zenkis (563) - Ogre, LATVIA - SEP 27, 2012
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2013 Color - pale, golden with small, fast white cap diminishing in spotty layer. Mild malt, overwhelming hops in aroma, but poor intense. Taste is bitter good, min sweet, no sourness.Below medium body, watery in mouthfeel, min dry finish.
This one with "Bauskas Gaišais" is one of two LV lagers who is not "typical" in my opinion -loaded with some aroma hops also, not grassy as mayority. Worth attention.
ramboraffe (396) - SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2014
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 7/20
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2014 500 ml bottle. Clear golden with white head. Smell is lager yeast and some citrus. Taste is sweet malt with funky body and low to medium bitterness.
Oakrock (105) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 10, 2013
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Interesting Beer and extra plus for traditional Taste. I Would Say it has a Taste of So called soviet beers. Sweet, coriander (rubber) and basement. Taste trip back to 70’s with modern purity and freshness.
RihardsF (81) - LATVIA - JAN 8, 2014
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours amber light, crystal clear, with white foam. Aroma of hops. Taste is bitter from hops a bit floral, then some sweetness of malts are noticeable and in the aftertaste also some bite of hops. Quite thin body. Nice lager, thou a bit over carbonated.
halapablo (78) - Warszawa, POLAND - FEB 26, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
0,5l butelka kupione na Statoilu na Łotwie. Smaczne piwo z charakterem -trochę goryczy dośdużo słodu, ale ciekawe jak będzie z utrzymaniem jakości smaku bo jak się przekonałem z tym na Łotwie jest problem
Discore (68) - - FEB 23, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle to glass. Golden, clear, medium white head. Neutral hop aroma, slight hint of butter and yeast. Taste - sweet, but since it’s a bit watery, the sweetness is just the right amount. Medium carbonation. Thin body, but with a lasting and pleasant finish. Underrated enjoyable pale lager.
lobs_ols (56) - LATVIA - JUL 13, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear gold with a good white head. Citrusy hop notes on the nose. Same bitter citrus on the palate. Decent enough lager, slightly fizzy bitter finish.
thearmi (21) - Riga, LATVIA - JUL 3, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A floral aroma with quite a strong feel of sweet malt. Very light, pale in color and quite clear with a minimal head. Rather sweet and a little bit bitter. Quite lively with a pleasant finish.
zziemelis (12) - Rīga, LATVIA - FEB 6, 2006
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
I give it maximum, because this is really my all-time favourite. It has its very special taste, not easily understandable, but especially distinct. I may even doubt, whether it may be classified as a Lager - it may go as a Bitter as well (although it is sweetish by taste).
SADESA (10) - FINLAND - DEC 17, 2005
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottled golden slight sweet, hoppy and weak citrus flavored with a hint of alcohol.