Douberd (2584) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - DEC 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Vormsi Hele Eripruul) Bottle 330 ml from jookos, thanks! Served into a glass tankard, ABV 5.4%
Golden yellow colour on the body, a bit hazy, with a tall white head on top. Good retention. Light lacing left behind.
Grainy aroma but inviting, with some light citrus and lemon zest.
Taste also of grains, a bit heavier than I expected, some light malts, citrus, light floral notes. A bit sweet all in all.
Medium body, good carbonation.
Quite good, certainly high drinkability.
jookos (2592) - FINLAND - AUG 19, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pale yellow hazy. Nice pale pilsner malty nose with a bit of husks/grainyness. Subtle citrus green hoppyness that I love so much. Lightish body, but fits well. The hazyness providing softness to the mouthefeel. Pretty nicely balanced. Citrus, limey, flavours beside the pale maltyness. As a lager, real nice. Not over hopped, but still enough to get that subtle fruityness. There’s just a hint of astringency in the finish, if I had to come up with any critique. But overall pretty nice hop- flavoured lager.
wiosna (259) - - AUG 2, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
0,33 pullo from Drink shop Tallinna@ Antero Saimaa. Sameahkon keltainen, isot kuplat pikkuinen vaahto. Vaalea maltainen tuoksu. Hiilihappoa, reilusti maltaan makua, myös humalaa.
Kavu (2426) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 2, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
0,33l bottle from Drink Shop, Tallinn. Drunk on a steamboat @ Saimaa. Pours hazy golden with a medium head. Aroma is malts. Flavor is full malts with some hops. Lager with flavor! Not bad.
Kauge (341) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 30, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle from Tallinna Kaubamaja food department (€ 2,85) in May 2014. A somewhat hazy amber with a small, white, fast disappearing head. Nose is predominantly malty: hay, herbs, honey. Pleasantly sweet. Also slightly medicinal and muddy in the background, some alcohol even. Taste is I guess kind of better than your average wide distribution lager but still disappointingly messy and dirty with bitter (herbal) and malty (grainy) notes dominating. Light body, thin, fairly smooth, soft carbonation. Watery mouthfeel, dry, grainy finish. This belongs in the lower end of the new craft scene (haven’t yet rated any of the other Vormsis). Maybe ok to just gulp down in hot weather (not that we have that around here) without giving it any thought. But I guess you can do that with beers way cheaper than this one.
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled@PBF IX. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is bready, some herbal notes and mild toffee. Flavour is herbal, grainy, rubbery and some herbs. Not the cleanest or most interesting, but a fair effort.
TBone (12988) - Pori, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2014
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle 330ml (PBF IX)
Golden color, small white head. Grainy, cardboardish, some green apple. Light-bodied. Harsh, green apple, tartish... Not very clean flavor.
lusikka (6523) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
330 ml bottle @ PBF IX. Pours a hazy golden colour with a white small head. Aroma of grains, some wort and sweetness. Flavour of grainy malts, wort, grassy bitterness, sweetness and yeast. Light bodied and thin mouthfeel. Soft carbonation. Surprisingly similar to their Hele Õlu...
laiti (5953) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
33 cl bottle @ PBF Ⅸ, BBE 01/2015
Vertical with Hele Õlu
Aroma has sweetish malt, some honey and some grain. Flavour has herbal hops, grainy tones and grass. Also some butter. More refreshing and better than Hele Õlu.
olio (6494) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
33 cl bottle @ PBF IX.
Pours pale clear golden color with a small head. Slightly malty aroma, hay and faint herbs. Fruits and hay on the flavor, some malts also.