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 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Kavu (1973) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 23, 2010
Pours yellow with a light ugly head. Aroma and flavor are what you smell and taste in every bulk lager in Finland. Perhaps a bit softer than the rest. Good when you’re very thirsty.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MikeKeller (782) - Kemi, FINLAND - FEB 21, 2010
Canned. Clear, pale golden beer with dissapearing white head. Not very much aroma but some maltiness and even a bit hoppyness in the nose. Light malty taste and leaves a good after taste. Easy to drink, soft and smooth mouthfeel. Better ones in Finnish mass produced lagers.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Hansen (6223) - Assentoft, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2010
Not unpleasent, just bouring. Light yellow and clear. Has a white head, mostly diminishing. Light bitter flavor. Watery texture.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
rmasa (324) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 21, 2010
Golden color, small white head; aroma of slightly sweetish malt and hops; mouthfeel is thin and a bit overcarbonated; flavor of sweetish malt with slightly bitter finish. This beer is in Finland often regarded almost as some kind of an quality-beer by some people - I think it´s probably due to fact that it is the least marketed and costs slightly more than the other bulks; differences in quality are really not that big.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Russo (1645) - Campinas, BRAZIL - JAN 8, 2010
Pale yellow with a little bit persistent white head, aroma is sweet malt. Flavor is pretty much the same with a short finish. Very drinkable

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
estpiwo (1222) - ESTONIA - JAN 3, 2010
0,33 L can. Aroma is more malty. Golden color. Flavor is more malty, some hoppy tones. Drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gyllenbock (4091) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 2, 2010
Bottle in Finland. Golden, white medium head. Malty aroma with some sweetness. Flavor was quite sweet and mild. Boring but drinkable after sauna when you are thirsty.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hermod (2813) - Vantaa, FINLAND - OCT 12, 2009
33cl bottle. Pours clear, golden.well carbonated. Hops in flavour, malty. One of the better Finnish bulklagers.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
rosenbergh (6110) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 5, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2012 500 ml can. Finland.
Clear pale golden colour with small white head. Malty aroma with hay and mild notes of grassy hops. Flavour is grainy and hayey malty. Quite dry. Tad of saltiness. Nothing special but rather drinkable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Finwe (393) - Grankulla, FINLAND - MAY 18, 2009
Bottle 33 cl. Pale golden colour with a white head. Hint of malt in the aroma. The taste includes some maltiness and a hint of hops.Some hops in the aftertaste as well. Suitable as drink after sauna or for quenching your thirst. Otherwise quite dull.

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