Lobster Lovers Beer | Rinkuškiai

BA SCORE
71
okay
150 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good
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Lobster Lovers BeerLobster Lovers Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rinkuškiai
Lithuania
rinkuskiai.lt

Style: Euro Strong Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Red Label

Added by letsgopens on 12-22-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
150
Reviews:
83
Avg:
2.86
pDev:
25.17%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
16
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 150 |  Reviews: 83
Photo of Rickyfiske
5/5  rDev +74.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Fist off, I've played a lot of shows around the Cleveland, Ohio area. I get drink tickets and like to try new beers each time. I came across Lobster at my local Rieders here in concord Ohio. It was very cheap for $1.99 us, 9.5%. I have been hooked since only need a couple of these to last all night long.

Yes, I've heard the taste is strong or miserable, tastes like toilet water, bottle drained,for others online. I have to beg the differ. I tell people about lobster lovers all the time, give it away to friends, ect,.

It recently has risen in price to $2.49. (1pt .09oz) I'm hooked and will gladly pay it.

If this is considered an "ok" as far as taste to price for European standards, I'd like to try a better!

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Photo of boxer0029
4.5/5  rDev +57.3%

Photo of rypkr
3.75/5  rDev +31.1%

Photo of atrocity
2.5/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of robertjskelton
2.25/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of OKCNittany
3.5/5  rDev +22.4%

Photo of Mrose78
1.75/5  rDev -38.8%

Photo of HerculesRM
2.88/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Smells boozy and musty. Tastes the same, with hints of bread and banana, typical for the yeasts used in the Baltic states. I started drinking it too cold, but the second half of the bomber was poured into a room temperature glass and was quite a bit better. Thick full mouthfeel, feels like a triple. I wasn't sure what to expect from a beer with a huge lobster on the label, but my expectations were not high. Overall a decent beer but not one I'd choose again.

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Photo of swgwilt
3.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of tard24
4/5  rDev +39.9%

Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
2/5  rDev -30.1%

Photo of humulusphile
3.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of NonicPanic
2.25/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of RochefortChris
3/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of MKrauss
1.5/5  rDev -47.6%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.51/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Lobster Lovers Beer has a thick, foamy, yellowish-white head, lots of thick lacing, an enormous amount of bubbles, and a hazy, orange-gold appearance. The aroma is very strong and bracing- one gets super-sweet, alcohilic barley malt and candi sugar. Taste is of sickly-sweet barley malt, melted hard candy, alcohol, barley malt, and bread. Mouthfeel is heavy, and Lobster Lovers Beer finishes sweet, harsh, and minimally drinkable. But, even with all the harshness and the jarring experience, it is a good one, and I score it excellent.

RJT

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Photo of the1stfo
2/5  rDev -30.1%

Photo of Duwey
3.75/5  rDev +31.1%

Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of bmjivi221
3.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Roman5150
2.2/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

bottle into tulip

appearance: clear golden yellow, 1 finger white head

smell: butter, bready, booze, some notes of wet dog

taste: Alcohol, butter, maybe it's subconscious but this really tastes like lobster. Very warm and the alcohol lingers well into the aftertaste. NOt very refreshing, rather disgusting.

mouthfeel: not much carbonation, thin bodied

overall: Not something I would drink again, just really boozy version of a euro style lager, not very good. But for the ABV and price, it's not a bad option in that regard. With that said, this was my first drain pour.

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Photo of Mphis
1.5/5  rDev -47.6%

Photo of derkfromwi
2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Wrigfen
2.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Ok I originally gave this beer a 3 without a review. I have now tried it again and feel I need to change my original rating. Overall a low cost beer with such a high ABV is a good deal but I really do not enjoy the taste. My first taste on my second try felt overly carbonated. It's appearance looks almost like a slightly darker mass produced light beer. Hey it is not awful, it has a little good flavor and some not so good. I am not a beer snob or have an overly sophisticated palate but I know good from bad. Try it, you will get a buzz, but I can't say you will be thrilled OR turned off by it's taste. To each it's own.
I did drink this about a haf hour to hour after earlier completing a Victory Golden Monkey. The latter really stands out in comparison to this.
Try it though, I am curious what others think.

Maybe I will put it back to a 3 at some point as I still have four bottles left and want my wife to try,

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Photo of djrn2
2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Lobster Lovers Beer from Rinkuškiai
2.86 out of 5 based on 150 ratings.
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