Brewed by Laitilan Wirvoitusjuomatehdas
Style: Pilsener
Laitila, Finland


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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.53   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Vaalea Pils-tyyppinen täysmallasolut / EBC 7, EBU 35

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (7353) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2009
500 ml can. Finland. Clear golden colour with medium-size white head. Grainy malty aroma with some hay and cereal too. Flavour is also grainy malty and grassy but also vegetables and some light bitterness. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rastacouere (6137) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 3, 2009
Clear atomically bright golden lager topped by a fair white cover. Timid floral hops are not quite a match for the cerealic, slightly vegetal, relatively dense malt profile. Sweet in mouth whereas I prefer drier pilsners, but the slight metallic notes I perceived in the aroma are not transmitted over the palate. On the other hand, the sweetness is harsh, though it gives it a fairly round mouthfeel. Surprising amount of grassy hop bitterness in the finish does not quite manage to slice through the sweetness, but is welcome nevertheless, leading towards the next sip. Biting carbonation, fizzy.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MitchWayne (263) - Kokkola, FINLAND - APR 25, 2009
The stronger version is slightly better but this is a decent pils too if not particularly distinct or anything.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (9755) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - APR 8, 2009
canned; courtesy of oh6gdx - pale golden colour with a little but persistent foam, correct lacing; solid herbal aroma with notes of oily hops and almonds; medium-bodied with some sweetness before a decent herbal bitterness, slightly oily; quite dry and long grassy aftertaste - very drinkable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markas101 (1898) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 20, 2009
5/30/07 Helsinki, Finland. 50 cl can. Bright yellow colour, thin head. Sweet aroma with some faint malt. Bitter, warming finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mjs (4780) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 11, 2008
Canned, 2008-12-11. Clear and golden. Medium sized white head. Fruity and hoppy nose. Dry palate, medium bodied, lot of carbonation. Hops, hint of grass, bitterness, mild sweetness and some malts in taste. Dry and bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maria (10176) - Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2008
It is golden with a huge, white head. The aroma has notes of fruit, spice and malt. The flavour is fruity with notes of malt, spice and a dry bitterness. It ends dry with a slightly spicy and bitter bite. It is interesting and surprising.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (11421) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2008
Pale golden, small white head. Fruity, hoppy and somewhat spicy aroma. Bready flavor, quite metallic and with some spices. Quite nice actually.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1122) - FINLAND - SEP 22, 2008
Clear golden colour with a small white head. Malty aroma with notes of hops. The flavour is hoppy, malty and fruity. Light bodied. Very drinkable brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TET (1751) - FINLAND - SEP 19, 2008
Light yellow beer with thin white head. Aroma is quite refreshning and there are found spring grain field and some grass and hops. Flavour is pure malty with medium hoppiness but slightly bitter "Kukko" -style. Airy to drink and carbonation is balanced. Kukko Pils is classic, quite fresh, average beer but still it gives positive feelings for me.

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