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Rinkuškiai Zhigulevskoe Zhivoe


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Brewed by Rinkuškiai
Style: Pale Lager
Biržu raj., Lithuania

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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 2.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Naturally Fermented Full-Flavored Live Lager The Lithuanian version of everyone’s favourite Russian lager. Based on special barley malt and aroma hops.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
mike67 (830) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 27, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pours golden with white head and soda-like carbonation. Aroma is of fruit juice and hint of hay. Body is medium and smooth. I’m not sure what is inside of the bottle but it taste like sugary soda. Not even close what Zhigulevskoe should taste like.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
sinfull (898) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Golden color, medium white head. Aroma of malt and corn . Taste is same. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Notes of alcohol in taste don't look good. Moderate bitterness in aftertaste. Average brew.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
cmacklin (307) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 31, 2014
16.9 fl. oz. bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber colour with a small, short lived, off-white head. Aroma of malt, fruit and corn. Sweet flavour of corn, fruit and malt with a dry, bitter, hoppy finish. Medium body with a thick, sticky texture and soft carbonation. Not too bad for a lager.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Frank (3025) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2014
UPDATED: APR 17, 2014 It took some sluthing to find this mother on RateBeer but I did it and I am proud to be the first person rating this fine, fine beverage. It pours a nice golden orange w/ a thin but long lasting head. It has a pronounced grainy aroma and is pretty sweet to taste. It is not terribly heavy but maybe a little thicker than I would prefer in the style--or perhaps it just needs a touch more carbonation. Unless you consider a pretty strong corn-like grain character (but buttered popcorn/diacetyl but maize) to be a flavor flaw, this is pretty clean which, combined w/ a decent amount of bitterness in the finish, makes for a pretty drinkable lager beer.


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