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Rinkuškiai Hell On High

Brewed by Rinkuškiai
Style: Doppelbock
Biržu raj., Lithuania


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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 1.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
Euro Super High Alcohol Lager. Orange-gold. Smell is of rich full caramel malt and well straw. Smooth and well ballanced, with just enough malt and hops to add a fruity taste. Alcohol flavor is not prevalent despite 14% ABV, almost is not noticable until you’re through. Really good with BQ pork or pulled pork.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexanderj (3433) - Branson, Missouri, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle; too dark to have notes on the color. Aroma of cookie dough, caramel molasses, ripe fruit and sweet malt. Malty flavor; caramel, dark fruit, cookie dough. Flavor is a bit sloppy, but I do like the components. Could see how some would not like this, but I do. A bit sickly sweet, but I like sweet. Better than expected.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
jaymobrown (1782) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Yes, yes hell. Very much hell. Burning and strong with very tough going down. It is not very good. Strong though.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ffaoe (369) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - APR 22, 2015
super strong malt aroma. dark gold in color and hazy with no head. flavor is very malty, strong alcohol taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
demannu (246) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 7, 2015
My wife (being a bargain hunter) picked me up a bottle. Absolutely loved the bottle art, wish i had saved it. Unfortunately that’s were the good ends. Appears syrupy and oily after pour. Palate matches the appearance. Very syrupy like an overly thick cough syrup that awkwardly coats the whole mouth. Flavor is medicinal and cheap booze. Even at the amazing low cost of $4.25 for 14% I would not do this again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jimhilt (2490) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Pours a three finger white head that fades quickly leaving no lace. Clear amber color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Brown sugar nose and flavor is a lot of maple/brown sugar, sweetness hiding the very high ABV. $3.90 for a 500ml bottle from Tully’s Beer & Wine Wells, Me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Butters (3990) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 27, 2014
CLear golden pour with fair bright white head. Syrupy and aggressively sweet. But goddamn this hides the abv incredibly well. Reminds me of a very mellow version of a samichlaus. Surprised at how good this is despite the high abv. But hella sweet. Awesome label.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
shrubber85 (9454) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle. Vegetal/old orange and caramel malt aroma. Golden yellow with no head. Sweet sugary biscuit malt flavor. Light alcohol finish. Not as horrible as I was afraid it would be.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Patrickctenchi (5210) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle: Bubbly, clear orange/amber with a soapy white head. Bready, fruit, stale orange, alcohol aroma. Taste is boozy, corn, grain, orange, light caramel malt..... Not as awful as I expected, but pretty abysmal. Sticky, boozy...a mess, basically..... However, the label art is a killer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
ccex (1121) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 20, 2014
500ml bottle has a great label and cheap pricetag. Having tried other strong beers from this brewery, my expectations were low, and this is as bad as the others. Pours a clear orange/amber with small white head and no lacing. Aroma is Frosted Flakes and vodka: corn, sugar, and booze. Taste is sweet with a slightly bitter boozy finish. Body is medium without much carbonation. ""Quad Bock" on the label is hype, just to outdo Rinkuslai’s Before and After "triple bock", which is still my favorite label on a cheap high ABV beer. If you have a strong stomach and enjoy punishing yourself, I recommend this, even though I’m writing this before I know how bad I’ll feel after finishing it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
edgallow (3077) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 5, 2014
16.9 oz bottle pours amber with a white head. Aroma is very sweet caramel and alcohol. Taste is sweet, sweet and more sweet with a harsh alcohol bite.

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