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

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RATINGS: 284   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.07   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
altonbrownd (3752) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAY 4, 2012
Tall can from Blaisure! Light golden body with big head. Nose of corny malts with slight metallic feel. Taste is hoppy, with caramel and malts coming through as well. Metallic, but okay. Another Pale Lager from somewhere else.


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Jyrsa (231) - - JUL 4, 2015
Clear light yellow with s small white head. Pale malt aroma with a bit of alcohol. Pale malts and a hint of yeast. Light, watery palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
efeesse (210) - Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 13, 2015
A tasteful beer, light color, not much CO2 but always working, bought in a 50cl can.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tarmok (417) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAY 1, 2015
Appearance: golden liquid with white head. Aroma: bread, hay, dough. Taste: medium bitterness, lightly sour. Palate: light body, thin feel, average carbonation, long bitter finish,

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mariuszek (531) - Gdynia, POLAND - APR 8, 2015
Pale golden, weak head, malty sweet aroma, taste malty sweet, watery, no bitterness.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
LowBrau (100) - Tonawanda, New York, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Light yellow and slightly hazy, little bit of a foamy head. Fruity nose. First sip is sweet and fruity. Has apple juice and biscuit aromas. Medium body. Starts sweet and becomes more tart later on.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Arek (560) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - FEB 10, 2015
26.01.13: Bottle 0. 5 l, Saku, Estonia.
Jasnozłote piwo z grubą, puszystą pianą. W smaku lekko wodnisty, typowy, koncernowy lager. Goryczka jest ale słaba, orzeźwia, da się wypić, szczególnie w lato.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
italianjohn (2489) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Pale golden blonde pour with a thin head and light lacing ... Aroma of bread and spent malts ... Taste is crisp and of bready malts .... Simple and malty .... Sweet stuff went good with pizza

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
reggiedunlop (3448) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 9, 2015
Pours a clear pale yellow with a medium white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma has mild skunky grass and straw...very mild! Flavor is very minimal but skunky and grassy. Mouthfeel is light and lively with a dry skunky/straw finish. Very boring and bland.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
heavy (2270) - Split, CROATIA - DEC 29, 2014
Jul ’14. A 0.5 l can. It poured pale yellow body with small head. Weak hay and some malt in aroma. Flavor was extremely weak and watery as well, showed some malty notes and eggy off-notes. Thin, needless to say, but pleasantly malty and even lightly herbal finish saved it completely. To conclude - this is a watery, almost bland everyday macro pale lager.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ollemies (35) - - DEC 10, 2014
Average lager, not anything special, medium body, average carbonation, good for sauna.


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