Brewed by Olvi
Style: Pale Lager
Iisalmi, Finland


on tap


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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
The respected war hero colonel Johan August Sandels was a skilled tactician also at negotiations. Once, when a negotiation for an armistice was coming to a dead end, Sandels suggested a lunch break. The salted meat was washed down with plenty of beer, and soon the enemy sent his messenger to give the word that the negotiations appear to take a long time.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Kronebryg (1124) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2011
Fine head, doesnt last long, yellow. Ligth pilsner character. light body and a little short. A little sweetnes otherwise lightweight. Drinkable but not memmorable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
drpimento (2970) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 16, 2011
Poured with a large foamy, frothy, white head that soon settle to a light cover that almost looks scumy and some lace. Color is a clear, bright yellow with lots of large bubble trails that look like carbonated water or soda pop. Aroma is beery with faint hops and malt. Flavor is mostly sweet and tang with a bit of bitterness. Body is highly dominated by the carbonation which leaves a tingly sensation with some sweetness in the finish. I will not consume more of this given a more reasonable option.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
thirstyrabbit (1692) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 12, 2011
Can. Pale golden, small head. Sweet and medium dry taste. A bit metallic finish. Predictably mediocre.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
vhei (17) - Nokia, FINLAND - SEP 8, 2011
330ml can. Basic Finnish lager with a metallic taste with hints of malts. Nothing special but not the worst.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
KyotoLefty (8924) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 10, 2011
Can on Finnair AY 78. Medium gold with a fine head. Unobtrusive nose of rich malt, bread, a bit of biscuit. Tastes less rich, a bit thin, with a touch of cardboard and a whiff of grassy hops. Ok for plane beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Psytron (1769) - Turku, FINLAND - AUG 2, 2011
(This beer rating was imported from FB and unfortunately lacks any further comments.)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tkrjukoff (4293) - SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2011
Vanha Satama, Kuopio. Pours golden yellow with a shortlived white fizzy head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and hay. Medium body, crispy watery mouthfeel. Flavor is a bit sweet, malty, fruity and bitter hoppy. Finishes sweet bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cuso (7453) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 13, 2011
Bottled somewhere in Helsinki. Golden color with huge white head. Aroma of sweet malt, some fruitiness, grain. Taste is quite refreshing, malt, caramel, light sourness. Bittersweet finish. Not bad. (Rating from 7/2010)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
tiong (6159) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 9, 2011
330ml can

Basic Finnish lager with a metallic taste with hints of malts.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
altonbrownd (5293) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - APR 3, 2011
Can bought at the ISB Festival in Brussels. Golden body with top head. Nose is corny, sweet and metallic. Quite standard lager fare. Bit sweet and corny and watery. Not much to it.

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