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OB Golden Lager - Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd

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OB Golden LagerOB Golden Lager

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BA SCORE
72
okay

58 Ratings
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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3
pDev: 14%
Wants: 1
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd visit their website
Korea (South)

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JamnesCameron on 07-18-2011

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Ratings: 58 | Reviews: 16
Photo of nelsonsaigon
3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Saigon (can)

I am neutral on this beer.

Photo of WoodBrew
2.98/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of wilsonbaron
2.6/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Auraan
3.32/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured a clear golden body with one finger of bubbly white head that receded in about 3 minutes. A perfect example of the style in appearance, quite nice. Scents of floral Noble hops, very perfume-like with an aroma of jasmine and orange, German malt with some light honey aromas, some very light herbal hops and light grainy malt touches on the finish. Overall impression of aroma is of a very crisp, clean, delicate aroma that is quite pleasant, though rather muted. Flavor begins lightly sweet with light Noble hop flavors, pleasantly sweet honey-like malt and a light bit of grain husk. Middle is medium dry with the same flavors present, but with more herbal Noble hop flavors. Finish continues this same flavor profile. Aftertaste is dry with notes of floral and herbal Noble hops and bitter grain husk. Overall impression of flavor is of a crisp, dry, clean, simple lager. Not a flavor rich beer, but flavorful and rather pleasant. Mouthfeel is light bodied with high, effervescent carbonation and a drying feel. Overall impression of mouthfeel is of a classic lager, true to style. Overall is is a good lager. It is simple, crisp, flavorful and clean. Not the best by any definition, but very good, with a nice flavor and aroma, and a classic mouthfeel. Quite nice.

Photo of warpedrevolution
2.5/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of wynn87
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of Marvicsin
3/5  rDev 0%

Photo of magpieken
2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Went down Ok with my bowl of noodles. Nothing to write home about. Not bad just quite underwhelming really. Meh.

Photo of Eman17
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of vinylrooster
3.75/5  rDev +25%

Photo of JasonEdelson
1.8/5  rDev -40%

Photo of wjun7351
3.6/5  rDev +20%

Photo of safaricook
2.9/5  rDev -3.3%

I had this yesterday and I remember to be quite bland. Grainy nose with some Diacetyl as would be expected in a Czech Pilsener, but without any hops whatsoever. Did not like drinking it, but there were no apparent faults either.

Photo of dansushi
3.52/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of beer_nibbler
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of spycow
2.25/5  rDev -25%

Photo of jaredkc889
3/5  rDev 0%

Photo of evianIPA
2/5  rDev -33.3%

Pours a perfectly clear golden colour with a billowy white head that settles to a tiny cap, leaving some lacing. They make it very clear on the label that this uses exclusively German malts and hops and by the look of it, they intend this beer to be 'by the book.'

It's quite sweet on the nose, with clean pils malts and no noticeable skunk or sulphur. There's also no noticeable hops, but it's still very appealing and to style.

I was a bit too nonchalant with my pour, and it seems there wasn't all that much carbonation to begin with because most of the carbonation is gone. For a 4.8% beer there's isn't as much body as I'd hoped, and it comes across as watered down. It's not unpleasant, just boring, and I wish it had some hop character to brighten it up. Bitterness however is in balance.

A great start that went absolutely nowhere. Commit to the style, add some hop character, make it crisp, and I think this could be quite a decent beer.

Photo of ArmyATCBrewer
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of ste5venla
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of speedvagen
2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of Brew_42
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pours clear and gold with a fluffy white head.

Smells slightly malty

Taste- Not much there. Some malts and grain. A little bit of sweetness.

Mouthfeel- Light, a little watery.

Overall- Better than Hite, Cass, and Cafri thats for sure. Not great though.

Photo of smithj4
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of bearbreak
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of Mosant
3/5  rDev 0%

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OB Golden Lager from Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd
72 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.