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Werewolf - Rinkuškiai Alaus Darykloje

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111 Ratings
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Ratings: 111
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 2.89
pDev: 26.64%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rinkuškiai Alaus Darykloje visit their website

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Vvall on 02-01-2008)
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3/5  rDev +3.8%

bmjivi221, Jul 16, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -48.1%

Mphis, Jul 14, 2013
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1/5  rDev -65.4%

pheelingIt, Jul 13, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -13.5%

AnotherBeerGeek, Jul 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev +3.8%

Hillbilly, Jul 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +12.5%

b1515152004, Jun 15, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -13.5%

GraduatedCashew, Jun 11, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -13.5%

Extrajoker00, May 26, 2013
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2/5  rDev -30.8%

blknikon, May 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev +3.8%

OB1, May 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +21.1%

Gagnonsux, Apr 30, 2013
Photo of matjack85
2.01/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

I found this 500ml bottle at Sal's Liquors in Addison, IL for $2.99. Cool label but no freshness date.

The beer poured a murky apple cider color with a 1-finger white head. Short lived retention and almost no lacing.

The aroma was on the sweet side Toffee/maple syrup smell with bready malt and a good dose of alcohol.

Very sweet caramel and bready malt flavor with a lot lot lot of alcohol. Huge and unpleasant alcoholic aftertaste as well. Yuk!

Medium bodied with medium high carbonation.

Not very drinkable. A waste at any price.

matjack85, Apr 16, 2013
1/5  rDev -65.4%

BESTIALEX, Apr 04, 2013
Photo of KiltedCulinarian
2.25/5  rDev -22.1%

KiltedCulinarian, Mar 30, 2013
Photo of AmitC
3.64/5  rDev +26%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

So picked this stuff from a bottle shop in Chattanooga, TN out of curiosity of trying some import from Russia. Turns out this is from Lithuania.


Pours a brown colored liquid. Deep amber with copper and brown hues inside the glass. Almost one finger thick tan colored head that disappears very very quickly. Leaves nothing behind. No lacing. Some bubbles seen rising up. Slight haze.

Extremely rich malty sweetness with caramel and toasty character. Alcohol is not apparent. Seems like some dry fruit as well, some figs may be. But very off setting aroma. Not inviting at all. No phenol, alcohol or hops are felt.

Hits the tongue with all the sweetness there is. Looks richer in molasses. Full of caramel, bad toffee taste and flat single sided malt taste. Tastes a bit unfermented. Finish is sweet. Some alcohol is felt. A bit of carbonation and alcohol add some value to an otherwise flat malt taste. No bitterness, but some hops must have been used to prevent the sweetness from overpowering.

Medium to slightly full bodied. Moderate to slightly high carbonation. N oastringency except for some moderate alcohol feeling that creeps in with taste. Sweet on palate. Difficult to finish.

Style Rate: 3.75
Personal Rate: 2.75

AmitC, Jan 13, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -13.5%

cliff1066, Jan 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev +3.8%

weaselchew, Dec 14, 2012
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2/5  rDev -30.8%

Proclarush, Nov 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev +3.8%

grahamboudreaux, Nov 21, 2012
Photo of jsisko01
3.08/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - Pours an amber/copper color with a thin head, leaving almost no lacing at all..

Smell - The smell is amazing. Toffee, very malty and bready, brown sugar, and syrup..?

Taste - Extremely sweet.. almost overbearing. Toffee, sugar, malt, bready, and a pretty strong alcohol bite.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Overall - If not for the alcohol bite, I would probably like this very much.

jsisko01, Nov 09, 2012
Photo of pmcadamis
2.65/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

A - Dark purple and brown with a little white head. I like the color.

S - Woozy boozy alcohol and grape flavored Tootsie Roll Pops. Smells potent.

T - Heavy on the grainy cereal flavors with some molasses on the back end.

M - Heavy and thick. This is a beast!

Not so good. I found all of these Lithuanian beers at a really low price so I had to pick them up, but none of theme have been anything special. They are all REALLY high ABV too.

pmcadamis, Nov 04, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -48.1%

polkabarn, Oct 23, 2012
Photo of ChaserBD04
2.33/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A - Amber hue, nothing special. Didn't get much lacing.

S - Sweeter, malty scent. Made me moderately excited for the taste.

T - Extremely metallic up front!!! Others have said this but before I even read the reviews this was the first thought that came to mind. The metallic taste is there at the beginning and especially strong in the end. Yuck.

M - I felt this beer to be very flat and metallic. It's a pretty difficult beer to get through.

O - I have realized over time that this company makes a lot of coin off high alcohol content beers. Maybe the fact that I was paying three bucks should have tipped me off and although this isn't worse than Before After, it's still extremely difficult to get through a bottle.

ChaserBD04, Oct 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +21.1%

mzeld, Oct 03, 2012
Photo of mscudder
2.65/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

I've seen this on the shelves a number of times and I finally bit the bullet and grabbed a bottle. Poured into a snifter.

A - Pours an amber hued copper with a thin off-white head, despite my best efforts to force a head out of the bottle.

S - Some bread and sweet malts. Pretty boring.

T - I get some metallic hops up front, kind of painful to be honest, alongside some fruits and apple. The metallic note sort of lingers on throughout the taste making this a rough experience. As the beer warms the fruit becomes more dominant and the metallic notes recede. This is still far from desirable, although a sharp jump from its cold counterpart.

M - Medium mouthfeel with some strong carbonation. Bottom line this is hurting my mouth a bit.

O - There are few beers that I refuse to finish until it warms, otherwise it is unbearable.

mscudder, Sep 14, 2012
Werewolf from Rinkuškiai Alaus Darykloje
69 out of 100 based on 111 ratings.