Nikolai Brewmaster’s Collection California Steam Beer | Oy Sinebrychoff Ab

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2.96/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oy Sinebrychoff Ab
Finland
koff.fi

Style: California Common / Steam Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by JTuomi on 09-27-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
8
pDev:
17.91%
 
 
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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 1
Photo of ThomasKoren
2.6/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Dithyramben
1.95/5  rDev -34.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of kojevergas
2.56/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Truncated review from a 50cl orange can purchased at a supermarket:

A: Off-white head with average characteristics. Retention is ~2 minutes. Leaves no lacing as it recedes.

Body colour is a clear copper of average vibrance.

Atypical of the style, and unremarkable. Suggests a mediocre steam beer.

Sm: Pilsner malts, a clean yeast profile, mild generic floral hop character, cheap malt syrup. Crystal malts.

Aromatic intensity is average.

T: Subpar. Simple and shallow. Munich malts, crystal malts, generic floral hop character. Unbalanced, with an unremarkable mediocre build. Why brew this?

Mf: Smooth, wet, sticky, artificial, a biteen syrupy, and overly thick and hefty for the style. Overcarbonated.

O: Not a gestalt build. There's no harmony of texture and taste. This isn't the only steam beer on the domestic Finnish market, but it's probably the worst. Poor work from one of Finland's best breweries, but drinkable, sure.

Low C- (2.56)

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Photo of matias-
3.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Harrastelija666
3.6/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of DanielCole
3.6/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of bagoffools
3/5  rDev +1.4%

Completely "meh" in spirit of mainstream Finnish beers.

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Photo of JTuomi
3.12/5  rDev +5.4%

Nikolai Brewmaster’s Collection California Steam Beer from Oy Sinebrychoff Ab
Beer rating: 2.96 out of 5 with 8 ratings