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Hite Ice Point - Hite Brewery Company LTD

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BA SCORE
69
poor

26 Ratings
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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 2.7
pDev: 13.33%


Brewed by:
Hite Brewery Company LTD visit their website
Korea (South)

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xxxxxxxxxxxxx on 01-14-2013)
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Reviews by Pegasus:
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Pegasus

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Clear medium golden in color, with, a decent , coarse white head, which retains fairly well, and a smattering of fine, fast-rising carbonation.

Aroma: Cooked corn, and grassy, steely hops dominate the aroma.

Taste: Opens with cooked corn, and somewhat aggressive steely hops. As the taste progresses, the hops and cooked corn vie for dominance. Finishes, with a lingering, mild bitterness.

Mouth feel: A bit thin, with slightly stinging carbonation.

Drinkability/notes: A drinkable, but mediocre example, with little to distinguish itself. If you pass on this, you haven't missed much.

Presentation: Packaged in a custom twenty-one point six ounce brown glass bomber with a pry-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2013 18:50:20 | More by Pegasus
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Smarty_Pints

California

2.25/5  rDev -16.7%

04-01-2014 02:20:39 | More by Smarty_Pints
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berlinabb

California

2.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-26-2014 16:13:04 | More by berlinabb
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mckowned

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-17-2014 19:20:39 | More by mckowned
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mpenske

California

2.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-07-2014 04:40:13 | More by mpenske
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Fatehunter

Oregon

2.15/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Pours a finger of head on a clear golden colored body. Low head retention.
The aroma is stale white rice. Not great, not good.
The taste starts mildly sweet and becomes increasingly sweet to the finish. Not enjoyable.
The texture is crisp with sticky edges. Moderate carbonation but still fizzy.

Serving type: can

02-20-2014 08:46:43 | More by Fatehunter
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drpimento

Wisconsin

2.05/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

On the plus side, this beer doesn't have a lot going for it other than there are no " bad" flavors. Does seem to be fresh. It's in a can, so no light struck problems. On the down side- no head or lace. Thin, fizzy. Corn flavors and aromas. Zero complexity. The odd thing is trying to calculate its worth. I've seen bottle water that is selling for more than what I believe this to be worth- at least in my low cost of living home town.

Serving type: can

02-18-2014 11:00:38 | More by drpimento
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Tony_Giangiulio

Illinois

3/5  rDev +11.1%

02-13-2014 21:49:12 | More by Tony_Giangiulio
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

2.46/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

this is the least impressive of the three hite beers i had today. an ice beer type, smoother than a lot of american ones, but still that awful metallic funk on the back end and nakedly exposed alcohol that make these all the same in some way. hard to believe for a beer under 5%, but it has absolutely no flavor to mask it. pale yellow in color, not real different in looks from the dry finish version, maybe a little less heady. nose like an aluminum can and some adjunct extract type malt profile, typical yellow beer stuff. not to be critical unfairly though, this is one of the finer low budget ice beers ive had, which isnt saying much, but it is a testament to the quality control over in korea compared to the ones here. i would never pay for this, its fizzy feel and alcohol sting are unpleasant, but as a freebie it approaches passable in its style category.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2014 03:49:52 | More by StonedTrippin
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BJSmit

Netherlands

2.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-02-2014 15:41:36 | More by BJSmit
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flagmantho

Washington

2.15/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Poured from 12oz can into a pint glass.

Appearance: light yellow hue with no haze to the body and a very strong effervescence. Head is one finger of frothy white foam which is dissipating quickly. Par for the style.

Smell: sweet and a little grainy with a bit of a plastic aroma worked in. Not the worst in the world, but not particularly good.

Taste: less sweet than the aroma, but still kind of off-putting. Grainy, a little corny, and not wonderful.

Mouthfeel: light body with a big carbonation. Again, par for the style.

Overall: I'm not a big fan of this beer. I've had plenty of cheap fizzy beers in my time, and while Hite Ice Point definitely isn't the worst, it really has nothing to recommend it.

Serving type: can

01-24-2014 22:39:48 | More by flagmantho
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Gagnonsux

Texas

2.75/5  rDev +1.9%

01-20-2014 20:08:31 | More by Gagnonsux
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Florida9

Illinois

2.83/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

A: Very pale yellow. Barely any color at all. Forms a fizzy white head the comes and goes quickly. No lacing.

S: Corn, rice, and some light grassy hops.

T: Light sweetness. Stewed corn, rice, and even less grassy hops than in the aroma. A bit of apple juice.

M: Lighter bodied. Medium carbonation. Mildly sticky. Virtually non-existent bitterness.

O: Trying to be authentic, I bought a bottle of this at the Korean grocery to go with my Kalbi, Kimchee, and pickles. Not a very impressive beer in the least. Didn't do much for my Kalbi.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2014 00:57:44 | More by Florida9
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Captain_Komamura

Illinois

2.89/5  rDev +7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance - It is a light golden color, with not much of a head.

Smell - A light malty smell.

Taste - The malts aren't to sweet or bitter, lucky no weird aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - It is a light beer, good carbonation.

Overall - Pretty good compared to other similar beers.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2014 04:41:25 | More by Captain_Komamura
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samparkique4

United Kingdom (England)

2.98/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

what kind of hop do they use?

first taste in Korean Air, grainy apple-grain of having

great for thirsty quenching
palate with hintly lightly hop
asian hops
grainy bready of summerfling
thinking of bimbimbap while having it
sweet lite lagery
hint of smoked cow-hay grass

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2014 17:59:55 | More by samparkique4
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SuperMario

California

3/5  rDev +11.1%

01-03-2014 05:46:06 | More by SuperMario
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LADYBEAST

California

3.5/5  rDev +29.6%

01-01-2014 05:03:36 | More by LADYBEAST
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Joey-bags1990

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev +20.4%

12-24-2013 01:12:47 | More by Joey-bags1990
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +11.1%

11-28-2013 03:32:48 | More by rolltide8425
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Danobold

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -7.4%

11-17-2013 23:08:01 | More by Danobold
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dcmchew

Romania

2/5  rDev -25.9%

11-04-2013 13:37:38 | More by dcmchew
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warpedrevolution

Washington

2.75/5  rDev +1.9%

09-30-2013 21:10:44 | More by warpedrevolution
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Huffs

New York

2.75/5  rDev +1.9%

09-28-2013 21:08:24 | More by Huffs
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msubulldog25

Oregon

3/5  rDev +11.1%

07-12-2013 05:52:25 | More by msubulldog25
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smithj4

New York

2.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-16-2013 02:11:09 | More by smithj4
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Hite Ice Point from Hite Brewery Company LTD
69 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.