Brewed by Kalnapilis (Royal Unibrew)
Style: Pale Lager
Panevezys, Lithuania


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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Bottle: Filtered
Ingredients: Water, barley malts, aromatic hops Select and Brewers Gold, bittering hops.
Yra įprastas šviesusis alus ir yra naujasis KALNAPILIO „Grand Select“. Kuo jis ypatingas? - Tvirtą, ilgai išliekančią putą ir subtilų aromatą suteikia kilmingųjų apynių SELECT ir BREWER’S GOLD derinys. Jis įmaišomas, tik kai alus baigia virti – taip išlaikomos visos geriausios savybės. 100 % miežių salyklas užtikrina akivaizdžiai sodresnę, gintarinę spalvą ir turtingą, brandų skonį. KALNAPILIO „Grand Select“ – išraiškingo skonio, tačiau lengvas lager rūšies alus.
-- www.kalnapilis.lt/grand-select/
100% Barley Malt

oppear's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oppear (95) - Tallinn, - AUG 22, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2013 This looks and tastes much like any other medium-lager, feel’s bit on the lighter side. Difference is the cherry note when still being a light beer. Acceptable!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tac (156) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Dark golden body, big frothy white head. Some floral and grassy aromas with some caramel sweetness. Some bad aroma of muddy water. Taste is pretty food, balanced sweetness and very mild bitterness. Very soft body. Nice hops in aftertaste. Quite decent beer despite this bad aroma. Most probably would be better on tap (tried from can).

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SilkTork (5412) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2015
400ml dark bottle from Polish supermarket in Southampton. Not sure how different this is to Kalnapilis Grand. The Grand is apparently 5.3%, and this is 5.4%. It’s a dirty looking beer. The taste is very watery with some fruit and a vague staleness. It’s drinkable, but not pleasant. Crude.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
StueyD (1467) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2015
A mid golden amber coloured beer with a thick frothy white head. A light malty aroma, slightly syrupy, then a weak hoppy fruit aroma. Dry mouthfeel. The taste follows on from the aroma with a dry malty flavour followed by zesty, lemony hop flavour, both if which longer in a weak finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SarkyNorthener (3069) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Can from WB Stores, West Bromwich. Golden beer with mefium head. Aroma is light sweetcorn, caramel and a little tin. Taste is pale malts, caramel and some mild hop bitterness. Ok beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ThirstyBird (2215) - London area, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Thanks to erzengel! The beer pours a pale golden yellow with an off-white head. The smell is grain, mild fruit, grass. The taste is grain, cardboard, grass a bit dry and bitter on the end. Light in body with average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Grumbo (881) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle from Rasputin’s, Ipswich. Pours a light gold colour with a decent sized white head. Aroma of corn, and floral hops. Light body and texture quite thin. Some bitterness to finish. Not especially grand.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
The_Osprey (3443) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2015
500ml can, 5.4%. Clear dark amber, sparkling, decent foamy white head, full lacing. Aroma is spice - black pepper in particular, a little ash, some copper pipe. Body is medium, soft carbonation, a little foamy. Taste is bready malt with some toffee, some vegetable, bubblegum, soft bitterness. Alright.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ectuohy27 (762) - ESTONIA - NOV 24, 2014
Thought that the Grand Select was an alias for Lacplesis Ekstra (same abv/style adn virtually the same logo), but it is in fact different--the first is paler in color, with a more chalky and less grainy/grassy taste; some slight citrus notes; the latter is (if slightly) darker, less foamy, and with more distinct grainy, even nutty, flavors. The Lithuanians win again, if barely!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
omhper (21410) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2014
Keg at Crown Plaza Hotel, Vilnius. Clear golden, faint head. Sugary nose with butter and boiled vegetables. Sugary and buttery. Low bitterness. Low drinkability.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
StilleStorm (1116) - Stavanger, NORWAY - OCT 3, 2014
DWFIV; Can 0, 5l. Pours clear golden with a moderate to large frothy, moderate lasting and lacing white head. Aroma is malt, hay, light vegetable and light spice. Taste is moderate sweet and bitter with a short to moderate lasting finish. Body is medium, texture is light to oily, carbonation is soft.

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