Karhu A (IV A) - Oy Sinebrychoff Ab
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3/5 rDev +7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
We got a couple cases of this Karhu before getting on the ferry to island-fortress Sveaborg (Suomenlinna), aboard which you apparently can't drink martinis.
The beer, well, if it weren't for the ideal scenery we had thanks to a brilliant sunset and well all the landmarks, I would give a 1 overall, but i just held it deep in my heart like i still hold T. Strohm a great friend for taking us there despite his awful addiction to any drug and his friends who smuggle people. helsinki was a religious experience and this merits no less (but no more) than an average rating.
Serving type: bottle
07-20-2006 23:21:10 | More by Andreji
2.63/5 rDev -5.7%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3
Served a golden amber with a very small white head. Tastes strong of cheap malt with a light bittering balance. A simple beer with the grace of being better than Lapin Kulta, but not much better. Try some of Koff's more special brews instead if you can find them. Mouthfeel just gests you in the back of the throat. Meh.
Serving type: on-tap
06-21-2004 06:16:48 | More by scottum
2.7/5 rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5
The colour is golden yellow. The small foam dissolves almost instantly into a thin white ring.
The smell is almost non-existent, but there are some notes of white bread and malt.
The carbon dioxide is quite strong with medium-sized bubbles.
The taste got a little more bitterness than I expected, but it decreases into a fine balanced body with a nice body of sweet malt and gentle hops. There are notes of white bread and almonds. The aftertaste is very mild wit a little hint of marzipan.
This is a standard-type lager, but a little better than the average.
A note on the name: Karhu is Finnish for bear. IV A is the tax class for this beer, many beers in Finland is made in several different percentages of alcohol.
Serving type: can
06-12-2004 21:36:23 | More by bark
Karhu A (IV A) from Oy Sinebrychoff Ab
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.