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Brewed by Švyturys (Carlsberg)
Style: Pale Lager
Klaipeda, Lithuania

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
ŠVYTURIO is, 5,0 % volume light beer of transparent gold colour and tender aroma of hops. Rich taste and bitter freshness of hops are a subtle match. This especially soft and light beer is made of malt, hops, aromatic hops, beer yeast and fresh water.

ŠVYTURIO beer is appreciated by many Lithuanian beer lovers, because it is a perfect match of light freshness of GINTARINIS and rich taste of EKSTRA. Maybe because the label of this beer is red the beer lovers named it “red”. Almost all shop attendants reach for ŠVYTURYS refrigerator if they are asked for “red”.
This beer is sold in 0.5 litre bottles only.

Note: The beer was replaced by a 6% version in 2012, but the name was reverted to the 5% version in 2013, while the old version continued on as Švyturis Tradicinis.

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2.6
jamesie1857 (2151) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2017
500ml bottle from European Shop, Rotherham - Clear pale yellow body, short lasting head. Nose is corn, sweet sugar, bready, little citrus. Taste very sweet, rather syrupy, sweet finish.

2.2
ciupakabra (130) - - JUL 1, 2017
Kolor: Słomkowy, idealnie klarowny. Piana: Biała, obfita, drobno pęcherzykowa, trwała, pięknie zdobi szkło. Zapach: Słodki, słodowy. Smak: Słód, kukurydza, punktowa goryczka - niska w stronę średniej intensywności. Wysycenie dość wysokie, piwo wodniste, ale w miarę pijalne.

2.7
Ascelja (1484) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 31, 2017
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Bottle. Clear pale body, medium white head. Aroma of malts, cotruses. Taste is sweetish, malty, with touch of citruses. Light to medium body, moderately carbonated.
Surprise.

2.5
Rotin (1491) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 26, 2017
Bottle 0.5l. Clear, straw colored. AROMA- malty, bready, citrusy notes. FLAVOR- slightly sweet, slighty bitter, malty, touch of citrus and cardboard. Medium bodied.
Drinkable.

2.7
BlackHaddock (7346) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2017
568ml (UK Pint) can from the Boston (Lincolnshire) Supermarket: BB 5th Apr 17, poured on 5th Mar 17 at home. Looked, fine, typical lager/pilsner: golden, clean and clear, on top a fast fading white crown. A little maltier and semi-sweet, rather than hoppy and bitter. Decent enough, some corn like esters and flavours, but refreshing and thirst quenching.

2.7
TheKernOwl (214) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2016
On the sweetish, butter-y side of lagers. Hay and corn on the slightly malty/biscuit-y nose; cereal theme continues in the taste (like “Cheerios”, mixed with weak tea). Altogether more drinkable than many a too-bitter Euro lager, but I am probably not going to be demanding a third bottle in any particular sitting.

2
MarcinG (874) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2016
Butelka. Slomkowy blady kolor. Piana biala mala szybko opadajaca. Nikly zapach slodowy. Chemia w tle. W smaku za slodkie. Chemiczno-kukurydziano-kartonowe. Slabe

MarcinG

2.4
rotaman14 (624) - Wiesbaden, GERMANY - FEB 23, 2016
Weak, malty aroma. Mellow bitterness in the taste, butter. Okay, drinkable, not much more.

2
teddybeer (3783) - Madrid, SPAIN - FEB 14, 2016
Golden, white head, medium duration. Aroma has notes of hay and grassy hops. Flavor is slightly malty and bittery. Light final with a watery mouthfeel.

2.3
ManVsBeer (10476) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2015
Bottle from Continental Food Store, Wakefield. Golden-blonde with next to no head. Slightly dry tasting with an ordinary lager taste.


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