Brewed by Suomenlinnan Panimo
Style: English Strong Ale
Helsinki, Finland


on tap


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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mikkos (306) - - FEB 16, 2013
Amber color, light head, no lacing. Aroma of caramel malts and barnyard. Taste of malts, stays long but not very nice. Not really that good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mice (910) - FINLAND - AUG 9, 2016
Punertavanruskea, sameahko olut pienell, nopeasti hvivll valkoisella vaahdolla, jota j kuitenkin kiva pieni reunus lasin reunoille jtten mys pitsi jlkeens. Tuoksu ylltt voimakkuudellaan ollen karamellisen makeahko, jopa jouluisen mausteinen sek eksoottisen hedelmisesti ja yrttisesti humaloitu. Maku on karamellisen maltainen ja loppupuolella makua on kiva humalan katkera puraisu, joka silyy suussa pitkn. Keskitytelinen ja sopivasti hiilihappoinen, kohtalaisen helppoa juotavaa. Tuoksu oli asteen makua parempi, mutta onnistunut tekele jlleen Suomenlinnalta!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (17047) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 18, 2013
Deep clear amber color, small white head, lace. Nutty malty aroma with hints of caramel. Medium-bodied. Caramel, rye bread, some yeasty notes. Has nice craft brew feeling. One of the best Suomenlinna brews Ive had. Solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernest (7591) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle (at Suomenlinnan). Head is fully lasting. Body is medium amber. Aroma is moderately malty (caramel, cookie, nuts), moderately hoppy (apricot, flowers), with notes of toffee and marmalade. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter. Medium body, velvety texture, lively carbonation. Exceptionally delightful and almost impossible to stop drinking. Perhaps my favorite of all of their beers (that I tried, of course)...very clean, well-balanced, and enticing. Rich, succulent malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jolo (1003) - Uppsala, Sweden, SOUTH AFRICA - AUG 6, 2013
Bottle. A red-brown colour with a small beige head. An aroma of malt, caramel and fruit. The taste is medium sweet and light bitter. A medium body and oily texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (8441) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 5, 2013
Bottle from trade with rosenbergh, kiitos Jan. Well, this beer looks really ugly. Muddy brown color with medium off-white head. Aroma of malt, honey, citrus, caramel. Taste, sweet malt, honey, nuts, citrus, herbal hops. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (13054) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUN 24, 2013
Bottle from Tbone, thanks! Amber color. Vinous aroma with citrus, caramel and plums.Malty sweet, caramelly flavor with citric, slightly herbal hops. Anis. Slightly perfumed finish. Surprisingly good!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Andy_ (1092) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 20, 2013
Clear orange beer with some head. The description talks about a tropically fruity ale, but to me this is like a vegetable-flavored lager.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (9299) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Bottle at Suomenlinnan Panimo.
Chestnut brown body with a medium-sized off-white head. Lots of bread crust, some cramel syrup, slightly grainy / raw smelling early on, turning more towards juicy orange and pine resin. Clean profile. Low sweetness, good acid, lingering malt syrup coating in the finish with bran and cereal grain and a small touch of burnt caramel syrup. Still a minor complaint. Again we have good body, no off-notes, very fresh tasting, all flavors expressive but balanced. Yeehaw!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nordcore (1415) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2013
Bottle 50 cl. Dark brown, hazy with a minimal head. Quite hoppy aroma with some spices sence. Medium bitter taste with a chocolate/spices ending.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (26412) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 7, 2013
Bottled (from Alko Prisma, Vaasa). Deep ambery brown colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is caramel, wood, some fruits and mild herbal and grassy notes. lavour is rather similar in a good balance. Rich palate and carbonation.

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