Užavas Alus Reviews




lokis333
3.5
Užavas Tumšais
Lightly hazy dark amber color with small almond foam. Aromas of weak rye bread, caramel and sweet sugary kvass. Palate, medium to full body with thicker texture leaving malty long finish. Taste of sweet caramel malts, sunflower seeds and straw. Overall, nice dark beer, for me reminds more of traditional ale with full body and refreshing taste.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

jookos
2.2
Užavas Gaišais
Tap@arsenals golden clear. Malty buttery nose, honey. Popcorns, butter in flavour, creamy malts. One of the most diacetylic brews ive had.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

Friday, July 08, 2016

oh6gdx
2.2
Užavas Gaišais
Bottled@HBF2016. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is bready, mildly rubbery along with some rice and mild grains. Flavour is wooden, grassy, grainy and mildly earthy.
Friday, April 29, 2016

Kavu
2.9
Užavas Tumšais
0,25l from bottle @ Helsinki Beer Festival 2016. Pours clear chestnut with a medium head. Aroma is mostly malts. Flavor is slightly roasted nutty malts. Decent.
Saturday, April 16, 2016

Hermod
2.3
Užavas Gaišais
HBF 2016. Poured straw color, thin white head. Grains, straw, not much else in aroma. Grains in flavor. Drinkable, albeit "raw" stuff.
Saturday, April 16, 2016

phfyysik
3.1
Užavas Gaišais
Pours golden clear with medium white top. Aroma is grains, sweet malts, some paper. Taste is very grainy, a lot of barley, some hay, malts, dust. Quite good grainy lager.
Sunday, March 20, 2016

alex_leit
2.5
Užavas Gaišais
Draft. Yellow-gold color with white foam. Aroma: malty, a bit grassy and spicy hops. Taste: malt, yeast, grain, a bit grassy hop bitterness.
Sunday, February 28, 2016

Leini
1.8
Užavas Gaišais
Sample at Aussie backpackers, Riga. Golden with a low white head. A diacetylbomb...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Leini
2.8
Užavnieks
On tap @ Aussie backpackers, Riga. Hazy yellow/golden with a medium white head. Light bread, grass, dough, some herbal notes and some butterscotch.
Monday, January 25, 2016

mandaritto
3.4
Užavas Tumšais
Aroma caramel. Kind a soft and creamy. Taste: caramel, malts. Very drinkable, refreshing beer to grab at supermarket, but nothing fancy at all... Good Latvian brew.
Saturday, January 16, 2016

vickey9
1.3
Užavas Tumšais
Like homemade stuff. Diacetyl in taste and palate. What to add when there is nothing else... Full stop. B@Riga
Tuesday, October 06, 2015

remALUS
2.6
Užavas Tumšais
1.37 eur/ 0.5 ltr. @Ventspils. Is saldytuvo, butelyje, buvo skanrsnis nei bare
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

remALUS
2.6
Užavas Gaišais
1.29Eur/ 0.5 ltr. @Ventspils nepigus, bet niekuo neišsiskiriantis, neypatingas alus...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

DanielBrown
1.7
Užavas Gaišais
Bottle from Deya, Burton. Really bad. Popcorn, pure butter, greased honeycomb. Way too sweet. Soft gobfeel. All over the shop. Some cherry fizz bomb, fool.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Gangstergafje
2.9
Užavas Gaišais
The beer has quite a lot of foam for a pilsener. The foam is rough and white. Nice. The color of the beer is golden yellow. The beer is crystal clear. The smell has also some of this strawberry. There is also a nice hoppy aroma. Quite nice. The strawberry is also in the taste. It is quite a nice beer. It is pilsener, with an extra dimension. All the love to Latvia.
Sunday, August 09, 2015

larsga
2.9
Užavas Tumšais
Small offwhite head. Clear brown body. Papery caramelly aroma with cinnamon notes. Dryish caramelly cinnamon taste with spicy notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, mealy, low carbonation mouthfeel. Dryish spicy cinnamon and herbs aftertaste with caramelly notes. It’s OK. (0.5l bottle, from Stockmann, Riga.)
Saturday, August 08, 2015

djoeye
2.8
Užavas Gaišais
Look; big off white head, lot of lacing, clear golden body. Aroma; sweet grains, toffeeish malts, attic hops, some floral perfume and sweetness. Taste; bread, round soft sweet malts, floral hops, whiskeyish grains, leading to a bready finish. Normal body and soft carbonation. Overall not bad. [50cl brown bottle 4.6%abv Ventspils BB19-09-2015 B@Rimi Bauska 1€30c T@Ferie2015]
Thursday, July 30, 2015

martjoobolut
1.5
Užavas Gaišais
Bottle. Pours golden with whiteish head. The head doesn’t stay. Aroma is maize, popcorn, grains, nastiness. Flavor is sweet, popcorn, malt. Overall: bad. Why the hell is this rated so highly?!
Saturday, July 18, 2015

