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Oranjeboom Premium Lager - Oranjeboom Bierbrouwerij B. V.

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BA SCORE
67
poor

299 Ratings
THE BROS
65
poor

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Ratings: 299
Reviews: 172
rAvg: 2.85
pDev: 17.54%
Wants: 2
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oranjeboom Bierbrouwerij B. V. visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jason on 08-21-2002

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Photo of AC-Mivsek
2.78/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JohnBender
2.51/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of woodchip
2.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TwiggyCZ
2.25/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Poor lager beer without aroma!

Photo of jcbogantes
2.08/5  rDev -27%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This beer is very light in color, the smell is grassy and lightly malty. very light bodied, with a sweet and grassy predominant taste. I don't think is too bad it just plain and water down lager.

Photo of nigeldazooman
3.39/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bluegrass49
3.1/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of macesq
2.28/5  rDev -20%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of doom_deluise
2.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BcCraft710
3.26/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Moose90
2.75/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Foley67
2.47/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of BucannonXC5
2.97/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Ratings are correct below, but I changed some marks above to make the final rating as correct as possible with Beer Advocate's "revamped" system. The 2.98 overall rating is correct.

Type: 16-oz. can
Glass: Modern Times pint glass
From: Trader Joe’s in La Mesa (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $5.99 for a 6-pack
Purchased: Dec. 19, 2014
Consumed: Dec. 19, 2014
Misc.: Best before May 9, 2015; Decided to try it after some random guy at the Trader Joe’s said, “I recommend this one. It’s real good. And it’s a 6-pack of pints.” Count me in.

Poured a golden, pale, clear color with five fingers of rocky, white head. Lots of carbonated bubbles coming up from the bottom of the glass. Above average-to-good semi-layered foamy lacing along the sides of the glass. Good retention on the top all the way down. (Sight - 4.38)

Smelled honey right away, then corn, corn cereal - Kix or Corn Pops, Cheerios, hay (even light manure?), grass and faint nutty malts. (Smell - 2.50)

Initial taste wasn’t terrible. Got hay, grassy malts, honey, cereal - Corn Pops, Corn Flakes, Cheerios and Kix, light menthol and faint cooked vegetables. (Taste - 3.00)

Light body. Oily texture. Average-to-soft carbonation. Abrupt, watery finish. Somewhat refreshing. (Feel - 3.13)

I was pleasantly surprised at this beer, at least for the style. That guy wasn’t completely right, but not a bad deal for the price ($1 per 16oz.). (Overall - 3.00)

2.98 | 69 | C

Photo of SmashPants
2.95/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Format: a standard green 330mL bottle with a pretty ordinary macro label.

Appearance: looks like a cheap Euro, to be honest. Light yellow with a small white head that fritters away to a thin ring.

Aroma: a fairly light aroma of grains and cereal adjuncts. Okay.

Taste: those cereal adjuncts with grains, husks and a bit of a malt fug.

Aftertaste: drops away pretty quickly, with predominantly the malt fug and the grains and husk lingering slightly.

Mouth feel: light in feel with a big carbonation.

Overall: this beer is pretty much akin to Amsterdam and Oettinger - pretty basic but very cheap. Not much to say about the beer except it is exceptional value-for-money if you're looking for a Cheapie McCheap. AU$37 a case of 24.

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2.24/5  rDev -21.4%

Photo of johnnnniee
2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

500ml can smuggled back from Dubai by Joe M, thanks for the opportunity!
Crystal clear light golden color with a smallish quickly dissipating bubbly white head that leaves spotty lace on the sides of the glass. Aromas of light pilsener malt, light earthy hop, and light fruitiness. The flavor is quite sweet with malty sugars and faint bready malts. No hop flavor, but a hint of metal of ash is in there. Better than that cape verde beer, but nothing horribly exciting.

Photo of AlexAfonin
2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of BrewUSA
2.72/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Oranjeboom Premium Lager

Look 6/10
Smell 12/20
Taste 23/40
Feel 5/10
Drinkability 19/20

Overall 65/100

Mearlry a 'fizzy yellow beer' nothing sets it apart from any other 'American Adjunct' While it's remarkable smooth and drinkable. It lacks substance and Flavor in a major way. May make a great beer for guests or after dinner/easy drinking. Nothing I would ever recommended to a snob/nerd... That said, is rather easy to drink at 5%

Photo of qcghost
2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of Lukebell15
3.28/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of EdFed
3/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of EvanWilliams
3/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of BILF
2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of joegallows
2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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Oranjeboom Premium Lager from Oranjeboom Bierbrouwerij B. V.
67 out of 100 based on 299 ratings.