AndySnow (4829) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 27, 2015
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Where: Gift from omhper.
Appearance: Golden colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Spices, malt, hops.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, malt, some spices.
larsga (6684) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2013 Small offwhite head. Clear deep yellow body with light carbonation. Sugary earthy spicy floral aroma with musty richly fruity notes. Deep dry-sweet earthy dusty fruity taste with resiny strawy notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft, smooth, dusty mouthfeel. Dryish resiny strawy dusty aftertaste with caramelly sugary notes. Clean, fresh, not so sweet, extremely drinkable. Very, very good. Its odd. Its kind of sweet, but its not really sweet at the same time. (0.2l draft at Prie Uosio, Panevezys.)
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 19, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Piniavos Seklyčios (8-3-7-3-16) (3.7)
In short: A clean, toasted, dry and semi-rustic golden ale. Very good
How: Tap at Prie Uosio (Piniavos beer bar), Panevėys, Lithuania
The look: Clear golden-amber body topped by a long-lasting small beige head
In long: Nose is very toasted, countryside hay and light fruity notes. A nice rustic character in the aroma but not yeast-rustic like you get from a Saison and such. Taste is super-clean, crisp cereals, some toasted hay, some dried fruit skin, some dry caramel, wooden hops. Nice dry finish that felt a bit woody. Very low sweetness sensation. Overall very bright and crisp character. Lovely session beer. I could have been a really enjoyable experience to drink this beer on tap at the rustic Prie Uosio pub but I feel very uncomfortable when Im in remote pub in a strange foreign country and I feel like I am the most delicious looking customer in the place.
TaktikMTL (6428) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 4, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
En fût. Pichet dégusté chez Prie Uosio (Panevėys. Lituanie). Arôme: Odeur de céréales avec une pointe dhoublons. Apparence: La couleur est cuivrée. Présence dun mince col mousseux et dune fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de céréales légèrement grillées avec une pointe dhoublons. Durée moyenne de larrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence de céréales en arrière goût. (Rating #4242)
FatPhil (10892) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 26, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2015 1L bottle (Piniavos Brewery) - gift from the brewer - thanks! (6:3:5:3:10=2.7)
Nice estery aroma, more ale-like than lager-like but still with a bit of a pale lagery feel. Bready grains in the taste. Much more lagery in the mouth. Some herbal bitterness, brackeny or grassy. Dry finish. Herbal. Smooth palate. Pretty OK, but unexciting.
Rerate: Tap (Prie Uosio, Panevezys) (7:4:6:4:13=3.4)
Aroma like fresh mash, including the kettle hops too. Full ands mellow. Lovely grainy body, a good bready roast. Slight wooliness in the finish. Solid and tasty.
Rerate: 1L Bottle - almost as good as the previous tap one, biasing its score more than the previous duff one.
MartinT (8550) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 11, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
My Bottom Line:
Toasted malt freshness leads into elegant honey and sparkling wooden hop bitterness for a smashing quencher.
Further Personal Perceptions:
-A stable head of foam decorates the misty amber.
-Mouthfeel is polished and nearly dry.
-The flavor profile is beautifully balanced. This is a rare Lithuanian brew not shy in the hop finish.
-This is reminiscent of some Davra brews from Pakruojis. And thats a very good thing.
-This seems to be be their base brew for the Raudonyu and Laukiniu.
On tap at Prie Uosio.
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 24, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ nekutis, Vilnius. Unclear amber orange colour, nice huge very creamy rocky head. Bit sour (pleasant) and yeasty malty pleasant hoppy aroma. Great lacing! Yeasty mineral hoppy bit sweet and sour malty flavour. Was told the light sourness should be there.
omhper (21279) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2009 Draught at nekutis , v. Stepano, Vilnius. Hazy deep golden, minimal head. Spicy minerally nose. Dry with clean, rounded mouthfeel. Lightly minerally with notes of honey and some resiny hops. Flavourful, yet very drinkable. Quite excellent!
gnoff (8746) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Draught at nekutis in Vilnius, Lithuania)
On May 1, 2008
Shady golden color, small white head. Bitter, hoppy, malty taste. A bit spicy aftertaste. Sweet malty and fruity scent. Medium mouthfeel and bitterness.