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


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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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.

   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]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CH-303 (1993) - 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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cunningham (7048) - Halden, NORWAY - JAN 21, 2014
Appearance: Clear golden color with an ok white head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Caramel malty and faint citric hoppy.
Palate: Medium body. Moderate sweet and an ok bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Mild caramel malty, light fruity and mild citric hoppy.
Overall impression: Quite fresh and nice lager. Could easily drink more of this one.
Personal stats: Bottle Espen had at Feskærlaget.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Chrisis1980 (16) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 28, 2013
Great balanced taste. One of the better Estonian beers.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
raymondwave (931) - FINLAND - MAY 20, 2007
This was actually quite a nice surprise. A tad sweet, malty and full. Definately packs a lot more taste than a basic pale lager from this region.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
tlind2 (1602) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 19, 2016
Bottle. Deep golden color, frothy white head. Fairly sweet, somewhat hoppy aroma. Vegetables and malt, toasty notes. Medium body, medium carbonation. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (6065) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2007
50cl can. Golden colour with a retentive white head; honey aroma; sweet, honeyed taste; clean refreshing slightly bitter finish. Much, much better than Saku Originaal.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KnutAlbert (6713) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 8, 2007
50 cl can from a Finnish grocery store. Rather malty beer, but it is nothing above the ordinary. Some hops add al little, but there is not enough dryness to make up for the malty sugar. No need for all the colourful boasts on the can!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Piw (846) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - AUG 3, 2016
500ml Dose. Klar und golden mit kleiner Schaumkrone. Etwas getreidig. Würzig mit durchschnittlichem Körper.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yngwie (16518) - 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

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