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Queen's Ale – Extra Bitter Type | Hite Brewery Company LTD

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Queen's Ale – Extra Bitter TypeQueen's Ale – Extra Bitter Type
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hite Brewery Company LTD
Korea (South)
hite.com

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Hoppsbabo on 10-01-2013

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Reviews:
3
Ratings:
8
Avg:
3.2
pDev:
12.5%
 
 
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 8
Photo of ColdCalc
2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

A solid commercial beer. In Korea, there are only cheap swill, mass-market imports, and super pricey craft beers to choose from. Queen's Ale offers a decent middle ground: more expensive than the mass Korean lagers, cheaper than the importer IPAs, and with a taste to match their middle position. This beer has a decent hoppy bitterness when compared with non-craft beers. A little harsher and less refined than the upscale beers, but much better than drinking another bland lager.

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Photo of Fatehunter
2.96/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours two fingers of head on a clear medium straw colored body. Looks good.
The aroma has a mild lemon note to it. Not much but it's there.
The taste has a metallic pine bitter flavor throughout with a grapefruit finish.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
It's an attempt at getting some flavor in the beers of Korea, but it doesn't work well.

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Photo of Hoppsbabo
3.45/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: Light amber with a nice sustaining head.

S: A pretty good nose of indiscernible fruity hops. Some burned caramel.

T: Bitter like it says on the tin. Quite a bit of cardboard but there's also fudge, lots of artificial solvent-like banana and hints of butterscotch. It's sharp compared to its less bitter counterpart but too bitter to be sessionable. The banana/solvent, while not unpleasant, is totally wrong in an English style bitter. I believe additives are used for flavouring. If it's true then what the fuck!

O: More worthy of critical attention than the Blonde Style but ultimately it's nothing more than a poor Korean immitation beer.

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Queen's Ale – Extra Bitter Type from Hite Brewery Company LTD
3.2 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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