Žaibo

500 mL bottle. Pretty much as expected. Pour is a slightly viscous, dark golden orange body. Head and lace are 100% missing. Nose gives a strong alcoholic whiff and a nasty solvent aroma. Taste is all alcohol and incredibly sweet and cloying. I suspect that the role...

Lobster Lovers Beer

Turned up as a single, 500 mL bottle at Smyrna World of Beverage for $2.09. A separate label hangs on the neck, which in impossibly big characters, advertises the beer as a 9.5% brew! Obviously a BIG selling point for the beer. Pours an deep orange gold body with a...

Baltika #9 Extra (Strong)

500 mL bottle with repackaged labelling for a new assault on the US market I guess. Arbor Place, Douglasville, GA, USA, approx. $2.99. Clean pour, aroma and look, with, as expected, some initial strong lacing and head that fades to nothing very quickly. A lot of corny...

Elephant Beer

I have a soft spot for Elephant since nearly twenty years ago I used to think of this as something special. As a poor student who knew better, but would often have to drink low quality macro’s at 4-5% ABV, the opportunity to quaff something nearly twice the ABV...