Formerly brewed at Hartwall (Royal Unibrew)
Style: Pale Lager
Lahti, Finland


on tap


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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 2.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.13/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Limited edition beer brewed in Hartwall Tornio brewery for ice hockey team Oulun Kärpät.

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laiti (8531) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
33 cl bottle @ vPBF, BBE 28.06.2008
Aroma is somewhat sweet and rather malty with some metal and cardboard. Flavour has some cardboard, honey, bready malt and papery notes. Surprisingly good for a Pale Lager from five years ago. Feels actually like some malty German beers.

lusikka (7833) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
330 ml bottle @ vPBF 2012. BBE 28.06.2008.
Pours a clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma of bread-like maltiness and grains. Flavour of bread-like maltiness again, some mild hops and also something almost honey-like sweetness. Light bodied, thin mouthfeel and a grainy, weak malty finish. Still in a drinkable condition.

olio (10692) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
33 cl bottle @ vPBF. BBE 28.06.2008.
Pours pale golden color with small head. Aroma of grass, grain, caramel, cardboard and malts. Flavor of cardboard, caramel, malts and grain. Obviously oxidized but still drinkable.

kalervo (1044) - FINLAND - DEC 14, 2010
Does not make any difference to other bulk lagers of Hartwall. (Kärppä Olut is fan product of a ice hockey team Oulun Kärpät.)

mabjork (693) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2010
Bottled. Clear golden in color, rich bubbly white head. Thanks to oh6gdx for this one. The aroma is kinda bitter, lager like. There is a watery taste to it.... hollow.

Maria (10211) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2010
It’s hazy, warm golden with a creamy, white head. The aroma has notes of malt, fruit, candy-sugar and a touch of iron. The flavour is moderately sweet with notes of malt, light candy-sugar and the finish is slightly dry. It’s thin-bodied and oxidized.

fonefan (52351) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2010

Bottle 330ml.

[ As Karppa III ].
[ Trade by oh6gdx ]. [ Vintage BBF 280608 ]. Clear light to medium orange amber color with a average, frothy, good - fair lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, honey - sour socks notes, light hoppy, grass, light yeasty. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light bitter with a average duration, oxidide. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20100629]

MiP (16055) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2010
Bottle, 4.5%. 2 years past BB date. Fruity aroma. Hazy grey/yellow colour. Small stable white head. Tastes oxidized, but that is to be expected. I doubt it was much better fresh.

Ungstrup (38958) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2009
Bottled at RBESG 2008. A golden beer wtih a white head. The aroma is sweet with notes of malt and caramel, as well as lighter notes of cardboard. The flavor is sweet matly with lighter notes of cardboard, leading to a lightly bitter finish.

Christian (13930) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2009
Golden with a small, white head. Sweet cornflakes-like grainy aroma. Thin and watery, sweet grain flavour with a cardboard note.

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