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Stary Melnik Zolotoye - Pivovariya Moskva-Efes ZAO

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9 Ratings
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 2.54
pDev: 29.13%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pivovariya Moskva-Efes ZAO
Russian Federation

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Globetrotter on 03-03-2004)
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Photo of endless1408
3.25/5  rDev +28%

endless1408, Jun 05, 2014
Photo of MarkoNm
2.28/5  rDev -10.2%

Pours a very light golden color with a generous, solid white head and a decent retention.
There is virtually no smell for the nose to pick up.
The taste starts on the sweet side and is followed by a bitter body. Finishing with decent bitterness and slightly spicy aftertaste.
Not bad.

MarkoNm, Mar 13, 2014
Photo of dcmchew
3/5  rDev +18.1%

dcmchew, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of GONZALOYANNA
2.63/5  rDev +3.5%

500ml bottle. Lager glass. Enjoyed on oct´12. Pure gold in color. Quite a bit hazy appearance. White froth creates a close crown showing good retention. Malty & citric aromas, slightly sulphury too. Sweet citric upfront. Light body. Medium carbonation. Watery texture.Subtle honey & low bitterness in the middle resolve in a rather cloying finish.

GONZALOYANNA, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of stevoj
1.75/5  rDev -31.1%

stevoj, Jul 03, 2012
Photo of ThaCreep
3.55/5  rDev +39.8%

Extremely strong honey nose, as if he had aged and had a strong sucrose. The mouth is easy, slightly sweet. Indeed, honey remains neutral and does not add any sugar to taste. And if we except a small lack of bitterness in the finish, it goes without saying that for a beer of low fermentation, the result is quite exceptional.

ThaCreep, Sep 02, 2011
Photo of foamee
2.3/5  rDev -9.4%

Pouring it into a large goblet revealed an appealing golden color with about an inch of head that slowly faded. Although it smelled like beer, the taste had an unusual sweetness that I never did get used to. So I guess that makes the mouth feel and drinkability poor. The Best Before date on the label appeared to have been scratched out.

foamee, Apr 14, 2010
Photo of stcules
1.08/5  rDev -57.5%

Golden color, clean. An average white head.
The smell is very unpleasant... Ok, it is terrible.
In the label the is a "maltose syrup" in teh ingredients. Now, I don't know the effect of this on a beer, and after this one, I don't wanna know it at all.
Beside the decent appearance, the rest is really awful.
The taste is even worse.

stcules, Mar 19, 2007
Photo of Globetrotter
3.03/5  rDev +19.3%

Comes in a 33cl brown long neck bottle with a white and gold label featuring the trademark windmill. Ingredients conform to the purity law. Best before 10/31/04, I opened it on 3/3/04.

The name means golden, and that's certainly the color - clear and fairly deep in hue. There's not much of a head - just a bit of fizzy white foam that disappears almost immediately. The nose is very, very mild, with just the slightest hint of some malt. The mouth is light and prickly. There's a bit of malt in the opening, sweet but quite grainy. The dominant taste is a metallic hoppy bitterness, which starts early, determines the finish and constitutes the aftertaste. This one is a bit on the harsh side, but it's drinkable.

Globetrotter, Mar 03, 2004
Stary Melnik Zolotoye from Pivovariya Moskva-Efes ZAO
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.