O.K. Beer | Browar Okocim S.A. (Carlsberg)

BA SCORE
79
okay
360 Ratings
O.K. BeerO.K. Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Browar Okocim S.A. (Carlsberg)
Poland
okocim.pl

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 09-16-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
360
Reviews:
213
Avg:
3.45
pDev:
15.65%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
44
For Trade:
0
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Ratings: 360 |  Reviews: 213
Photo of prisdefer
2.75/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BlueSpader
3.24/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ordybill
4.23/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 16 OZ can into a pint glass. The appearance is a clear light gold color with a large white head. The aroma is grass and some yeast. The taste is mild grass and hops.

 182 characters

Photo of babaracas
3.61/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear amber, insta-fizz white head, no lace / anything on the glass. Smell: pils, cereal grains, spicy hopping. Taste: spicy and slightly grassy with clean pale malt back, note of sticky stone fruit in the finish. It's fine, refreshing and cheap $1.25 for 500 ml.

 271 characters

Photo of tfsimpkins
5/5  rDev +44.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of scootercrabb
2.83/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BeerAndFilm
3.49/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CNoj012
3.04/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

This beer poursa crystal clear golden color with a 3 finger, dense white head. Retention is above average for the style and there are some hanging rings of lacing left on the glass.

Smell is basically nothing. If you really agitate it there is a touch of floral, grassy and spicy hops and a bit of grainy and bready malts.

Taste is the same, but a little bit more flavorful. The hops show up a little on the finish and into the after taste, but it is still very bland.

Feel is very light with moderate carbonation. It is very easy drinking, but so is water.

Overall not great. I paid $1 for a 16.9oz can so I'm not mad, but even at that price I'm not sure that I'd revisit it.

 680 characters

Photo of snowmageddon
3.68/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dukeandduke
3.14/5  rDev -9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

3/5/17 (Chicago IL, Draft Pour into 16 oz pint glass). Golden clear straw yellow, generous white cloudy head. Sweet floral hops aroma and taste. Malt prevalent as well. Thin texture, minimal carbonation, easy going down. OK beer, literally.

 241 characters

Photo of heerboth
3.52/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jzlyo
3.52/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mostly clean malts throughout with a bit of spicy hops and slight tartness in the finish. As far as the style goes, this was among the best, extremely easy to drink with no off notes.

 184 characters

Photo of RR58
3.46/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of van1btz
4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEERMILER12
3.44/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Eziel
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Campodog
3.21/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GreatHammerhead
3.3/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Presentation: 500 ml can poured into a pint glass.

Look: Pale golden yellow with a white two finger head. Decent head retention.

Smell: Cornflakes become more pronounced as the beer warms.

Taste: Corn and malts intertwined. Really no hop flavor or bitterness to speak of.

Feel: Slightly thicker then water water and lightly carbonated. Goes down very smoothly.

Overall: Not bad for the style. More flavorful then most, just needs time to warm slightly before drinking.

 473 characters

Photo of bankboy66
3.43/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not bad. Paid $1.49 for a single. Very Pilsner but not overly malty. Light to medium fizz and a little crackery up front. I would drink this again.

 150 characters

Photo of stella77artois
3.58/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Benish
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of utopiajane
4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours golden and with a creamy fat head of foam that lasted well. Clear and bright. nose is hop forward but not brazen. The first thing you get is soft floral and sweet herbal. The you notice the golden scent of the pils malt. No off scents. No fruity esters form yeast. As for hops they are spicy, peppery and mild. Very beautiful hop that shows you why noble hops are so grand. It shines in this beer and a slight moment of fruitiness form the bittering hop peeks out. it's just a temptation though and is never realized, just like a good german pils. The carbonation is bubbly . That actually is a distinction in the pilsner style. less bubbly or more bubbly. This malt is smooth and graceful and those bubbles accent dryness without losing any malt flavor in the finish. The bitterness is just a tad softer than some and shows all the hops spice and pepper in the clean finish. The malt finishes the beer though and the aftertaste is breaddy with herbal accents. This was an outstanding pilsner!

 999 characters

Photo of papposilenus
3.69/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From a 500ml can with (what I assume is) a best-by date? of 06/02/17 stamped on the bottom. Served in a pilsener.

Pours a rich mostly-clear honey colour with a fat fluffy three-finger head of suds. Retention is so-so good and leaves a fairish amount of spotty, sticky lacing.

Sharp crackery, clean malty nose, floral, with orchard fruits. And a little something metallic.

The taste is peppery, crackery malt with white grapes, flowery herbs and green apples, and slightly salty; honey and earthy in the middle, ending with a zippy spicy hop bite. As it warms, the not-quite-entirely-pleasant industrial metals character detected in the nose becomes more prominent - never enough to actually put it down but it does cause you to ponder what kind of damage you might be doing to your internal organs down the road.

Feel is medium-thick for a pilsner, creamy, fizzy and just-shy-of-crisp.

I recommend drinking this very, very cold.

Overall, better than just O.K. I'm not going to lie to you; I bought this beer simply because it was labelled 'O.K. Beer.' I enjoyed it although I feel certain that, even as I write this, toxic metals are concentrating in my liver threatening to leave my children fatherless and my wife finally free to marry the kind of man her mother always thought she deserved.

 1,299 characters

Photo of gandres
2.69/5  rDev -22%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Bottle 500 mL to wine glass
A: Golden amber clear, medium off white foam that disappears quickly, small foam lingers
A: scent of malt not a lot
T: low bitterness, not a lot of taste, long finish
P:lively carbonation
OA: Fair beer, but not to repeat look for
Drank: 8/25/2016 11:30 PM

 284 characters

Photo of digitalflood
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
O.K. Beer from Browar Okocim S.A. (Carlsberg)
3.45 out of 5 based on 360 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.