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

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.27   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.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 17, 2010
Kalnapilio-Tauro Grupe--Kalnapilis Original Lithuanian Lager Beer 1902--2005 16.9 oz. Bottle. 5.00% ABV. 25+IBU’s? (4.25 /5.0) Pilsner. Foamy mild lace head. Clear bright thin gold color. Mild Pils hop front. Clean crisp mildly tangy butter caramel Pils body with Lithuanian malty creaminess. Tangy crisp mild citrus bitter clean hop end. Sampled 11/9/2005.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerlord (215) - tonawanda, New York, USA - MAR 3, 2007
Nice Golden color on teh pur, thin off white head, huge Saaz hop boquet. Nice crisp fresh hop flavor. Thin mouth feel but about right for the style, a touch of malt in the finish. This beer doesn’t deserve the low rating it has on it, it’s much better than what it appears. Great session beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
generallee08 (717) - New York, USA - JUN 13, 2014
It has a average size white, foamy head. It doesn’t make much lace on the glass and fades to just a thin cap covering a golden colored body with good clarity and visible carbonation. The aroma has a pleasant floral and grassy hop character with a very nice mild malt note. It is crisp up front. Malt flavor is earthy and biscuity with a very mild sweetness that mixes with grassy and floral hops. The hops fade into the dry finish with nice mellow bitterness from the hops. Its body is light with a wet and fizzy texture from the carbonation. Overall it had a nice clean flavor and aroma with an easy drinking body and texture.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rampmaster (642) - Alden, New York, USA - JUL 21, 2008
Presentation: It was poured from a brown bottle into a pint glass. It has a average size white, foamy head. It doesn’t make much lace on the glass and fades to just a thin cap covering a golden colored body with good clarity and visible carbonation. The aroma has a pleasant floral and grassy hop character with a very nice mild malt note. It is crisp up front. Malt flavor is earthy and biscuity with a very mild sweetness that mixes with grassy and floral hops. The hops fade into the dry finish with nice mellow bitterness from the hops. Its body is light with a wet and fizzy texture from the carbonation. Overall it had a nice clean flavor and aroma with an easy drinking body and texture.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Saurononline (135) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 29, 2012
Incredibly good Pale Lager, really smooth and the taste lasts long in the mouth

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arek (207) - Zielona Góra, POLAND - SEP 20, 2014
31.07.14, Bottle 0,5 l, Local grocery store in Dziwnów, Poland. Jasnozłote piwo o świeżym zapachu i puszystej pianie. W smaku orzeźwiające, lekko cytrusowe z subtelną goryczką na finiszu.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johndoughty (4090) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2005
A golden style lager with plenty of body. Virtually no carbonisation and a full bodied clean taste.Left no lacing.A refreshing lager.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 13, 2008
Pours gold with a fizzy head. Smells of apples, some pepper, hints of citrus. Tastes of sweet caramel, malt, some dough, hints of pepper. Finish is moderately bitter. Surprisingly full bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wheelz843 (233) - Grand Island, New York, USA - OCT 8, 2008
bottle. very grassy aroma. light yellow with thick white head. taste is a little sweet. has a decent finish. better than scores would indicate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lcdumchus (19) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2010
Good pour. Nice golden color with a crisp, mild hop flavor, maybe a hint of lemon. Better than most Eastern European beers. Make sure it’s fresh when purchased, as many ratings complain of skunkiness. Not spectacular, but a good session beer.


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