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Brewed by Sillamäe Õlletehas
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Sillamäe, Estonia

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 2.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Strong amber beer. In his taste is distinguished characteristic to light beer hop, and peculiar to dark beer caramel malt.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19192) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2011
Draught at Drink Baar, Tallinn. Clear amber, small head. Sweet and rather heavy with clean, rounded mouthfeel. Peppery and heavily caramelly with low bitterness. Well made, but more big than drinkable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (12333) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 22, 2004
Tap @Õlletorn, Tallinn
Copper brown. Off-white creamy head. Sweet, smokey and yeasty aroma. Lace. Full-bodied. Malty and very yeasty, real microbrew touch. Short bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (8996) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 27, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2010 Keg (Õlletorn, Tallinn) - rating removed - not in good condition. Keg (Drink Baar, Tallinn)
6 Slightly sweet malty aroma, quite baltic and latvian maybe.
4 Rich clear red.
6 Slightly sweet malts, lovely fresh green aromatic hops.
4 Soft carbonation, softened by the sweetness, covers the alcohol.
13 This is what a munchner lager should be like, very full, finish is long and so fresh.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8302) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2011
Tap at Drink Baar. Deep amber pour with a tight white head. The aroma is softly sweet with a little bit of light toffee. Some chewiness along with a bit of sweet toasted malt. Clean and a little bit chewy. It’s a decent dark lager.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MartinT (7677) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 11, 2012
My Bottom Line:
Toasted and caramelized cereals roam within this lager’s lean body, leading to an ever-so-slightly acidic, fruity finish.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A creamy head of foam sits atop the hazy amber.
-The soft effervescence and slender sugars make for high drinkability.
-The light fruitiness in the finish is awkward.
-This was not really memorable, nor was it too well executed, imho.

Bottle. Thx for the opportunity, Phil and Anna!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gnoff (7664) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2009
UPDATED: APR 14, 2009 Draught at Kassisaba, Tallinn, on April 10, 2009
Clear copper to brownish color, tan head. Spicy, herbal, a bit acidic scent. Herbal, dry, spicy, sugary taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium low bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7098) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2011
Draught at Hell Hunt, Tallinn. Red amber with a fine white lid. Beeswax aroma. Sweet, caramel and corn-accented with a slight edge of acidity and maybe oak. Barrels and caramel; tang of iron. Reminds me of Rodenbach. Digestives and cream afters. Can’t detect any alcohol. Decent drop.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
motelpogo (6203) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 20, 2007
on tap at olletorn in tallinn. coppery colour with a lingering head. aroma of pond scum, chlorine and wet wildflowers. some stewed sweetness, frothy texture but finishes dry and is quite pleasant

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
larsga (6120) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 20, 2009
Medium offwhite head doesn’t last. Amber body with light carbonation. Sulphury papery caramel aroma with vinegary notes. Dry rubbery roasty straw taste with sulphury fruity notes. Disharmonic. Mid-bodied. Smoothish mouthfeel. Dry, faintly acidic, dusty rubbery vinegary aftertaste. Probably the first to get this on tap today. Not too terrible, even so. (0.5l draft, Õlletorn, Tallinn.)

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Glouglouburp (5938) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 11, 2012
In short: An amateurish amber beer with a few off flavors. Problematic
How: A few hand-bottles shared by FatPhil, filled directly in Estonia a consumed a few days later in lost village of Lithuania
The look: Almost clear amber body topped by a very small off-white head
In long: Nose is semi-toasted earthy hay and a tiny bit horsey. Taste is basic toasted cereals, a bit of caramel, a bit of honey, a weird wet leather sensation, a light fruity sourness. This felt very amateurish. Not good. At least I think this is what my drunken notes are saying, so now go wash you eyes cause I just pulled that rating out of my ass


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