Brewed by Olvi
Style: Pale Lager
Iisalmi, Finland


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RATINGS: 165   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 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thorongil2 (2148) - , 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 (5907) - 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 (10516) - 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).

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Armadill0 (330) - FINLAND - JUN 13, 2013
Can. Golden yellow with a big quickly vaporating white head. Aroma has grain and corn. A bit citrusy. Taste is a bit bland. Some cardboard, citrus and grain. Watery body, light but somewhat pleasant aftertaste. Overall decent for a bulk lager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pyrmir (5201) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2013
Can, rated from backlog. Golden with white head. Aroma and taste with pale malt, grassy hops and grain. Sweet and bitter finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
visionthing (4368) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 22, 2013
56,8cl can from Rimi Hypermarked in Tallinn. Pours clear pale golden with a small, white head. Mild and weak malty aroma with hints of fruits and grass. Cooked vegetable notes too. Medium sweet with a mild bitterness. Light bodied and weak in flavour. Boring, but drinkable. Quite standard pale lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
hens (736) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - MAY 15, 2013
0,568L can. Yeasty aroma. Light flavor, watery beer. Little hop and yeast on taste. Watery finish. Nothing special.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2013
12oz can poured into a shaker. My mom brought this back from her trip to finland. Pours a pale, clear gold with a half finger white head. Aroma of grass, hay and light skunk. Taste is light bitter. Grains and grass. Light bodied with a thin texture. Lively carbonation and a surprisingly long finish. Overall, not bad. Ive had much much worse in this catagory.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Unde (765) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 4, 2013
(Tasted blindfolded) straw yellow colour with big bubbly head which disappears very quickly. Crispy beer, with delicate malt flavors because of the high carbonation. Aftertaste tries to bring this beer up, but at the end it is a bit lame.

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