Brewed at A. Le Coq (Olvi)

Style: Pale Lager
Iisalmi, Finland


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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.13   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Camons (6808) - Hasselager, - OCT 1, 2012
Bottle @ Home. Pours light golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, grain, notes of sweet fruit, grass. Flavor is malt, grainy, fruit and light grassy hops. Thin body, lively carbonation. 011012

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
funcut (334) - SIBENIK, CROATIA - DEC 12, 2014
Zahvaljujuci mome prijatelju Ivici koji je isto jedan veliki ljubitelj piva dosao sam do ovog piva ...ja sam imao priliku isprobati zajedno s Vedranom pivo koje je proizvedeno u Bjelorusiji u Lida ....pivo je obicno i nicim se ne istice ... moze se popiti ..

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rasmus40 (12436) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle @ a Finnish restaurant in Gran Canaria. Clear yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and light grainy. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. A bit watery. 111014

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ShivanDragon (1957) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2014
Ik denk dat dit mijn eerst Finse biertje is, en waar drink ik deze; in Spanje. kwam het flesje tegen bij de Wine Palace in Platja D’Aro. 4.7%, 0,5l. schenkt gouden met witte frisse kraag. moutig aroma verder niet veel, smaken wat zacht en zepig, zwak zoet, pilsmouten, helder, ik hoop niet dat dit een voorbode is van al het Finse bier, want ik ben hier helaas niet weg van, en dan ook nog 0,5l.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
venom666 (475) - Elche, SPAIN - MAY 31, 2014
Golden colour with medium fast disipating white head. Malts and cereal on the aroma. Also malts and cereals on the taste, with a bitter touch.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Braastad (430) - FINLAND - APR 12, 2014
Very clear and pale golden Starchy malts and yeast in the aroma Flavor is sweet and little malty. I would have celebrated 250 yrs with something little more special.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
TBone (13359) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 29, 2014
Bottled 500ml
Clear golden color small white head. Typical sweet corn malty Olvi aroma with some grainy notes. Light bodied. Fizzy. Sweetish corn malty. Some uncleanish notes too. Low bitterness. Although brewed at A Le Coq, tastes more or less like "a standard Olvi".
Earlier Rating: 5/19/2012 Total Score: 1.7
Bottled 500ml (Prisma, Mikkola, bottled 090312)
Clear yellow color, small white head. Sweetish, grainy, sweetcorn aroma. Light-bodied. Crisp carbonation. Sweetish malty, cardboardish flavor with hints of cooked corn. Basicly another rebadge of Olvi Sandels.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
teddybeer (2472) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 28, 2014
Golden colour with a quickly diminishing white head. Aroma is grassy with notes of hay. Flavor is cerealoish very light malty and slightly bittery. Low body in the final with light bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
djoeye (2067) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 13, 2014
Low off-white head, pale clear straw golden body, minimal lacings. Scents of sweet barley malts, fruitiness, grass. Much malt in taste, only some grassy hops. A bit watery, fresh and easy, for those who like it that way. Ends with malt, bread, grains, low bitterness. Overall a macro. Brown 50cl bottle 4.7% b@Kmarket in Finland, tasted@home Norway.
Earlier Rating: 3/13/2014 Total Score: 2.1
Pours a small off-white head on the pale clear straw golden body. Scents of pale barley malts, some fruitiness also present. Much malt in taste, some pearling hops on the tongue too. Somewhat watery, but also fresh and easy. Finishes on malt, bread, grains, few bitter hints under it. Macro lager, one of a million. 0,5L brown bottle 4.7% b@smarket in Finland, tasted@home Norway.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
rosenbergh (7787) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 8, 2014
UPDATED: APR 4, 2014 500 ml bottle as Olvi Sandels 250 Vuotta Juhlaolut.
BB 15/01/15. (K-Supermarket) Helsinki, Finland.

Clear pale golden colour with a medium-sized frothy white head. Grainy malt and mild sweetness in a rather clean aroma. Boring but clean. The flavour is a bit sweeter than regular Sandels (or maybe I’m just dreaming). Watery. Malty flavour with a tiny hints of grassy hops. I was 100% sure that this is the same beer as the earlier Sandels Special brewed by A. Le Coq but now I’m not sure anymore. This might actually has a different recipe. It doesn’t make it any better though.

Earlier Rating: 4/6/2012 Total Score: 1.7
500 ml bottle. Finland.
Clear yellow colour with average size white head. Grassy hops and some cardboardy notes in dry aroma. Flavours seem to be filtered out. So flavour is very mild malt, cardboard notes and hits of grassiness. Watery. Unpleasant. Useless. Olvi did it again. No need for another one.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Brandman (2251) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 8, 2014
Clear yellow golden body, white head. Aroma has toasty starch, something green. Sugar. Flavour has soft carbonation, and very light green apple taste. Not bad exactly, but really flat and could be more tasteful. Just sweet.

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