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Oranjeboom Premium Lager | Oranjeboom Bierbrouwerij B. V.

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2.88/5
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378 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:
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Added by Jason on 08-21-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,559
Reviews:
194
Ratings:
378
pDev:
17.71%
Bros Score:
2.78
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
35
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 378 |  Reviews: 194
Photo of Spikester
3/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

So I intended to write a serious review of this beer until I tasted it. Pretty mediocre to me. Well then I checked the date on the bottom of the can and discovered the can was filled Dec. 19, 2014! Well that explains the ordinary look smell and flavor of this beer. I remembered it was pretty tasty last time I had it. Thanks to Trader Joe's I was able to buy a single and don't have 3 or 5 more to mow through. I have put in numbers that reflect this stale beer and will edit and re-number if needed when I obtain a newer can. Cheers!

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Photo of bschmidt_37
3.13/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of MaSaiani
2.57/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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

Photo of cgrunin
3.15/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.72/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A : This lager pours a frothy head of about 3 fingers and recedes slowly to a thick ring, leaving webs of lace on the sides of the pint glass. The body is pale straw in appearance, but manages to muster a 20% opacity. An exceptional appearance for a typical adjunct lager.

S : Straw, grass, pale hops. Some cream of wheat, baked grains, and faint dark bread crust. An okay nose, has some character but nothing fabulous.

T : Heavy malt bill here, with a large corn/straw presence and flavors of baked bread (day old), biscuit, and wheat cracker. A faint hoppy stab peeks through here and there, with a tint of grapefruit. A large yeasty ending with a bit of tin as well. The main difference here is that it's closer to a Czech pilsner but without the harshness of hops.

F : It's light bodied as an adjunct lager should be, but it's also mildly creamy with appropriate carbonation and a slight dry nip on the finish.

O : I'd drink this again, given that I can get it for a fair price. It's better than Stella, and it's better than about any macro out there (save for a Coors on a hot day) and incorporates elements of the American and Czech styles in the entire profile.

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Photo of papat444
2.75/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Flashback #379

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Photo of spycow
2.79/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Sazz9
2.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Mister_Faucher
2.64/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Andrewharemza
2.94/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, corn, grainy and a little hop. Flavour is malt, corn, grainy, medium sweet, little metallic, little thin and a little bitter.

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Photo of UPMD_Bill
2.36/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Drank from 500ml can. Light and watery, no malt flavor, a little grass, and a little skunk (even though it came from a can).

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Photo of shigg85
2.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of RMentair
2.75/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Devman171
3.36/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GRG1313
2.71/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Barnoloid
3.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Barleycorn
2.82/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of DKHNOVA
4.1/5  rDev +42.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

What's not to like? Clean, crisp. Very decent beer.

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Photo of BdM
2.43/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of hoppytobehere
3.29/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Fairly decent euro lager. Cheap. Good retention, nice mouthfeel. I will probably drink a bunch of these this summer.

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Photo of Damian74
2.35/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of IPhantom
3.3/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I don't really get the hate for this one. It definitely doesn't have a lot going on, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. It's kind of a low-risk, high-reward situation--for $0.07 an ounce, I don't know that you can find a cleaner-tasting beer. It's very smooth and has none of the skunky Euro character of its Dutch brethren. It could definitely use more hops, but it has enough for a crisp finish. It's become my go-to easy drinker.

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Photo of valkyre65
2.85/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of hophugger
2.97/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Oranjeboom Premium Lager from Oranjeboom Bierbrouwerij B. V.
Beer rating: 2.88 out of 5 with 378 ratings
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