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Brewed by Volfas Engelman (Olvi)
Style: Premium Lager
Kaunas, Lithuania
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
„Volfas Engelman“ is a pride of interwar Lithuania, the best Lithuanian beer which received the highest evaluations in different exhibitions from Kaunas to Paris.

Tarpukario legenda Volfas Engelman su RINKTINIU alumi į šiandien sugrįžo it vėl kaip anuomet aktuali patapo. Tarpukario Kauno didžiausias bravoras šiuo vardu vadinamas buvo ir populiariausią anuomet Lietuvoje alų virė. Šviežias tada ir todėl šviežias dabar Volfas Engelman RINKTINIS tik iš tyro. specialaus paruošimo vandens kuriamas, prabangą jojo aromatiniai Perle ir Magnum apyniai bei išskirtinės alaus mielės atskleidžia, o lietuviškas Pilzeno tipo salyklas jį šviesia spalva apdovanoja. RINKTINIS - yra bravoro vėliavnešys, jis kaip ir kitos Volfas Engelman rūšys pilamas į pintos talpos butelius, NEPASTERIZUOTAS todėl ir namuose galima jį ragauti tokį pat kaip ir bare.

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2.5
mjs (7685) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 24, 2008
(Bottled on 2008-06-20) Pale yellow and clear. Big white bubbly head. Hints of malts and hops in nose. Some carbonation in medium palate that turns dry. Hops, fruitiness and sweetness in taste. Nothing special.

2.1
larsga (7656) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 14, 2010
Medium white head. Yellow body with carbonation. Mealy rubbery papery aroma. Dry mealy rubbery papery taste, lightly acidic. Mid-bodied. Mealy mouthfeel. Dry-acidic mealy papery aftertaste. Well. It sucks, but for such a shitty beer it’s surprisingly easy to drink. I got tired of it very quickly, though, and particularly don’t like the acidity. Had it three times, from draft, can, and bottle, and it was the same each time. (0.5l bottle from some grocery store, Vilnius.)

2.4
Geokkjer (7647) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 18, 2014
Bottle.Pours clear pale yellow with a white head. Aroma of fruitiness, some floral notes, malt and hay. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some malt and corn. Medium body, average carbonation.

1.7
Beer5000 (6736) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 4, 2015
568 ml bottle. Clear pale golden body with a small white head. Weak aroma of grain, more than less just like a weak version of any mass produced industrial lager. Not much favor either, corn with some light harsh bitterness. Thin and watery body almost no aftertaste. Very boring and close to unpleasant.

2.1
zvikar (6465) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUL 30, 2010
At the Grand Lager Tasting, thanks Naam, pours pale yellow with a nice head, aroma of cheese, marmalade, grass and some acids, flavor of malt with some sweetness and alcohol notes, light body.

1.5
Marko (6106) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 28, 2014
Ogi’s, from Lithuania, pint can, thanks! Poured a golden body with a medium sized white head. Dry malty aroma, slightly sweetish perhaps. Empty, dry taste, some mild sweetish graininess perhaps, extremely, extremely light bitter note. Seriously? No off flavors, but, then again, pretty much no flavors at all. Yeah, I kinda dig the Volfas Engelman graphical/historical scheme. Too bad the beers aren’t nearly worth it.

1.1
ClubGonzo (5685) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 10, 2013
Can. Straw yellow body, short-lived white head. Nose is pale malts, metallic grassy notes and hints of wet paper. Taste is sweet pale malts, maize and some faint grass tones. Metallic aftertaste. Light body, fizzy carbonation. Yuck. The most pleasing thing about this beer must be the elaborate aluminum foil wrapped around the top of the can, which is kind of a nice (albeit horribly kitschy) touch. :-P

2.5
Mr_Pink_152 (5548) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2015
Bottle from Super Lincs, Lincoln. Bright gold colour with a white head. Aroma is slight malt, taste sweet wheat and hops.

2.1
Kavu (5129) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2015
1/2 pint on tap @ Talutti. Pours clear golden with a medium head. Aroma is grainy malts. Flavor is slightly watery and grainy malts. Drinkable.

1.9
martjoobolut (5122) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 18, 2015
Can. Pours golden with white head. The head doesn’t stay. Aroma is grainy, malt, vegetables. Flavor is sweet, sour, malty, grainy. Overall: rather bad, has something that reminds viru nastiness.


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