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RATINGS: 634   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.19   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Light, aromatic beer with a most refined flavor, served in the best restaurants and bars of St. Petersburg, Moscow and other cities. The beer possesses a unique taste and the subtlest aroma.
The ingredients are water, light barley malt and hops.
Produced since 1994. 12.5°


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1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Beerenberger (1555) - Fischer, Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2012
A slight skunky aroma. A clear yellow pour with a rocky mostly lasting white head and some lacing. Taste is almost not present, but if i had to pick it leans toward the malt side. There is a biscuity finish and slight biscuit aftertaste. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Overall, this was a complete disappointment for me. No taste to hang a rating on.


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Towey1989 (303) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2015
Bottle at The Wye Valley House, Buxton (JDW) Pours a clear golden colour with a fizzy white head. Aroma of sweet grain, cereal, maize, bread and a slight citrus hint. Taste of sweet grain, cereal, slight vegetable, bread and floral hops. Light bodied and fizzy carbonation. A crisp bitterness in the finish. A decent lager, sweet to begin with and a nice, clean bitterness to end.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
TATE (330) - Lubec, Maine, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Can. Pours a gold color with a thin white head and lots of carbonation. Vegetable aroma. No taste at the beginning ending with some cardboard and more hop bite than I was expecting. Super carbonated. This taste like any other cheap beer. Just wanted to tick off my first (and maybe last) beer from Russia.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
WillemsUrenkel (802) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - MAR 13, 2015
Tall 0,5 l bottle. Penetrative straw with citrus on the nose. Clear golden with a big white head in the glass. Taste starts like dishing soap, later a little bit malt with low bitterness. Thin structure. High carbonated. Not recommended.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
massingasetta (356) - München, GERMANY - MAR 1, 2015
That Russian beer can taste well is shown thru this international pale lager type beer. This is truly a good character beer of the drinkable sort. I was surprised that the ratio of bitterness and drinkability works so well.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
AdiBeer (1817) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2015
Aroma: grain and bread malts, some sweet flavours. Appearance: clear, pale gold, medium, frothy, white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: light sweets continue, grain malts, sugary sweets, lively carbonation. Overall: inoffensive, yet boring Lager. Bottle from Drinks of the World, Bern.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Vincent68 (210) - Nitra, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 25, 2015
Fľaša z Metra 0,5 l. 12.5° stupňové ruské pivo zo St. Petersburgu, určené na export. Zaujímavá fľaša, perfektný uzáver, pivo sa dá ľahko otvoriť aj bez otváráku. Vôňa jemná, príjemná, farba svetlá, pena hustá, ale "jarová" a rýchlo opadá. Chuť nevýrazná, ale pivo je prekvapivo piťeľné.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ordybill (434) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Poured from a 16.9 oz. bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a malt and citrus smell with a hint of that Euro Lager skunkiness thrown in. Appearance- A transparent yellow with a small white head. Taste- Has a nice malt and fruit mix not what I was expecting, a pleasant surprise. Palate- A light bodied beer with heavy carbonation,. Overall- Better than average, had a fruity taste than I expected. I would drink this again.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tarmok (176) - Tartu, ESTONIA - FEB 16, 2015
aroma: hay, grass. appearance: pale, clear, minimal head, white foam. taste: light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour. palate: light body, thin feel, lively,

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
waiake (327) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 25, 2015
1 litre can poured extremely pale yellow with a light malty hoppy aroma the taste was crisp lightly bitter sweet better than expected & tastier than Baltika Cooler though being such a huge can it got a bit skunky towards the end

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omega (778) - NEW ZEALAND - JAN 22, 2015
From a can. A very big can. Another thin non desrcript lager that is easy to drink which is lucky given that it comes in a very big can.


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