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

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Browar Okocim S.A. (Carlsberg)

Style: German Pilsner

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Ratings: 135 |  Reviews: 83
Reviews by SleepyMonk:
Photo of SleepyMonk
3.08/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Chilled 500ml bottle poured into a tall Pilsner glass.

Pours with a thick creamy head of about 3 fingers which falls gradually enough for the remainder of the bottle to be emptied into the glass after a few pours.

Color is a bright crystal golden amber and displays moderate lacing around the glass.

Smell is fairly anemic unfortunately, not much available other than a weak malt odor. Wheat grain is tied in and a very faint rosemary twang hides in the background.

Taste is very much euro pilsner. Just like the nose - malt up front with touches bread grain, yeast elements and if your really pushing it you can get an orange peel like taste.

Mouthfeel is characterized by moderate carbonation although this is a tad thicker and perhaps even heavier; then the average euro pilsner. The taste elements rise quickly in the mouth and then fade just as quickly to leave a reminder. Its this "reminder" that holds on for a good period of time.

Not earth shattering but one hell of a nice beer

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DaPeculierDane
3.4/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Come Back Inn.

Dusty light gold with a thin, bubbly white head. Retention is average. Carbonation is assertive and attractive.

Aroma is well hopped (noble?). Honey, lemons, pepper, and floral spice. Also pilsener malt.

Taste is light and fruity with a light grain sweetness, some corn husk, copper, pepper, honey, and earth.

Mouthfeel: fruity sweetness is perfectly balanced by spicy hopped dryness. I prefer a dryer German Pilsener but this isn’t bad.

Drinkability: Sessionable by the boot.

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Photo of SIRIUS2
3.53/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a pint glass.

A: Crystal clear pale golden in color with a thin white soapy head. No lacing to note.

S: Balanced mix of pale malts and light citrus hops. Fresh. Nice, not great.

T&M: An almost perfect balance between bittering hops and light malts. The weight of this is very light with a nice tingle from the fine active carbonation. All of the flavors stay together for a solid taste all the way through. The finish is mostly clean with a hint of malt but the linger fades out extremely fast.

D: Decent. This reminds me of a more well rounded version of one if the American macros. There is an interesting malt taste (yeast?) that comes across that palate that was interesting to experience. Overall I enjoyed this one and would probably look for it again.

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Photo of R_Kole
3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of olradetbalder
2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

Photo of wjimson
2.68/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Golden yellow beer with flat head. Very faint smells of raw grains. Nothing special here.

The taste is similar to your average beer watered down with carbonated water. Very soft malt, softly hopped, and dry. This is the most I can say at this sitting. This beer is not subtle, its just really lacking in taste.

Sure this is drinkable. the limiting factor would be whether one is willing to drink watered down beer.

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Photo of Rand_Schoeb
4.75/5  rDev +51.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Light with a sweet tasting finish

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Photo of LXIXME
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of IntriqKen
3.43/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a crystal clear golden straw color with a nice half finger of white foam that melts quickly to very fine lacing...but lacing none the less.
Aroma is definately german pilsner...light malt with a touch of corn and bready yeast.
Taste is lightly sweet malt that is followed with a slight corn flavor, bread, then a light hop tingle.
Aftertaste is a little sticky....more drying would be appreciated, still a nice, nice pilsner.

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Photo of berkeleymaw
4.01/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not bad, fairly grainy flavor with mild, non-bitter aftertaste. Went down easy. Tastes like it is the inoffensive lager big American breweries wish they could deliver. Preferable to your common American lawn-mower beers, but not my choice to "wow" any beer snobs.

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Photo of brother_rebus
2.96/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Surprisingly not gross for a polish beer. Pass though.

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Photo of Razr86
3/5  rDev -4.2%

Photo of beerluvr
3.8/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Clear pale gold liquid topped with a frothy white head. Fresh grainy aroma with hints of hay/grassiness and light malt sweetness, Taste is crisp hoppiness and light malt...more hop than malt, quite nice. Finishes clean and bitter, quite the drinkable lager, a nice hoppy Pils.

