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Saku Originaal (- 2015)

Formerly brewed at Saku Őlletehas (Carlsberg)
Style: Pale Lager
Saku, Harjumaa, Estonia


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RATINGS: 297   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarkoNm (2388) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - AUG 3, 2014
Pours a clear golden color, topped with average white head. Malty aroma is mild but easy to pick up. Some grains also here. The taste is sweet at first, folloed by very moderate bitterness. Drinkable, but average.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Marko (5000) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 23, 2014
Thanks Natko! Clear golden yellow body with a medium sized lasting white head. Malty, slightly grassy taste, meh. Empty malty, slightly eggy, slighty sourish, slightly vegetabley (perfumey) taste with some light malt bitterness. All of this is damn subdued making it drinkable if you really wish to punish yourself for some reason. Meh.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
andrepintado (2784) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JUN 29, 2014
33cl can thanks to ruigo. Color is clear gold. Head is white. Body is medium. Taste is light sweet. Aroma is pharmacy, vegetables and light cereal.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ruigo (2397) - PORTUGAL - MAY 26, 2014
Shared a 33cl can from ScanShop (Luxembourg). Pours a clear light straw colour with a thin white head. Aroma is malty and grassy hops. Average carbonation and light watery body. Taste is light, but slightly more bitter than sweet. Resembles more a pilsener. Overall, a common refreshing lager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
bjakk (718) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - MAY 24, 2014
Yellow, white foam that dosnt last. Mild aroma of dry paper. Mild taste of malt with strong bitter dry aftertaste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
VastActiv (5772) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2014
Can 0.5l from local Lidl, Espoo. Originally rated 25082011. Colour is clear golden with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Grain and malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braastad (458) - FINLAND - APR 5, 2014
Suprisingly, a grassy hop aroma like that of a pilsner. Flavor doesn’t follow through. Mildly malty, even more mildly hoppy. But OK balance.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
mmather (181) - Colorado, USA - APR 2, 2014
Nice foamy head, great clarity. Palate and flavor a little thin for this style of pils although the hop levels were fine. Good but not spectacular.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Sarpa (1387) - FINLAND - MAR 22, 2014
Can 50 cl from K-Market hervanta. Grains, cardboard aroma. Sweet, grainy flavour

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
rumproasts (5054) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 18, 2014
bottle. Pale straw with small head. Euro lager. Watery and lacking in flavor. Mild body. Corn, slight grassiness and even slighter hops.

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