Brewed by Gubernija
Style: Traditional Ale
Šiauliai, Lithuania


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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Specialios technologijos alus „Tamsusis elis“ (5,9%) – tamsusis alus, pagamintas iš specialiai paruošto vandens, miežių, karamelinio bei kviečių salyklų mišinio, pridedant apynių. Alui fermentuoti naudojamos aukštutinio rūgimo alaus mielės, kurios raugina alų aukštesnėje, 14-25 laipsnių temperatūroje.

Pasaulio alaus čempionate 2012 metais apdovanotas aukso medaliu.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cokemonkey11 (144) - - JUL 6, 2012
1/3 Liter small bottle, Maxima XX. Smells like rootbear and vodka, but looks very nice with a brown/cherry hue. Tastes like kvass with a bad alcohol-intense aftertaste. For such a weak review though, actually this beer is quite reasonable and tasty.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (372) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Pours amber brown with a slight brownish head. Aroma is mainly caramel and toffee. Taste is caramel, corn and not much else.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Brandman (2304) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 6, 2015
Cloudy brown body, offwhite head. Aroma has some caramelly malt, bit metal and yeast. Flavour is dull sweet bread. Poor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kerenmk (3071) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks Stas. Hazy copper-brown, honey, nettle and some vinegar aroma, sweet and mildly bitter taste. Medium body, mildly carbonated.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DSG (7625) - Tel Aviv, - FEB 6, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks Stas. Clear amber. Aroma of malt, caramel, a bit of butter and a bit of cardboard. Sweet flavor, caramelly, with a slightly bitterish finish. Light to medium-bodied.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Camons (7348) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle @ Kristrup tasting. Pours amber with a offwhite head. Aroma of malt, caramel, butter. Flavor is sweet, malty, caramel, light buttery notes. Medium body, average carbonation. 310115

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (8245) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2014
500 ml can. BB 25/04/15. (Iki) Pasvalys, Lithuania. Hazy brown colour with a small frothy light tan head. Caramel malt, butter scotch, fruits, sugary sweetness, brown sugar and bread in the aroma. Surprisingly nice. The flavour is bready malty with lots of sweetness, brown sugar and more bread. A bit ordinary flavour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ogivlado (6167) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 13, 2014
Canned 500ml. -from Iki supermarket Vilnius. Dark amber/brownish coloured, small pale beige head that stays for a while, caramel in the nose. Toasted malt, dried fruits and caramel with notes of chocolate and light spices. Surprisingly pleasant and not loaded with sugar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
visionthing (3384) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 30, 2014
50cl can from Maxima, Vilnius. Pours clear chestnut coloured with a tan head. Malty aroma with lots of caramel, some bready notes and hints of spices. Sweet and reminds me a little bit about kvass, but a bit too much on the sweet side for my taste. Certainly flavourful and quite nice, but not quite my cup of tea.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vells (921) - Riga, LATVIA - MAR 3, 2014
Drinkable caramel malty brew. Bit bready, some choco, nuts. Sweet with light bittersweet finish. Bit too watery, but still enjoyable... mostly as dark thirst quencher. Decent price/performance

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (9056) - Tromsř, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2014
500ml can, kindly shared by djoeye. Decent off-white head over a clear, red-brown. Spotty lacing. Promising aroma of dried fruits, berries and slightly roasted malts. Caramel malts and dried fruity flavours, rather jam-like. Roasted malt bitter ending. Medium bodied. Nice and not too sweet. Best of the evening sampling beers from Lithuania (Tromsř 17.01.2014).

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