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Barrel (Бочковой) Kvass - Afanasy Pivo (Brau Service)

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rAvg: 3.92
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Russian Federation

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Kvass |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 06-01-2011

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3.92/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Afanasy's Bockovoj Kas pours the typically dark brown, almost cola-like body that's expected of the style with very little head, and none that really lasts.

In the nose it's caramelish, and perhaps even a touch molasses-like, with some dark fruit skins in the background.

The flavor is similar with an added note of tartness; and the dark fruit opens up with lots of dark raisin. It's malty, bready, and fairly flavorful without being overtly sweet as some can be - there's actually a really nice balance going on between the mild tartness and the caramel character. Not surprisingly, it also finishes dryer than most, with just a little bit of malty stickiness lingering.

The mouthfeel, not unlike the appearance, is fairly typical. It's light-medium in body, but it also has a bit of a syrupy edge to it. A very moderate carbonation rounds it out.

Overall it's one of the better kvass that I've tasted flavor-wise; and it's also very clean and well balanced. Worth trying.

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Barrel (Бочковой) Kvass from Afanasy Pivo (Brau Service)
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