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Zhigulevskoe (Жигулевское) - Rinkuškiai Alaus Darykloje

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8 Ratings
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 2.76
pDev: 27.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rinkuškiai Alaus Darykloje visit their website
Lithuania

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: metter98 on 03-19-2012)
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2.25/5  rDev -18.5%

LoveStout, Feb 03, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -18.5%

acurtis, Feb 03, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

djrn2, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of mactrail
3.88/5  rDev +40.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Usually I hate these Eastern Europe lagers, but this one is actually quite enjoyable. Our LIthuanian friends seem to be doing a better job of brewing. It does have that same hop that they seem compelled to use, but it doesn't have the usual slight skunky flavor.

Attractive golden color in the tall Stella glass with a modest head. Fairly rich with some malty sweetness, but the bitterness comes on just in time to give it some tang. It seems like a workmanlike product that has apparently been properly shipped and stored. If you rate this by the style, this is one of the better examples, though of course it's no prize. This one does a good job as a thirst-quencher.

This has to be one of the most beautiful beer labels ever. From the 500 ml bottle bought at Europa Market in San Francisco.

mactrail, Jan 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +17.8%

JohnK17, Jul 11, 2012
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1.28/5  rDev -53.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Head is initially small, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is light to medium yellow. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (grain, husks), lightly hoppy (flowers), with a note of soap. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter, husky, unclean. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Very soapy and grainy. Unpleasant at best. I poured this one down the drain!

stoutman, May 28, 2012
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3.35/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a crystal clear pale yellow with some light to moderate amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a finger thick white head that reduces by 50% but remains covering the entire surface of the beer. Moderate lacing is observed.

S: Very light aroma of adjunct malts with the corn notes being the strongest along with some bready malts.

T: Lots of malt flavors in this beer, especially the adjunct malts with hints of both the corn and grains, but also some bready malts.. The beer is mostly sweet with some light amounts of bitterness in the finish.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate to high amounts of carbonation.

O: For my first beer from Lithuania, this was a pleasant surprise (sometimes the beers found at the Eastern European markets are not the best examples from the country). Easy to drink but nothing spectacular, could be sessionable but would not be my first choice.

dbrauneis, Mar 19, 2012
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3.1/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half-finger high bright white head that died down, but consistently left a thin head covering the surface.
S: There are aromas of adjunct and bready malts in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of bready malts along with notes of adjuncts.
M: It feels medium-bodied, clean and a bit thick on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is relatively easy to drink and has a little more flavors compared to other adjunct lagers.

metter98, Mar 19, 2012
Zhigulevskoe (Жигулевское) from Rinkuškiai Alaus Darykloje
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