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Olvi Sandels 4,7% - Olvi Oyj

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BA SCORE
70
okay

10 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 10
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 2.31
pDev: 24.68%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Finland

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bark on 08-07-2005)
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Reviews by Dentist666:
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Dentist666

Russian Federation

2/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

So, light yellow translucent liquid with unmonolithic soft head. Ordinary hop smell with sour tones. Low-carbonated typical unexpressive taste, light artificial bitterness and not very pleasant plastic aftertaste.
Nothing special at all. Exceptional dead one!
Legend on the can: "Colonel Johan Sandels was known for his love of brisk military life, food and beer."

Serving type: can

12-27-2009 17:56:34 | More by Dentist666
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DanielCole


3.25/5  rDev +40.7%

07-14-2014 19:22:12 | More by DanielCole
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MarkoNm

Slovenia

3/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours out a clear, golden color and a very generous white head with decent retention.
The aroma is moderate. There are some malts and grains that the nose easily picks up.
The taste is a combination of sweet beginning and bittery body, coming together with a nicely bitter finish. The aftertaste is bitter and decently lasting.
Nice effort from Finland.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2014 22:03:38 | More by MarkoNm
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JTuomi

Finland

2.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-28-2013 14:42:04 | More by JTuomi
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bsm80x

New York

3/5  rDev +29.9%

10-24-2013 15:25:04 | More by bsm80x
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janubio

Spain

1.39/5  rDev -39.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

330 ml. bottle. Pours a clear golden colour, with almost no head that fades instantly and leaves no lace. Smell of nothing, well, maybe some herbs and some sweetness (honey?). Oily palate, thin body. Taaste is just some sweetness (honey again?). And maybe some grass. Is this really a beer?

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2013 16:35:40 | More by janubio
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petluo

Finland

2/5  rDev -13.4%

04-27-2012 13:29:50 | More by petluo
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drpimento

Wisconsin

1.95/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Poured with a large foamy, frothy, white head that soon settle to a light cover that almost looks scumy and some lace. Color is a clear, bright yellow with lots of large bubble trails that look like carbonated water or soda pop. Aroma is beery with faint hops and malt. Flavor is mostly sweet and tang with a bit of bitterness. Body is highly dominated by the carbonation which leaves a tingly sensation with some sweetness in the finish. I will not consume more of this given a more reasonable option.

Serving type: can

09-16-2011 16:42:04 | More by drpimento
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jdhilt

New Hampshire

1.85/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a one finger white head that fades quickly to ring, leaving little lace. Crystal clear amber color. Light-medium carbonation and light-medium bodied. Skunky nose. Flavor is balanced and not as bad as nose but nothing special. 330ml bottle €1.35 Kahvio Ahokylä, Finland. From my notes - 7/11/2008.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2008 14:53:30 | More by jdhilt
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bark

Sweden

2.2/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

The colour is very yellow; the large white foam sinks quickly down to a thin white lid with lots of lacing.

The smell got an interesting note of… Treacle. And then some artificial hops and dough. I am not very impressed.

The taste is soft and sweet. Some anonymous hops and minerals. The aftertaste got a mild diacetyl-note as well as some bitterness.

The carbonation is light with small bubbles. However, the mild sweet taste makes it very drinkable. The beer was the cheapest I found at a small after-hours shop in Helsinki, so I didn’t expect much of this adjunct lager.

A note of the name: Cornel Sandel was a Finish war-hero of the early 19th century. The slogan is "Soft and strong beer".

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2006 20:32:40 | More by bark
Olvi Sandels 4,7% from Olvi Oyj
70 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.