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Dragon Lady - Rinkuškiai Alaus Darykloje

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BA SCORE
74
okay

36 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 36
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.05
pDev: 20.66%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rinkuškiai Alaus Darykloje visit their website
Lithuania

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: AltBock on 08-04-2013)
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Photo of NOLTERN
1.1/5  rDev -63.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I will give it to this brewery on marketing. They sure do know how to market a beer as bad as this one. They threw a scantily clad warrior woman on the bottle, reminiscent of heavy metal magazine, to distract from what is inside the bottle. Clever, scheming bastards...

I will just cut to the chase on this beverage so that I can spare you the sickening details. This beer tastes like the cheapest, over-carbonated "lager" with a shot of cheap vodka (rubbing alcohol?) mixed in.

Yet they had the audacity to label it a dopplebock. HA!

NOLTERN, Nov 19, 2013
Photo of Franziskaner
3.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Light brown in color and somewhat hazy with almost no head at all. Plenty of dark malt in the aroma with a relatively clean lager smell. The flavor is more of alcohol than of the dark malt. There's a bit a buttery aftertaste. The mouth is a bit sticky and dry.

Franziskaner, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of acurtis
2.75/5  rDev -9.8%

acurtis, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of JMS1512
3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

JMS1512, Mar 10, 2014
Photo of DruC4
3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

DruC4, Feb 11, 2014
Photo of BamfBacon
3/5  rDev -1.6%

BamfBacon, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of kristenrae8
3.75/5  rDev +23%

kristenrae8, Apr 08, 2014
Photo of Solo007
3.18/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 fl oz (355 ml) bottle into a tulip glass.

Gotta dig the label: A Dragon and a busty warrior blonde - That's HOT.

As for this Lithuanian doppelbock: An apple, peach and hints of gin (juniper berries) for the nose. The head is thick and substantial, but when it fades, it completely disappears, leaving a medium-heavy duty, refined brew with a menu of a butter rum and peach brandy. Strange finish: The Dragon Lady left a nice warm sensation in my belly but few of the notes I mentioned above came along for the ride - In fact, it was somewhat metallic and left the roof of my mouth with a waxy film feel and taste. Remember, at 9.7% alcohol content, Dragon Lady is a high octane beer, so watch yourself. A full-bodied drinking meal. Decent & doable.

Solo007, Oct 25, 2014
Photo of DarkLordPsycho
3.75/5  rDev +23%

DarkLordPsycho, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of Born_A_Jee
2.5/5  rDev -18%

Born_A_Jee, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of iheartmyTHO
2.5/5  rDev -18%

My sole reason for picking up this beer is the amazingly awesome label. Other than that, this beer kind of sucks.

It's cheap and will get you drunk given the high alcohol content. But the overall flavor is lacking. It has this weird malty-chemical-sweetness. I've tasted similar flavors with high alcohol content beers, but the bad flavor leaves much to be desired.

iheartmyTHO, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of LostandBound
3.24/5  rDev +6.2%

LostandBound, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of DrDemento456
2.63/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

well I am kind of drunk already so I will give this a go. Picked this up for 2.99 at Vintage Estate. Should have know better when they advertise the ABV on a swing tag in big bold letters this was going to be bad.

A - Well points for that it looks good a very clear ruby red color with a solid inch of opaque colored head that seems to stick around forever. For the rating I expected it to fizz out like a malt liquor.
S - Very mild cereal grains and some caramel malt. Doesn't have any offensive ethanol smells or skunky smells so I hope for the best.
T - Wow I never experienced a malt liquor with bock characters before! That's the best description I can muster other than alcohol soaked grains which I can fully agree it taste like. Ugh I may drain pour this.
M - Its somewhat tolerable medium body despite the huge ABV but the flavor is terrible,

Overall I poured out the last 8 ounces or so it truely is a terrible beer, one of the worst I had in a while. Please don't be tricked by the kick ass cover art and buy this it's terrible.

DrDemento456, Mar 10, 2014
Photo of Zorro
2.85/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Dragon Lady, bought more for the Heavy Metal like label that what beer it contains.

Clear golden colored beer with no real head formation.
Smells of toasted grain and some flowers. Scent of heather and that is about it. Nothing offends my sense of smell, but this isn't aromatic.

Taste...Braced for a Eastern European train wreck of a beer this is...a little sweet with a mild bitter finish. Not a bad flavor but, never going to be in the top 250 here.

Mouthfeel is decent.

Overall, OK Highly alcoholic beer. Wouldn't buy in mass quantities.

Zorro, Nov 25, 2013
Photo of JohnK17
3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

JohnK17, Dec 31, 2013
Photo of dradair
3/5  rDev -1.6%

dradair, Jun 05, 2014
Photo of Vixie
2.65/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

This is a very clear light gold beer with a decent white head that quickly reduces to some lacing.

Not a lot for a smell, mainly malt and hay. Reminds me a bit of the smell of the hay in a barnyard.

There is flavor here, but that's about all. The main thing that comes to mind here is medicinal. Hard to describe, mainly just a funky artificial taste, not sure any natural ingredients went into this. Has a bit of an off flavor aftertaste as well.

Feel is ok.

Overall this qualifies more as an alcohol delivery device than an actual good beer. It seems that more effort went into the label than what the bottle contains. If you like the bottle, that is about the only reason to grab this one.

Vixie, Dec 12, 2013
Photo of sd123
3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

sd123, Nov 16, 2013
Photo of sudsy2drunk
3.75/5  rDev +23%

sudsy2drunk, Sep 12, 2013
Photo of wieshefe17
3/5  rDev -1.6%

wieshefe17, Jun 06, 2014
Photo of abcdefghijkyle
3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

abcdefghijkyle, Sep 28, 2014
Photo of Lovethemhopps
3.08/5  rDev +1%

Lovethemhopps, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of jplopez21
3.25/5  rDev +6.6%

jplopez21, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of mwar
4.25/5  rDev +39.3%

mwar, Oct 13, 2013
Photo of WhiteLight68
3.5/5  rDev +14.8%

WhiteLight68, Mar 06, 2014
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Dragon Lady from Rinkuškiai Alaus Darykloje
74 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.