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Saku Originaal - Saku Brewery LTD

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BA SCORE
70
okay

75 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

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Ratings: 75
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 2.89
pDev: 17.65%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saku Brewery LTD visit their website
Estonia

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-23-2002)
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look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Saku original

500 ml bottle of saku original aboard the cruise ship. Served cold into a pint glass.

Appearance - pale golden color, small white head of about a half finger which dissipates pretty quickly into wisps of head. Plenty of bubbles. Somewhat clear as well.

Smell - faint grainy and grassy aroma not a lot else. Typical average lager fare.

Taste - fairly bland euro pale lager, but withstood clean and crisp grassy and grain flavor. Starts bland then flavor picks up a bit then finishes with almost. No aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - well carbonated with a. Slightly dry finish. Lively in the mouth. Pretty good

Overall - pretty basic and not exciting, but as far as European American style adjunct lagers go, this is pretty decent. Worth a try, especially if in Estonia.

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16.9 oz heavy brown bottle with no freshness ating but a informative label that tells me the beer is crystal filtered to give it a crisper taste, crystal clear clarity and freshness of draught.

Poured into my SA perfect pint glass, the beer is a light yellow with the promised clarity. There is a white head that collapses yet stays around in top.

The beer has a light grainy aroma. Not much there but no off or odd smells either.
The taste is slightly sweet, a bit grainy and the finish is slightly bitter (almost astringent). There is a hint of floral hops and touch of spice from the hops at mid glass. Not bad, but pretty average.

The mouth is medium with mid to levels of carbonation.

Not a bad beer, not that interesting, would like to try fresh in Estonia (Which has been on my to visit list for a while now). .

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Saku Originaal from Saku Brewery LTD
70 out of 100 based on 75 ratings.