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

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169 Ratings
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Ratings: 169
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3
pDev: 21%
Wants: 4
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
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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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big2112

California

2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

09-24-2013 02:54:12 | More by big2112
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apasternak

District of Columbia

1.5/5  rDev -50%

09-21-2013 21:36:39 | More by apasternak
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mta00007272

Virginia

3.46/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This is my favorite Japanese Beer.

A - nice golden color typical of a lager

S - nothing special, but not offensive

T - great taste

M - crisp and refreshing

O - if a sushi restaurant has it, I am ordering it; great to cleanse the palate after some spicy tuna (I don't like the pickled ginger)

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 01:30:24 | More by mta00007272
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Kaveman

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -50%

08-25-2013 21:21:37 | More by Kaveman
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Hdredfern

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

08-22-2013 01:22:34 | More by Hdredfern
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JSisk

Alabama

3/5  rDev 0%

08-20-2013 15:16:00 | More by JSisk
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

2.25/5  rDev -25%

08-14-2013 13:36:22 | More by DaPan
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emerge077

Illinois

3.08/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Heavy monolithic 633mL bottle, $4ish at Mitsuwa Marketplace.
Bottlecap reads "for your happy time".

Brassy gold color, billowing head of white foam, spotty lace in the glass. Pretty good surface coverage, collar of white foam in the glass.

Aroma is bland, grainy rice hulls, and a mild sweetness.

Watery, wet paper notes, vague bitterness in the finish. So bland and mild there's really not much assertive flavor whatsoever. If the goal was to make a bland, inoffensive beer... success!

Works well as a foil to wasabi or chili peppers.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2013 22:48:52 | More by emerge077
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njsurfer82

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-26-2013 16:30:39 | More by njsurfer82
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

06-25-2013 20:14:08 | More by mrfrancis
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

2.73/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

On-tap at Kumo Izakaya in Melbourne during Good Beer Week 2013 for their beer and sake evening. Most of the beers and sake were provided by Herkimer, but this was our opening beer on arrival.

Pours an orange-tinged golden colour, very clear and very light in the body. Head is white and foamy, and looking absolutely stylistically appropriate, with a little bit of flair. Carbonation is very fine. I mean, it looks extremely good for what it is.

Nose is faint and clear. Some rice, but mostly just clean and dull. Again, for what it is, I'll give it a little credit, but it's far from being an exciting brew.

Light, dry and bright entry on the palate leading to a pretty dull, empty mid-palate. A little sweet, a little adjuncty. Very dry finish. Pleasant enough, with some lingering rice cloy.

Yeah, it's a rice lager. It's not a bad rice lager, but that's a pretty low bar. Still, I think I enjoyed this more than others like Sapporo, Kirin or Asahi. It was just clean throughout its length and dry and crisp on the finish. That's worth something.

Serving type: on-tap

06-09-2013 02:26:51 | More by lacqueredmouse
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Soonerick76

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

06-08-2013 22:32:14 | More by Soonerick76
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Amp

Oklahoma

2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

06-04-2013 01:30:06 | More by Amp
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JonnoWillsteed

Netherlands

3.4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very Japanese. Reminded me of Asahi dry or Sapporo. Light, crisp. Refreshing on a hot day. I used to live in Japan but have never encountered this beer before. Had it back in the hotel room together with a box of take-away sushi.

Bought at a Japanese supermarket in Singapore.

Serving type: can

05-05-2013 12:47:23 | More by JonnoWillsteed
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cgentzkow

California

2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

05-02-2013 17:20:12 | More by cgentzkow
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Gerred

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

04-28-2013 02:39:15 | More by Gerred
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GraduatedCashew

California

2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

04-25-2013 16:48:11 | More by GraduatedCashew
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brotherloco

California

3/5  rDev 0%

04-20-2013 16:27:13 | More by brotherloco
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wrightst

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

03-28-2013 21:47:22 | More by wrightst
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creez

California

3.75/5  rDev +25%

03-18-2013 20:26:59 | More by creez
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SocalKicks

California

3/5  rDev 0%

03-15-2013 04:09:39 | More by SocalKicks
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev 0%

02-24-2013 03:46:16 | More by dcbeers
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Lazaro

Florida

3/5  rDev 0%

01-31-2013 01:44:00 | More by Lazaro
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

01-30-2013 07:39:20 | More by schopenhauerale
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-ronin-

Florida

4/5  rDev +33.3%

01-28-2013 22:43:02 | More by -ronin-
Orion Premium Draft Beer from Orion Beer Co., Ltd.
70 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.