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

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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.24   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Bottle and can; Pasteurised.
Gold medalist at World Beer Cup in category 19, Münchner-Style Helles, 36 Entries.
In creating Kalnapilis Original, our brewers selected the finest Saaz hops. The beer has an especially rich and harmonious flavour while its foam is sturdy and long-lasting. Feel the unique flavour and aroma that seems like it is straight out of the keg.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beastdog75 (362) - Brick, New Jersey, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Pretty standard Euro lager, but a smooth and quite refreshing beer. Some sweet grain flavors and some bitterness, easy to drink.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
maeib (8391) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2012
Canned 17/08/12. A blonde lager with a big white head and lacing. An insipid pale lager. Corny sweetness. A bit of butter. A short finish. A dull over sweet Eurolager.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
annunz123 (809) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 28, 2012
Grassy hops and a little citrus in the aroma. Taste is watery but pleasant, with a little hop bitterness in the finish. Better than I expected given the RB rating.

1.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 1/20
thedm (4886) - Fort Wayne, USA - AUG 18, 2012
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a medium sized head of foam with a frothy top of fine to large sized white colored bubbles that were mostly lasting and left behind a very softly carbonated transparent light yellow orange colored body and a thick foamy lacing. The smooth mouth feel was tingly at the start with a mellow finish with a strong floral hop aftertaste. The mild flavor contained mild lagerish notes. A decent one that I would consider buying again.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
kalervo (624) - FINLAND - AUG 13, 2012
Dull regular pale lager, nothing to remember. Better when cold ("less taste").

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ccex (891) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2012
Cheap 500ml bottle pours a pale yellow with lots of bubbles and a quickly receding white head. Not much to smell. Aroma is skunky with grass and corn: practically no hops or malts discernable. Tastes is slightly bitter with a mettalic finish. Body is thin, and mouthfeel is too lively. Excess carbonation makes me burp a lot. I enjoy cheap Baltic beers, but this one isn’t any better than the local pale lager I regularly buy in 36-packs at 40 cents per can.

1.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
wimpyjoe (2924) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2012
Gassy, and with very little taste to it, with a texture akin to something similar to shampoo.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
wedgie9 (1792) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 15, 2012
Tasted on 6/14/12 from a capped 500mL bottle purchased at Midtown. Pours a lightly hazy golden color with an average white head that slowly recedes to thin lace. The nose is sweet caramel malt with a corny aroma and a bit of fruity esters. The flavor is sweet and has that weird fruity thing, with corny malt and little else. The body is light with lively carbonation and a short corn malt finish. Perhaps this bottle is past it’s prime, but it is not very good.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
scottw86 (1066) - Maryland, USA - JUN 8, 2012
Poured a very pale yellow color. Large white head. Aroma has pale malts with some lemon and apples. Slightly sweet. Lots of carbonation, some rice, some light fruity sweetness. Aftertaste is sweet.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Niko100 (1833) - Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2012
Hazy straw color; Light body; Aroma of malt, & grain; Flavor of slight sweet malt, grain, and light hops; Fairly bland; Not too bad.


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