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Hite - Hite Brewery Company LTD

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BA SCORE
60
poor

213 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 213
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 2.49
pDev: 25.3%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hite Brewery Company LTD visit their website
Korea (South)

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-02-2002)
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3/5  rDev +20.5%

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FLima

Brazil

2.53/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Bright golden color with a thick head with medium retention.
Light sweet aroma of pale bready malt, vanilla and adjuncts.
Crisp and refreshing taste with hints of floral hops, sweet pale malt, finishing with a mild lemon hint and some low oxidation.
Watery body with good carbonation.
Adjunct lager a bit above average, hops are mild but they can be sensed and adjuncts are on the low side and probably rice rather than corn.

Serving type: on-tap

12-19-2013 14:07:02 | More by FLima
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Nevada

3.75/5  rDev +50.6%

12-18-2013 19:31:51 | More by Beermazter310
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Georgia

2.25/5  rDev -9.6%

11-15-2013 04:46:26 | More by Extol
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Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -9.6%

10-31-2013 02:39:15 | More by tommy5
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Mississippi

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -9.6%

10-27-2013 17:12:38 | More by Mississippi
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pensinck

Netherlands

2.25/5  rDev -9.6%

10-05-2013 06:49:02 | More by pensinck
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DKHNOVA

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev +20.5%

09-29-2013 04:11:08 | More by DKHNOVA
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California

2.5/5  rDev +0.4%

08-28-2013 23:33:14 | More by GraduatedCashew
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Reappropriated

California

2.25/5  rDev -9.6%

08-10-2013 01:29:52 | More by Reappropriated
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Noelito76

New York

2/5  rDev -19.7%

08-06-2013 02:26:15 | More by Noelito76
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makasi

California

2/5  rDev -19.7%

08-04-2013 17:20:56 | More by makasi
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beijingbrewer

China

2.28/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Had in Beijing.
355ml can pored into a pint glass.
Born on date: 3/19/13
ABV: 4.5%
Ingredients list water, barley, and hops.

A- Golden-yellow. Moderate carbonation.

S- Faint hint of wet grain. Not much of a nose on this one.

T- A little grain gives way to a metallic aftertaste.

M- Super smooth, good carbonation. Crisp finish.

I was looking forward to this after not seeing any adjuncts listed in the ingredients.I was let down when I experienced just another bland, mass-produced Asian lager. The can states: "Clean & Pure!" as well as "Freezing Point Filtration System." It is surely clean and pure, but they seem to have filtered out the beer flavor.

Serving type: can

07-29-2013 10:53:08 | More by beijingbrewer
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akang

California

2/5  rDev -19.7%

07-22-2013 23:06:01 | More by akang
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LJC3

California

2.5/5  rDev +0.4%

07-21-2013 22:13:34 | More by LJC3
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slimpickens101

Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev +0.4%

06-28-2013 02:14:41 | More by slimpickens101
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Juuroumaru

Florida

4/5  rDev +60.6%

06-26-2013 01:46:49 | More by Juuroumaru
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Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -19.7%

06-16-2013 13:55:40 | More by TheBeeraholic
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Norseman

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev +0.4%

06-05-2013 02:36:20 | More by Norseman
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tzieser

Arizona

4/5  rDev +60.6%

05-27-2013 20:57:28 | More by tzieser
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California

2.75/5  rDev +10.4%

05-23-2013 05:34:19 | More by himynameisping
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RyanGoodman

Bolivia

1.41/5  rDev -43.4%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Hite? A Korean beer that was purchased in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Huh, go figure.

Well, in an endeavor to be a goo beer advocate and try everything new I can find, I was in a Korean food store in the dead center of South America and encountered Hite.

It's notable the that "cold meter" on the bottle label has apparently reached Korea, and my bottle indicated that it was the appropriate time to drink. Unfortunately there were no cups available to see the beer to evaluate it properly. But it was obviously the golden/pale lager color. Smell was dull at best, and taste followed suit. Hite gives you the effervescent sensation as any other mass produced lager. Would I drink it again? Not a chance. The only uniqueness to this beer is that it's the only Korean beer I've ever had.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2013 16:20:53 | More by RyanGoodman
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Gagnonsux

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -9.6%

05-11-2013 00:23:33 | More by Gagnonsux
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JakeDebus

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev +0.4%

05-10-2013 14:46:14 | More by JakeDebus
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

2.46/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

A: Pours all white head at first, angrily sizzling. After a little while the uneven head is almost gone, replaced by pale golden liquid. Only poor lacings.

S: Very light in smell; some detergent-like malts, sweet, together with rice. Only very faint hoppy bitterness.

T: Rather smooth and well balanced in taste. Don't get me wrong, this is a mild macro-beer, but considering that, not too shabby. Malt and some bitter hops together with a little rice, makes this a soft-tasting beer.

M: Short aftertaste, a bit bitter. Body is light and carbontion is strong and aggresive.

O: This is a poor product with a big adjunct-vibe to it. If that's what you're into, this could be gold, otherwise - avoid!

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2013 16:15:06 | More by Evil_Pidde
Hite from Hite Brewery Company LTD
60 out of 100 based on 213 ratings.