Brewed by Rinkuškiai
Style: Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager
Biržu raj., Lithuania


on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Has life ever snapped at you? Grab Life By The Claws!

AAEA's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
AAEA (266) - California, USA - JUL 31, 2014
16.9 FL OZ ($4.25) this is a heavy beer. Taste is like a triple strength flavor of a lager and only a little bit of the High ABV seeps through.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
wombat23 (765) - Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2016
Shared 16.9 oz. bottle. Amber in color with small off-head head. Aroma of sweet malt, alcohol, and a chemical component similar to paint-thinner. Tastes better than it smells, but that’s not saying much. Tastes of very sweet malt, sweet syrup, booze, and the aforementioned notes of paint-thinner (or possibly nail polish remover). I was able to finish my half of the bottle, but it was a laborious undertaking. There’s no way I could have finished the whole bottle (nor would I have wanted to...)

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
darbeer75 (559) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2016
Aroma: reminiscent of rotten apple juice; Appearance: amber with very thin head that disappears quickly; Taste: isn’t as bad as the smell, but still pretty awful; notes of cleaning product; Palate: unpleasant, rotten finish; Overall: I can’t believe I actually finished it; now used as a new low bar ("at least it’s not as bad as LL..."). Never again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Niko100 (2707) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 5, 2015
Nice golden color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of sweet malt, cereal/grain, & some fruit; Flavor of sweet malt, cereal, honey/caramel, and fruit; Warm finish; Not bad for what it is.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Blairgus (4172) - California, USA - NOV 2, 2015
2 Nov 2015, bottle. yellow, clear, steady bubbles. nose is toasty, cheap caramel syrup. med body and mildly fizzy. alcohol is strong and bitter, sweet caramel malt. a lot of alcohol with not much else to commend it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tillmac62 (685) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Pours a clear copper hued gold. Normal head volume, poor retention and lacing. Light lager style nose with a touch of cherry, apple and grape over a very mild biscuit. Alcohol is evident. Light medium body with a nice somewhat creamy texture. Below normal carbonation with very little effervescence in the finish. The flavor profile is good, but is too focused on the alcohol. The complexity of the nose has to struggle to be noted in the middle. Also in the middle, a solid biscuit sweetness arrives to attempt balance, but falls short due to alcohol. Underneath, this is a quite tasty lager that could approach outstanding if the alcohol were reduced to manageable levels. Not bad by any means, but as it is, just good. If you like alcohol forward brews, this one just might be in your wheelhouse.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
LiMuBai (222) - - JUN 19, 2015
Pours a cloudy, dark golden. Appears thick and syrup-like (much like honey). The flavor has a syrup-like quality. The alcohol is very forward. Has a slight bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Kleptoctopus (16) - Georgia, USA - APR 29, 2015
Every so often, perhaps once in a generation, a beer like this comes around. I remember when Kennedy strolled into the White House in his motorcade like a prince returning to Camelot--that, THAT is this beer rolling into my mouth all sudsy, hopeful, and doomed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlimHabib (407) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle pour. Hazy golden with a large frothy off white head. Aroma is corn and sweet honey. Medium body. Sweet corn, light honey, and a sweet aftertaste. For the alcohol content, you can’t really taste the alcohol.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ohpooratlas (52) - USA - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle Poured golden color with significant white frothy head. Malty hay-like aroma. Is smooth on the palate, begins sweet with a slightly bitter kick at the end.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
maxwelldeux (4351) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy dark amber color with a smallish off white head on there. Nose has a lot of corn in there and smells a bit of stale grains. Taste is old and not fresh and really tastes quite bad. Not good.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 14

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50