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Brewed by Viru Õlu (Harboe)
Style: Fruit Beer
Haljala, Estonia
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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Production moved from Puls Brewery in Pärnu to Viru in early 2008. Formerly known as Puls Tume Kirsiõlu.

http://www.hfpuls.ee
Puls kirsiõlu on tume lager-tüüpi õlu, mis on maitsestatud naturaalse kirsisiirupiga. Kirss pehmendab lagerõllele omast humala maitset ja annab meeldiva, kergelt mandlise järelmaitse.


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1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
hens (528) - Tallinn, Estonia, - JAN 29, 2013
0,5L bottle. Strong fake cherry aroma. Like some chemical syrup. Taste is better than aroma. Generally is this beer fat chemical candy.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VamboladeTolly (71) - Tartu, ESTONIA - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle.Brown color small head. Aroma of cherry. Taste of cherry, some candy,sweet.Medium body. Nice.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mauritsio (418) - FINLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle from Rimi, Tallinn. Coca-cola colour with almost no head. Looks and tastes like dr pepper. Strong cherry aroma. Lots of Sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Senka (475) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 14, 2014
50cl bottle. One of the most interesting Puls beers. Sometimes it is to sweet, but sometimes it is very good cherry lager. Id you like that kind of beer - try 1 before you buy more.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MadRobin (1940) - Silver Spring, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Poured from 500 ml bottle in Pühajärve, Estonia. Clear, very dark rusty brown with a small khaki head and sparse lacing. Aroma of Cherry Coke, caramel, roasted malt and raisins. Taste of Cherry Coke, caramel, roasted malt, a hint of hops and raisins. This is sweeter than Cherry Coke and has a better balance. Medium body and medium carbonation. This would make a fine soft drink. I'm enjoying it. However, as a beer, it falls short. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
visionthing (2733) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2013
50cl bottle from Tallinna Kaubamaja. Pours Coca Cola coloured with an off-white head. Mild aroma of ripe, sweet cherries, almond and hints of malt. Sweet and quite fruity, a bit artificial, more like cherry candy. Farily light bodied. Some bitterness. Desserty and not quite my thing, but still fairly drinkable. (2013-11-10)

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
zenkis (572) - Ogre, LATVIA - SEP 23, 2013
Pours clear bronze reddish with creamy beige frothy top, diminishing fast, almost no lasing. On nose - cherry syrup or flavor enhancer, some weird adjuncts and a bit toasted malt. Not very pleasant, but intense enough. Taste - awful sweetish, flavor of some dry cut grass, some sour note at the end, sharp mouthfeel like dry and astringent at the same time, not pleasant. Palate - medium body, compote-creamy texture, soft carbonation, light dry, sharp floury syrupy-chemical finish, sour aftertaste.
No thanks!

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
k0mpsa (1150) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2013
Bottle. Brown color. Aroma is malts, cherry, sweetness. Malty body, lots of cherries. Quite interesting.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MS24 (3) - LATVIA - OCT 28, 2012 does not count
Very nice sttong cherry taste. Little bit sweet and very tasty. And all this for only .86 eur. I really like it.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ectuohy27 (598) - ESTONIA - OCT 13, 2012
Aroma is of caramel and brown bread--where’s the "kirss" at, one thinks--but the first taste is of a sweet black cherry [not the more sour cherry of a lambic] juice added to a decent dunkel, and follow-through is much along those lines. Nice way to improve a Tume but not quite the cherry sensation promised


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