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Brewed by Hiiumaa Pruulikoda
Style: Pilsener
Kärdla, Hiiumaa, Estonia

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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2.9
Rask0lnikov (1517) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 6, 2017
500ml bottle. Pours golden yellow colour. Moderate white head. Maltiness, notes of honey, dust, notes of caramel in the aroma. Caramel at first. Malty in the middle. Slight sweetness too. Slightly bitter, malty finish. Caramelly, slightly sweet aftertaste. Light bodied, medium carbonated, drinkable lager beer. Rather a lager than pilsner.

2.8
Juks (1111) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 24, 2017
500ml bottle. Pours hazy golden colour, big off-white head doesn’t last. Looks bit over-carbonated. Aroma is malty, caramely, bit tart, yeasty, grainy. Taste is malty, grainy, bit sour. Dirty, earthy aftertaste, something muddy. Quite dry. Light to medium bodied, over-carbonated. Drinkable, but problems with carbonation.

3.3
tanel025 (236) - ESTONIA - APR 15, 2017
Very nice taste for a pilsener, caramel sweetness is there, also some bitterness. Rather sweet, little bitterness. Maybe slightly too sweet for this type of beer. Reminds a bit Belgian Ale.

3.1
martjoobolut (5228) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 29, 2016
Bottle, BB 11.02.2017 (from Koht). Pours clear golden with whiteish head. Aroma is sweet, malty, some hops, slight papery and metallic notes. Flavor is sweet and bitter, hops, mould, paper, caramel. Finish is sweet and dry bitter. Carbonation is on the high side. Overall: okish, but too sweet.

3.1
tarmok (1434) - Tartu, ESTONIA - OCT 31, 2016
clear golden liquid with frothy white head. aroma of hay, flowers, caramel, taste has straw and caramel, medium sweet, heavy bitter, light sour, light body, light feel, average carb, long bitter finish.

3
phfyysik (1463) - Tartu, ESTONIA - OCT 26, 2016
Pours golden with medium white head. Aroma is metallic, boiled vegetables, some sourness, light rhubarb. Taste is dry, vegetables, some fruits, carrot, hops, malty sweetness, some corn. Quite high carbonisation otherwise pretty nice.

3.2
VamboladeTolly (2181) - Tartu, ESTONIA - OCT 26, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear dark golden with small white head. Aroma: malty, fresh hay, wet paper, Taste: sweet, malty, hay, something sour - probably wet paper:), Thin plus body. Ok. Bitter finish.

3.3
MartinT (10102) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 18, 2016
My Bottom Line:

Herbal hops and straw-like cereals are a bit bothered by this lager’s level of residual sugars.



Further Personal Perceptions:

-A healthy head of foam tops the very dark golden.

-Carbonation is a bit too intense, even for a Pils.

-Hops are nicely expressed throughout.

-Drinkability is reduced by the high carbonation and residual sugars.



Bottle.

2.6
Marduk (8505) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUL 18, 2016
Tap. Slightly hazy light golden color. Medium size, thick white head, stays. Grainy, slightly sourish, faint hops in aroma. Grainy, touch of burnt plastic and faint grassy hops in taste. Faint burnt plastic in aftertaste. Fizzy carbonation. Light body. Carbonation is somewhat problem.

2.7
FatPhil (17160) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 15, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2016 Tap (Kochi Beer Festival, Tallinn) (5:4:5-:2+:9=2.5)

Pleasant grainy aroma, a little bit mashy. Pale orange, persistent creamy head. Light palate, carbonation crisp, maybe a bit. Light malty body, quite simple. Finish quite bitter with a spiky metallic bite.

Rerate: Tap - same keg (5:4:5:2:11=2.7)

Oooh, better, richer. Nice lager! Still served cold and a bit fizzy for a warm flat fan, but definitely a tasty lager.


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