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O.K. Beer - Browar Okocim S.A. (Carlsberg)

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BA SCORE
78
okay

287 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 287
Reviews: 190
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 16.03%
Wants: 11
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Browar Okocim S.A. (Carlsberg) visit their website
Poland

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 09-16-2001)
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Photo of mtboozeaddict41
3.73/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

OK beer man...bought at BRIX bottleshop. Great looking can, white with that classic old school beer look. Completely European. I"ll be honest and mention this is to be my first Polish lager. Excited!!!

Appearance: surprisingly dark golden with touches of straw yellow. Decent film of a head left around the rim. Head is pretty non-existent.
Aroma: Nice grassy sweet malt aromas popping initially into the nasal cavity. Herbal hops are noticeable also. Pretty thin on the nose
Taste: Beautiful lager mid palate, nice and full with plenty of light malt complemented with a light hop presence. The finish is the highlight with the quintessential lager taste coating the palate. Lightly bitter but far from being offensive.
Mouthfeel: Nice and oily sitting in the mouth. Medium carbonation entices the senses to really taste the beer. Not bad
Overall: For my introduction into Polish brew I can't say I'm flabbergasted and about to shout it on the mountain top but this lager is genuine. I feel I'm starting to fall in love with most Euro lagers for their affinity for being clean and straightforward. That der brew dis Oky Doky wit me brew

mtboozeaddict41, Oct 18, 2013
Photo of bcm75
3.5/5  rDev +2%

bcm75, Oct 17, 2013
Photo of Oakenator
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Oakenator, Oct 13, 2013
Photo of TR0219
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

TR0219, Oct 13, 2013
Photo of MPSTARR
3/5  rDev -12.5%

MPSTARR, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of TAMU99
3.4/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Clear yellow beer with little head. Smell is weak...maybe malty floral scent, but hard to tell. Taste is clear, crisp with malty tones. Clean mouthfeel with little aftertaste. Refreshing beer, moderately bubbly. Pretty tasty beer, I would buy more.

TAMU99, Sep 29, 2013
Photo of chinchill
3.48/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

50 cl can served cold in a lager glass. Dae code(?) seems to indicate 2013.

The carbonation looks (high) higher than it feels (medium), with lots of rather coarse carbonation rising even quite a few minutes after the pour. No doubt this contributes to the very good retention of the head and very good lacing. Excellent clarity in this deep golden beer.

Probably is more flavorful than average for style, but clearly would benefit from a bit more hopping.

O: this was a very pleasant surprise, and very high on the drinkability dimension.

chinchill, Aug 29, 2013
Photo of archyquaffer
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a pint can into a shaker. A moderate pour produces a tall, frothy head that threatens to overfill....I take a sip and pour the rest...Cool looking can art, featuring a Polish peasant woman in colorful traditional dress, and a coat of arms with a goat with front legs wrapped around a giant stemmed glass, and dated 1845. The artwork is reminiscent of 1950s-1960s American beer can artwork, with its rich, mult-color hues. The label describes the contents as "full pale beer". The color of the beer is a pale straw, with moderate carbonation. The head dissipates but sticks around nicely.

The aroma is very subtle, with just a touch of floral hops, and maybe just a tad of skunk and metal. The taste is sweet, rather like a honey cream ale, with some caramel flavors to balance. Not much hop bitterness. A bit of metallic tang (which I expect and is a good thing in moderation). The mouthfeel is light, and the beer is easy drinking.

This is the type of beer where I would only form an opinion after two or three- to see if the sweetness becomes too cloying. However, I do have a bit of a sweet tooth, and can often appreciate this quality in a beer, especially a lighter bodied beer. I can see drinking one or two of these and then switching to something a bit less sweet with more of a hop bite.

This beer was one of the cheaper offerings at the Hennessey Market in Uptown Butte, Montana (6.99 for a four pack of pint cans, which is equivalent to craft brew on sale or clearance in this town). At this price it is well worth the money and well worth the try.

archyquaffer, Aug 21, 2013
Photo of nickfl
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

nickfl, Aug 21, 2013
Photo of Lovely85
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Lovely85, Aug 21, 2013
Photo of Kopfschuss
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Kopfschuss, Aug 19, 2013
Photo of jwoolfe
3.5/5  rDev +2%

jwoolfe, Jul 30, 2013
Photo of IceFox
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

IceFox, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of gpblackgt
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

gpblackgt, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of hansavijaticar
3.5/5  rDev +2%

hansavijaticar, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of sdrenfrow
3/5  rDev -12.5%

sdrenfrow, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of jaxon53
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

jaxon53, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of alelover
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

alelover, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of Gstolas
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Gstolas, Jun 24, 2013
Photo of schoolboy
3.51/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hey, what do you want for $1.25 for a 500ml can. This is what I expected it to be, I just hope it doesn't do something bad to me!

The pop top almost didn't open right, but I got it open enough to get the beer out. It poured a nice thick head that quickly receded. There is not good or bad aroma to speak of.

There isn't much taste either. It isn't too sweet. It almost has a little hops taste. So far, though, it seems inoffensive enough to drink a couple of these when you are already gone.

Not something I would buy again except for the novelty.

schoolboy, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of Spikester
3.1/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear gold with one finger of vanishing white head. No appreciable lacing.
Smell is malty grains with a bit of lemon.
Taste is immediately sweet and bready. There is a kiss of spice that maybe comes from the hops. A light lemon taste is the finish.
Mouthfeel is quite full for the style. Carbonation is good enough.
Overall a good warm weather beer would be nice with some brats on the grill.

Spikester, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of DbbC
3.5/5  rDev +2%

DbbC, May 31, 2013
Photo of Slatetank
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Slatetank, May 24, 2013
Photo of Flounder57
3.54/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

16.9 oz can was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced quickly to a thin layer. It is a golden straw yellow clear as day with bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Sweet pale and bready malts followed by mild noble hops. Smells standard for an EPL.

Taste: Same as above. Very tasty lager.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, drinkable, medium bodied, mild tingly bitterness, and medium carbonation.

Overall: Not an expert in this style, but this is a good beer on hot humid day like today.

Flounder57, May 21, 2013
Photo of johntfox
3.5/5  rDev +2%

johntfox, May 21, 2013
O.K. Beer from Browar Okocim S.A. (Carlsberg)
78 out of 100 based on 287 ratings.