DoctorHU (292) - UKRAINE - MAR 8, 2016
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottled 500ml. Golden color with medium white head. Bread, yeast and malty aroma. Tastes grain, malty hops, malts, barbecue, wood. Mouthfeel nice, a bit sweet though. Aftertaste; malts again, wood, brown sugar, fading into the dark.
ectuohy27 (951) - ESTONIA - FEB 12, 2016
2 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pretty terrible rust-malt aroma, and the rest isn’t much better, with the skunky taste I associate with the zhyhulivske/zhigulovskoe genre definitely present. This one is however much yeastier, which improves things, though I wouldn’t necessarily return to this one
kerenmk (3807) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 21, 2014
1.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 3/20
Plastic bottle sample at a tasting at Vova’s place. Thanks Stas. No fizz. Headless murky gold. Oxidized and sweet aroma, bready, papery oxidized taste. No carbonation, medium body.
DSG (10563) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 11, 2014
1.2 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
Plastic bottle sample at a tasting at Vova’s place. Thanks Stas. Clear golden with almost no head. Oxidized cardboard arma with a honey and caramel note and a bit of graininess. Sweet oxidized flavor with cardboard, graininess and caramel. Light-bodied.
kevnic2008 (10787) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - AUG 7, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Light straw color. Aroma of malt, and grain; Flavor of malt, grain and some hops. Average lager.
nickel (918) - - APR 29, 2014
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Pale lager with golden color. Malty aroma and malty taste. Little sourness at the tounge with slightly bitter aftertaste. Drinkable
djoeye (3080) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 28, 2013
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Полтава Жигулів& - Poltava Zhygulivs’ke. 0,5L bottle 4,4% abv, 11’. Made 30 august серпня 2013. Bought in a hypermarket in Poltava, enjoyed at Kremenchuk’s Day. Scents of sweet malts, strawberry, cinnamon, syrup. Fragile white head on a yellow golden body. Tastes grain, malty hops, malts, barbecue, wood.
Mouthfeel nice, a bit sweet though. Aftertaste; malts again, wood, brown sugar, fading into the dark. Overall a decent drink, a very sweet tasting beer.
thexplorer (353) - Kherson, UKRAINE - SEP 16, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Неплох, как и все лагеры из Полтавы.
sinfull (1313) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 29, 2013
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 8/20
Golden color with medium white head. Bread, yeast and malty aroma. Taste is more cleaner then Zhigulivske from USSR
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ogivlado (6984) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 3, 2012
1.3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
Bottled 500ml. -from Billa Kiev, Ukraine. Shared with Marko and luttonm. Hazy yellow coloured, medium sized creamy white head that went away slowly, hint of corn in the nose. Acidic malty and totally empty taste with notes of vinager in the finish. Not good or infected.