Hite | Hite Brewery Company LTD

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
282
Reviews:
132
Avg:
2.51
pDev:
25.5%
 
 
Wants:
3
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18
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2.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.24/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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3.05/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I've Had Better & I've Had Worse.

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2.25/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of JohnnyChicago
2.09/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of lemmy187
2.4/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.48/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

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1.79/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Typical Korean style's adjunct lager. Very high carbonation. malt flavors and hop flavors can hardly be found.

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2.27/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of gopens44
1/5  rDev -60.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Yes, had this on many a night in Teagu outside the gates of Camp Henry. It's an unfortunate beer. Tastes a little less like perspiration than OB, but still - the taste is still there.

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4.5/5  rDev +79.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

had a hite over the weekend pretty good! @irnva

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Photo of DoubleJ
2.44/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Can consumed on Korean Air (Los Angeles to São Paulo). The can itself has a number of marketing words, from "bottom fermentation" to "ice point". It was free, so I can't complain about price. On to the beer:

The beer has a pale yellow color, topped with a soapy white head and solid head retention. I smell rice being fermented, blah. Perhaps to no surprise based off the aroma, the beer tastes like a rice lager. A dash of malt and husk for kicks and giggles, overall the beer has a sweet flavor. Sweet like cream. I won't applaud this effort as a roaring success, however the beer is not offensive. It's light bodied with a coarse feel, paired with spritzy carbonation.

Hite does not excite me. After my can, I switched my alcohol option on the plane to red wine.

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2.88/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.6/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.43/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

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1.52/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

only if you wanna get drunk and want carbonation. People usually mix this with soju which is Korean distilled beverage

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2.55/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

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2.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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1.75/5  rDev -30.3%

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2/5  rDev -20.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +29.5%

Review: Bottle of Hite Pale Lager 4.5%ABV

Hite lager is a nice, pleasant tasting beer from South Korea, that’s so good with Korean food.

Pours a golden yellow clear colour with a small light head and some lacing.

A nice sweet aroma of light malt and grains were found making the smell one of the highlights of this Korean brew. On closer inspection the smell is quite unusual, a strong tinge of a shot, possibly the rice.

it is an extremely easy tasting drink: sweet, clear and crisp. Its smoothness making it go down very well. There was a lingering grain sweetness throughout in the beer that stays nice till the end, no bitterness found in this beer. It tasted of a little rice and pale malt, some grains and a light hop flavour. Very refreshing and clean throughout, I enjoyed this beer. This beer is pleasant. and perfect for the light beer drinker. Definitely a top class session beer, perfect for a night out with friends to a restaurant, say perhaps a Korean restaurant! Would work very well with some light food.

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3/5  rDev +19.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -40.2%

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2.25/5  rDev -10.4%

Pairs well with karaoke, and that's really about it.

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2.5/5  rDev -0.4%

Hite from Hite Brewery Company LTD
2.51 out of 5 based on 282 ratings.
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