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Brewed by Saku Õlletehas (Carlsberg)
Style: Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager
Saku, Harjumaa, Estonia

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Saku had brewed strong beers for decades. In 2004 brewmasters completed old formulas and nowadays Taurus is one of the most popular bock typed beer in Estonia. Saku brews it of its own yeast, water, and selected malt and hops to gain high foam and excellent aroma.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Idiosynkrasie (6077) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 22, 2016
500ml bottle. Clear, yellow-ish pale golden colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Sweet-ish, grainy, strawy aroma. Taste is slightly dry hoppy, slightly sweet bready, grainy, malty, a strawy touch; watery passages. Boring.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kavu (3839) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 3, 2016
0,5l bottle from Estonia. Pours clear golden with a medium head. Aroma is grainy malts. Flavor is grainy malts with some metallic alcohol. Decent.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Manslow (1019) - Warsaw, POLAND - FEB 23, 2016
Butelka 0,5l w domu. Kolor jasnozłoty, klarowny, piany brak. Aromat słodowy, smak słodki, piwo trochę bez wyrazu. Pozytyw, nie czuć alkoholu.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
adamnase (349) - Kronoby, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2016
0,5l bottle. Clear yellow, almost watery color. Very nice white head, stays. Sweet aroma, honey, malt. Taste is sweet, hops, very light honey.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gyllenbock (7229) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2015
Bottle from Alko, Pello. Clear golden with a white head. Sweet aroma and taste of grain, honey and some alcohol. The bitterness was low.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jookos (5141) - FINLAND - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle. Golde clear. Pale malty, pale sweet, slight hpney nose. Med light bodied, smooth, creamy malty, golden sweets. A strong bulk lager. Weakly flavoured, bit dusty finish.

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2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Calisky (2402) - ALSACE, FRANCE - AUG 12, 2015
Couleur dorée, très légère mousse. Nez leger sucré glucose. Gout de vieux papier, poussière de houblon, et leger glucose. Pas horrible au gout comme une strong bon marché mais vraiment faible en aromes et intensité....

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jaghana (5335) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - AUG 9, 2015
Bottle 50cl, a clear golden beer with medium head, correct retention. Nose is on barley and corn sugar. Aroma is on barley sugar, low hops notes, low body, mono dimensional, dusty hops, boring.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
nordic (411) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 20, 2015
Bottle 0,5. Clear golden color. Malty aroma, somehow unpleasant. Taste sweet, some bitterness. Unbalanced. Poor.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
rosenbergh (9932) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 4, 2015
500 ml bottle. BBE 27/07/15. (Alko) Tampere, Finland. Clear golden color with a small white head. Sweet malt and alcohol in the aroma. The flavor is bad... Malt, sweetness and alcohol. Yuck! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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