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Cass Fresh - Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd

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83 Ratings
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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 2.32
pDev: 25%
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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New York

2.25/5  rDev -3%

06-16-2013 14:27:29 | More by Noelito76
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2.38/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

A bit of a citrus aftertaste, however it went flat very quick once opened and poured into a Sam Adams Glass. For a beer to help cool down instead of coke on a warm day by the pool it would do the trick but would really need to be followed by a good ale.

Serving type: can

05-31-2013 12:44:18 | More by Bigman
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District of Columbia

2.75/5  rDev +18.5%

05-24-2013 03:43:08 | More by dcbeers
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2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

05-02-2013 21:21:06 | More by cnwillis31
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3/5  rDev +29.3%

03-31-2013 00:58:55 | More by t0rin0
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Korea (South)

1.25/5  rDev -46.1%

03-01-2013 08:46:01 | More by Theshooster
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3/5  rDev +29.3%

02-28-2013 04:07:03 | More by bvermilion
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

02-04-2013 07:20:28 | More by Jugglemeno
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1/5  rDev -56.9%

01-03-2013 23:47:19 | More by UncleAddie
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2.25/5  rDev -3%

12-28-2012 15:28:24 | More by Danflurry
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2.75/5  rDev +18.5%

12-27-2012 02:32:18 | More by LoFiDave
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Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev +29.3%

11-11-2012 00:38:39 | More by cfalovo97
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2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

11-09-2012 08:17:26 | More by joshwalt
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2.9/5  rDev +25%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From a large bottle into a small Hite drinking glass at Old Village Korean Restaurant (or whatever it's called now) on Aurora Avenue, Seattle.

Pours a pale clear yellow with a 1-finger white head, moderate carb.

Aroma is faint floral hops and grainy malt.

Taste is surprisingly floral and clean, with some Kölsch-like qualities. Some grainy pale malt too. I haven't had a lager in a while but this isn't bad, nowhere as bad as other reviews indicate. If anything it's just watery and boring.

Mouthfeel is pretty watery and thin, as would be expected from a 4.5% adjunct lager.

Overall just an average AAL, after a long day of housework it went well with the bulgoki pot and pajeon.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2012 16:18:44 | More by draheim
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2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

09-05-2012 02:04:27 | More by Halcyondays
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Alberta (Canada)

2.4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

330ml bottle poured into tulip 27/6/12

A clear straw yellow with a big soapy bone white head that hangs around for a while leaving a few spots of lace

S not much on the nose just some rice cake and wet cardboard and just a little sweet malt

T more of the same really, but somehow there's more cardboard and there's a slight chemical flavor that's a step down from the nose

M watery and well carbonated, faint aftertaste doesn't last very long

O not overly offensive but not very good either, slightly off but still drinkable

one and done, glad I didn't need to buy 6 thanks for that Zyn

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2012 23:03:31 | More by wordemupg
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2.5/5  rDev +7.8%

05-07-2012 14:40:04 | More by MouthfulOfchris
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1.03/5  rDev -55.6%
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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1.25/5  rDev -46.1%

04-29-2012 16:19:46 | More by astrickland
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2/5  rDev -13.8%

04-06-2012 16:52:05 | More by avisong
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2.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A: crystal clear straw liquid with a small white foam cap. Lots of rising carbonation, but the beer wasn't so foamy that it ran the risk of overflowing in my pint glass. Patchy lacing.

S: doesn't smell too sweet, just some corn and some grassy grains (or possibly hops).

T: Big corn flavor that finishes with sweetness and Band-aids. Some pale grains can be tasted at first, but the big finish dominates the flavor profile.

M: although the beer has a watery body, there is a thick coating that makes Cass feel fuller than it actually is. Carbonation
Evens are high. There is enough film on my lips that I just unconsciously wiped them clean before writing this sentence.

O: there is nothing overwhelming enough about this beer to make me choose it over an American made adjunct lager. I prefer my homebrew made in this style. I think the only time I would order this one again is if it was the only option at a Korean restaurant and I needed something other than water to go with my food.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2012 23:39:17 | More by ToasterChef
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2.25/5  rDev -3%

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3/5  rDev +29.3%

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3/5  rDev +29.3%

02-27-2012 00:40:23 | More by JasPAr
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United Kingdom (England)

2/5  rDev -13.8%
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
Cass Fresh from Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd
59 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.