Brewed by Olvi
Style: Pale Lager
Iisalmi, Finland


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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.05   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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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 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
klas (201) - SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2013
Can on Silja Line. Finish International lager. Maybe slightly better than Lapin Kulta.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mjs (4277) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 26, 2013
(Can, 0.5 l, 20130926) The beer poured pale golden and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had sweetness and hint of grass. Palate was light bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were sweetness, malts, hint of grass and low bitterness. Aftertaste was sweet and mildly bitter. Easy to drink and very easy to forget.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
sinfull (710) - Lviv, UKRAINE - SEP 8, 2013
Pale golden color , mid-sized white head. Aroma of grain and hint of hop. Taste is similar . Not good , not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
dnoaksson (652) - , SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2013
Om detta må vi ej berätta. Sandels är ett öl vigd åt glömskan och skänkt till förgängligheten. Den som av fri vilja sitter och hinkar i sig det här ölet är så djupt nere i fördärvet att allt hopp om räddning blott är en rykande veke.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
SamTheBarrel (317) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2013
0.33ml can bought on a booze cruise, pours golden and clear with a white quickly dissipating head. Faint aroma of what I believe is corn, a mild sweet taste with a hint of bitterness. An average cheap macro pale lager, okay enough to drink as a thirst quencher, but not something I would drink if there were other tastier options available.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Erasmus_ro (1188) - Alabama, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Taster from a can. Pours a clear golden yellow with a decent, white head. Aroma is grainy, a bit hay and grass. Taste is light corn, light bread, not pleasant, but not bad either. Palate is fairly alright. Nothing special.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thorongil2 (1078) - , Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2013
(can) clear pale yellow colour with a tall white head; aroma of grain, hint of noble hops; simple, short but refreshing flavour

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
skelo (35) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - JUN 30, 2013
Canned. Bought at Maxima supermarket in Lithuania. Empty taste, poor aroma and absolutely no aftertaste. Dreary and cheap pale lager. No more to drink it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
vtafro (2465) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 28, 2013
Can. First beer bought in finland. Golden pour with white head. Light malt and corn aroma. Flavor is boring and mild, "not good, but not horrific".

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Rune (7355) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 20, 2013
330ml can from Kilpis via Gaute. Airy, white head rapidly declining to a thin layer. Clear straw coloured body. Aroma holds some hints of cereal. Modest taste of sweet fruits and grain. Sour bitterness to a short end. Soft carbonated. Watered in the mouth. Just about drinkable (Tromsø 10.06.2013).

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