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Brewed by Sinebrychoff (Carlsberg)
Style: Pale Lager
Kerava, Finland

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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.65   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Light Beer is a tasty and fresh thirst-quencher with a low original gravity. Note: Beer was sold previously with names "Sinebrychoff 4.1 Täyteläinen Kevyt Olut" and "Saxon 4.1". Gluten-free beer.


1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 8, 2008
Can as ’Saxon’. Fully diminishing big-bubbled white head. Clear pilsener-golden color. Not very aromatic; sweetish grains and unfresh hops to the nose. Taste is sugary malts without any bittering hops to balance. Watery texture. Anorectic and carbonatied body. Dry end. Forgettable.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
FatPhil (9363) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 16, 2007
500ml can. Smells of very little. Looks like nothing. Tastes of nothing. Where’s the beer? At least it’s not actually nasty. Oh - watery, did you really need me to say that explicitly?

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Furseth (1957) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2007
Can: as Saxon 4,1%: Clear golden colour,thin withe head. Aroma of grain, grassy ,sweet maltynes,lots of co2. Flavor is almost the same,thin watery mouth feeling,smouth bitter finish.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
ako (166) - Turku, FINLAND - NOV 29, 2007
Can. Smells like yeast. Very pale in color, insanely thick head, one could eat it with a fork. Flavor doesn’t have anything. Not even the bitterness of some hops in the finish. Why brew stuff like this?

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
larsniclas (5621) - Billdal, SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2007
Canned. Pale golden with a brief, unclean, white head. Sour in both aroma and flavour; maize and straw. Thin, sour and utterly boring.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
anders37 (16788) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 23, 2007
Can. Pours a clear pale golden color with a longlasting white head. Grainy corn aroma with some weak sour hints. Sweet malty and slightly metallic flavor with some grainy hints. Dry finish with no bitterness.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
raymondwave (931) - FINLAND - OCT 20, 2007
Bottle 0.33 l as Light Beer. I was waiting for the advertised fresh aftertaste, but it never came. Hence the fresh? Not that far from "ykkösolut", just more alcohol %. Sort of sweet and sour with nice carb. Not bad, but it’s... not much else either.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
rlgk (10850) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2007
(Stockholm Beer Festival 2007) Bottle. Pale golden, white head. No aroma. Malty, bready flavor, not that clean...

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Herrb (2) - SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2007 does not count
Can from swedish systembolaget. Clear pale colour . Smells like cooked vegetables. Low bitternes and more vegetables is the taste

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
gnoff (7858) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2007
(50 cl can from Swedish Systembolaget) Tried as "Saxon 4.1%". Clear golden color, white fast dissapearing head. Sour and canned corn scent, also a bit grainy. Metallic, malty, grainy and acidic taste. Grainy dry aftertaste. Spritzy mouthfeel. Low bitterness. Try having this if you absolutely don’t stand gluten, otherwise it’s just a waste. Well, one more rating and all that, but still.


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