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


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RATINGS: 292   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.07/5   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 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
VastActiv (4251) - 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 (446) - 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 (145) - 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 (1155) - 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 (4290) - 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Senka (964) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 7, 2014
Pint can. Pours clear golden, with creamy head. Aroma of fresh water and hop extract. Texture is what makes it good. It is not there every batch, but sometimes it is really enjoyable.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
conway (2174) - - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle. Clear light gold with a thick fluffy white head. Aroma and taste are identical sweet and fruity. Thin and fizzy. Gross.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DandyWolfFloyd (641) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Aroma -the malt has a hay/cearal type of thing going on. Even a little corny. Appearance - this is beer is an unfiltered yellow, with a nice little head that dies down quickly to a small little sliver of white. Off putting. Taste - taste is slightly sweet and hay like malt,. No bitterness to speak of. Palate - body is really light. It’s texture is thin. The carbonation soft. Finish very abrupt. Didn’t expect much, so not that disappointed. Not terrible, not good either.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
yespr (37028) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2013
33 cl can. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is grassy, straw and cornish. Sweet malty, watery and light grainy. Vague bitterness, mild toasted malt finish.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Armadill0 (321) - FINLAND - DEC 24, 2013
Can. Light yellow, clear. Medium white head. Aroma has grain and corn. Taste has sour bread, corn, grain, some citrus. Watery bofy, faint aftertaste. A very basic macro lager, on the light side.

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