gunnar (9760) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 22, 2017
On tap at 3 Staliukai ir Telikas, Vilnius. Pours murky brown with a small head. Aroma is weak bready malts. Taste is light sweet malts, smooth with soft carbonation, weak dry bitter finish Derbeth (1069) - Kraków, POLAND - SEP 25, 2017
On tap in Alyne Namai. Dark dirty brown colour, small rocky white head, almost no lacing. Aroma is not intensive, with dark bread, honey, hops on finish. Slightly sweet and bitter. Light body, soft carbonation. Good, but not very interesting. Marduk (8493) - Reval, ESTONIA - AUG 4, 2017
5L PET bottle (Grand Bus Tasting 2017). Murky brown color. Tiny size, yellowish head, stays. Rye, very grainy, sweetish in aroma. Grainy, rye, herbal in taste. Herbal hops and grainy in aftertaste. Soft carbonation. Solid brew. AndySnow (8162) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2017
How: Plastic jug filled from the source by Travlr and Nate2g. gnoff (11065) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2017
Where: In the broken bus at the side of the road during the RBESG 2017,
just outside of Riga.
Appearance: Hazy brown colour with a small tan head.
Aroma: Spices, malt, caramel, bread.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, caramel, spices, bread.
RBESG 2017, sampled on July 19, 2017.
Borresteijn (7517) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2017
Late night hotel room tasting, Riga. Pre-gathering.
From RB users Travlr and Nate2g. Freshly opened 5 liter plastic container, coming straight from the source.
I ended up drinking this later on as well, on a bus ride some 30+ hours later, drinks well.
Cloudy brown color, smallish off-white head. Sweet, spicy taste. Spicy aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness. Spicy, malty, sweet scent.
5L container sample, thanks Travlr and Nate2g! Murky brown colour, thin beige head. Aroma of rye, chocolate, malt, raw barley, light sourness, forest fruits. Flavour is light sour, sweet, rye, ryebread, cocoa, bitter finish. Light bodied. Interesting stuff, but not really to my taste. kermis (14716) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2017
6 2 5 3 10 Juks (1105) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 19, 2017
Bottle shared. Murky brown with a small tan head. Aroma of malt, rye and caramel. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter. Medium bodied with very soft carbonation.
From tap, thanks Travlr. Hazy coffee-brown, not much head. Aroma of dark bread, rye, sweet rye soup I had in kindergarten. Taste is bready, malty, lots of rye. Not bad, reminds me childhood, not becouse as I was drinking beer back then... but still. Travlr (26198) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 18, 2017
Draft at the source courtesy of Ramonas, thank you! Cloudy brown color. Floral brown bread aroma. Taste is lightly tart lightly funky caramel on brown bread with subtle funk. Delicious. ArtificialCyst (1364) - Szczecin, POLAND - MAR 12, 2017
UPDATED: MAR 13, 2017 Tap at Zmogsala beer festival. Aroma: Caramel, wet malt, honey, rag, bread. Appearance: Low head, brown body. Taste: Sweet, bready, caramelly, honey grainy, not too pleasant. Palate: Sweet finish, medium body, low carbonation.