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Prie Katedros Šviesusis (Light)

Brewed by Prie Katedros Bravoras
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Vilnius, Lithuania


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 2.86/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Alc. content may differ by 0.3% + -.
"Katedros Šviesusis"- tai gyvas nefiltruotas alus, pagamintas iš tyro vandens, rinktiniu apyniu ir aukščiausios kokybes šviesaus miežiu salyklo. Vaiskias aukso spalvos ir subtilaus apyniu kvapo - yrač šveinus ir lengvas alus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Derek881 (1187) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 31, 2015
Had a pint of this beer on tap at the Submarine restaurant in Vilnius, Lithuania. The beer had a very cloudy and hazy straw-gold color with a smaller foamy white head with shorter retention, average cling and lacing. The aroma had some grainy hops and barley along with a bit of yeast and straw. The taste was a grainy and barley bitter flavor blended with some sour straw tones. A very wet and watery beer with low carbonation and a lighter, fluffier mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (1658) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2015
On tap at the brewpub, Vilnius. Mid to dark gold, plentiful carbonation. Smells of honey and wheat... a bit of soft citrus, nuts and toast. I found this quite sweet, with a pleasant short finish. I’m bucking the trend here but I though this was quite good, by far the best of their beers.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Derbeth (537) - Kraków, POLAND - OCT 7, 2014
Draught. Pale colour, hazy. Aroma is very wild, with lots of hay - which makes the beer original, but not very drinkable. Light bitterness, not sweet. Soft carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
visionthing (3884) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2014
25cl on tap at the brewpub. Almost clear golden with a rather small, white head. Grainy and fruity aroma with notes of yeast, hints of spices and cooked vegetables. Medium sweet wit a fairly light bitterness. Medium to light body, easy to drink, but also boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KyotoLefty (8125) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 25, 2013
Tap at Grill Inn. Pale yellow, fine head. Slitly cloudy. Tangy nose, lemon, some yogurt, grass. Grainy flavor, bread, lemon, grass. Peppery, nicely bitter finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
3fourths (8795) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Draft at Katedros in Vilnius.
Popcorn and makeup powder and iceberg lettuce aroma.
Suggestions of acetone / nail polish remover and hair spray.
Pasty, yeasty, starchy, silt-like.
To be fair, it does seem drier and more fermented than most sveisus.
Still has enough DMS / cabbage / lettuce notes to make in unpalatable.
Moderately creamy mouthfeel, carbonation is nice.
Subtle lemon hop flavor and aroma show up but can’t do much to save it.
Yeasty, tart and sour.
Smells like mom’s makeup bag.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 19, 2013
The head is medium, the body blond & cloudy. It smells yeasty, malty, taste, aromatic, less hoppy, yeasty-aromatic. Ok 11/10/10/10/-/11

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mzaar (2281) - Varberg, SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2012
Honungsfärgad öl med svagt vitt skum. Honung och citrus i aromen. Hö, örter och citrus i smaken.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
vickey9 (825) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUN 6, 2012
Simple light beer smelling as an empty barrel in an simple brewery. Just malty and floral aroma, hops is missing. Very light, both body and palate. On tap @ Prie katedras in Vilnius.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 24, 2012
In short: A entry-level thirst blonde lager that is only pleasant because of its brewpub freshness
How: Tap at brewpub
The look: Cloudy yellow blonde topped by a medium white head with medium retention
In long: The bright nose displays citric/lemony notes and fresh cereals. Taste has a lot of crisp crackery and straw-like cereals, a tiny bit of honey, a light tartness, a light citric/lemony tartness, some herbal notes. Short finish with a light bitterness. Very active carbonation. Miles away from the more traditional Lithuanian pale beers I had over there, this was more like a standard anywhere-on-earth brewpub thirst blonde lager. A pleasant treat because of the freshness that a brewpub beer can offer, but would probably be quite lame if it was bottled and available in a store. First actual brewpub we visited during that Lithuanian beer trip during which we drank beer all day long each and every day. They say the more you drink alcohol the more you develop tolerance, that’s not true, I know a big homebrewer from Ste-Hyacinthe who drinks a lot yet he still hates gay people.

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