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Karhu A (IV A) - Oy Sinebrychoff Ab

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Karhu A (IV A)Karhu A (IV A)

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8 Ratings
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 2.78
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oy Sinebrychoff Ab visit their website
Finland

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: bark on 06-12-2004)
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Reviews by coreHc:
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3/5  rDev +7.9%

coreHc, Oct 20, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -10.1%

aztraz, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of Andreji
3/5  rDev +7.9%
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.

Andreji, Jul 20, 2006
Photo of scottum
2.63/5  rDev -5.4%
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.

scottum, Jun 21, 2004
Photo of bark
2.7/5  rDev -2.9%
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.

bark, Jun 12, 2004
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2.68/5  rDev -3.6%

Alex-Alkis, Jul 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +16.9%

mikehillman, Oct 15, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -10.1%

Fenrisulven, Dec 22, 2011
Karhu A (IV A) from Oy Sinebrychoff Ab
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.