduk (2990) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 29, 2014
330ml can (as "Karjala Export"). Clear golden color. Straight from the can. Starchy, malty aroma. Malty, horror nuts, grainy, metallic taste. Nasty body. High carbonation. Never again!

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
zenkis (598) - Ogre, LATVIA - JUL 8, 2014
Very pale in color, rubbery and grassy-herbal hoppy on nose. Usual vomiting PL with only exception - quite rich lasing and strong maltiness. Still beer is ruined by rubbery and grassy off-flavors.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
djoeye (1855) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 11, 2014
Aroma; tart, sweet pale malts, grass, very faint mild hops. Deep beige golden, small head, small lacings. Taste; grains, sweet pale malts, bread. To palate slightly oily, smooth, easy going. Finishes in bread, tart, mild syrup. Not bad, not exciting. 33cl brown bottle 5.2% b@Alko.fi Mooonyo, tasted@home Norway.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jookos (2638) - FINLAND - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle@massukeskus. Light golden. Hints of citrus, some greens. Light body, sterile flavour. But not really that bad. Doesnt feel watery at least, some sweet malts. Quite a normal pale lager. Clean, but unimaginative. But not total piss either

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Yves (2362) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - JAN 12, 2014
Shared with Wim at his home. Clear goldblond colored beer with small white head and few carbonation. Sweet hoppy aroma. Medium sparkling palate. Finish is bitter sweet wattery.


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