Brewed by Gubernija
Style: Traditional Ale
Šiauliai, Lithuania


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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   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 (48) - - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (7353) - 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 (5882) - 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 (2963) - 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 (744) - 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 (8464) - Tromsø, 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 (Tromsø 17.01.2014).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
djoeye (1833) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 18, 2014
500 ml alu-can 5.9%abv b@supermarket in Marijampole Lithuania. Off white head. Red body, to the red brown side. Scents of caramel, confectionery, sweet roasted malts, old pale wild cherries. Tastes malt, jam, fruit, roasted malt, dark syrup, cinnamon. Full bodied, good to palate. Finally the taste continues, with hints of apple. Overall really tasty stuff this. Tamsusis = dark, elis = ale. Enjoyed@BalticRateMeet with Rune 2014-jan-17

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holmen1 (2763) - Stavanger, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2013
Flaske delt med Willy, på brygga: flott beige skum, men lite aroma (litt for kald?). Flott rødlig ravfarge. En behagelig overraskelse, dette er et deilig snopeøl for de som liker sødmefylte øl med god munnfylde og myk ettersmak. Karamell med lys sjokolade. Et lite glass spansk brandy (Torres 10 Gran Reserva var det perfekte følge).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zita (4915) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2013
caramel, amber, hazy, off white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, nice sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (6873) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2013
Dark amber and clear. Has an off-white head, medium duration. Sweet aroma, light caramel, faint roasted too. Flavor is heavy sweet, caramel, faint bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6309) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 31, 2013
Medium beige head. Clear deep dark red body with light carbonation. Caramelly fruity perfumy aroma with spicy cinnamon and cocos notes. Dry-sweet earthy perfumy caramelly taste with fruity spicy notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, slightly fluffy mouthfeel. Dry-sweet sugary toffee and earth aftertaste with caramelly earthy funky strawy notes. Interesting, unusual, and drinkable. Very nice. (0.33l bottle, from Bamb Alyne, Vilnius.)

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