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Sinebrychoff Saxon - Oy Sinebrychoff Ab

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4 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 4
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 2.18
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oy Sinebrychoff Ab visit their website
Finland

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Gluten free.

(Beer added by: bark on 11-13-2007)
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JanM

Sweden

1.9/5  rDev -12.8%

Saxon is gluten free but unfortunately not very good. Poured in a golden yellow-ish colour and with very little foam. The initial smell was of metal followed by the generic dish rag sourness of a macro lager. The taste was watery and a little flat with some sugar too. It was pretty awful and thus bad luck for beer aficionados with gluten allergies.

11-13-2007 20:21:05 | More by JanM
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TheBrk

Sweden

2.25/5  rDev +3.2%

11-15-2013 22:04:10 | More by TheBrk
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bark

Sweden

2.42/5  rDev +11%

This is a gluten free beer.

The colour is deep gold, the liquid is clear. The foam quickly sinks down to a white airy lid, leaving some lacing.

The smell is neutral. Some mild bread-like malt, hints of yeast and dough. There are some bitter flavours and a mild sourness.

The taste is quite odd. At first, some sweet notes pass quickly. Then sour notes of old dough and a hint of wheat beer emerges. The taste is thin and there is no body at all. The aftertaste is flat with some fruity flavours, sour notes, some sweetness and a touch of alcohol.

The carbonation is average to strong for a pale lager. The liquid is a little thin, too.

This is probably a welcome innovation for those intolerant to gluten. For the rest of us, it is just another dull lager.

11-13-2007 19:46:26 | More by bark
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

2.13/5  rDev -2.3%

A: Light golden pour with an airy uneven white head that sinks quickly, leaving decent lacings.

S: Faint smell, a bit corny.

T: Faint taste; corn, artificial, a bit metallic.

M: Almost no aftertaste. Rich carbonation, quite offensive. Thin to medium body.

D: Considering the poor bastards that are gluten-intolerant... For anyone else - avoid!!!

08-06-2010 19:32:16 | More by Evil_Pidde
Sinebrychoff Saxon from Oy Sinebrychoff Ab
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