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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

56 Ratings
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Ratings: 56
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 14.29%
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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2.87/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours two fingers of head on a clear golden colored body. Live up to the name.
The aroma is not great: metallic and ricey.
The taste has a smooth sweetness and balanced pretty well with the mildest lemon bitterness.
The texture is crisp with soft edges.
It's not bursting with flavor, but its not bad (aside from the smell).

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2.98/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A: Pale golden color. Forms a fizzy white head that quickly fizzes away. No lacing.

S: Aroma is of faint malts and grains. Brown rice. And just a hint of earthy hops.

T: Taste is thin, but at least there is a something there and it's not digesting. Very mild caramel malts, brown rice, kraft paper. Quick, clean finish.

M: Light bodied. Medium carbonation. No bitterness.

O: Purchased this one along with a Hite Ice Point to go with a Korean meal I was making. Figured if I was going through the trouble to cook Korean, I might as well drink it well (and didn't feel like going the shochu route). While this is not a terribly impressive beer, it was certainly the better of the two.

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2.73/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This beer is very simple in a very bad way.

The flavor is somehow simultaneously sweet and bland. This beer tastes very grainy and watered down. This isn't something that I would purchase again or think to grab when i just wanted something to enjoy. It probably goes well with korean food but as a stand alone it's really disappointing .

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look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

A: Pale, gold color, clear, and with a thin white head that faded quickly, leaving no lacing.

S: Cut hay, dried grain.

T: Mild malty sweetness at first, then faint grainy notes in the middle before a slightly bitter finish. Very uncomplicated flavor, and almost watered-down taste overall

M: Moist, but with only average carbonation.

O: This is not a drain pour, but it isn't good. The only thing it's good for is cooling off the heat of hot, spicy Korean food.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this clear, light gold beer with Korean food on an absolutely steaming hot New York City night and it did the trick. It has a small white head that settles slowly, minimal lacing, a bready sweet malt aroma, and a hint of floral hops.

The flavor is much the same; on the sweet side, a bit of caramel and bread character to the malt, drying up pretty well in the finish; some light floral hopping; reminds me of a generic German Helles-style beer. Low bitterness and not much of an aftertaste.

Light bodied with medium carbonation; a little bit watery. Very easy to drink and good to wash down the intensely flavored Korean dishes.

OB Golden Lager from Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd
72 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.