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Photo of Ant777uk
1.21/5  rDev -61.3%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Having tried many Polish beers, it was finally time to try this!

Looks pretty pale and lagerish, aroma is overtly malty and not inviting.

This is my least favorite Polish beer so far! Neither refreshing or flavorsome, just malty with a stale aftertaste. And this was drunk in Poland from a bottle.

Going to buy another beer to get rid of this taste!

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Photo of mzeld
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of HalfFull
3.06/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From a 500ml. bottle into a pilsner glass, this brew pours clear and light golden in color with a nice bubbly white head. Head reduces to a surface cap and yields good lacing.

Noble hops, grass and some fairly deep malts on the nose, pretty clean overall. More earthy hops through the head initially.

Taste is medium rich in malts with a bit of a creamy orange citrus close which does linger briefly. Finish is a bit coarse and grainy, but pleasant, yet not very complex. Body is moderate for the style and with a pretty strong carbonation, which works well given the maltiness of the finish. Offers average drinkability overall, bit bready.

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Photo of wilfonzo
3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of stouty1
3.57/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I am visiting my college roomate for the weekend and I was surprised he had some craft beer in his fridge (left over from party). I poured it out of the bottle into an hugely oversized goblet ( two-hander). A gimmick from my college days. Head was nice and creamy but disapated fast. Smelled of spices and slight amount of hops. Taste is pretty bland in the beginning. I pulled the bottle out of the fridge with my buddies MGD, so I think it was too cold! After it warmed up a bit, it was still pretty bland, but a little better. I could smell what seems like coriander. This beer is good to sit back and knock 'em back while discussing the good ole' days.

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Photo of KTCamm
3.43/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Slighter larger than 12oz bottle into a pint glass. Pours a pale yellow with a nice creamy foamy white head that takes its time settling down. Smells very clean, maybe a modest citrus and pils hop, but very minor. Taste is clean, crisp, with a good hop finish.

Overall a well made pilsener that does everything its asked to.

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Photo of Mandrake
3.15/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a medium yellow with very little head at all, but what there is stays pretty well and leaves some lacing. Smells slightly hoppy, with a bit of a skunked tone, very similar to many other import pilsners. Taste is equally unremarkable, a simple malt base, with a hop bite in the finish and that same hint of skunk. Mouthfeel is crisp and refreshing, and drinkability is good. Nothing new here, but nothing offensive either.

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Photo of elricorico
2.75/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Looks very average, just like a Euro Lager. Clear gold with a fizzy white head. The head had no staying power today, the only trace is a thin ring.

Smell is grassy, more malt than hop. A very small hint of skunk lingers in the back of the aroma.

The taste is pretty flat, the aftertaste is apparent the instant the beer enters the mouth. One dimensional mildly bitter lager.

While it is not quite watery, the beer is somewhat light in body. Carbonation is pretty much at par for a pilsener.

Not much here. A beer for a hot day I suppose. Not offensive, not exciting, just a drink.

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Photo of dexterk1
3/5  rDev -4.2%

Photo of G_Mad
4/5  rDev +27.8%

Photo of tone77
2.83/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to woodychandler for the trade.Poured from a 16.9 oz. can. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of grains and malts. Taste is not great, alcohol up front, some grains, not a lot going on. Feels light in the mouth and has average drinkability. Overall this is a mediocre beer.

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Photo of beerthulhu
2.72/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: Very pale straw color, very clear with a sudsy thin white Budweiser head.

S: Sweet malt and corn on aroma.

T: Thin body, sweet hop tang that is spicy but not much else for flavor. Has Budweiser corn tang to it when it warms. a washy, weak pilsner that is perhaps over hopped

M: watery and light

D: so easy going down you hardly notice your drinking anything at all.

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Okocim Beer from Browar Okocim S.A. (Carlsberg)
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