Brewed by Vakka-Suomen Panimo
Style: Smoked
Uusikaupunki, Finland


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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Vuoden Olut 2009 (HBF). Pyökin savussa kuivatut ohramaltaat yhdistettynä perisuomalaiseen sahdin valmistuksessa käytettyyn katajaan - makuelämys vailla vertaa! Pykmestar SavuKataja on mainio näyte suomalaisesta oluenpano-osaamisesta.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scauca (490) - Lovere, - DEC 25, 2010
Thanks Andrè. Nice smooth smoky character with a chestnut sweetness and just an hint of juniper. Is warming and velvety, sweet without being cloying. Lovely stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DutchDrebus (3469) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle @ benzai. Dark copper colour, no head. Smells smoked, liquotice, malts, slightly salty. Tastes smoked, pencil, fingerpaint, maybe even some peat, rookvlees. Medium body, almost no carbo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (6409) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle shared with Dutchdrebus, Joes, Ansjelaah and Martinus @ weekly tasting. Nice dark red color, small off-white head. Smell malts, caramel, smoked. Taste malts, caramel, smoke, a touch of sweet malts. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
wchesser (1007) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Dark toffee color. Nice nose of subtle rich, hard wood smoke and sweet malts. Flavors of sweet candy sugar, light smoke, with pine needles and bark, and slight heat on the finish. Really fantastic winter warmer/scotch style type ale. Better than I expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garlic_of_Doom (355) - SWEDEN - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle from Suregork. Murky brown with a small head, some yeast as well. Aroma is soft and smokey, mostly meat and leather, some juniper. Sweet and smokey taste, no bitterness at all. Medium body, high carbonation, smooth to drink. Short after taste as usual with smoked beer.
Good one, nice balance between smoke and sweet malt and the alcohol is not detectable at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (3801) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 4, 2014
Bottle, many thanks to rosenbergh. Very dark brown color with huge beige head. stronky smoked sausages, bacon in aroma. Roasted malt, sugarsmoked bacon, sausages, alcoholic bitterness in taste. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Toomio (122) - Joensuu, FINLAND - DEC 24, 2013
Savuolueksi ok. Muistelen, että karhun savuolut oli kuitenkin enemmän minun makuun. Voi tätä silti toistekin ostaa. Jouluaaton viimeinen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (8529) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle... Dark, clear, copper pour with no head. The aroma is a marriage of smoked meat and methanol. Medium to full-bodied with a fatty mouthfeel and lively carbonation. The flavor is roasty, smoky and bittersweet. A touch medicinal. Finishes bitter with lots of minerals. Bottle courtesy of 50belair!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andy_ (519) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 19, 2013
Cola like reddish brown beer with blonde head leaving a ring on top of the beer and lacing on the glass. The aroma is simply smoked ham and smoke, it’s really hard to find anything else beneath it. The taste is also smoked ham and smoked malts with malty sweetness and crisp bitterness. The finish is intense but short. The alcohol doesn’t come through at all. The palate is fuller than medium. A good smoked beer but it’s a bit weird for a vegetarian with the strong ham aroma.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (1523) - FINLAND - JUL 25, 2013
Tap@sopp. Beechwood smoke, juniper. Impressive aroma, probably the best I’ve had outside bamberg. Full bodied, smooth. Really flavourful nice. Bambergian smoky tones, great body. This is great stuff.

-- bb/wp8

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
andregoncalves (1094) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JUL 9, 2013
50cl bottle thanks to Miksu. Dark color with thin white head. Taste is medium sweet and light salty. Aroma is highly smoked ham, and light malt... Expected a more balanced aroma...

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