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


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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
(Translation from Russian):
Light pale bottom fermented beer beer with soft taste and aroma. 11°

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
usasig (2) - USA - JUL 6, 2005 does not count
bubbly, clear goldish colour, euro lager definitely not a pilsener! has that bittery firm flavor that i ve been looking for a long time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VENOM (941) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 22, 2002
Clear chartreuse. Fast dissipating foamy white head. Light carbonation. Clean aroma, hints of sulfur, hard water and spicy/lemony hops. Crisp and bracingly biting. Sharp mouthfeel. Bitter and spicy hop aftertaste with some lemon peel notes. Quenching and easy drinking. Clean and hoppy with a delicate malt backbone. Hints of sweetness. Hard water finish with more lemony notes. Better than expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDIPSO (5133) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 11, 2002
Straw color with a decent white tight bubled head. Aroma of light floral hops. Light crisp malt flavor with a dry slightly bitter finish. Very nice light clean lager when cold. Fresh sample: Best By 18, 06 2003.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OD40oz (774) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - AUG 30, 2005
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2008 Not only does Russia have hot women but they brew good beer too. I expected a bottle of vodka with yellow food coloring but it was actually a decent pilsener. I would buy this again anyday if I could get it in South Dakota. Good old Ruski’s, you gotta love em.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (13947) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 3, 2001
Golden-amber colour; fresh, grassy nose; biscuity palate, with a herbal-grassy hoppiness. Not especially bitter, but a pleasantly hoppy finish. Quite refreshing, and a standout amongst the world’s pale lagers.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gooner (136) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 30, 2002
My first taste of Russia. Pretty good hops, pale yellow in colour and nice frothy head. As indicated in previous ratings, I’m not a big lager fan...but this was a good one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rauchbier (3699) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2003
Bottled. Gold colour, good white head and moderate condition. Sweet malt and distant solvent in the nose, clean and malty in the mouth and lingeringly bitter in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Embrouille (2831) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 27, 2008
Bottled 50cl. Malty, buttery, smooth components accompanied by a hint of lemon. Slightly sulphury? A tad salty. Buttery finish with a hint of nuts (walnuts and hazelnuts) and candied fruits. Very pleasant. Flawless flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nekronos (3849) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAY 14, 2012
Regular beer, not so special but neither disgusting. Nic eto have a nice time with friends only, nothing to try saving for long time.

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