Brewed by Olvi
Style: Pale Lager
Iisalmi, Finland


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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.95   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Olvi's most popular beer, also considered the most positive beer in the world. Pilsner type, full-bodied lager. Gold medal in Barcelona 1991. Available in suitcases of 12 cans.

Oakrock's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Oakrock (116) - Helsinki, - JAN 5, 2013
Come on snobies. This is a sincere beer for sincere thurst. It is just not for sipping but killing the thurst. However hint of cloudberry and dry hay make very drinkable entity.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Nevalainen (151) - FINLAND - NOV 16, 2014
Clear golden color with high quickly vanishing head. Aroma is grainy. Clear taste, but quite waterish. Short finish. Nothing special, but drinkable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rickzard (4) - - JUN 20, 2014 does not count
Ihan perus olutta tämä Olvi. Aika laihaa kumminkin, jos vertaa erim Karhuun tai jopa Karjalaan. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Braastad (429) - FINLAND - APR 11, 2014
Not much head, pale golden color Aroma is weak, little sweet and starchy. Flavor is sugary, little bitter, cardboardy.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
VastActiv (3149) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 2, 2014
Can from local market. Unfortunately I have drunk this too many times between years 1997-2011. One of the worst finnish pale lagers.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
KoNrRiI (554) - Århus, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2013
0.568 can. Pale gold color and a big, creamy, white head on top. Aroma of starch, hops and a small touch of malts. Faint flavors of hops and malts blended in a uniform, insipid mixture. Medium body, thin texture and soft carbonation. Finish is short and just as tasteless. Overall the beer is very feeble and trite; nothing to describe.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
villevav (245) - FINLAND - OCT 14, 2013
Varsin kevyt, miltei vetinen ja hyvin samankaltainen Olvi III:n kanssa. Tylsä ja mielenkiinnoton. Makua hakeville löytyy parempiakin. Toisaalta vetisestä mausta pitäville Olvin III on halvempaa.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
djoeye (1978) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 2, 2013
0,568L can(s) imported from K-market Kilpisjärvi, Finland. Golden pint can: Faint hoppy scents with a vague hint of something sulphuric. White bubbly head on the straw yellow body, towards a little light brown. Head leaves some lacing inside the dimpled mug. Taste of hops, grain, bread, cardboard, leaves from cloudberry. Mouthfeel alright, and not much watery. Aftertaste much malts, grain, leaves, cardboard, malty bread. Overall a decent lager. White pint can "Halko"; same scents, head, and colour. Lower carbonation. Feels milder and more watery than "Olvi III".

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Andy_ (799) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2013 Golden to orange clear beer with little head disappearing fast with no lacing on the glass. Aroma and taste is mostly starchy, slightly sweet malty. The beer is pretty watery thin and there’s no hops to speak of. This beer is not enjoyable by any means except maybe for getting drunk cheap.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Armadill0 (284) - FINLAND - JUN 14, 2013
Can. Golden light yellow and clear. Big white head vaporates quickly. Aroma is mild, bit sweet and grainy. Taste is mild, a bit fruity and mainly grainy. Light aftertaste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pyrmir (3631) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2013
330 ml can, rated from backlog. Aroma is sweet, corn, grain and malt. Flavor is sweet with corn, some grain and malt.

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