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Brewed by Olvi
Style: Pale Lager
Iisalmi, Finland

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.18   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Kaksi suomalaista ovat lyöneet hynttyyt yhteen! Olvi valmistaa Reino & Aino Kotikenkä Oy:n kanssa OLVI Reino-oluen. OLVI Reino on täyteläinen, vaalea lager-olut, jossa on hieno häivähdys katajaista aromihumala.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adamnase (132) - Kronoby, FINLAND - SEP 20, 2012
Can, Pint (0,568 litres). Pours golden colour with a medium sized white head. Aroma of malts, some grains and something "sweetish". Flavour of bread, malts and sweet. Medium bodied and nice taste, better than expected

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Psytron (1313) - Turku, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2012
Golden colour, blonde head. Aroma of hay and starch. Medium sweet, flat carbon. Metallic aftertaste.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Migmar (248) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2012
Bought this because of the nice-looking can, based on the pattern of traditional Finnish old geezers’ slippers. Had no expectations for the beer itself, being a bulk lager. Had some flavour though, some synthetic sweetness but basically bland.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tide (1785) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 4, 2012
Can from super market. Golden color, white head. Malty taste with corn, bread and hint of citrus. Solid body. Light finish with a bit of grass. Decent lager.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Beerheart65 (1000) - Pori, FINLAND - JUN 19, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2012 Light aroma has corn. Some juniper maybe also. Would I have noticed it if I had not known it was supposed.to be there? Clear and golden. Short head. Slightly bitter. More juniper in taste than in aroma and corn stays in background. Bit one sided. Thin and dry, medium carbonation. Not that interesting. Most interesting thing bout this beer is that it is a collaboration between brewery and sandal factory. Famous finnish Reino-sandals have the same checkerboard as this can has. Maybe bit same flavor also (joking).

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
omhper (19365) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2012
Canned, from S-Market, Håkansböle. Clear golden, mid sized head. Fruity salty nose. Mid dry with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Fruity and neutal tasting. Some salty bitterness. Low drinkability.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2012

Can 568ml.

Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, toasted, corn, vegetables, cardboard, light hoppy, grass - hop extract. Flavour is moderate sweet with a average duration, vegetables, corn. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120506]

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
kalervo (689) - FINLAND - MAY 17, 2012
Nothing more than regular Olvi III in a different can. Totally useless "new" beer.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mile (2980) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 5, 2012
Can. Golden, small to average and fully diminishing head. Light to moderate malty - lightly grainy and lightly sweetish aroma, faint hoppyness. Body is light to moderate, malty - lightly grainy and lightly sweetish flavor, some metal. Finish is short, malty and lightly sweetish, some sharp metal, faint hoppyness. Watery "keppana" with sharp metal in the flavor/finish.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hlkanga (204) - - APR 27, 2012
568 ml can. Pours clear golden with small to medium white fluffy head. Aroma of malt, grassy hops and grain. Taste has plenty of maize but also some bready malt. Low carbonation. Watery mouthfeel and light bodied. Actually quite good and refreshing pale lager. Slightly better but still very typical Olvi beer.


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