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Orion Premium Draft Beer - Orion Beer Co., Ltd.

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BA SCORE
70
okay

163 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 163
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 2.99
pDev: 20.4%
Wants: 3
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Orion Beer Co., Ltd. visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
Japanese Rice Lager |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Gusler on 12-11-2002)
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Reviews by SargeC:
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SargeC

Japan

3.38/5  rDev +13%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Medium yellow color with minimal white head

Smell: Rice with a bit of skunk

Taste: Light hop character rice flavor stands out.

Mouthfeel: Smooth with an almost sticky quality from the rice.

Drinkability: A drinkable but average Japanese beer.

Serving type: on-tap

10-21-2007 03:54:11 | More by SargeC
More User Reviews:
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.24/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a Dogfish Head pint glass. Pours a light yellow amber with a thin white cap that has decent retention with slight lacing. Aroma of sweet malt with light sweet apple juice and a hint of grassy hops. Flavor is light sweet malt with a minerally bitterness that eventually resolves as light grassy hops. An unusual light bland sweetness that may be the rice components. Light bodied. A pleasant light lager that is milder and slightly sweeter than a domestic adjunct lager. Bland and harmless, tasted pretty good on a hot summer day. My one hundredth style on BA.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2014 01:43:09 | More by LiquidAmber
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hayesjw

California

3.75/5  rDev +25.4%

07-04-2014 17:36:16 | More by hayesjw
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

06-29-2014 07:47:31 | More by djrn2
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Vilash

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

06-27-2014 23:05:30 | More by Vilash
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RBuckley73

Nevada

3.25/5  rDev +8.7%

06-25-2014 04:47:47 | More by RBuckley73
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mpenske

California

3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

06-19-2014 03:46:29 | More by mpenske
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Bwagner1122

California

2.75/5  rDev -8%

06-18-2014 04:01:59 | More by Bwagner1122
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SuperMario

California

3.75/5  rDev +25.4%

06-18-2014 01:48:37 | More by SuperMario
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ironchefkook

California

3.75/5  rDev +25.4%

06-07-2014 19:14:20 | More by ironchefkook
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Irish12

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +0.3%

06-06-2014 00:51:28 | More by Irish12
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jneiswender

Massachusetts

3.21/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3

Poured out of a 1 pint 5.4 fluid ounce bottle into a tall tasting glass

Pours a beautiful brilliant clear light yellow body and a beautiful thick white head

Mineral sweet very very faint hop presence

Sweet front somewhat stale hop middle and finish

Very light and well carbonated

A little too sweet not as crisp as an Asian lager should be just okay

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2014 17:47:03 | More by jneiswender
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samparkique4

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev +25.4%

05-29-2014 17:17:58 | More by samparkique4
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dbarny76

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

05-27-2014 00:06:06 | More by dbarny76
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Latarnik

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -8%

05-26-2014 17:02:01 | More by Latarnik
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MtnDewd

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -16.4%

05-26-2014 13:06:23 | More by MtnDewd
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rabiddawg

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

05-16-2014 23:32:06 | More by rabiddawg
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

3/5  rDev +0.3%

05-14-2014 01:19:21 | More by Goosehunter75
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Auraan

Arizona

3.89/5  rDev +30.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured a clear pale yellow with a one finger fluffy white head that quickly dissipated to a thin ring of lacing. It's not the best looking beer, but it's very true to the style. Scents of lager yeast, some moderate hop character, and grainy malt. Flavor begins with a moderate level of floral hop bitterness and some grainy malt in the background. This moves into more nice dry grainy malt flavors with a balance of floral hop bitterness. Finish is dry with a nice grainy dryness and floral hop bitterness. Aftertaste is dry with floral hop flavors. A nice flavor profile, quite dry, grainy and with a good level of hop bitterness. Quite pleasant to drink as a result. Mouthfeel is light bodied with high carbonation and a drying feel. Very refreshing, easy to drink and wonderful on a warm day. Overall this is a good Japanese Rice Lager that has a nice dry flavor character, a classic aroma profile for the style and a wonderfully refreshing mouthfeel. It's not the best beer around, but for it's style it is a fantastic drink.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2014 02:37:19 | More by Auraan
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Richardbeerlover

Texas

3.21/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a nice golden with a nice white head. Not much aroma. This is a typical Japanese beer that is light and easy to drink, especially with Japanese food like yakitori. You could drink a lot of this easily. Overall a decent beer when bar hopping. Not a lot of flavor or substance.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2014 03:24:45 | More by Richardbeerlover
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SimpleBeerLover

Georgia

3.44/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Standard pale golden with decent head.

Smell: Very faint aroma. Nothing outstanding

Taste/Mouthfeel: Light, clean refreshing.

Drinkability: I could put these away all night.

This is a beer that I normally wouldn't rate very highly. It's a great example of a style that I think has a lot of problems. But you have to be ON Okinawa to understand. This beer was tailor made for Okinawan summer evenings. Any other place, any other time, and it become mediocre at best. But on a hot, humid, summer night overlooking the beach, or sitting in an izakaya, this beer's qualities shine through.

Serving type: on-tap

04-26-2014 01:56:25 | More by SimpleBeerLover
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Paincane

Georgia

3.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Clear golden body with a short-lived white head. Minimal lacing and retention.
S: Fresh fruity, cereal and grassy aromas.
T: Flavors include citrus, sweet fruit, grain & cereal.
M: Light bodied, refreshing and clean.
O: Decent Japanese Rice Lager. Not my favorite style.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2014 00:40:57 | More by Paincane
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Warpiglet25mm

California

3.75/5  rDev +25.4%

03-09-2014 12:47:40 | More by Warpiglet25mm
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fridrew

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +17.1%

03-08-2014 01:38:39 | More by fridrew
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MrMcGibblets

Illinois

3/5  rDev +0.3%

03-01-2014 01:27:52 | More by MrMcGibblets
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Orion Premium Draft Beer from Orion Beer Co., Ltd.
70 out of 100 based on 163 ratings.