DanielBrown
2.9
Užavas Tumšais
Bottle from Deya, Burton. Amber brown, with a big, bubbly, froth top. Tastes: envelope, wet sweater, stale sugar puff, bread, white sugar, brown sugar. Light, short taste. OK, no more than that.
Monday, June 01, 2015

SarkyNorthener
3
Užavas Tumšais
Bottle from deya, burton. Copper beer with medium foam head. Aroma is of caramel and bread. Taste is bready, caramel and some malts. Ok beer.
Thursday, April 23, 2015

SarkyNorthener
3.2
Užavas Gaišais
Bottle from deya, burton. Golden beer with medium head. Aroma is pale malts and some cereal grain. Taste is cereal grains, light herb, pale malts and a little sweet bread. Decent lager, the way they should be.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

zvikar
1.9
Užavas Tumšais
Bottle sample at a tasting at Stas’s place. Thanks DSG. Pours brown to yellow with a small beige head, aroma of caramel, bread and cookies, flavor of caramel, bread, alcohol, sweet, light bodied.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Alusmamuts
3.8
Užavas Tumšais
Retrospective rating. Dark-amber/brown hazy with medium white cap. NIce balanced taste with mild bitterness and caramel, rich of nuances. This rating is for beer on tap, for unknown reasons the bottled beer is much worst.
Sunday, November 09, 2014

Alusmamuts
3.9
Užavas Gaišais
Retrospective rating. Golden-amber ahzy with medium white cap. NIce balanced taste with mild bitterness, rich of nuances. This rating is for beer on tap, for unknown reasons the bottled beer is much worst.
Sunday, November 09, 2014

NordicV
2.6
Užavas Tumšais
Brun öl med inslag av orange. Smutsvitt skum. Doften är ganska söt med maltighet, mörkt socker, torkad frukt och honung. Maltigheten dominerande i smaken.
Saturday, September 20, 2014

NordicV
2.7
Užavas Gaišais
Flaska @ Don Basil i Ventspils. Gul med vitt skum. Doften är ganska söt med malt och honung. Samma i smaken med en lättare gräsig beska som avslutning. Snäppet bättre än mĺnga industrilager men nĺgot för söt.
Saturday, September 20, 2014

Finn
2.1
Užavas Tumšais
Flaske 500ml anskaffet av djoeye og delt med ham og Rune pĺ pauserommet 27 Aug 14. Mřrk gyldenbrun. Lavt skum. Svak karamellaroma. Smaken er malt & korn. Vassen.
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Brainiac
3.9
Užavas Tumšais
0,5l on tap. Good color, aroma ok. Overall feelings are of like a regular beer. Dunkel that lager lover can drink at anytime.
Sunday, September 14, 2014

djoeye
2.4
Užavas Tumšais
Clear amber body, fawn foam, few lacings. Caramel and bread to the nose. Taste; caramel malts, dry hops, grains, bread, peel. Semi dry on palate. Mild finish. Average drink. Shared with Finn&Rune. [50cl brown btl 4.9%abv° BB01.09.14]
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

zvsn
2.6
Užavas Tumšais
Bottle sample at tasting, thanks DSG. Clear amber with a small head. Caramel and malty aroma. Sweet, caramel, candy and bready flavors, low bitterness. Light-bodied.
Thursday, August 21, 2014

DSG
2.6
Užavas Tumšais
Bottle shared at a tasting at Stas’s place. Thanks mom for this bottle. Clear copper-amber with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, a bready note and a faint vegetal hint. Sweetish flavor with malt, mild caramel, light toastiness and a mildly drier finish. Light to medium-bodied.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

mzaar
2.7
Užavas Tumšais
Flaska. Dimmigt brunorange öl med stort smutsvitt skum. Dofter och smaker av karamell, honung, malt och en del frukt. Easy come, easy go.
Monday, July 28, 2014

mzaar
2.5
Užavas Gaišais
Flaska @ Don Basil, Ventspils. Klar guldfärgad med vitt skum. Dofter av säd, malt och majs. Smakar förvĺnansvärt bra för att vara en lager, där en viss honungssötma bryter in bakom säd och vitt bröd. Medelkolsyrig. Lättdrucken.
Monday, July 28, 2014

lobs_ols
2.4
Užavas Gaišais
Bottle. Very weak fizzy head. Gold with more bubbles than anticipated on the eye. Malty hop aroma, faint. Sweet malty taste, hoppy malt finish. All a bit watery. I swear this was better when I was younger.
Friday, July 18, 2014

