overall
7
74
style
Brewed by Moskovskaya Pivovarennaya Kompaniya (Oasis Beverages)
Style: Pale Lager
Mytishchi, Moskovskaya Oblast, Russia

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 220   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
P12, launched in spring 2009; info: www.zhiguli.net/ru/beer. This beer is brewed under license for the Zhiguly Restaurant company. It is widely available in Moscow & St. Petersburg as of 2011.

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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bartzluke (598) - Oklahoma, USA - OCT 22, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2015 ,5l pour from tap into a tall skinny glass mug at a Chinese food restaurant in Bishkek. Pours clear and yellow, moderate head, no lacing. Not much to look at. Fairly unassuming nose, some graininess to it. Taste is is smooth and clean while largely devoid of notable flavor. Not bad, but not too memorable either. 2nd rating at home in Kazakhstan. This time ,5l from a refrigerated bottle into a footed pils glass. Pours clear yellow-orange, fairly active carbonation, short fizzy head. Nose has a notable bitterness to it. A little off putting, but I think better than nothing. Light body, crisp, sharp, a little watery. Taste is bitter, a little hoppy, with some biscuitiness in the background. I think overall this is a beer suited to the drinking culture here in Kazakhstan. By that I mean it should be paired with salty snacks (preferably fish) and probably some sort of a meat dish. Consumed with food, Id probably bump the rating up a bit.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jann3 (325) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 13, 2015
Pours deep and clear golden with a smallish head. Aroma is malty and grainy with a hint of floral notes. Sweetish and malty taste, but finishes with moderate bitterness. Average CO2, slightly watery mouthfeel. A very nice brew for a bulk lager, definitely better than expected. (0,5 l bottle, 4,9% Abv version, bb 03.05.16)

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rubin77 (1360) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 5, 2015
F: average white. C: clear golden. A: malt with some grassy hops. T: 500ml bottle, 4,9%, light body, malt, some grassy and floral notes, watery, nothing special, another euro lager as many, a little more than average.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RW80 (2263) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 12, 2015
500ml bottle, bought in Germanny in Ahaus., ABV 4.9% Appearance: Deep golden yellow colour with a small and thin white head on top with low retention, leaving minimal lacing on the glass. Aroma:Malty, grassy and light bread. Taste: Sweeetish start with some good malts, Some good grassy tones and a decent hoppy bitterness for a pilsener. Crisp taste. Quite long bitter aftertatste for a pilsener. Medium thin body, average carbonation, mildly dry palate. Much better then Expected, and a more then decent pilsener.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kto (1047) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 29, 2015
UPDATED: SEP 21, 2016 pours a clear golden with a medium white head and some chunky lacing. slightly metallic aroma, sweet malts, floral hops, a hint of perfume. flavour of grass, sweet grains. some hoppy bitterness towards the finish, but still too sweet overall. one of the better russian industrial lagers.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Derek881 (1260) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 28, 2015
Had a one liter tin can of this beer while in Tallinn, Estonia. A standard light gold color with an average-sized bubbly white head with modest retention, cling, and lacing. The aroma had notes of grainy and lightly earthy hops with a bit of corn, barley, and a touch of malt. A fairly grainy bitter beer with some corn character and a slight sour yeast effect. The beer had average carbonation with a thin and somewhat watery mouthfeel with a dry effect.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MrGrigg182 (368) - Tambov, RUSSIA - AUG 16, 2015
Bottle 0.33 Неплох&# лагер. Есть горечь. Достойн& предста& своего сегмент&

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
puredelusion (328) - Lviv, UKRAINE - AUG 11, 2015
Bottled. Hoppy aroma, little bit of malt. Flavor is light to medium sweet, light bitter. Aftertaste is short to medium long and light bitter. Light body, average carbonation. Quite drinkable.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (11042) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 30, 2015
500 ml can. BB 17/02/16. (Prisma) Tallinn, Estonia.
Clear deepish golden color with a small frothy white head. Dry grainy malt and some mild hoppy notes in the aroma. The flavor is sweet malty with some hoppy notes and mild cardboardy dryness. Not the worst one.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hoppy_Luke (1396) - Poznań, POLAND - JUL 21, 2015
Kolejne piwo puszkowe, kolejne litrowe, kolejne z Rosji. Tym razem, zwyczajnie, spodobała mi się limitowana puszka. Zawartość nie była jednak tak atrakcyjna. Tragedii nie było, ale sporo brakowało do zachwytu! Złoty kolor, z dziurawą, nieco przybrudzoną, pianą. W aromacie typowy lager. W smaku też. Nieco metaliczne, oglnie jałowe i bardzo starające się być nijakie...


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