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Brewed by Gubernija
Style: Malt Liquor
Šiauliai, Lithuania

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
“Grand miežių” beer (9,5%) is a very strong sort of lager beer, produced according to the old Lithuanian traditions using an especially high quality light barley malt, best bitter and aromatic hops, clear water, with a bit of corn to make the aromatic spectrum of beer original and unique.


JLAudio's rating

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JLAudio (282) - Crestwood, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2007
This is overpowering. Offers nothing really but alcohol content. The flavors are artificial to a certain degree. It lacks depth and complexity


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Holmen1 (4612) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2016
Boks på tilbud (kr. 10) hos Bulgarsk Mad i Rantzausgade. Søtlig preg av overmodne frukter. Utseendet er upåklagelig, men smaken blir fort ufrisk. Svak ettersmak av sukkertøy. OK når man skal svelge kveldens kolesterolsenkende tablett.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
anders37 (22242) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2016
Can. Pours a clear yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy corn aroma. Sweetish grainy alcohol and corn flavor. Has a sweetish malty grainy finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (33771) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2016
Can. A hazy yellow beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of fruits, alcohol, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, malt, and sirup, leading to a dry finish.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
brnandersen (3168) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2016
Sample from 50 cl can. Clear, golden color with a thin, white head. Sweet aroma with alcohol, marzipan a brutal bitterness. Taste is light sweet. Medium body. Finishes dry and bitter with grasses and alcohol. Ok for a malt liquor.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
yespr (39411) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2016
50 cl can. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is light cornish. Sweet. Toasted and alcohol. Light malty and cornish finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Desverger (7338) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2016
Bottle@Borups - Orange pour with white covering. Aroma and taste is sweet malty, some grassy hoppy notes, slight fruity notes, sweet malty finish.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Borup (10702) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2016
50 cl. bottle. Clear golden colour with white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, alcohol and bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
polomagnifico (1202) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - AUG 15, 2012
Bottle. Aroma is heavy cereal grains and lager yeasts. Hazy medium orange amber hue with medium white head that mostly diminished and left ok lace. Flavor is heavy sweet and medium bitter. Palate is full bodied and oily soft with a noticeable alcohol presence on the finish. Overall a big beer in all the wrong places. Too much macro lager and not enough fresh ingredients.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
reebtogi (5460) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 2, 2012
500ml can pours a pale amber color with a 2 finger white head that settles quickly leaving no lacing behind. Aromas are cheap corny malts and light hops. Taste is sickly sweet with alcohol and very little hop bitterness. Medium body with modest carbonation. About what I was expecting which is pretty much a cheap malt liquor.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
brokensail (15444) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 11, 2011
A: The beer pours a clear light amber color with a finger of white head. S: Smells of apple cider and prunes with a fair amount of booze. There is a bit of peppermint aroma, strangely. It’s cloyingly sweet and sugary. T: Same sort of characteristics on the palate. Very sweet, quite sugary, and lots of prunes/prune juice. There is a pretty heavy dose of booze. A touch of malt to it, though. M: Sort of syrupy for a malt liquor/strong lager. Medium carbonation. O: The fine country of Lithuania has some work to do on this one.


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