Brewed by Vakka-Suomen Panimo
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Uusikaupunki, Finland


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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Dark, reddish brown, sweetish-malty and well-hopped, Münchener-style beer. Four different malts and Saazer hops are used in brewing.

jbrus' rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jbrus (4990) - Delft, - FEB 20, 2010
Bottle@Home. Dark malts aroma. Light brown colour, beige head, good lace. Light sweet, bitter, malty, hint of coffee, light herbal. Thinnish. Could use some body but overall interesting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mice (816) - FINLAND - AUG 8, 2016
Kaunis kirkas punertavanruskea olut paksulla, kauniisti ja runsaasti pitsiä jättävällä valkoisella vaahdolla. Tuoksu ruisleipäinen sekä maltainen. Maku maltaisen makea, hieman vihanneksinen ja metallinen. Jonkinlainen ikävähkö vihanneksinen/hernekeittomainen sivumakukin tässä tuntuisi olevan. Aika kevyt suutuntuma, kohtalaisen hiilihappoinen ja kevyt kokonaisuus ja helppoa juotavaa, mutta ei silti vakuuta.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (6774) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2016
How: Bottle.
Where: Picked up in Finland by my lovely wife, had at home.
Appearance: Amber colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Roasted malt, caramel, chocolate.
Body: Light body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Caramel, malt, some chocolate and spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jultsu (753) - TAMPERE, FINLAND - NOV 27, 2015
BBE 28-04-16. Tummanruskean punainen, mieto viipyvä vaahto. Kotikaljamainen makea tuoksu, lämmettyään alkaa muistuttamaan viemäriä. Kohtalaisen täyttävä, maltainen suutuntuma, ei vetinen mutta tietyllä tapaa rungoton ja ohut, ilmaa täynnä. Ihan ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (6291) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 11, 2015
Flaske 500ml fra Kilpishalli. Mørk gyldenbrun. Høyt luftig skum som etterlater filigranser. Beskjeden aroma. Litt frukt. Smaken tynn. Malt & karamell.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
djoeye (3800) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 24, 2015
Fruity tan head, red copper clear body, crocheted kitchen curtains inside my mug. Aroma; chocolate malts, cocoa, milk, grass, dusty grains. Taste; chocolate, malts, red apple, kiwilompolo, grassy potent hops. Normal on palate, somewhat dry. Finishes through apple peels with a dry twist. Accepted ok. [50cl btl, abv3.8%, BB10/3/15, 4€, B@Kilpishalli Finland]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mauritsio (774) - FINLAND - DEC 10, 2014
Bottle from K-market Kittilä. Brown with some head. Sweat and malty. Not much for beer.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Kauge (1617) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 22, 2014
50 cl bottle as a gift from Espoo. Labelled as Prykmestar Talviolut. Both ABV and introduction indicate this is the same thing. Pours a clear dark coppery colour with a retaining and lacing light beige head. Nose is not very inviting dank malts and herbal Saaz hops. Taste is low bitterness with some roasted and caramel malts. Body relatively good for the ABV, carbonation quite crisp. Would probably rate higher if had this together with a savoury meat dish with sauerkraut - it has this neutrality to it that would not overwhelm the food while helping cleanse the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
olio (9367) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 27, 2013
50 cl bottle.
Pours clear dark mahogany color with a large head. Aroma is malty, nutty and somewhat resinous, mild fruit and metallic notes also. Flavor is metallic and malty, some grain, distant resin and mild nuts. Strong carbonation, bitter malty palate. Not very pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (8081) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 22, 2013
50 cl bottle @ home. Rated on 02.04.2010
Aroma is somewhat roasted with malty notes, some caramel and nuts. Flavour has roasted notes, some licorice, nuts and hints of chocolate. Quite nice and rich for this ABV – and pairs fine with meat dishes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
VastActiv (5717) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 9, 2012
Bottle 0.5l from local market. Colour is dark brown with small white head. Aromas and flavours are bread, caramel and malts.

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