Werewolf | Rinkuškiai

WerewolfWerewolf
BA SCORE
2.93/5
140 Ratings
WerewolfWerewolf
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rinkuškiai
Lithuania
rinkuskiai.lt

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Vvall on 02-01-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,642
Reviews:
75
Ratings:
140
pDev:
25.6%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
14
Trade:
0
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2.06/5  rDev -29.7%
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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Photo of AmitC
3.63/5  rDev +23.9%
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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Werewolf from Rinkuškiai
Beer rating: 2.93 out of 5 with 140 ratings
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