Brewed by Olvi
Style: Pale Lager
Iisalmi, Finland


on tap


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RATINGS: 167   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 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
hlkanga (204) - - MAR 20, 2012
330 ml can. Pours clear pale golden almost without head. Slightly metallic aroma has grain, malt and some mild hoppiness. Oversweet taste with malt, honey and corn. Light bodied, watery mouthfeel and medium carbonated. Quite bad bulk. Too sweet. Nice label and well branded though.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
laiti (7894) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 18, 2012
56,8 cl can. BBE 23.10.2012
Aroma is sweetish with grain, some corn, hints of hay and honey. Stickyish palate with a feeling of starch. Flavour is sweetish and slightly stale with grain, corn, hints of honey and hay. Bulky, too stale and sweet.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
suurjuust (2661) - ESTONIA - MAR 2, 2012
Golden yellow, white head. Papery, grainy nose. Thin maltiness, slightly sweet, weak hops in the finish. Very thin body, prickly carbonation. Average watery macrolager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
edpeg (889) - Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 10, 2012
Pale yellow clear body with white tight head. Aromas hops , malts, grains. Palate thin with medium carbonation and mouth feel. Aftertaste sweet malts and medium short hops finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kingstoni (1877) - FINLAND - FEB 8, 2012
Tap. Clear golden color with a minimal white head. Aroma is hay and malt. Lively carbonation. Taste is hay with carbonated barley.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
CueSheet (15) - Vaasa, FINLAND - NOV 4, 2011
Light body, golden color, sweet malt, mild hoppy aroma, lots of carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Advocate (2) - FINLAND - SEP 26, 2011 does not count
How could a lager even be better than this? I just hesitate to give a full score to any beer. I have drank many beers and I this is the best. The one beer I just can’t stop drinking. This is the one beer I compare other beers to - as how close they get to this. It’s crisp and smooth and easy to drink. The mouthfeel is airy and the aftertaste makes you want to drink more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ration (2099) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2011
Can 568ml. Pours light golden. Typical lager aroma. Taste not bad but nothing special.

   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 (2891) - 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.

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