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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
thirstyrabbit (1066) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 19, 2012
0,5l can as "Big Mug Amber", redirecting here. Typical light golden lager body. The big bottle version must be something different, because this is certainly nothing close to "dark" as other reviewers have described it. Light grainy and citric aroma. Taste is clean and neutral. Low on hops. Doesnít have much taste and is therefore pretty drinkable.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
BoostIPA (1198) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - SEP 30, 2011
Industrial lager smell. Corn, adjuncts, sugar in the nose. Pours a pale yellow with no head. Tastes like every other industrial lager from eastern europe. Shitty. Worthless. This is one of the worst beers iíve ever had.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
crossovert (6970) - Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2011
500ml bottle. Big Mug Amber. Pours a pale gold, not amber with a fizzy white head that dissipates with no lacing. The smell is nearly nonexistent besides a hint of malt. the flavor is paper, vegetable, malt, and a hint of herbal hops. Not very good. Glad it was only 99 cents because it is worth jsut a bit less.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pkbites (673) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 19, 2011
Label said "Big Mug Amber". 51 ounce plastic bottle for $2.49 (but Iíve seen it on sale for $1.99). Pours a slightly dark amber. Head is rich, thick, and slightly off white. But it dies fairly quickly. Smells sweet like a caramel sticky bun. Flavor is of caramel. Not as much malt as I expected and little hops. Itís also low on the alcohol content. Incredibly smooth!!The flavor has a quick finish with very little aftertaste. It has the mouth feel of a light beer.But overall this is very easy drinking. Iíd put this up against any of the macro light beers on the market.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
heemer77 (5096) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUL 4, 2011
Sampled as big Mug Amber in a 1.5l bottle. The body was rich caramel brown with a thin patchy white head. The nose was sweet caramel with some nutty almonds. The taste has some rich peanuts and caramel. There is also a brown sugar sweetness. This is like a vienna to me.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
ectuohy27 (547) - ESTONIA - JUL 1, 2011
supremely drinkable, rather smooth palate, low carbonation, quickly-dissipating head, really cheap ($2.69 for an 85 ounce [2.5 L] bottle). Basically itís caramel soda to share w/friends (Brighton Beach)

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
CanIHave4Beers (3166) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - MAR 14, 2011
From a big plastic bottle marked "Big Mug Amber" Pours a bright orange color, which reminds me that itís not only here in the US that the word "Amber" gets thrown around with reckless abandon. The head on the beer is very loose and doesnít stick around very long. The aroma is malty sweet and has some alcohol, but itís not really offensive, just boring and a little weird. The flavor is similar to the aroma, malty sweet with just a light zing of hops, some grainy flavors along with some cornflake corny sweetness that seems to be the focus of this beer. Itís really actually very easy to drink and I can see where the appeal would exist for a bright colored sweet smooth pale lager. Itís not really for me though.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
swoopjones (5643) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 7, 2010
ratebeer tent @ BCTC, plastic two liter , called the BIG Mug or something like that. pretty simple tasting euro lager. medium maltiness, low flavor & aroma. didnt see what it looked like due to the fact we swigged it out of the bottle. wasnt horrible and would drink if only option, thanks for info beastie2k

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
envane (567) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 9, 2010
$3.50 for 2.5 liters in Chicago. Call me crazy but I like these sweetish-sour low-carbonation Russian beers as a cheep summer drink. Almost ciderish in quality.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Boystout (1000) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - APR 3, 2009
A beer brewed by Baltika exclusively for Moldovan market (alternate name/label Bolshaya Kruzhka, "a big mug", for Transnistrian region). 10%, PETS 2.5 and 1.5 L. A pale watery sweetish lager, the cheapest beer in Moldova, as I know.


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