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Lapin Kulta Premium Lager | Hartwall Helsinki Panimo

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Hartwall Helsinki Panimo

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerSingh on 09-13-2009

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Reviews by mfkr:
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2.31/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A - Golden colored liquid with lots of small bubbles and a large white head that leaves some lacing.

S - Malt and hops, some hints of citrus.

T - Malt, some hops, some citrus, a bit bready and dry taste.

M - Thin body with lively carbonation.

D - A booring lager that works on warm days.

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Photo of Nelguz
2.5/5  rDev -15.8%

Photo of olradetbalder
2.25/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Metallic macro lager. Can be any macrolager, but quite refreshing.

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Photo of WoodBrew
3.53/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a bunch of cans of beer during my visit to Sweden and brought home a can of Lapin Kulta....I was unaware it was from Finland....which is cool cuz never had a beer from Finland! The Lager pours clear golden with good carbonation that produces a big white fluffy head that fades with time although did leave some lace. It smelled very similar to other Euro lagers....heinakin stella, etc. The taste was a little sweet with grainy backdrop and some hops. Mouthfeel was decent nice light body good for sessions. Overall its the best Finnish beer I ever had! Not bad.

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Photo of Ciocanelu
2.5/5  rDev -15.8%

Photo of WestonW
3/5  rDev +1%

Photo of BeerSingh
3.12/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had it on flight from Delhi to Helsinki, poured from can into plastic glass. Dark yellow in colour, with a lot of fizz and a massive head and heavy lacing. Nose was very flowery with tofee notes, impressed. Taste of sweet malt at first with a short lived hop bitterness. Mouthfeel was medium with little sting, could be a possible session beer, but I would really settle for something else.

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Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
3.1/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of biernack
2.58/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
1/5  rDev -66.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of bsm80x
3.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of yarnanimal
3.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of whistler55
1.8/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of cfalovo97
3/5  rDev +1%

Photo of SevenBeersDaily
3.01/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I've had this both cans and bottles, and the cans are a lot better. You have to take into consideration that this is an inexpensive beer. Keeping that in mind, it is infinitely more drinkable than most beers in this price range. The color is golden, the head fades pretty fast but there is some good lacing. The flavor is predominantly dry grain. There is a slight hint of caramel and sea buckthorn berries, and I don't think I've ever said that about any beer before. The subtle background notes are only appreciated after you have this a few times, I suspect. Considering the price is about the same as Miller Genuine Draft, there's no question this is a fine value and many steps up in quality.

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Photo of Bajengurkan
3.33/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jroof1
3.03/5  rDev +2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kojevergas
3.05/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

5.2% ABV. 50cl can reviewed in Kuopio, Finland.

This is a crisp, clean, light-bodied refreshing lager with a nicely soft mouthfeel and a simple but balanced taste. Flavour profile emphasizes clean barley and generic pilsner malts, but never suffers from the metallic off-notes often observed in the style. Hop presence is minimal (to style). Very cohesive, though not gestalt. Well put together in spite of its obvious shallowness, Lapin Kulta Premium Lager Beer is a nice budget offering at Alko stores in Finland and is a notch or two above most pale lagers in Finland.

Highly drinkable with a well-hidden albeit average ABV. I might get it again if I'm after an affordable picnic beer, but I wouldn't bother shelling out for it on-draught. It's pretty much what you'd expect, and I think it's an above average pale lager.

Low C+ (3.05) / ABOVE AVERAGE

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Photo of SVD
2.5/5  rDev -15.8%

Photo of BucBasil
3.97/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a branded pilsener glass from the 330mL bottle.

A: The beer is a pure gold color, clear with plenty of carbonation. 2 fninger pure white foamy head with ok retention and rings going all the way down the glass.

S: Malty, bready, great smell, light fruit touch at the end and a fleeting sweetness.

T: Into is clean, midpalate of bread. Finishes smooth with a touch of light bitterness and a light taste of bread. Strangely mally brew with some lingering fruitiness in there.

Overall: Amazing drinkability on this one. Rich taste, yet, light and refreshing. Very well done and an unexpected flavor from a Finnish Euro Pale. "Refreshing yet full bodied"

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Photo of Stigh
3/5  rDev +1%

Photo of waiting4lunch
3/5  rDev +1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TwiggyCZ
3.25/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of Jdompnier
3.32/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mattias
3/5  rDev +1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Lapin Kulta Premium Lager from Hartwall Helsinki Panimo
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