djoeye (766) - Tromsř, NORWAY - OCT 11, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
I drove into Bauska a friday afternoon, and went into Rimi Hypermarket, where I found this beer (among several others). Bauska is a nice little city in southern Latvia, only 20 kms from Lithuania. The stay at the ABC Hotel was comfortable.
Bauskas Alus Gaisais 4,8% pours an offwhite head on the golden yellow body.
Possible to make it tall for some seconds, but it diminishes without much patterns.
Scents of sweet malts, faint hops, hints of honey.
Taste; grains, hops, sweet malts, and some seconds I wonder if it is a bit perfumed.
Mouthfeel, there is some bitterness in a gentle way into this beer.
End; grains, hops, these distinct bitterness signals, and maybe something that makes me think of almonds dipped into honey and then roasted.
Overall this beer is worth being made. The city Bauska should be proud of its brewery and the newly renovated castle, Bauskas Pils.
tampierre (645) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 30, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled ; Devon ; UK ; Malt,honey,butter and herbal aroma ; Dark golden color with bigger head ; Sweet taste with slight bitter finish ; Medium body ; Oily texture ; Pretty good.
oops (140) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 15, 2013
2.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours light brown with almost nonexisting white head. Aroma - metal. Taste is surprisingly good. Decent beer.
Brainiac (123) - Riga, LATVIA - JAN 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
0,5l glass. Strong hoppy aroma, solid taste with very much bitterness in the end. Surprised to see it’s a pale lager! Kind no yeast at all, very clear taste. Carbs a medium.
Discore (54) - - OCT 16, 2013
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Deep gold/light amber color, hazy. Sweet corn aroma, slightly overwhelming. Taste is also sweet, though a bit dry. Oily texture. Low carbonation. Enjoyable at low temperatures and with some salty snacks.
invinoveritas (39) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2012
1.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 6/20
Pours a sprightly golden with a ruby tinge. Rich, honeyed aroma. Tastes of a watery, insufficiently steeped hop solution. Not well.
Splasenec (1) - CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 19, 2013 does not count
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Although the packaging of this beer doesn’t say anything about it to be unfiltered, it was very cloudy. Head lasted quite a long time, but the sparkle is very weak (only a few small strips). The aroma that is not intense, can’t make you interested. The taste is sweet, as if there is a wheat malt contained. But it isn’t writen on the label either. This beer is suitable perhaps only as an example of what’s brewed in the world, but as a common beverage isn’t interesting.