Arany Ászok | Dreher Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dreher Brewery
Hungary
dreher.co.za

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-06-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
40
Reviews:
14
Avg:
2.65
pDev:
26.79%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Photo of mishi_d
3/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kojevergas
2.84/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Reviewed from notes taken in Summer 2014.

Served on-draught into a .5L krug in Budapest.

No bubble show forms as it's poured.

HEAD: ~2 fingers worth of white coloured froth. Okay creaminess, decent thickness. Average consistency and complexion for the style. Leaves spotty inconsistent lacing as it recedes. Above average (~3 minute) retention.

BODY: Clear pale yellow. Clean, lacking any visible yeast particulate or sediment. Obviously filtered. Average vibrance.

Appears adequately carbonated. Not a unique or special appearance by any means.

AROMA: Pilsner malts, helles malts, barley, and maybe some generic floral hop character.

I detect no overt yeasty notes, nor any off-notes or booze.

An inoffensive aroma of below average intensity.

TASTE: Pilsner malts, helles malts/Munich malt, barley. That's really it. Balance is okay at best. Cohesive enough, but not a gestalt harmonious whole of a beer. Pleasant though unremarkable.

Very simple, with no nuance or subtlety to it. To style, there are no yeasty notes or off-notes (clean ester-free lager yeast is indicated). Clean drinking, with average depth, duration, and intensity of flavour. I do like it in a general sense, but it's not going for much.

MOUTHFEEL: Smooth, wet, clean, light-bodied, slightly overcarbonated, and unrefreshing. Decent presence on the palate.

Not oily, gushed, hot, boozy, astringent, harsh, rough, or scratchy.

OVERALL: Easy to drink, but not a good beer within its style. Pretty basic fare, and not really worth trying. It's hard not to be dismissive of such a generic attempt at the style, but it's not bad for what it is.

C (2.84) / AVERAGE

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Photo of Csako
5/5  rDev +88.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The best beer that i ever had!!!

I drink this each sabbath and this makes my life much better!

I introduced this master piece to my friend Stan. He said this is the best lager that he ever had!

I recommend this 10/10

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Photo of dcmchew
1.92/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of grga
3.35/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Sassleen
2.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of rale
2.02/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Poor taste, low carbonation, now smell at all. Classic mass -produced lager.

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Photo of AmitC
3/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
2.77/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of poskok
3/5  rDev +13.2%

Photo of hansavijaticar
2.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Ciocanelu
2.75/5  rDev +3.8%

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2.75/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of PhillyStyle
3.5/5  rDev +32.1%

Photo of WoodBrew
3.02/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Brought this beer back about a year ago whilst visiting Budapest. The beer poured a clear golden yellow with initial foamy head that is quickly dissipating and not leaving much of a lace. The scent is mostly a grainy malt. The taste has almost a sweet corn base with slight grass like hop. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall its a beer and I like beer.

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3/5  rDev +13.2%

Photo of hawkeye42
2.33/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

The waitress at the bar in Budapest gave my friend and me a funny look when we ordered Arany Aszok, and now I know why. I think it is Hungary's version of Milwaukee's Best. Very cheap and not very good. I would definitely spend a few extra Forints and order a Dreher.

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Photo of ronin926
2.75/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of drewone
2.75/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of myxy
3/5  rDev +13.2%

Photo of BeerLovag
2.75/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of bylerteck
2.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of gnikola
1/5  rDev -62.3%

Photo of Beerman1977
1.75/5  rDev -34%

Photo of cfalovo97
3/5  rDev +13.2%

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Arany Ászok from Dreher Brewery
2.65 out of 5 based on 40 ratings.
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