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Brewed by Bochkarev Brewery (Heineken)
Style: Pale Lager
St. Petersburg, Russia

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.01   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Beer fans will fully appreciate the excellent taste of Bochkarev Light. The combination of several types of malt gives it unique nuances, a soft aftertaste, and a light bitterness of hops.
11.5°


1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Dorqui (2110) - Brescia, ITALY - JUN 7, 2014
Bottled 0,50L. Pale yellow color, poor bubbly aspect with modest foamy head. Simple erbaceus and dried grassy aroma, soft grains. Miderate prickly palate, simple taste and bitterish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
CanCrusher (666) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - FEB 23, 2014
Bottle 0,50L. Clear golden colour with small, frothy white head. Aroma is mainly hay, straw, some grain and cardboard I think. Moderate bitter taste and aftertaste with lively carbonation. Kinda watery. Regular lager, nothing special.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerhunter111 (8095) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 13, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein goldgelbes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht malzig, süß, getreidig. Geschmack leicht malzig getreidig.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bamsen78 (3315) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear pale golden with airy white head. Clear aroma of hos and yeast. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with estery and (sparse) malty notes. Sourish overtones but the bottle was 3 months past the BBD. Not that bad, though, for a Russian Pale Lager.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MiP (13726) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle, 4.4%. Metallic aroma. Clear golden colour. Small unstable white head. The flavour is slightly bready, but clean enough. A bit anonymous, but does have a bit of malt.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ogivlado (5863) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 3, 2014
Bottled 500ml. -from small Russian store in Zagreb. Yellow coloured, small white head, cereals grainy nose. Weak malty, grainy and mineral water with notes of cereals in short dry and almost tasteless finish.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Erzengel (3439) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 20, 2013
The beer starts very watery. Nearly no carbonation. The mainpart is watery as well, Slightly malty, a bit bready, but mainly watery. The aftertaste is water as well, Some bitterness, but only subtle. Highly drinkable, but malt with water…
--> 7/12/6/6

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
blackisle (802) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2013
50 cl bottle. Clear pale golden, small frothy white head, vanishes quickly, bit lacing, soft carbonation; light aroma, corn, grass, leaves, metallic; mild bittersweet taste, rather bland; medium texture, watery texture; dry mild bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkoNm (681) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - DEC 8, 2013
A nice Russian lager, which feels light in taste, but still offers enough taste to really enjoy it. Pours with a typical golden color and a very weak white head. The aroma is hoppy, not strong but neither too weak. The taste starts between sweet and neutral followed by a generous hoppy bitterness. A nice combination of bitter and sweet which will freshen you and is easy to drink.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Zarkam (458) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 20, 2013
500ml bottle from a supermarket in st. Petersburg, clear gold colour, small soapy head. Aroma of grain and hay with notes of floral hops and grass, balanced taste. Light body, short bittersweet finish with a hint of starchiness. An ok fairly balanced lager, not too great anyway and some typical shortcomings.


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