Werewolf | Rinkuškiai

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rinkuškiai
Lithuania
rinkuskiai.lt

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Vvall on 02-01-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
137
Reviews:
73
Avg:
2.93
pDev:
25.94%
 
 
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6
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14
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look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

I found this 500ml bottle at Sal's Liquors in Addison, IL for $2.99. Cool label but no freshness date.

The beer poured a murky apple cider color with a 1-finger white head. Short lived retention and almost no lacing.

The aroma was on the sweet side Toffee/maple syrup smell with bready malt and a good dose of alcohol.

Very sweet caramel and bready malt flavor with a lot lot lot of alcohol. Huge and unpleasant alcoholic aftertaste as well. Yuk!

Medium bodied with medium high carbonation.

Not very drinkable. A waste at any price.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

So picked this stuff from a bottle shop in Chattanooga, TN out of curiosity of trying some import from Russia. Turns out this is from Lithuania.

Anyways.

Pours a brown colored liquid. Deep amber with copper and brown hues inside the glass. Almost one finger thick tan colored head that disappears very very quickly. Leaves nothing behind. No lacing. Some bubbles seen rising up. Slight haze.

Extremely rich malty sweetness with caramel and toasty character. Alcohol is not apparent. Seems like some dry fruit as well, some figs may be. But very off setting aroma. Not inviting at all. No phenol, alcohol or hops are felt.

Hits the tongue with all the sweetness there is. Looks richer in molasses. Full of caramel, bad toffee taste and flat single sided malt taste. Tastes a bit unfermented. Finish is sweet. Some alcohol is felt. A bit of carbonation and alcohol add some value to an otherwise flat malt taste. No bitterness, but some hops must have been used to prevent the sweetness from overpowering.

Medium to slightly full bodied. Moderate to slightly high carbonation. N oastringency except for some moderate alcohol feeling that creeps in with taste. Sweet on palate. Difficult to finish.

Style Rate: 3.75
Personal Rate: 2.75

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look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - Pours an amber/copper color with a thin head, leaving almost no lacing at all..

Smell - The smell is amazing. Toffee, very malty and bready, brown sugar, and syrup..?

Taste - Extremely sweet.. almost overbearing. Toffee, sugar, malt, bready, and a pretty strong alcohol bite.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Overall - If not for the alcohol bite, I would probably like this very much.

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look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

A - Dark purple and brown with a little white head. I like the color.

S - Woozy boozy alcohol and grape flavored Tootsie Roll Pops. Smells potent.

T - Heavy on the grainy cereal flavors with some molasses on the back end.

M - Heavy and thick. This is a beast!

Not so good. I found all of these Lithuanian beers at a really low price so I had to pick them up, but none of theme have been anything special. They are all REALLY high ABV too.

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look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A - Amber hue, nothing special. Didn't get much lacing.

S - Sweeter, malty scent. Made me moderately excited for the taste.

T - Extremely metallic up front!!! Others have said this but before I even read the reviews this was the first thought that came to mind. The metallic taste is there at the beginning and especially strong in the end. Yuck.

M - I felt this beer to be very flat and metallic. It's a pretty difficult beer to get through.

O - I have realized over time that this company makes a lot of coin off high alcohol content beers. Maybe the fact that I was paying three bucks should have tipped me off and although this isn't worse than Before After, it's still extremely difficult to get through a bottle.

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Werewolf from Rinkuškiai
2.93 out of 5 based on 137 ratings.
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