Cass Fresh
Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd

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From:
Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd
 
Korea (South)
Style:
Lager - Adjunct
Ranked #267
ABV:
4.5%
Score:
59
Ranked #30,023
Avg:
2.41 | pDev: 27.8%
Ratings:
195
Status:
Active
Rated:
Mar 20, 2022
Added:
Mar 01, 2003
Wants:
  2
Gots:
  52
SCORE
59
Awful
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Notes: None
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Photo of RaulMondesi
3.29/5  rDev +36.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
by RaulMondesi from California

Out of a bottle at The Prince in Korea Town, Los A feels, CA.

Well, straight up, it’s pretty flat as if Van Gogh was on Zoloft. Like, there’s not a lot going on here. As if Vincent was just dull, blank faced and sad (even more so, I suppose). No wild spirit in this one. No “hurray!” Ok, I’m out.

Mar 20, 2022
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2.84/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3
by monkist from Hungary

Hey, come on, it is definitely NOT awful. Yeah, I know, it’s the same adjunct [email protected] and yeah, It’s watered down and the aftertaste is quite bad and metallic.
But it feels better than most Japanese beers that they have here in Japan. Korean lagers are always better somehow.
Abd not to mention that it goes very well with Korean food! You can’t even feel its aftertaste… :)

Jan 21, 2022
 
3.4 by BlueSpader from Washington on Nov 26, 2021
 
2.75 by cryptichead from Illinois on Nov 19, 2021
 
3 by Mavigo from Michigan on Nov 05, 2021
 
3.37 by gcnr on Oct 01, 2021
 
2.75 by NorbertB1974 from Germany on Jul 14, 2021
Photo of Sigmund
2.11/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25
by Sigmund from Norway

330 ml bottle, from Green Peas, Stavanger. ABV is 4.5%. Clear pale golden colour, moderate white head. Sweetish aroma of pilsener malts, starch, grass and candy. Fizzy mouthfeel. Medium sweet flavour with the same elements as the aroma, very moderate hops.

Jun 25, 2021
 
3.51 by LXIXME from New Mexico on Apr 08, 2021
 
3.3 by SG_H44 from Korea (South) on Jan 01, 2021
Photo of PFDR0054
2.27/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25
by PFDR0054 from Illinois

The secret to drinking Cass:

Step 1. Buy it in the large plastic bottle variety...multiple bottles

Step 2. Buy bottles of Soju.....multiple bottles

Step 3. In a safe location; IE; barracks room, day room, place of residence, etc.... pour beer into a solo cup, pour a shot or two of Soju in solo cup

Step 4. Drink and enjoy...responsibly....or something

Dec 27, 2020
 
3.68 by WCKDVBZ from South Carolina on Nov 07, 2020
 
2.16 by chad6058 from Virginia on Oct 26, 2020
Photo of tomocracy
2.09/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5
by tomocracy from Washington

Let's be real here. This beer becomes pretty good in your memory after a night in Hongdae mixing it with Soju and having to call the bars to see if they had any lost phones turned in the next morning. I remember the good times with friends from Cass, but I guess my mind purposely blocks out the taste. At the end of the day, it's a potable liquid that contains alcohol.

Jun 17, 2020
 
1.91 by AngEo from Texas on Mar 31, 2020
Photo of GelloPudding
5/5  rDev +107.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by GelloPudding

Delicious. WTF snobs!? Korean BBQ much!?

Mar 20, 2020
 
2.78 by markallmon from Tennessee on Mar 15, 2020
Photo of AndrewMorash
1.27/5  rDev -47.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25
by AndrewMorash from Canada (ON)

Very plain beer, reminiscent of an American mass produced lager.

Feb 22, 2020
 
2.05 by alexsergio from New York on Feb 08, 2020
 
2.67 by Hefsbeercaps from Ohio on Dec 29, 2019
Photo of kawakinoko
1.31/5  rDev -45.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5
by kawakinoko

L: color seems fine, but the beer head which comes up after pouring in the glass looks so rough.
S: Smell of hop&grain litely comes first, like ordinary american lager. But smell that comes later is awful.
T: Taste at the front is quite fine as an american larger. Little bit sweet and tast of corn comes first. But with the smell after swallowing, only bad taste remains in the mouth.
F: Very fresh because it is highly carbonated. But the smell & taste ruins everything
Overall : I recommend to mix it with Soju. It highly reduces awful taste at the behind.

