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Oko - Brasserie Heineken

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
Avg: 3.32
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Heineken
France | website

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer | 3.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: VoodooBrew on 01-11-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Reviews: 1 | Hads: 1
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3.32/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Another in the series of beers my girlfriend brought back from Culture Biere in Paris. This beer is part of Heineken's portfolio, brewed in France.

The screen-print labelling on the bottle reads "Oko is the surprising alliance of a light blond beer with the fresh and exotic aromas of green tea." And that pretty much describes this beer exactly: a light green tea beer, probably a lager.

The beer is crystal clear and golden in color, with a decent sized head that dissipates a little too quickly. The aroma is green tea all the way, with a hint of lemon and sugar sweetness to go along with just a bit of herbal/earthy notes.

There is more sweetness in the flavor as well as obvious green tea. The aftertaste becomes herbal then perfumy. I would have preferred perhaps less sweetness in favor of more natural tea/herbal flavors to go along with some hops.

This beer is interesting for what it is. If you think you'd be a fan of a green tea beer, then this is worth a try. Otherwise I don't really see it as much of a cross-over hit. This beer is above-average in that it has more flavor and uniqueness than your run-of-the-mill brew and it doesn't offend.

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Oko from Brasserie Heineken
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