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Brewed by Volfas Engelman (Olvi)
Style: Pale Lager
Kaunas, Lithuania

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.34   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
„Volfas Engelman“ is a pride of interwar Lithuania, the best Lithuanian beer which received the highest evaluations in different exhibitions from Kaunas to Paris.

Tarpukario legenda Volfas Engelman su RINKTINIU alumi į šiandien sugrįžo it vėl kaip anuomet aktuali patapo. Tarpukario Kauno didžiausias bravoras šiuo vardu vadinamas buvo ir populiariausią anuomet Lietuvoje alų virė. Šviežias tada ir todėl šviežias dabar Volfas Engelman RINKTINIS tik iš tyro. specialaus paruošimo vandens kuriamas, prabangą jojo aromatiniai Perle ir Magnum apyniai bei išskirtinės alaus mielės atskleidžia, o lietuviškas Pilzeno tipo salyklas jį šviesia spalva apdovanoja. RINKTINIS - yra bravoro vėliavnešys, jis kaip ir kitos Volfas Engelman rūšys pilamas į pintos talpos butelius, NEPASTERIZUOTAS todėl ir namuose galima jį ragauti tokį pat kaip ir bare.


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DanielBrown (4112) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2012
Can from Lithuanica, Birmingham. This is most certainly a game of two halves. Smells like a bald tennis ball. Upon swigging however, that early unpromise fades away to reveal a minerally, well constructed lager which hints at Germanic-ness. So far so good, but then it blemishes itself with a finish of rabid formica and Co-Op shelving during a stock check. I sort of like it.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
zvikar (4015) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUL 30, 2010
At the Grand Lager Tasting, thanks Naam, pours pale yellow with a nice head, aroma of cheese, marmalade, grass and some acids, flavor of malt with some sweetness and alcohol notes, light body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nekronos (3742) - Xalapa, MEXICO - FEB 3, 2012
Interestng THe volfas beers are nice, like more gourmet among the regular comercial Lithuanian beers. this was Nice and soft to drink but with strong character.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rauchbier (3665) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2012
Bottle, from an ethnic foodstore in Scunthorpe. Pale gold, thin shortlived white head and low condition. Gentle fruity sweet maltiness and low mineral hop notes in the nose, full bodied and mouthfilling in the mouth with a solid chalky grain note balanced by an insistent hoppiness, finish is clean and fruity wih a slightly honeyed hop note.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grzesiek79 (3491) - Radom, POLAND - AUG 4, 2014
No ten juz nieco wyrazisty jasny lager slodowy niezbyt slodki nawet podchmielony konkretnie. Piekaca nuta na jezyku oraz sliczna puszysta i sniezna piana, dosc trwala. Kolor zlocisty z babelkami, fajna pintowa buteleczka. Ogolnie piwo lekkie w sam raz na lednie upaly.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
SarkyNorthener (3032) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2014
Can from Deya, burton. Pale yellow beer with small head. Aroma of sweetcorn and pale malts. Taste is weak malts and sweetcorn. Soft on the palate. Not much going on. Not good.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
tommann (3004) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2012
568ml can. Pours pale gold with a small head. Aroma is grass, lemon and corn. Taste is sweet and has lemon to start, a little grass with some corn in the finish.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Kavu (2928) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2015
1/2 pint on tap @ Talutti. Pours clear golden with a medium head. Aroma is grainy malts. Flavor is slightly watery and grainy malts. Drinkable.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
vipinvelp (2839) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2012
Very light yellow color, almost too clear. Flat taste with small taste of malts, Öl for bitterness. Served as special but isn't. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
boxofrane (2417) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Can. Pours clear yellow with a small white head, heavy carboination. Mass produced lager staple. Smells of cornstarch, some funky moldy scent. Taste is a light euro lager. This is not bad but not worth seeking out.


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