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OB Lager Beer - Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd

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BA SCORE
59
awful

108 Ratings
THE BROS
58
awful

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Ratings: 108
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 2.33
pDev: 25.75%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd visit their website
Korea (South)

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 02-12-2002)
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jlindros

Massachusetts

2.7/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Had a bottle of this at a Korean restaurant in Westboro, MA. I think my first beer from Korea.

Super light clear color, light bubbled head that disappears instantly.

Nose some cheap macro like lager but fairly crisp pilsner straw, bit of a corn or rice like weird substitute sugar flavor, no skunk or very unhappy lager though.

Taste light crisp but full flavor, light straw and hay, some light corn like cheap macro flavors but barely, light grassy hops and hint of bitterness, just a touch of a metallic twang. Finish is crisp dry but light icky bitterness that doesn't fade easily.

Mouth is lighter decent carb.

Overall not bad for an Asian pilsner. I wasn't expecting much, but it wasn't that bad. No skunk, very little metallic bad yeast flavor, light crisp and very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2012 19:10:31 | More by jlindros
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OB Lager Beer from Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd
59 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.