pilsnerrogge (2351) - Finspång, SWEDEN - SEP 16, 2007
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draught @ Hotel Azimut, St. Petersburg
Yellow colour. Creamy head. Peculiar vanilla ice cream aroma. Thin and over carbonated with a dry, grassy bitterness
DandyWolfFloyd (378) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 25, 2008
2.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Aroma is faint, with a bit of mild hops. It’s appearance is a golden color. It’s flavor is a nice balance between malts and mild hops. It’s very smooth. A nice session.
larsga (5812) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 11, 2012
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Medium white head. Clear deep yellow body. Mealy malty grassy aroma with fruity notes. Dry-sweet malty papery taste with grassy fruity notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dry resiny grassy taste with dandelion and flour notes. Mealy flavour lingers. Not bad, but a bit harsh and mealy. (0.5l bottle from a street kiosk in Moscow.)
fiulijn (13000) - Malmö, ITALY - FEB 10, 2003
2.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Golden color. Commercial aroma. Ordinary flavor, but with a robust bitterness.
bierkoning (9554) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAR 3, 2004
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Golden color, head vanishes almost immediately. Slight grainy apple aroma and flavor. Banana. Fairly clean palate, but no specific aftertaste. Medium to full bodied.
Zarkam (200) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 12, 2013
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
500ml bottle from hypermarket near Vyborg, 5.2% abv. A hint of basement aromas upon opening the bottle. Clear golden colour, small white head. Aroma of bread, hay, cereal and some hints of floral hops and resin, very balanced taste and mellow bitter finish, medium body. Fairly European-style basic lager, not that common in Russia as they tend to be sweeter. Nothing particularly wrong, probably useful if intending to be somewhat drunk the entire day in Summertime.
Boystout (1000) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - MAR 1, 2003
2.3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
It seems to be Zolotaya Bochka Klassicheskoye. This brewery also brews a malt liquor (the worst of all) and a light beer ("Probably the best beer in Kaluga" :) The less alcohol the better beer. This "Classic" is very middle-of-the-road.
SaintMatty (4279) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2008
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
500ml Bottle - Golden in colour with a small white head. Malty aroma with a hint of sweetness. Malty and slightly sweet taste with a hint of citrus. Not bad and quite refreshing when served cold on a hot day.
OleR (4372) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 1, 2012
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
0.5 L bottle as ЗОЛОТАЯ БОЧКА Klassicheskoe. Pours a brilliant clear pale golden, topped by a finger of fully diminishing white head. Sweet-scented bread and wort to the nose. Taste is fairly clean malty. On the sweet side with bready and grainy malt flavor. Some bittering hops underneath. Light to medium full. Slick texture. Sweetish malt ending. Just about a decent euroloager.
kevnic2008 (6608) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - APR 14, 2013
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Golden colored clear body with a medium size white head. Nose dominated by malt. Flavour dominated by sweet malt.