BeerBaboon
1.7
Užavas Gaišais
Pours gold with white head. Aroma is sweet malt and old butter. Flavour is light bitter, light sweet and notes of metal.
Monday, July 14, 2014

Senka
3.4
Užavas Gaišais
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.
Sunday, June 15, 2014

Kalarel
2.8
Užavas Tumšais
Misty dark amber with a huge head. Malty, milky aroma. Medium to watery body, no carbonation. Malty taste with some fruits.
Friday, February 28, 2014

Finn
2.4
Užavnieks
Fra kran pĺ Alus Stacija, Riga 9 Okt 13 sammen med gode kollegaer. Gyldenbrun. Uklar. Lavt skum. Forsiktig karamellaroma. Smaken blir vassen med et preg av malt & papp.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014

visionthing
2.9
Užavas Gaišais
50cl bottle from Riga International Airport. Pours clear golden with a finger thick, but pretty fast dissipating white head. Moderate fruity and malty aroma with notes of honey. Moderate sweet with rather nice fruitiness and a light bitterness tingling in the finish. Rather nice for being a pale lager.
Sunday, January 05, 2014

Discore
3.9
Užavas Gaišais
Bottle. Slightly hazy golden color. Aroma - balanced mix of hops, malt, nuts and bread. Taste is light sweet with a nice bitter finish. Light to medium body. Overall - much more than just another pale lager and one of the best beers from Latvia.
Saturday, November 02, 2013

jann3
2.3
Užavas Gaišais
A draught poured in a dimpled mug. Yellow and a bit hazy body with a large white head. Sweet and malty aroma with notes of honey. Malty flavour that lingers until finish. Soft carbonation. Very little hops. Maltiness definitely dominates. Decent but too sweet for me.
Monday, August 19, 2013

Eructoblaster
2.7
Užavas Tumšais
On tap at Salve Restorans (Riga). Hazy amber body with a thin off-white foamy head. Decent maltyéhoppy aroma with brown sugar and some woody hints. Its fair maltyéhoppy taste carries caramel notes and ends with a short bittersweet finish. Drinkable.
Sunday, June 30, 2013

Eructoblaster
2.7
Užavas Gaišais
On tap at Salve Restorans (Riga). Blond body with an average carbonation and a good white foamyécreamy head. Fresh malty/hoppy aroma with herbal and bready hints. Taste is rather thin but not bad. It carries herbal notes and ends with a short bitter finish. Decent Lager.
Sunday, June 30, 2013

visionthing
2.9
Užavas Tumšais
On tap at some market in Riga. Hazy caramel colour with a yellowish off-white head. Caramely aroma with fruity notes, malt and hints of hops. Sweet and caramely with a balanced bitterness. Easy to drink, but too sweet and a bit too much caramel flavour.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013

agent_persik
3.2
Užavas Gaišais
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.
Sunday, May 19, 2013

larsga
2.9
Užavas Gaišais
Small white head. Hazy yellow body with light carbonation. Earthy nutty mealy aroma with fruity musty notes. Dry nutty earthy fruity taste with mealy notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish-bitter mealy grainy earthy aftertaste with herbal notes. Not bad, but a bit low on flavour. (0.5l draft at Prie Kristapas, Riga.)
Sunday, April 28, 2013

Snegurochka
2.6
Užavas Tumšais
500ml bottle from Rimi, Riga. Orange body, large soapy off-white head, that rapidly diminishes. Reisin, hay, cereal, butter and hints of lemon.Tastes of sweet malt, some fruit, butter, honey, coriander and cheese. Round and smooth. (Shared @From Latvia with Alus Beer Session 22.03.12)
Sunday, April 28, 2013

neverleaveopen
3.6
Užavas Gaišais
slightly hazy, golden with a small head. aroma of honey, cereals and some floral hops. a bit too sweet.
Sunday, March 31, 2013

ectuohy27
2.8
Užavas Gaišais
Pretty good for a PL, the yeasty, almost bready flavor of "living beer" is characteristic, and generally welcome. A bit hoppy at the end though
Friday, March 22, 2013

ectuohy27
2.7
Užavas Tumšais
Decent but not quite a dunkel at all--malt/caramel notes mostly absent, yeasty flavor and aroma predominates, with an unusually hoppy finish (on draft at Lido, Tallinn)
Tuesday, March 19, 2013