Brewed by Olvi
Style: Pale Lager
Iisalmi, Finland


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RATINGS: 175   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 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
txolo (154) - SPAIN - DEC 28, 2013
Muy ligerita, no destaca mucho en nariz, tal vez algo de mantequilla. Demasiada burbuja de entrada, sabor muy fugaz, aguada, le falta intensidad por todas partes, muy flojita en todos los aspectos

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Discore (68) - - NOV 8, 2013
Can. Sweet, light grain aroma. Clear, pale, medium white head. Light sweet, with a bitter aftertaste. Slightly acidic. Light body, thin/oily texture, soft carbonation. Another bland beer that you should probably avoid.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
djoeye (3800) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 15, 2013
0,33L can from K supermarket in Finland. Pours a shortlived head on a straw yellow body. Scents of something faint from grass or meadows. Tastes grains, wet grass and faint sweet malts. Watery. Ends with small hints of wet grass and sweet malts and metal. It’s is drinkable, but that is water too.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Andy_ (1059) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 6, 2013
Clear straw orange beer with a persistent white tiny head. Aroma and flavor are just maizey sweetness. Mouthfeel is thin and carbonated with no finish or bitterness to speak of. Someone ordered this for me without asking so what the heck, raters gonna rate.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
klas (407) - 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 (6530) - 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 (1453) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - 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 (781) - , 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
SamTheBarrel (777) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 10, 2014 0.33ml aluminium can featuring a drawing of colonel Johan Sandels, the label states "strong and soft beer". Pours clear golden with a medium sized white quickly reducing head. Aroma is faint of corn and wheat bread. Flavours of corn, wheat bread and a hint of honey. Taste is light-medium sweet taste and light bitter. Palate is full light bodied, thin texture and lively carbonation. A common macro Pale Lager on the sweeter side, okay cold as a thirst quencher.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Erasmus_ro (2539) - Alabama, USA - AUG 9, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 21, 2014 Taster from a can, thanks Jazzman. 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.

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