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Olvi Sandels IV A

Brewed by Olvi
Style: Pale Lager
Iisalmi, Finland


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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.34   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Stronger version of regular Sandels. Smooth and aromatic.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jore (6) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 10, 2014 does not count
This is on my humble opinion better ones of the mass produced finnish lagers. Taste is slighly more malty and full than the other similar beers. This is your basic good lager beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Zarkam (369) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 7, 2014
330ml bottle, clear gold colour, small fizzy fully vanishing white head, almost no lacing. Aroma is somewhat fruity on the nose, grainy and some grassy hops and a hint of pepper in the mouth. Taste is balanced bittersweet and slightly acidic, medium bitter finish with a slightly astringent feel. Medium body, dry texture, lively carbonation. A notch above most of the bulk stuff here and the supermarket version, still nothing too amazing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkoNm (403) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - FEB 19, 2014
Pours out a clear, golden color and a very generous white head with decent retention. The aroma is moderate. There are some malts and grains that the nose easily picks up. The taste is a combination of sweet beginning and bittery body, coming together with a nicely bitter finish. The aftertaste is bitter and decently lasting. Nice effort from Finland.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
djoeye (1207) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 12, 2014
Can 33 cl 5.3% b@Alko Tornio Finland. Aroma? I searched thoroughly and finally found very mild hops, very pale malts, notes of yellow apple. Pours an off white head, minimal lacings, straw golden clear body. Taste; grains, some malts, faint hops. Slightly watery. Normal to thin. Finishes on the bread side. Overall drinkable, that’s it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
VastActiv (2540) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 2, 2014
Can 0.33l. Colour is clear golden with small head. Just typical pale lager from Olvi but slightly better than their lighter ones.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BitchPls (489) - FINLAND - AUG 31, 2013
Clear copper beer with no head or a minimal whitr foam. Some sweetness on the nose. Soft and smooth mouth feel yet a little watery. Sweet malt flavor. A good bulk beer. Simple beer for thirst and getting drunk.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tide (1639) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2013
Bottle at bar. Golden color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, malts, grass, toast and a bit of caramel. Bitter finish with citrus and toast. Decent lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Moebbels (269) - FINLAND - JUL 13, 2013
Body has a clear pale color, head is pure white and diminishes quickly. Nose is sweet and malty. Taste has a decent bitterness but remains a bit one-dimensional. Carbonation is average and suits this beer well. Overall a pretty standard beer that works well as a refreshment in the summer heats.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ration (1922) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 16, 2013
This review is exported from olutopas.info with no comment. Original rating date 31.7.2010

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nordcore (984) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - MAR 12, 2013
33 cl can. Clear golden with a medium white head. A malt and grainy aroma with some citrus sence. Light bitter taste. Normal

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