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

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BA SCORE
71
okay

189 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 189
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 22.59%
Wants: 4
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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Photo of wdf210
3/5  rDev -0.3%

wdf210, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of LiquidAmber
3.24/5  rDev +7.6%
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.

LiquidAmber, Jul 09, 2014
Photo of hayesjw
3.75/5  rDev +24.6%

hayesjw, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of djrn2
3.25/5  rDev +8%

djrn2, Jun 29, 2014
Photo of Vilash
3.25/5  rDev +8%

Vilash, Jun 28, 2014
Photo of RBuckley73
3.25/5  rDev +8%

RBuckley73, Jun 25, 2014
Photo of mpenske
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

mpenske, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of Bwagner1122
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

Bwagner1122, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of SuperMario
3.75/5  rDev +24.6%

SuperMario, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of ironchefkook
3.75/5  rDev +24.6%

ironchefkook, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of Irish12
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Irish12, Jun 06, 2014
Photo of jneiswender
3.21/5  rDev +6.6%
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

jneiswender, Jun 02, 2014
Photo of samparkique4
3.75/5  rDev +24.6%

samparkique4, May 29, 2014
Photo of dbarny76
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

dbarny76, May 27, 2014
Photo of Latarnik
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

Latarnik, May 26, 2014
Photo of MtnDewd
2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

MtnDewd, May 26, 2014
Photo of rabiddawg
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

rabiddawg, May 17, 2014
Photo of Goosehunter75
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Goosehunter75, May 14, 2014
Photo of Auraan
3.89/5  rDev +29.2%
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.

Auraan, May 12, 2014
Photo of Richardbeerlover
3.21/5  rDev +6.6%
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.

Richardbeerlover, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of SimpleBeerLover
3.44/5  rDev +14.3%
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.

SimpleBeerLover, Apr 26, 2014
Photo of Paincane
3.05/5  rDev +1.3%
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.

Paincane, Mar 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +24.6%

Warpiglet25mm, Mar 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

fridrew, Mar 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.3%

MrMcGibblets, Mar 01, 2014
Orion Premium Draft Beer from Orion Beer Co., Ltd.
71 out of 100 based on 189 ratings.