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Obolon Zhiguli (Zhigulivske/Shigulewskoe)

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Brewed by Obolon
Style: Pale Lager
Kiev, Ukraine

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.25   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly 5.2%
Now brewed for the Monolith Group


1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
dnicolaescu (1279) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - MAR 12, 2015
Bottle 50 CL. Golden-amber with a poor white head. Metallic aroma, fermented fruit with hint of spice (kind of like a Belgian blonde), dirty socks? The flavours sucks almost as bad - oily diacetyl, light astringent acidity, abrasive carbonation. No hops. Meh.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
ThirstyBird (2184) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JAN 19, 2015
Thanks to Gabriel!! Pours a light amber color with a head that goes away quickly. The smell is fruit, caramel, corn. The taste is fruit, cardboard, caramel ending a bit bitter with a strange aftertaste. Light with very little carbonation. A very unfortunate beer.

1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Erzengel (5494) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 19, 2015
1l plastic bottle from a Russian shop in Wuppertal. Amber in colour the brew starts malty-sweetish. Fresh, a bit grainy with a mouldy-strange (plastic) taste. Sweetish-grainy, smooth. Strange mouldy-sweetish aftertaste.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
kerenmk (3235) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks DSG for the bottle :) Clear to hazy gold with white head. Sweet wort and DMS aroma with a little sweet, toffee and DMS taste. Light body, watery and wet mat aftertaste.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
zvikar (4005) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 18, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks kerenmk. "Zhigulevskoe". Pours yellow with a medium head, aroma of honey, molasses and corn, flavor of honey, grain, sweet and malty, light bodied.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DSG (8423) - Tel Aviv, - APR 11, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks kerenmk. "Zhigulevskoe". Clear deep golden. Grainy and corny aroma with a bit of cardboard, kinda vegetal with very faint grassy hints. Sweetish corny flavor. Light-bodied.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
vinivini (708) - BELARUS - APR 10, 2014
Pale yellow colour, thin bubbly head. Smells of grain, bread, grass. Light to medium body. The taste is malty sweetich & sourish. The bitterness appears near finish. Hoppy aftertaste. The palate of this beer is rather all right, but the taste is everything but pleasant. Not a second bottle please.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kalarel (34) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 8, 2014
Keg. Clear amber, medium head. Strongly metallic smell with some malt. Thin body, slight carbonation. Taste of malt, bread and grains.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marduk (3972) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 25, 2014
Tap. Clear dark amber color. Medium size, white head, stays. Plastic, sweet, bit sour, faint hops in aroma. Malty, grainy, mild hops and bitter taste. Crisp mouthfeel.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beersiveknown (3925) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle at home from kevinic, cheers!
Pale amber with white head. Sweet grainy cereal nose. Medium carbonation, digestive biscuit malt, fairly sweet with a brief dry finish.


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