Cass Fresh - Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd
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2.93/5 rDev +24.7%
Poured from a large bottle into a small Hite drinking glass in a 'beef and leaf' joint in Itaewon-dong, Seoul, ROK. (My second was on the KAL flight from Incheon to Dulles.)
A: Pale clear yellow body, some visible carbonation. Small white head that fades fast.
S: Grainy malt with some hops. It smells like a lager.
T: Typically lager, but not as plain as an American lager. Hints of something floral. Grainy pale malt comes through a little, but not strong. Clean, but bland tasting. Slightly sweet aftertaste.
M: Watery and thin. Clean feel on the palate.
O: So it's made with rice, guess what...Korea is covered in the stuff, its the staple grain. That said, compared to the beers available worldwide, this is typical for a local staple beer in many countries. It wasn't bad, and frankly the flavor went well with the Korean BBQ, and I'd say was nearly perfect. Would I buy it here in the US? Nope. Would I drink it regular if I was in the ROK? Absolutely...if I had some 'beef and leaf' to eat with it.
06-07-2014 22:40:44 | More by Badger6
2.03/5 rDev -13.6%
Pours one finger of head on a clear light gold colored body. Low head retention.
The aroma is metallic, adjunct grain and lemon. Not good.
The taste is boldly metallic and watery.
The texture is quite fizzy with a thin and crisp body.
This beer is completely not enjoyable.
02-17-2014 08:51:38 | More by Fatehunter
Cass Fresh from Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd
59 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.