Brewed by Poltavpivo
Style: Pale Lager
Poltava, Ukraine


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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 2.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerhunter111 (17290) - P´Castle, GERMANY - MAY 24, 2016
Many thanks to Erzengel for sharing! Pours clear pale golden colour with a mid-sized good lasting white head. Aroma of grainy malt, dry old hops. Taste of very grainy malt, cereals, corn, mild hops, meh...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Oakes (15806) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 13, 2012
Slightly amber-tinged yellow. Aroma like creamed corn and a light adjunct taste, like corn and peas. Light, drinkable and cleanish. Good zhiguli!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
DSG (12189) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 11, 2014
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kevnic2008 (11414) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - AUG 7, 2014
Light straw color. Aroma of malt, and grain; Flavor of malt, grain and some hops. Average lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rune (11369) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 12, 2012
500ml bottle from Gaute. Shared with Finn. Rocky white head, slowly fading over a near clear, golden body. Sparse glass-lacing. Bready malts and sweaty hops to the nose. Mild taste profile of sweet malt and grassy fruits. Rounded ending. Soft, clean and ok (session in Tromsø, 11.09.2012).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Erzengel (7928) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAY 20, 2016
Bottle from a Eastern-European supermarket in Wuppertal. The beer starts very grainy and watery-neutral. Smooth and sessionable, but lots of grain and neutral bitterness. Not much sweetness, round and fresh, smooth and grainy dry in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
ogivlado (7254) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 3, 2012
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Finn (6291) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 12, 2012
Flaske 0,5l. Spandert av og delt med Rune og vasken under ratesammenkomst hos ham 11 Sep 12. Lys gyldenbrun. Litt uklar. Lavt luftig skum. God maltaroma med innslag av frukt. Lite kullsyre. Smaken er karamell og søte plommer. Svakt syrlig ettersmak.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beershine (5224) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Draft at park kiosk Kiev. Gold with a lasting small head Aroma of wet pale malt, damp cereal, and pale spent grain Oily palate. Almost too clean for the style, low diacetyl, its a pretty drinable one, but the oily palate makes it a true zhiguly. A decent one. Not bad for 8 hv ($1). ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Marko (4989) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 21, 2012
Another Zhigulivske, oh joy. POured a hazy pale golden yellow body with a big, lasting head. Smells like diarrhea... a bloody mess. Dunno how I got myself to try it afterwards... man, you don’t get to see such obvious candidates for 1 in aroma that often! Sourish empty taste, some rice, light perfume. What the hell is this...

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