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Rezeknis Bryuvers Gaišais
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Brewed by SIA DFD - Rezeknes Alus
Style: Pale Lager
Rezekne, Latvia

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 2.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.64   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly 5%.
Light Beer.
Unfiltered and unpasteurised.
Brewed to a traditional recipe.
Ingredients: Water, barley malt and hops.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
jons402 (1) - LATVIA - MAY 16, 2011 does not count
this is my favorite beer. In sauna it has the best taste ;) Its not so strong beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brainiac (144) - Riga, LATVIA - JUL 4, 2013
on tap. Very fresh yeasty aroma. Some mayor malt and bitter on tongue. Medium body and great amber color. Short aftertaste, good balance.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19192) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2012
Draught at Alaus Stacija, Riga. Clear deep golden creamy head. Restrained hops in a sweet malt aroma. Faint notes of bubblegum and butter. Light bodied, mid dry with saltier bitter finish. Quite nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2012

Draught @ Alaus Stacija, Riga, Latvia.

Clear medium yellow orange colour with a small average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, hay, straw, butter. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, malty, sweet malt, dry, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120729]

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Discore (65) - - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle, clear, deep golden, minimal head. Lightly bittersweet. Grain/barley aroma Medium carbination, thin, slightly oily texture. Overall rather drinkable lager, refreshing at a proper temperature.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
estpiwo (1268) - ESTONIA - OCT 28, 2012
1L PET from keg in Laagri Maksimarket near Tallinn. Hazy golden-amber color with medium head. Sweet malty aroma. Flavor was sweet malty, honey-like, some hops in finish. Interesting.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
larsga (6120) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2013
Medium offwhite lasting head. Hazy yellow body with light carbonation. Minty resiny aroma with freshly cut wood notes. Dryish resiny minty taste with spicy notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish mealy fruity spearmint aftertaste with mealy notes. Weird. More like toothpaste than beer. (0.3l draft S. Brevinga, Riga. Accidentally also rated from Alus Stacija, Riga, with exact same scores.)

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (8997) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 2, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 16, 2014 Tap (Brewery Olleklubi) as dodgy fake name (5:4:6:3:11=2.9)
Almost wheatbeery, with it’s rich orange, and haze. tiny ring head. Sweet, almost corny, aroma. Similar in the mouth, perhaps a touch of honey. Fullish smooth palate, but quite harsh carbonation for a snowy night. Light graininess in the finish, just a hint of They seem to have at least temporarily cured the diacetyl disaster they were suffering from. Pretty drinkable, but as I’ve just eaten and drunk to my full, I found it hard to get something with this level of carbonation down.
Rerate: Tap (ditto) shared with TBone (6:3:5:2:10=2.7)
Sweet and corny. Fizzy, too harsh. Needs swirling a lot. Then the corniness resembles grains more. These beers all still need work, clearly.
Earlier Rating as "Rezeknes Gaisais": 5/13/2011 Total Score: 2.8
Tap (S. Brevinga Alus/Viski, Riga) - 4.6% 2010- version. Not entirely sure it’s the Gaisais
5+ Sweet treacly aroma, Anna gets some ginger.
4 Hazy reddy orange. Settles to a small head after a big frothy pour.
5 Very latvian. A touch lactic, but very full of a simple grainy taste.
3 Pleasant mouthfeel. Finish has a new taste for me - the raw, freshly steeped malt grains.
11 Super easy to drink lager, maybe a bit sweet, but it goes down so easily.
Rerate: Tap (Folks Klubs, Riga) as "Rezenkes Gords Ols" apparently at 4.6% not sure this is the right place for the review (6:3:6:3:12+=3.0+)
Nice deep reddy orange. Nice sweet dunkel, caramel forward. Easy drinker, but a bit thin for a dunkel.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
suurjuust (962) - ESTONIA - APR 3, 2012
Pale foggy golden amber, small head. Nose is malt, honey, hints of fudge. Mouthfeel is smooth, subtle carbonation. Malty, sweet, taste with some hops in the finish. Refreshing.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kingstoni (1436) - FINLAND - NOV 7, 2012
Tap. Hazy reddish copper color with no head. Aroma of caramel, nuts and smoke. Malty taste. Refreshing but a bit watery.


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