A few weekends ago my friend shared a beer with us that she had brought back after visiting her family in Belarus. I don’t think I’d ever had Belarusian beer before.
The first thing she pointed out to us was the extremely low carbonation– we poured it out into three glasses to share, and not one glass had any foamy head, just some little bubbles. The other striking thing was that it was very sweet! Certainly sweeter than any Estonian-made beer I’ve ever tried. I’m not sure whether this beer is unique or whether all Belarusian beers are sweeter to suit the tastes of the population (the friend who brought it isn’t a big beer-drinker, so she wasn’t able to offer much insight). We were pretty sure it was a lager, but we didn’t get very far attempting to read the label.
Anyone know Belarusian?