Oranjeboom Premium Lager | Oranjeboom Bierbrouwerij B. V.

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BA SCORE
2.88/5
374 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oranjeboom Bierbrouwerij B. V.
Netherlands
interbrew.com

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 08-21-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,776
Reviews:
193
Ratings:
374
pDev:
18.06%
Bros Score:
2.78
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
35
Trade:
0
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Photo of ScaryEd
1.98/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75

Poured from a 16 oz can into a pint glass because I'm a classy dude.

Pours a crystal clear golden color with a finger of bright white head. The head has pretty good retention which is super neat.

The aroma is impressively metallic, with some faint notes of wheat. Maybe something resembling orange.

The taste is very faint. Some mild grains and grass. Strong metallic aftertaste. Not getting any citrus, which is strange because this is supposed to be a citrus lager.

The feel is light bodied with moderate carbonation. Meh.

Overall, a very shitty lager but I paid a dollar for it so I can't complain too much.

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Photo of Prost76
3.24/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bankboy66
2.46/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Classic euro skunked lager with a hint of orange somewhere in there. Not bad not great.

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Photo of WickedBeer
3.05/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of lhwjanssen
2.98/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of cryptichead
3/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Buck89
3.02/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A clear pale straw color with a generous fluffy white head. The foam settled quickly, leaving a wispy cap. Smells like a pale lager - not much there, a bit of grain, no hop presence. There is also a bit of buttery DMS aroma. The taste is a bit better - slightly sweet grainy malt with a very subtle floral bitterness. Also there is slight DMS in the taste. Light-bodied and medium-carbed.

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Photo of Stuntrider666
3/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

$15 a carton, need I say more.

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Photo of 8BaconBits
2/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of tjmiller718
2.97/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ygtbsm94
2.58/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Nose of grains, malt, hay, cereal, light fruitiness, seltzer. Taste moderately sweet malt, grass, bread, light floral hops, faint biscuit & orange, easy drinkable brew.

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Photo of Gaddabble
3.35/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DoubleMalt
3.21/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bryan12345
3/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of akopczyk
3.22/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tjwarren
2.96/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Clean tasty easy to drink. I liked it way more than I anticipated.

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Photo of Miami66
3.5/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of harsley
3.61/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.22/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a small pint glass. Pours a light golden amber with a big, fizzy, three finger white head that dissipates almost immediately, leaving slight ring around the glass and no lacing. Aroma of grainy malt, a hint of orange (may be name suggestion) and light grassy hops; pretty much a typical Euro pale lager profile. Flavor similar, with grainy, husky malt, a hint of butteriness, dry grassy hops. Finishes with attenuated grainy malt and grassy hop bitterness. Light bodied with active carbonation. Both the grainy malt and hops have a little rough edge to them, although the overall flavor tastes a little watered down, particularly in the end. Although the mild diacetyl flavor is usually considered a flaw, it actually helps mellow out the rough edges of the the other flavors. Credit for a bit more flavor character than many other bland Euro lagers, but the body was too light to support it. Meh. I wanted to try this again, as it was one of my very early introductions to foreign beers. I don't remember my 30 year old reaction, but I hope it was slightly better back then.

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Photo of einman
3.44/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerWithMike
2.99/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of nausicaa-taos
4.05/5  rDev +40.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A summer beer without the self-hatred. For when your grilling and your friends or significant other will give you grief about double fisting bud limes.

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Photo of vabeerguy
3.52/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I do not understand why this beer got such bad reviews. Perhaps the conditions in which I had it made a difference. I had been working outside in the 90+ temp with high humidity. I had this beer and it was quite refreshing under this circumstance. A bitter IPA would not do (although later that was my beer of choice).

Anyway, poured from a 16 ounce can into a pint nonic glass. Clear. Nice head and, most of all, it quenched my thirst.

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Photo of DCP
3.75/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

I believe the point of this product is to drink all 6 half liters at once.
A chugging beer.
Tastes like any other pale lager but goes down easier with a low impact hangover.
An upscale Dutch Budweiser for a party. It only costs 8 bucks for a 6.
It's a beer that most non-beer-people would probably enjoy.

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Photo of contika
4.38/5  rDev +52.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Beer rating: 2.88 out of 5 with 374 ratings
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