FatPhil (8350) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 8, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap (Rinkuskiai Brewery Tap)
Odd sweet marzipan, some hint of pulses too, in the aroma. Some marzipan also in the taste. Simple and clean. Being 6%, this has just a bit more body than the weaker filtered ones, so I prefer it. The winner is the unfiltered one though.
MartinT (7482) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 11, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
My Bottom Line:
Green hop subtleties dwell within this lean, dry brew, as faint banana esters make their way into honeyed malt flavors.
Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam covers the clear pale blond.
-This is as clean as all other Rinkuskiai brews.
-I don’t see why I would drink a 6% brew with the same flavor profile (very nearly) and body as their 5% Proginis.
-The flavor profile is too timid and near blandness to warrant a revisit soon.
On tap at the brewery restaurant.
estpiwo (1217) - ESTONIA - SEP 15, 2008
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Golden yellow. Aroma is light hoppy. Flavor is some sweet and light hoppy finish.
Oakes (11408) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 23, 2004
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Golden, sparkly. Rich saaz aroma. Palate, though, is lightish and slightly sweet. At least the pale malt flavour is very clean, but only a faint background of hops after that aroma?
omhper (18763) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2004
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Sampled draught at Biržai Beer Festival.
Pale golden, clear. Hoppy, sweaty aroma. Medium sweet, fruity but not estery. Medium sweetness. A bit boring.