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Brewed by Sinebrychoff (Carlsberg)
Style: Pale Lager
Kerava, Finland

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RATINGS: 197   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Untamed Karhu is the strongest in its breed. Its full original gravity gives it a substantial and strong taste. Karhu is a full-bodied beer.


1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rex_Remes (92) - Bonyhad, HUNGARY - FEB 5, 2016
(bottle, 33cl, Beijing) Aroma: not much of a nose. some sweet maltiness and old bread. Appearance: not sure if it is a watered down ale or a robust looking lager. clear, so-so head that dissipates very quickly. Taste: caramelized fruit, some sweet richness and smoke, light hops, touch of rum/bourbon essence. Palate: a bit fizzy, some bitter follow through, light oiliness, slippery. Overall: A bit strange flavor coming from the malts and/or hops that it is bit interesting, but overall, the beer’s shortcomings in nose and flavor and body make it an average beer (at best). Kind of a hardy summer beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Nurmis (99) - FINLAND - DEC 22, 2015
568ml can bought from supermarket in Raahe, Finland. Light bodied lager with a bit of syrupy sweetness, watery bread malts and weak hoppy finish. Offers slightly more taste than average bulk lager.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
adamnase (291) - Kronoby, FINLAND - NOV 22, 2015
Yellow body, white head. Aroma has starch, cardboard, wet bread. Flavour is bit bready malty. Metally.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TorbenJensen (1408) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2015
Karhu III is a light amber lager that radiates lovely caramel flavors on top of a slightly hoppy aroma. Foam is serious and persistent and in terms of taste, it offers elegant caramel malt. In some moments between malt fullness and finale can seem a little water and anonymous. Hop bitterness is semi-dry and does not hold the aftertaste so long. Nevertheless, it is a tasty, thirst-quenching and easy to drink lager which, however, does not leave the biggest impression in the memory.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sugram (95) - Tartu, ESTONIA - AUG 16, 2015
0,33 can. Caramel color. Thicker head but not long lasting. Weak malty aroma. Waterly, medium sweetness, lightly bitter. Nothing to point out. Drinkable.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mariuszek (781) - Gdynia, POLAND - MAY 7, 2015
Sweet, malty, corn, but anyway for me still better than other widely available Finish lagers.

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kjelle72 (15) - SWEDEN - APR 29, 2015
Malty taste with hints of light syrup, orange and bread. A finish classic that a lot of my friends drinks all the time.

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
halapablo (110) - Warszawa, POLAND - APR 12, 2015
puszka 1l. niestety dawno nie piłem gorszego piwa, jakaś strasznie cieńka lurka bez smaku i aromatu, do tego stopnia bezpłciowe, że zatanawiałem się nawet, czy ta ciecz zawiera alkohol, Podobnie niestety smakowały mi inne fińskie piwa, które piłem. Te piwo to chyba też element prohibicyjenj polityki w Finlandii...

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
RexTalionis (3306) - FINLAND - APR 5, 2015
Can. Darker golden, whitish head. Sweet malty notes perhaps in aroma. A bit of same sweetness in taste with hints of bitterness.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
nihtila (2284) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 26, 2015
18.10.2014. Pours golden with white head. Aroma and taste have some grain, hay and light malts and hops. Basic stuff.


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