Khlebny Kvass Bochkovoy (Barrel Style) | Infost Fine Foods

no score
Awaiting More Ratings
no score
Send samples
Khlebny Kvass Bochkovoy (Barrel Style)Khlebny Kvass Bochkovoy (Barrel Style)

Brewed by:
Infost Fine Foods

Style: Kvass

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by flagmantho on 01-09-2013

For Trade:
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 1 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by flagmantho:
Photo of flagmantho
3.12/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 1.5 liter bottle into a dimpled mug.

Appearance: much like the Infost honey kvass, this bottle is extremely heavily carbonated -- there must be some serious bottle fermentation going on here. Head is huge and fizzy but subsides quite quickly. Body is a medium-brown hue with plenty of haziness. Pretty run of the mill for the style, although the massive foam is pretty spectacular.

Smell: quite sweet and a little bit bready. Interestingly, this kvass also has a little bit of the honey aroma that was present in the honey-style kvass. Not bad, but a bit on the sweet side.

Taste: again, quite sweet, even for the style. There's a tiny hint of raisin in with the light breadiness and hint of honey, which is what I like to look for in the style. This particular kvass seems a little lacking to me, though; it's not bad, it just doesn't have a whole lot of character.

Mouthfeel: very light body, but a massive and entertaining carbonation. Seriously, the layer of foam on the kvass left in the bottle never actually subsides ... several minutes opened and the kvass is still out-gassing at a furious pace. Bizarre, but fun.

Overall: an interesting take on the style. I'm not sure what "barrel style" means, but this particular brew is a little on the bland side. If you like to try every kvass out there, this may be worth your while ... but it's probably not a good place to start. That said, it is still a refreshing and invigorating drink.

 1,458 characters

Khlebny Kvass Bochkovoy (Barrel Style) from Infost Fine Foods
3.12 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.