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Saku’s original pils.
Saku Originaal is a light high-quality beer with a mild taste and pleasant aroma, which Saku brews of its own yeast, water, and selected malt and hops.

Saku Originaal is Estonia’s first on beer of the new era, which came on sale in 1993. With its innovative attitude, Saku Originaal has always been an active player in the Estonian beer market, a creator of new packaging and taste trends. The leading local beer is today the most popular beer brand in Estonia, “The Right Estonian Beer, which expresses the characteristics, life and dreams of Estonian men.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
estpiwo (1310) - ESTONIA - AUG 29, 2007
Popular Estonian beer. Produced for "everybody" without flavor and with rich carbonation. So uninteresting. Typical eurolager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
robinvboyer (3362) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2007
very light pale yellow. smal white head. aroma is grainy, and sweet corn. Flavour is that sickly sweet corny, vegetable you get from a bad lager. In the finish there is some slight malt, and a decent crsipness to it. pretty dismal overall.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
jacobwennbom (353) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2007
Quite extraordinary bad pale lager. Heavely unbalanced with loads of sweetish boiled vegetables in both taste and aroma. Add a stinging alcoholic sensation and you have Saku Originaal, probably not the best beer in the world.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
KnutAlbert (6312) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 9, 2007
Light, thin and watery. Uninteresting lager, while not having a directly bad taste. A little grainy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
3fourths (8391) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 28, 2007
Country-whoring Estonia. 500ml bottle. Stinky sweet corn and ashtray nose. Wet and sticky and a little crisp up front, more dusty and sweaty corn and fuesal alcohol over the middle and into the finish. Blah.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4365) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2007
Draught in Estonia. Golden beer with a light head. The aroma is yeasty and dry and the flavour is wheaty, dry, lightly yeasty and watery. Overall a reasonable refreshing beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Braincage1 (147) - Cary, North Carolina, USA - JUN 19, 2007
Draught in Estonia. Not much that differintiates the "Originaal" from the Saku Kuld except that the Kuld is a bit more refreshing because of a slight fruit taste. Go with the Kuld.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (4905) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2007
50cl can. Looks like the average Euro-lager - straw colour, white head; smells like the average Euro-lager - industirally processed malt; tastes slightly better than the average Euro-lager, quite well-bodied, with corn-syrup sweetness and a balancing hoppy finish. Overall, we can now welcome Estonia to Euro-averageness.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
caledonian (367) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 7, 2007
Bottle. Reminds me why I stopped buying imported lagers (well, lagers in general, but I especially dislike paying import prices for them). Pale golden color. Aroma is dominated by corn. The finish is when the hops start to come through with a slight bitterness.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - MAR 16, 2007
12oz Bottle: Extremely thin and pale pour, topped by a loose white film. Sweet corn aroma. Overall this is a sweet Pale Lager. Papery pale malt, lots of sweet corn, without any bitterness. Maybe a subtle grass note in the finish. Stuff needs more bitterness, simple and one-dimensional.

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