Lapin Kulta IV A | Lapin Kulta

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Lapin Kulta

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by bark on 03-01-2005

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Ratings: 20 |  Reviews: 6
Photo of Wer34truh
1.85/5  rDev -37.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Lapin Kulta looks absolutely beautiful, but it tastes like a liquefied toaster. Barely drinkable.

With that said, it is a macro-lager which is brave enough to be different while remaining popular within Scandinavia. Personally I'm going to avoid this as best as I can, and would prefer a Bud Light over it. But (for better and, I would argue, for worse) it's more interesting than the American macro lagers.

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Photo of Kiro
2.28/5  rDev -23%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of Alex-Alkis
2.36/5  rDev -20.3%

Photo of Nelguz
2.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of mcthfg
2.5/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of bala747
2.59/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

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.

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Photo of JanM
2.66/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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.

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Photo of atis
2.75/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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.

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Photo of ronin926
2.75/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of stevoj
2.87/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This is slightly dark for a pale lager, and head leaves lots of lacework on the glass. Aroma is weak, but taste is lively and snappy, but not lingering. Taste almost reminds me of a ginger ale...

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Photo of jbro434
2.88/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

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Photo of blasass
2.89/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of UrbanH
3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of MiguelParreira
3.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of Matvei
3.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of sami1971
3.5/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of WeissBoy
3.5/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of Drunkenass
3.75/5  rDev +26.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +60.5%

Lapin Kulta IV A from Lapin Kulta
Beer rating: 2.96 out of 5 with 20 ratings