Old Kiev Kvas | Rosinka

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Brewed by:
Rosinka
Ukraine | website

Style: Kvass

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by TMoney2591 on 07-06-2011

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2.12/5  rDev n/a
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Served in a Chicago Bears shaker pint glass.

The Original Kvass Kick has been moving kinda slow lately, but luckily this newbie found his way into my fridge. To Kiev, OKK: It pours a clear sickly brown (Think about the sky during sunset far from the setting sun itself: There's all sorts of cool red, orange, and brown hues alongside streaks of cloud that remain a cobalt blue-gray. Where they meet, there's a slight blending, giving the impression that the brighter color isn't so bright, like it's waning into gray, aging, if you will...) topped by at best a moment's worth of dirty tan fizz. Not at all the most appetizing sight. The nose comprises fennel, maple syrup, pumpernickel, and a touch of cocoa powder. And this smell comes off strong, baby! Unfortunately, a strong undercurrent of mineral water lurks beneath all of this, subverting all that would have been better than the final product. The taste takes the elements from the smell, ages them in an old limestone cave, and adds a splash of watered-down lime juice. Yuck-o. To the max. The body is a rather light medium, with a lightly fizzy carbonation and an oddly slick feel, akin to allowing Jell-O to melt in your mouth and then kinda sucking it down your gullet. Overall, this was one of the worst encounters the OKK has yet seen. It was very difficult to finish my glass, and I pity the pour soul around here who helps me finish the rest of the two-liter bottle. Here's hoping the next Ukrainian kvass holds up better...(coming soon)

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Old Kiev Kvas from Rosinka
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