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Cass Fresh - Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd

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BA SCORE
59
awful

82 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 82
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 2.33
pDev: 24.46%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | 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: NeroFiddled on 03-01-2003)
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UncleAddie

Arizona

1/5  rDev -57.1%

01-03-2013 23:47:19 | More by UncleAddie
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Jsteez

China

1.03/5  rDev -55.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Flat and chemical. I have tried it on tap, in a can, a plastic bottle they call a pitcher, and a bottle...I have even drank this out of a 2 inch paper cup! It's not good...

There is a reason this beer is widely unavailable in America (accept large cities with a lot of Koreans), it is because it is terrible! I lived in Korea for 3 years and I would go out of my way to avoid this. Lucky for me they imported MGD and Budweiser (which I never drink in the States). MGD was smooth and refreshing compared to this beer. Korea does not have a strong beer culture like western countries, so they don't have a lot of good beers available. When they do, they are quite expensive. This beer--along with Hite--are terrible and should be avoided at all costs. If you visit Korea for vacation, sure, try them for the novelty. But, if you have to live there, good luck finding inexpensive good beers.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2012 03:44:31 | More by Jsteez
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astrickland


1.25/5  rDev -46.4%

04-29-2012 16:19:46 | More by astrickland
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Theshooster

Korea (South)

1.25/5  rDev -46.4%

03-01-2013 08:46:01 | More by Theshooster
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cornchz

Korea (South)

1.25/5  rDev -46.4%

01-13-2014 04:00:50 | More by cornchz
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froghop

Washington

1.35/5  rDev -42.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

this is very awfull.

pours a very pale yellow-white, with a very thin white head, and no lacing.

smell is weak, grain, some corn.

taste is water, weak grain, somewhat sweet, end is awfull.

overall this is one of the worst beers, had it at O'Kims in Busan, South Korea.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2009 10:58:46 | More by froghop
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Foodnjoy

Korea (South)

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

06-23-2014 22:49:06 | More by Foodnjoy
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

02-16-2012 04:24:50 | More by ygtbsm94
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Dapper_Dan_Man

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

08-05-2013 03:45:42 | More by Dapper_Dan_Man
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starlight37

Korea (South)

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

01-26-2012 07:23:11 | More by starlight37
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laituegonflable

Australia

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Pours a pale golden colour with white fizzy head that sinks dramatically and noisily. Lots of interesting carbonation in the brew; smaller, slower bubbles through the middle and larger, quickly gushing ones up the side. Because of perspective it looks like I'm going past on a train. I'm glad I'm intrigued by this visual effect, because otherwise there's nothing even remotely interesting about this.

Nose is fairly pungent with a sticky rice aroma and a hint of buttery malt, slight grassy edge from the hops, weak and takes on a bit of the carbonation smell as well. Not very effective, pretty much a nothing nose.

Taste is...well, poor. Horrible sticky sweetness with a rice grain lightness, a raw sugar kind of flavour and a hint of diacetyl. Bread yeast character hiding underneath as well gives this a real chunky kind of sweetness which lingers unwelcomely, although thankfully not for that long. While the flavour as a whole is insipid and weak, palate is short with no finish at all - it's clean though I guess, which is a blessing.

Mouthfeel is such a letdown after that interesting bubbling. Thin and flat, totally uninspiring. This is a beer best enjoyed by proxy: give it to someone else and laugh at them.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2009 01:22:55 | More by laituegonflable
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

1.5/5  rDev -35.6%

11-25-2013 21:57:06 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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Zorro

California

1.63/5  rDev -30%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Yet another oriental beer from the beverage Warehouse.

Pours an ultra clear yellow beer with a snow-white head.

Smell is almost nonexistent, just some cooked vegetables and a faint alcohol scent, that is all.

Taste is not much, a bit of sweetness and a little herbal hop. The flavor is very much like a Michelob Ultra.

Mouthfeel is water.

This isn't disgusting but it is like drinking carbonated water and is a kissing cousin to the next closest water like beer I know of the dreaded Michelob Ultra.

AVOID THIS!

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2005 03:34:39 | More by Zorro
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bearbreak

Korea (South)

1.75/5  rDev -24.9%

07-05-2014 17:22:22 | More by bearbreak
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Reappropriated

California

2/5  rDev -14.2%

08-10-2013 01:28:25 | More by Reappropriated
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avisong

Virginia

2/5  rDev -14.2%

04-06-2012 16:52:05 | More by avisong
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largadeer

California

2/5  rDev -14.2%

11-25-2013 05:43:34 | More by largadeer
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endless1408

United Kingdom (England)

2/5  rDev -14.2%

05-31-2014 20:53:24 | More by endless1408
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Elut

Korea (South)

2/5  rDev -14.2%

11-26-2011 17:14:37 | More by Elut
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Jugglemeno

Hawaii

2/5  rDev -14.2%

02-04-2013 07:20:28 | More by Jugglemeno
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Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

2/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

South Korea does not proclaim to be a beer Mecca, neither does it harbour many wine enthusiasts (the sweeter the better). Likewise, coffee is an unpretentious beverage only to be enjoyed with a mountain of sugar. Simply, they do not fully understand the westerner's abstract pursuit of connoisseurship. God knows I've tried to enlighten my Korean friends but their hastiness to alter (butcher) western culinary marvels and their propensity to completely misinterpret western sensibilities only makes them more loveable. It must be said that Korean cuisine is quite special and soju gets you trollied for next to nothing. Anyway, Cass Fresh is possibly the best of a bad bunch so I'll try not to be too harsh with it.

S: Crickey! Swirling it around I get a strong whiff of pond silt.

T: Soft bitterness on back of the tongue. Metallicy malt but not harsh. Fizzy. Kind of clean.

O: Very similar to Bud. Easy to drink.

Serving type: can

02-25-2012 18:08:42 | More by Hoppsbabo
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LoveBeerNo7

Ontario (Canada)

2/5  rDev -14.2%

11-15-2011 23:40:08 | More by LoveBeerNo7
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

2/5  rDev -14.2%

11-25-2013 05:41:34 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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Fatehunter

Oregon

2.03/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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.

Serving type: can

02-17-2014 08:51:38 | More by Fatehunter
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jarmby1711

Australia

2.03/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

I tried this little offering in a Korean restaurant in Box Hill, an Asian enclave in suburban melbourne.
There were a number of Korean beers on tap, of which this was the first names.
Having established that our very friendly Korean waitress had only a slightly better grasp of the english language than I do of the Korean language (which is nil), we seemed to expend most of our quality communications on getting a roughish idea of the food we were to eat(which was quite enjoyable), so I thought it may be somewhat hopeful to have a full and frank discussion on the virtues of the korean Brewing Industry.
Had we done so , I m sure the comely waitress would have suggested that the Cass Fresh is not the greatest of beer options in this world.Whilst looking Pale and efffervescent the head quickly died , leaving a dull lifeless corny cardboard liquid for me to taste.
This is a "cold filtered" offering and as such has had that unique proces remove any beer flavour and replace it with the 'cold filtered ' flavour, which from all accounts is popular amongst the younger , more impressionable mebrs of Society.
The label is interesting in that it offers such gems as
Cass- the sound of Vitality
and the beer hasbeen brewed to have a fizzy and crisp taste.
Well it is an avoidable beer.
I hope it is not the best the koreans get to drink though

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2007 07:24:00 | More by jarmby1711
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Cass Fresh from Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd
59 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.