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Brewed by Saku Õlletehas (Carlsberg)
Style: Pale Lager
Saku, Harjumaa, Estonia

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 2.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.18   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Saku Kuld - the most brilliant brew of Estonia's oldest brewery, the crème de la crème of beers. A masterpiece combining the brewing traditions of two centuries with the newest technology. It's rich bouquet combines the robustness of Nordic barley malt and the velvety taste of aroma hop from sunny Hallertau.


2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yngwie (15190) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 16, 2011
Can, courtesy of saxo. Clear, golden body and a small, white head. Cellary nose with a sourish touch, quite malty and fruity. The flavor is much better, but I can’t say I agree with the commercial description stating it’s the crème de la crème of beers. Pale malts, fruityness and some bitterness. The bitterness is mostly evident in the end. Medium body with a pleasant carbonation. A decent beer, nothing more, especially the aroma pulls the score down. 110416

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dedollewaitor (14539) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 16, 2011
Bottle @ Ulfborg Easter Tasting, 2011. Pours cloudy yellow with a small off white head. Sweet. Wet grains . . hayish. Thin palate . . Short end.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
saxo (14705) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 16, 2011
Can @ fonefan tasting bought in Finland. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are citrus, malt and hops. A little acidic.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 16, 2011
Can 50 cl. Courtesy of saxo. Pours a clear golden with a white head. The nose has malt and brewing cereal. Medium body, a light maltiness with quite some metallic notes. Subdued hops. "The crème de la crème of beers"? You gotta be kiddin’... 160411

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
chrisv10 (12516) - DENMARK - APR 16, 2011
Can @ FOneFan. Clear golden with small white head. Flavour is malt, dry, sweet and a little butter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
progressive (74) - Vantaa, FINLAND - FEB 4, 2011
Wow, this tastes much like a cider, but better of course. [0,5 l can, milk shop, Finland]

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
bierkoning (11044) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JAN 31, 2011
Can from Tbone, thanks! Blonde. Grainy aroma and flavor with hints of glue and apple. Almost medium bodied. Drinkable but boring.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
BeerBaboon (1747) - FINLAND - NOV 15, 2010
Golden beer with some off white head that disappears quickly. Aroma of your average bulk lager. Grainy and bland. Tastes like grains. Just a little bit sweet. High carbonation, yet watery.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bov (10374) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 5, 2010
canned; courtesy of oh6gdx - clear dark golden colour with almost no foam left; shy oily aromatic hoppy aroma, some sweetness and a medium malt body, some tartness and a low bitterness; oily and slightly dry grassy finish - modest

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CH-303 (1613) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - APR 17, 2010
Appearance: Can. Clear golden. Some fizzy, white head. Aroma: Hops, malt. Slightly citric? Taste: General hops and malt. Smooth. Not too interesting, but not bad. Info: 500ml can, 17/4-2010


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