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Brewed by Pivovarnya Moskva-Efes
Style: Pilsener
Moscow, Russia

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.24   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
(Translation from Russian):
Light pale bottom fermented beer beer with soft taste and aroma. 11°


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
eczematic (1319) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - AUG 27, 2003
from a very "stary" bottle indeed. unfortunately this doesn't benefit from ageing. sweet, flat, malty and bland.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsniclas (5613) - Billdal, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2003
White frothy head, a lot of bubbles. Hints of hop in the aroma. Quiet mild and a little sweetish.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rickgordon (3843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2003
Golden. Some sourness in the aroma. Only slightly bitter. Standard Lager. Drinkable whilst resting the eyes on a busty doll in Arbat, Moscow.

1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
legion242 (2193) - Richardson, Texas, USA - JUL 23, 2003
Very light colored; fake fluffy head; nose was slight stinky, slight lemon; old socks. Blamd. Lame.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JUN 23, 2003
One of the better Russian brews that I've had - although that's not saying much. Started off with an o.k. aroma and some interesting pilsener flavor, thin citrus finish. Began to fall apart as it warmed - evidence of corn or other adjuncts.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thedm (4935) - Fort Wayne, USA - MAY 26, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2003 This brew poured a medium head of fine to medium sized white bubbles and a transparent wheat yellow body with some carbonation evident. It has a hoppy bitter aroma that made me sneeze. Perhaps I was allergic to one of its components, but I drank it anyway and did not get sick so.... It had no bite of lingering aftertaste. It's flavor was very different, mild and slightly acidic, but not complex.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hotstuff (4096) - Indiana, USA - MAY 24, 2003
This poured a white creamy with small-medium bubbles. Pale yellow body. A lot of carbonation observed with this brew. It had a fruity aroma. Bitterness was noticed and the aftertaste lingered. I was not too impressed with this brew and it lacked character.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
WabashMan (1012) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - MAY 14, 2003
Let's see...Gorbachev end the Brezhnev Doctrine, Communism falls in Poland, East Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, etc., and 13 years later I have my first Russian beer. See...it was all for the good of my liver! This one has a fairly pale color, but a nice, long lasting snowy (Siberian?) white head. Aroma is typical pilsner, though lighter than usual. The flavor is alright, but a little too weak to make a great impression.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - MAY 11, 2003
Very carbonated brew.Medium sized head that faded quickly.Nice golden color.Malty aroma ,that is slightly hopped.Slight citrus presence as well in the aroma.Almost a lemon grass smell for the citrus aroma.Taste is mildly hopped malty slight lemon grass after taste,an almost metallic taste as well,it might just be this bottle.nNot bad but definately could be better.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2003
Pale gold, with little lasting head, nose is a little corny. A bit fizzy, corny, with some drying herbal hops, nothing overwhelming however, a bit watery and pretty easy to drink.


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