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Lapin Kulta IV A - Lapin Kulta

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Lapin Kulta IV ALapin Kulta IV A

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BA SCORE
77
okay

12 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 20.06%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lapin Kulta visit their website
Finland

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bark on 03-01-2005)
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2.9/5  rDev -7.6%

Once again, I spent way too much to give this beer a try. I imagine that here in Switzerland, there must be a loyal following of Finns who like to feel at home by finding this beer stocked at the COOP market in Geneva. Though it starts out nice and gold, the head is large bubble carbonation that leaves little lacing. Perfectly inoffensive in that you could serve this to anyone who drinks beer and they would be hard pressed to hate it. It has a malty and sweet upfront burst that flattens out to a dry and clean mouthfeel and finish. If this were a cheap macro I would buy it over Feldschlossen and Cardinal. But at nearly 3 francs a can, it is too average to pick up again. Now, if I were in Finland, I would go native and drink this in a pub.

jbro434, Jul 22, 2009
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2.65/5  rDev -15.6%

Lapin Kulta IVA is a 5.2% ABV standard Euro lager. There is also a 8.0% IVB. The IVA poured with just a little foam but a lot of carbonation. Its color was golden yellow and it smelled of sour bread. All the collapsing bubbles on my tongue made it taste dry but apart from that it was bitter and sour, a bit citric and some sweetness. Nothing to write home about but still not as watery as many other beers in the same style.

JanM, Oct 06, 2006
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2.78/5  rDev -11.5%

Bought it in Riga as Lapin Kulta Premium Lager.

Pours light golden with almost no carbonation and some head that soon dissipates leaving very small film and patchy and very scarce lacing. Aroma is straw and mild sweetish malty.

Taste is dry rather bittery and slightly sour and citric with almost no aftertaste. Light mouthfeel with around medium carbonation.

I did not like this one. It was not even watery, but the taste was not at all pleasant. I could drink this beer if it would be icy cold.

atis, Jan 19, 2009
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Matvei, Apr 25, 2014
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2.53/5  rDev -19.4%

A: I used to drink this beer frequently at this pub in Singapore, and truth be told it is an exceptionally pretty looking beer. Pours out a beautiful golden colour with lots of bubbles which dissipated quite quickly.

S: Some skunkiness, lots of grain and some hint of fruitiness in the smell but rather hard to place. Nothing really special.

T: This is what let this beer down a great deal. It tasted like bread, but not in a good way. As it got warmer the taste got more and more cloying and there was some unwanted sweetness towards the end.

M: Very bubbly in the mouth initially but after a while it feels rather flat.

D: Average, nothing to write home about.

Overall a pity. The beer looks very nice and the glass it comes in looks even nicer. I tried this beer a few times thinking I just got a bad batch but all taste depressingly the same.

bala747, May 25, 2010
Lapin Kulta IV A from Lapin Kulta
77 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.