Brewed by Saku Õlletehas (Carlsberg)
Style: Sahti/Gotlandsdricke/Koduõlu
Saku, Harjumaa, Estonia


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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Saku Koduõlu on vanade meistrite eeskujul pruulitud mõnusalt tummine ja maitsekas hele õlu. Umbes sellise mekiga õlut pruulisid meie vaarisad kodutalus siis, kui õlletegu veel iga mehe enda auasi oli. Ja just sellisena mäletavad paljud oma vanaisa aetud koduõlle maitset nooruspõlvest suviselt heinateolt.
Koduõlle eripäraks on maitse – magusavõitu, hapukas ja väga vähese humalamekiga. Et üks õige koduõlu on alati filtreerimata, muudavad pärmiosakesed õlle välimuselt suduseks ning maitselt veelgi ümaramaks.
Koduõlle pruulimiseks kasutatakse pinnakäärituspärmi, mis on sarnane tavalisele „pagaripärmile“, mida kasutatakse kodus maltoosast koduõlle ajamisel. Muus osas on aga Saku Koduõlu pruulitud nii nagu seda aegade algusest saadik on tehtud – alustades linnaste meskimisest ja lõpetades kääritamisega.
Selle õige koduse maitse saavutamiseks on Saku Koduõlle pruulimiseks kasutatud nii odra- kui nisulinnaseid. Viimase lihvi Saku Koduõlle maitsele annab tumedate linnaste kasutamine, mis annavad koduõllele veidi tumedama värvitooni ja maitses õrnalt tuntava röstise noodi.
-- http://www.saku.ee/est/saku-joogid/olled/618/saku-koduolu

hansvf's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hansvf (389) - - JAN 3, 2014
Weer uit fles in hostel, dus uiterlijk niet te beoordelen. Rand van flesje plopte met dop mee, dus toch uit glas. Sluumkoppe achtige look. Ook een beetje die smaak, maar minder lekker.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gangstergafje (337) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2015
The beer has a amber color with a reddish orange glow. The beer has a sunny glow and a sunny color. The beer is very cloudy, the cloudiness reminds of the cloudiness a witbier can have. The beer pours a normal amount of rough white foam. The bulk of the foam collapses. A thin soft drape of foam remains on top of the beer. The smell is delicious. The smell has some witbier in it as well. I smell orange zest. I also smell some lemon and lime. The aroma’s also contains bittersweet almonds. There is also banana, to top the fruit bouquet. There might also be some coriander. The smell is also filled with delicious hop aroma’s. The taste is an exact representation of the smell. There is a delicious sweet fruity aroma, with the zest, lemon, lime and banana. The coriander, almond and hop is also present in the taste. Its a delicious beer, really great. Its a shame we don’t make a beer like this in the Netherlands.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jookos (3717) - FINLAND - SEP 5, 2015
Bottle. Amber hazy. Fruity, sort of hefeweizeny/bocky estery banana, fine clove on nose. Med light bodied, a bit of a steep dry finish. Weak malty, estery. Not really a koduõlu, but estery nice. Has that dull bulkness there too, unfortunately.

-- bb

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kauge (835) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 28, 2015
BB 02.2016. Been meaning to try it for a while now. Pours all foam at first, it’s a bubbly, fluffy, off-white, moderately fast receding head. The body itself appears as murky translucent orange. The nose is kinda Belgian with nostril-burning esters and the not surprising bubblegum and banana notes. Strange, at points I also get a hint of dried and salted fish (vobla). Tastes really sweet, without anything to back it up - the watery palate is of no help. Malty, yeasty, watery sourish, and finishes herbal bitter. The mouthfeel is rather soft (it’s an unfiltered Saku!) and the finish kinda dry. Carbonation rather active. Best when very cool. Definitely among the best by Saku, but still weak. Would perhaps pass as an acceptable low-ABV Belgian Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nordic (322) - Tartu, ESTONIA - AUG 10, 2015
Bottle 0,5. Dark yellow color, medium head. Aroma: yeasts, malts. Taste: sweet, a bit sour, malty. Positevely suprised. Somehow reminds belgian ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
k0mpsa (1854) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - JUL 2, 2015
Bottle. Hazy dark orange color, white head. Aroma has wheaty, yeasty and some old woody notes. Wheat, yeast, some citrus and banana notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ollemies (40) - - JUN 19, 2015
Aroma is strongly wild strawberries. How can one beer have such strong strawberryish scent? Really gratifying... Appearance is amber, hazy, minimal head. Taste is sweet and fruity. Hints of orange, pears, juniper and various herbs. Has a medium body and slightly creamy texture. Really soft carbonation and pleasant finish. Although a mass product, it feels exactly like it was brewed at home. Really nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
indrekr (162) - ESTONIA - MAY 23, 2015
Aroma: wheat, caramel. Appearance: pale, golden, cloudy, white foam, rocky head, disappers fast. Taste: lightly bitter, medium sourness. Palate: light body, thin feel, creamy, flat, soft carbonation,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (2841) - New York, USA - MAR 3, 2015
The last of of my Finish trade and this one I shared as opposed to taking Sahti’s straight to the head. Pours cloudy orange with bready nose with some light oranges. tastes of banana, orange peel, bread, cloves, and yeasty. fine brew thanks Janne

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (11244) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle. Pours orange white head. Nose/taste of pear, banana, lemon, tree bark and juniper. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tgncc (3025) - Bellmore, New York, USA - FEB 28, 2015
At Paul’s. The aroma is sweet, caramel, bread, honey. The appearance is hazy yellow, thin white head. The flavor is clove, spice, fruity, banana. The finish is spicy, fruity. Decent. Like a hefe. Glad I got to try this.

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