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Formerly brewed at Stepan Razin Brewery (Heineken)
Style: Malt Liquor
St. Petersburg, Russia

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 2.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.25   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Light beer with pure taste and aroma fermented of a malt drink and easy wine smack.


1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
BeerSkull (1286) - SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2011
This beer is all about sweet and sour malt and alcohol. In every way horrible disgusting! I’d rather drink pure alcohol than this beer!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SanfordBrewer (1391) - Sanford, Florida, USA - DEC 18, 2009
(br-btl br-lbl, "first Russian brewery 1795)

lct-cpr, thin head, med-body, §co2.
§dusty §malty §hoppy aroma, malty T1 §dusty T2 warm fruity T3.

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 18, 2008
I can see why this was $2 now. Clear golden colour, large head that carries a noticeably strong alcohol aroma. Taste is creamy, unbalanced malt character. and a taste that is strong in alcohol also.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Russo (1685) - Campinas, BRAZIL - FEB 14, 2008
Bottle in St. Petersburg. Clear golden color, thin head, aroma is malty and sweet, flavor is the same but the alcohol is perceptible, strong beer. Mouthfeel with high carbonation.Português:Cerveja dourada clara com pouca espuma, aroma de malte e doce, o sabor é o mesmo, porém com notas de álcool bem perceptíveis, cerveja forte com alta carbonatação em seu retrogosto.<P>

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
pilsnerrogge (2488) - Finspång, SWEDEN - NOV 11, 2007
Bottled (7.0 % abv)
Deep golden with tiny particles. Small head. Brief, sweet alcohol aroma. Grainy flavour with lots of alcohol. Harsh finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GadgetGeek (36) - Snellville, Georgia, USA - JUL 11, 2007
The best Russian beer/Malt Liquor I have ever had. It poured with a nice head, started sweet with a malty taste and slightly sour/bitter finish. I liked it on the 4th of July..

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
SSSteve (3755) - - JUL 27, 2006
sweet honey and grain aroma. clear gold. small thin fizzy white head. sweet and tangy flavor. hint of citrus. some alcohol. very carbonated mouthfeel. hard to finish this one.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
zach8270 (3435) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUN 5, 2006
(bottle - 500 ml) Golden pour with a thick white head. Aroma is very light. What I could smell was corn, grass, bread, and some hops. The flavor is very sweet and malty at the front with a dry grain middle, some corn throughout, and a dry and slightly sour finish. Aftertaste is very bitter and sour. Thin-bodied with lots of alcohol present.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
TrevorFloyd (309) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 9, 2005
For a malt liquor, really not too bad. The flavor comes off fruity, perhaps artificially so, and reminded me predominantly of apples. Fairly strongly malty, it was more enjoyable than its low rating would suggest.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cornfield (5473) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2005
It’s not every day one can say, "Not bad, for a Russian malt liquor." And it’s got such a helpful, clear commercial description: "Light beer with pure taste and aroma fermented of a malt drink and easy wine smack." Oh, well. Golden colored with a foamy white head, it’s got a fairly sweet, lemon grass aroma. Not a bad mouthfeel, quite spritzy. The taste is sweet malt with a dash of corn syrup and the suggestion of hops. The finish is fairly clean. Not bad, but it’s probably my last.


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