Obolon Magnat | Obolon Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Obolon Brewery
Ukraine
obolon.ua

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Globetrotter on 12-07-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
69
Reviews:
46
Avg:
2.8
pDev:
17.5%
 
 
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Ratings: 69 |  Reviews: 46
Photo of gestyr
2.93/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 500ml bottle. Thin white head dissipated quickly. It has the aromas of sweet grain and bread. The taste reminds me of my childhood, stealing sips of my father's Kruger. Overall an average euro-lager.

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Photo of NastyNorseman
2.51/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Straw colored w foamy white head that stick around better than most Obolon offerings. Smells of malt and cereals. Tastes like salty dough, corn, bitter finish that lingers in the palate for a long time.

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Photo of notchucknorris
1.65/5  rDev -41.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of stevoj
2.59/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Bottle from Mix Markt in Kaiserslautern. Very malty and dry lager. Extremely dry finish. Clear golden color with fine carbonation supporting a silky head.

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Photo of Robertas
2.9/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 123321123321
3.16/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of vinivini
2.77/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jooler
3.49/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Smells good and tastes good for the style. Main issue is that it is pretty flat for the style

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Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
2.81/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pours a golden color with a fizzy head. Initial nose was somewhat off (reminded me of the cheaper beer I drank in my youth), but fortunately the beer was acceptable. Overall a little thin, but still somewhat drinkable.

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Photo of Mister_Faucher
3.5/5  rDev +25%

Photo of djrn2
2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of mrcraft
3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of GambrillsGuy
2.44/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of Donkster46
2.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of wethorseblanket
2.86/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

A: Poured from a 500 ml green bottle a clear yellow with 1" thick white head which lingers leaving clumpy and sheet lace.

N: Yeasty and crusty bready malts, grainy, corny, faint lemon/citrus, grassy/hay field in autumm.

T: Yeasty, clean, some sweetness, grainy corn chips, and faintly stale fruits.

M: Light body and medium carbonation. Slight metallic aftertaste.

O: Simple and basic lager, though label says "ale".

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Photo of dcmchew
2.67/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Golden pour, small white head that pops away fast, leaving just a thin lace.
Smell of sweet malts, some blond fruit, some faint honey, corn puffs. So it's probably gonna be sweet.
Yep. Big sweet malty taste, corn syrup, hints of honey. Fruity with some berries, apricots, hidden way underneath tho. Light spices, mild bitter finish with a metallic note that doesn't clean up the sweet start.
Very light for its syrupy taste, rather fizzy. Cloying aftertaste.
Drinkable, but just too sweet.

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Photo of endless1408
3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of Latarnik
3/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of paulish
3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of Aewachiw
3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of MechMessiah
3.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of Sinfull
2/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of Olek4374
3.16/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

The bottle proclaims that this is an ale, although it tastes like any other Euro lager out there... odd.

It pours a golden yellow that is just slightly cloudy with one finger or so of head that dissipated very quickly. It is difficult to make out anything in terms of the aroma of the beer. When I first cracked the cap open it was super skunked, but after the skunkiness settled down, it just gives off a slight bready smell with a faint malt. I really cannot make out anything else.

The taste was good - I initially tasted just sweetness from the malt, although I later had a blast of bitterness when it went down my throat - it was somewhat unexpected, but pleasant at the same time. There is a lot of carbonation, which, being a Ukrainian, I can say is very typical of Ukrainian beer. The aftertaste is a wee bit bitter, but this only lingers for like 5 seconds or so - it isn't a persistent problem when drinking this beer.

I recently reviewed the Obolon Lager, which got a pretty low score from me. This beer from Obolon is a serious improvement over it, but I still rank it below Obolon Svitle, which is just a damn good drinking beer.

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Photo of dertyd
2.48/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A:poured a light yellow almoast looked like a blond ale with a decent fog almoast no head or laceing tho

S:baked bread,biscut malts,and a lil skunky smell

T:verry smooth beer almoast to smooth kinda boring taste of grain and a lil skunkiness

M:crisp and refreshing

O:this is an ok beer nothing fancy verry simple I guess its better than the adjuncs around here

Live life drink beer!!!:-)

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Photo of metter98
2.66/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

A: The beer is clear straw yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that died down, leaving a thin head covering the surface and some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Faint aromas of grainy malts and skunk are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of adjunct and grainy malts along with notes of grassy hops, green apples and skunk plus a slight amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer isn't that difficult to drink, but the green bottle and trip across the pond might contribute to the light amount of skunkiness in the aroma and taste.

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