Brewed by Taruškų Alaus Bravoras
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Trakiškio, Panevėžio rajonas, Lithuania


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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
As pale “Kanapinis” received great popularity, the dark version of this beer was brewed as well. For brewing of the beer, hemp seeds and roasted malt is used which gives rich dark colour and, upon tasting, caramel savour with distinct hop bitterness unfolds.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (2486) - New York, TURKEY - NOV 1, 2015
Bottle in Klaipeda Gastropub, Kiev. Hazy dark brown with reddish tint, small frothy beige head, low carbonation, slightly sweet, spicy caramel taste, smooth body, abrupt finish with little caramel aftertaste. Quite mellow and easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
emandkey (74) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - SEP 21, 2015
How: Bottle . Aroma: Caramel, herbs Appearance: cloudy, red / dark brown colour. with good lasting small brown head. Taste: Sweet dark caramel, medium to heavy sweet, medium bitter, but sweetness overhelms bitterness. Palate: Full body, flat carbonation, sticky texture.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
austejaph (61) - LITHUANIA - SEP 13, 2015
Bottled. Appearance: brown, cloudy, minimal head. Aroma: roast, malt, caramel. Taste: lightly bitter, roasted sweet caramel. sweet. Aftertaste: totally caramel. medium body, thick feel, flat carbonation, long finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rotaman14 (563) - Wiesbaden, Hesse, GERMANY - AUG 18, 2015
Amber body, minimal white head. Vinous aroma. Taste is bitter and slightly sweet. Medium body, higher than average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Antonio00 (1) - - AUG 11, 2015 does not count
Bottiglia 0.5 LT (Iki Kaunas Lithuania) Apparenza =Rosso quasi Bordeaux schiuma beige poco persistente Gusto= note di caramello e sentori di bruciato assaggiandola ancora note di caramello carbonazione medio/bassa leggermente amara ma sul finale la nota amarognola viene surclassata dal gusto di caramello misto a fumo/bruciato Finale=birra ottima tra le migliori che ho provato in Lituania

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Tac (157) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 10, 2015
Pours thick head and brown body. Aromas of some toasted malt, caramel, straw and grass. Body is soft, taste is mildly bitter and sweet. Toasted grains on the taste too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (2160) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUL 20, 2015
SWING-TOP 1L. Hazy red, tan frothy head. Aroma of caramel, cherries, spicy hops, dry leaves. Some smoked cheese far behind. The flavour is similar, fruity with a zesty bitter finish. Smooth, silky mouthfeel. Despite the rustic feel to it, it feels quite clean.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
artemb (725) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JUL 10, 2015
Aroma: diacetyl, caramel, lactic acid, ammonia. Taste: unpleasant sweeteness, light sourness. Very bad with aroma of public WC. Sorry this is a really bad thing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lokis333 (417) - Biržai, LITHUANIA - JUN 30, 2015
Nice dark amber colour. Foam is not too big and it is pale. Tastes nor too bitter nor too light somewhere in the middle and quiet simple but not too simple. Aftertaste was pleasent and inviting to have another one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirstyrabbit (1773) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 20, 2015
1L brown glass swing top bottle. Opaque light brown body, small head. Rustic Lithuanian aroma with a pleasant bready roast. Sweet nutty taste with lactic hints and more soft roast. Oily mouthfeel and a bit low carbonation. Finish has some harsh wooden/herbal hops. Quite nice beer until the finish which is a bit unrefined. Also, please consider using reasonably sized bottles.

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