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

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79
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360 Ratings
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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
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Ratings: 360 |  Reviews: 213
Photo of Rodi_Bauler
3.92/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Uma lager mais maltada com cor dourada, cevada fresca, aroma de campo de cevada, boa persistência, uma lager séria e agradável. Voltarei a ela.

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Photo of brutalist
4.16/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of bigpoppa67
3.01/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Illupo21
4.58/5  rDev +32.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tbforres
3.65/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This one really surprised me!
Look: Poured a lovely golden brown, with a white head that quickly faded.
Smell: Smells like a lager, with some spicy notes.
Taste: Really surprised by this one. I was expecting something along the lines of an AAL, or Heineken but was very pleased with the depth of flavor. Almost creamy, but with enough of a hoppy bitterness that it balances well. Some mild spice flavors as well, but I can't quite pick them out.
Feel: Creamy, but has a pleasant fizz on the tongue that makes this much more appealing to me.

Overall: As a Yank, this is a really nice beer. I expected the quality of an AAL from this at the price (4 pints at $6 total) and this was not at all the case. Mildly hoppy, with a touch of creamy and spice this will become a regular in my lineup.

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Photo of superspak
3.78/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

500 ml bottle into lager glass, best before 3/9/2016. Pours crystal clear golden yellow color with a 1 finger dense and fluffy white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Awesome appearance. Aromas of cracker, biscuit, light honey, herbal, floral, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of bready malt and moderate earthy hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of cracker, biscuit, light honey, herbal, floral, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Light herbal/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of cracker, biscuit, light honey, light pepper, and herbal/floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness and balance of bready malt and moderate earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from bitterness as well. Very clean on lager flavors with zero yeast ester notes present. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, fairly crisp, and lightly grainy/creamy/sticky balanced mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very good pale lager style. All around good robustness and balance of bready malt and moderate earthy hop flavors; and very smooth, crisp, and clean to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.46/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jsouza
3.53/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DaftPatrick
3.62/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LushessPuppy
3.26/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I was down at the local community co-op looking for a bomber. They were marked 5 and up. So I spotted OK Beer in a 4 pack or pounders for 599. Sold! I drink bud and pbr and this is right in there. Its probably Poland's Budweiser. Its very drinkable and kind to the tounge. Peace!!

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Photo of DoubleMalt
3.74/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerFooting
3.67/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I'm more a fan of Euro old school beer than their hoppier cousin's from the USA. Not a bad tasting brew, quite drinkable and unremarkable. I find it interesting that someone preferred Bud lite over this okey dokey brew. I poured mine from a can served at about 38 degrees F.

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Photo of Duffman79
2.6/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of bjouan
3.73/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Maillard
3.03/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of GarbageMan10
2.56/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Thunderballroom
2.9/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Risenhower
1.94/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
2.91/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

In honor of Turkey Beer Day, I'm electing this one as I'm not sure how good a Polish Lager can be (no disrespect to Polish folk)

It pours a blonde straw color with 100% transparency. The head starts off rocky and recedes quickly but always builds up nicely when it's topped off. Minimal lace.

Not much for aroma. Corn and straw, that's about it. Difficult to pick up.

Roasted barley, straw, and cereal grains. It finishes with a slight metallic note that rivals Steel Reserve. Some ugly fruit loop sweetness also arrives, making this more into a malt liquor.

It's crisp as expected, but slightly pasty and chalky, with not much else redeeming it.

My overall thoughts : I'd generously pass on this beer next time I saw it. If it's not ice cold, it's a Hurricane without the alcohol. Barf. Way less than OK. Sorry guys.

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Photo of Zaktcc
3.46/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jhartley
3.19/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of olduo2
3.68/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Retroman40
3.29/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Sample on draft at the 2015 EPCOT Food and Wine Festival. Color is a very bright and clear amber. The taste is nice balance of malt and hops with some bread like flavors on the finish. Very good mouth feel with a moderate carbonation level. Overall this is a decent enough Euro Lager. I would like to try it sometime in a proper serving glass and I am not sure plastic is the best vessel. This is certainly worth a try.

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Photo of HamdenHector
3.21/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A: crystal clear; medium gold in color; 1 finger rocky head that receded to a wispy cap; nice lacing;

S: pilsner malt, bread, a little spice;

T: bland; what's there is pilsner malt and bread, but it fades quickly; perhaps a little corn at mid-palate; finish has almost no flavor or bitterness;

M: light to medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: inoffensive, but not memorable; easy to drink on a hot day;

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O.K. Beer from Browar Okocim S.A. (Carlsberg)
3.45 out of 5 based on 360 ratings.
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