neverleaveopen (175) - GERMANY - MAR 31, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
slightly hazy, golden with a small head. aroma of honey, cereals and some floral hops. a bit too sweet.
Oakes (13140) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 2, 2004
3.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Slightly hazy golden colour. Odd toasty, malty, grainy aroma. Smooth shortcakey malt flavour. Soft herbal hoppiness carries things forward. Clean, gentle, subtle.
Maris (1088) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JUL 22, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap in a 500ml glass in Vecriga beer garden on 22/7/2010. Has quite a distinct aroma for a pale lager, with a floral, honey/pollen and bready aroma. Sweet honey is the most notable flavour. Has a quite firm and lasting hop finish. A lovely, high quality lager which is perfect to quaff on a warm summer’s afternoon in Riga.
Nekronos (3738) - Xalapa, MEXICO - AUG 20, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very cool too. NOt so tasty as the other, maybe I should have tried in different order. But the qualiy amazes me. I hear good things about them from other people.
Senka (814) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 15, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From the archives: I was searching for this beer for some times. I was driving through Riga, but it was never available in supermarkets. Creamy, with specific Latvian yeast aroma. Slightly sour.
Vells (857) - Riga, LATVIA - DEC 16, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2012 Bit hazy golden with medium white head. Quite OK duration.
Aroma.. hoppy and malty thou not very intense. Bit grassy, some honey.
Sweet with mild touch of sourness. Dry, medium bitter finish.
Nice quality Latvian brew. Nothing extraordinary, thou decen, balanced drinking beer
agent_persik (488) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 19, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clean golden color, small white head. Aroma of malt, honey and grain, a bit buttery. Taste is dry sweet with lightly bitter hoppy finish. Watery body and medium carbonation. Nice and refreshing pale lager.
Marduk (3370) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 1, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
0,5l bottle. Grainy, malty, yeast, mildly sweet aroma. Mild yeast, faint sugar, grainy, malty, very faint hops in flavor. Nice crisp mouthfeel. Tastes like old common USSR beer 25 years ago (in a positive way).
Miksu (5027) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - OCT 9, 2008
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
0.5 l bottle. Golden color, OK head. Sweetish, honeyish and toffeish aroma. The taste has notes of malt, honey, herbal-fruity hops and medium bitterness. Soft palate. Clearly above average baltic lager with fair amount of hops.
estpiwo (1310) - ESTONIA - DEC 16, 2008
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
0,5L bottle. Golden color. Sweet malty aroma. Flavor is some malty and then hoppy. Bitter aftertaste. Good.