Olvi Sandels Special Edition

Brewed at A. Le Coq (Olvi)

Style: Pale Lager
Iisalmi, Finland


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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.11/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Colonel Johan August Sandel was known for his love of brisk military life, good food and beer.
Ingredients: water, barley malt, barley starch, hop.

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hillypetteri () - - NOV 7, 2017
I guess the best finnish lager - which is not a great merit. Anyway decent lager; mild, sweet, cornish and mild aftertaste. Smells absolutely nothing, or is my nose dead. Taste mild; no citrus, no metal, no bitterness at all. This is good for sauna. Also sometimes when You need and easy beer after logging the wood or hunting the mushrooms.

Klimaet (3020) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2016
Bottle thanks to Vestergaard. Pours piss yellow with a small white head. Aromas of corn, pilsnery yeasty, urin, crackers. Taste is light corny sweet, metallic, floral, pale malt.

Marduk (8401) - Reval, ESTONIA - APR 13, 2015
330ml can (@Tallink Star). Pale yellow color. GUSHER! Malty, grainy, sweet notes in aroma. Malty, papery, plastic in taste. Soft carbonation. Malty papery, bit of caramel in aftertaste.

FatPhil (17078) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 11, 2015
330ml can
Park tick! Sweet pale lager aroma. Really sweet pale lager taste. Watery palate, a bit fizzy. Fairly clean, but ultimately just plain bland. Does get a bit papery later.

funcut (733) - SIBENIK, CROATIA - DEC 12, 2014
Zahvaljujuci mome prijatelju Ivici koji je isto jedan veliki ljubitelj piva dosao sam do ovog piva ...ja sam imao priliku isprobati zajedno s Vedranom pivo koje je proizvedeno u Bjelorusiji u Lida ....pivo je obicno i nicim se ne istice ... moze se popiti ..

Rasmus40 (21988) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle @ a Finnish restaurant in Gran Canaria. Clear yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and light grainy. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. A bit watery. 111014

ShivanDragon (4614) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2014
Ik denk dat dit mijn eerst Finse biertje is, en waar drink ik deze; in Spanje. kwam het flesje tegen bij de Wine Palace in Platja D’Aro. 4.7%, 0,5l. schenkt gouden met witte frisse kraag. moutig aroma verder niet veel, smaken wat zacht en zepig, zwak zoet, pilsmouten, helder, ik hoop niet dat dit een voorbode is van al het Finse bier, want ik ben hier helaas niet weg van, en dan ook nog 0,5l.

venom666 (1079) - Elche, Alicante, SPAIN - MAY 31, 2014
Golden colour with medium fast disipating white head. Malts and cereal on the aroma. Also malts and cereals on the taste, with a bitter touch.

Braastad (458) - FINLAND - APR 12, 2014
Very clear and pale golden Starchy malts and yeast in the aroma Flavor is sweet and little malty. I would have celebrated 250 yrs with something little more special.

TBone (18223) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 29, 2014
Bottled 500ml
Clear golden color small white head. Typical sweet corn malty Olvi aroma with some grainy notes. Light bodied. Fizzy. Sweetish corn malty. Some uncleanish notes too. Low bitterness. Although brewed at A Le Coq, tastes more or less like "a standard Olvi".
Earlier Rating: 5/19/2012 Total Score: 1.7
Bottled 500ml (Prisma, Mikkola, bottled 090312)
Clear yellow color, small white head. Sweetish, grainy, sweetcorn aroma. Light-bodied. Crisp carbonation. Sweetish malty, cardboardish flavor with hints of cooked corn. Basicly another rebadge of Olvi Sandels.

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