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Avilys Lithuanian Honey Beer

Avilys Brew Pub
Brewed at Brouwerij Strubbe

Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Kaunas, Lithuania


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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 2.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Brewed with honey.
Bottled version manufactured for "Haus der 131 Biere" in Hamburg, Germany by Strubbe
Version brewed at Avilys brewpub is under the "Avilys Medaus".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MarkoNm (1016) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - FEB 21, 2014
UPDATED: APR 19, 2014 Pours a somewhat amber color, clear, with a slightly off color white head. Decent foam. The aroma is malty and also as you would expect there is the addition of honey. Not strong but still pretty noticeable. The taste is sweet followed by some bitterness also. You can almost taste the honey. Not bad, but nothing really rememberful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cantabrian (905) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle from Drinks of the World (DE), thanks to Mathias for accommodating to the order. Powerful aroma of Waldhonig, smothering the malt and a light whiff of pork marinade, all so dark and pungent, to the point of being intimidating. The beer has a very photogenic dark copper tone, shining as if recently polished, with a head of maritime foam texture. But the flavour is surprisingly nice and friendly, after the whole power of the aroma. Of course the forest honey vein is still strong, but there is some citrus, spices, and even a feel of a nice Witbier. Lovely and crisp, the thin body helps making it all a lot more easy to drink. Really nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Douberd (2884) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2013
Bottle 330 ml at home, poured into a stemmed glass. ABV 6%. New country tick. Pours an amber coloured beer, with a clear body. Just a couple of bubbles in there and a thin, both in size and density, off-white head. Low retention, it leaves light lacing on the glass. Very obvious honey aroma and next to that an aroma that brings a hefeweizen to mind, with fruity notes, banana, some clove. Quite nice and inviting. Taste is quite sweet and also reminds of a hefe. Honey, malts,light caramel, fruity, with clove. The sweetness retreats quickly and gives its place to a pleaasant bitterness with good duration. Slighty metallic aftertaste. Medium thin on the body, good carbonation, enough to feel it on the tongue. Overall , very nice, doesn’t disappoint.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mike_77 (3588) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2013
Pale brown with a decent head. It’s too sweet overall with lots of malt, caramel and honey.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
neur0 (932) - GERMANY - APR 12, 2013
(Flasche) Es hat eine bernsteinerne Farbe, ist fast klar filteriet mit einer leicht orangenen.Schaumkrone. Das Aroma riecht ein bisschen nach Brombeere, ein bisschen moosig und nach honig. Der geschmach ist eher schlank, ähnlich wie das Aroma, leicht säuerlich. Es hat eine sehr breite Bittere und viel CO2.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rasmus40 (12393) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle from Haus der 131 Biere, Hamburg. Clear amber with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and heavy spicy honey. Flavor is quite sweet. Sweet finish. 301212

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MichaelAwesome (4982) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - DEC 26, 2012
Bottle shared with McTapps. Not a bad one for an underestimated beer. Very easy though but with a bit of honey in the note. Sweet surprise and definitely worth a try.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
McTapps (4990) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - DEC 24, 2012
Bottle shared with MichaelBruch. Yellow-golden in colour with low head. Nose is honey. Taste of light honey, mild hops, little bit of sweet dough and plums. Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ferit (160) - Schleswig-Holstein, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2012 + mooi stroperig geel honing kleur + geur is lekker zoet en fruitig +/- eerst smaak bitter citrus,2de smaak fruitig alleen niet herkenbaar. Kan van alles zijn. 3de smaak, na 8 sec niet gedrongen te hebben proef je opeens iets van honing, maar zeer ligt.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
oh6gdx (21503) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 5, 2011
Bottled@Monks Café Wallingatan, Stockholm. Deep golden colour, small off-white head. Aroma is malts, caramel, honey, some sweet sugary notes as well as mild yeastyness. Flavour is honey, sweet malts, some sugary notes as well as some mild floral and nectary notes. Rather bodied.

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