Dec 28, 2019
 
3.47 by StanleysCup from Maryland on Dec 19, 2019
 
3 by shigg85 from Japan on Sep 19, 2019
 
2.5 by Oidmoe from Austria on Jul 23, 2019
 
2.77 by jdurey from Korea (South) on Jun 26, 2019
 
2.13 by Zonian1 from Ohio on May 01, 2019
Photo of detgfrsh
2.62/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
by detgfrsh from Texas

From a bottle at a restaurant in Seoul. Clear golden color with white head. Grassy smell. Light body. Tastes of cracker malts with some grassy hops. Typical Asian lager, goes well with food but not that interesting on its own.

Apr 05, 2019
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2.33/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25
by sokol_1993 from California

Got a bottle at Samhae Jib in Seoul.
Went well with the fatty food at the restaurant though, but when it's by itself, just a bland mass brew with little taste.

Mar 28, 2019
 
1.76 by blissfulNemo from Michigan on Jan 25, 2019
 
3.32 by seockchan from Korea (South) on Nov 28, 2018
Photo of elnachooo
1.02/5  rDev -57.7%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
by elnachooo from Spain

Cerveza de cuerpo ligero y carbonatación baja. Del aroma se perciben granos y algún toque de pera. En boca es una cerveza olvidable, con poco que destacar. Mas que una cerveza parece una gaseosa.

Nov 18, 2018
 
2.3 by Kiro from Russian Federation on Oct 14, 2018
 
2.53 by jbu0126 from Wisconsin on Sep 22, 2018
 
3.29 by mattreitz49 from Florida on Aug 30, 2018
 
1.78 by LarrysDeerGut from Illinois on Jun 26, 2018
Photo of Foyle
3/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by Foyle from North Carolina

Poured from 11.2 oz bottle into pint glass. A thin white head falls quickly with virtually no lacing. Color is clear straw with mild streaming carbonation. Aroma of strong grassy hops and yeasty bread. Mouthfeel is thin and light. Flavor is mild -- cracker with some hint of grassy hops. Overall it is decent but just very underwhelming.

Jun 24, 2018
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2.93/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by dave_ackbar from Hawaii

There really is nothing like drinking a ice cold lager on a hot day in an Asian country.

This is how I had this lager.
Nothing at all special, but it just tastes perfect in the right environment.

Jun 14, 2018
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3.18/5  rDev +32%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
by LiquidAmber from Washington

Poured into a pilsner glass. Pours a light to medium golden amber with a half finger white head that dissipates to a thin film with light lacing. Aroma of lightly grainy biscuit malt, grassy hops and a hint of lemon. Flavor is attenuated biscuit malt with a little husky grain, a hint of caramel, grassy hops. Flavor tuckers out into a bland, grainy and grassy finish. Light to medium bodied with sharp carbonation. If it looks, smells and tastes like a adjunct lager duck, then that what it is. I tend to rate this style higher than the average, mostly because, although I rarely crave one of these, their strength is being mild and inoffensive to the most people, and I find them to be drinkable if unmemorable. This is not one of the better adjunct lagers, and the flavor is simultaneously a little grainy rough and quite muted. This could be partially because, despite the unfortunate "Fresh" in the name, this has probably been sitting around for a long time, both in shipping and distribution. I know I've been watching for an opportunity to buy a single bottle for quite a few months (my favorite beer store got quarts of this; I wisely waited for a 12 oz. single). Bland and a bit a rough, a satisfactory, but forgettable adjunct lager, as so many commercial beers are from Asia. A boring, but painless tick of this brewery.

May 31, 2018
 
2.86 by ronniebruner from Arizona on Apr 09, 2018
 
1.92 by joemcgrath27 from Canada (AB) on Dec 22, 2017
Cass Fresh from Oriental Brewery Co., Ltd
Beer rating: 59 out of 100 with 195 ratings