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United Dutch Breweries
Brewed at Randalls

Style: Pale Lager
Breda, Netherlands

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.19   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed by Oranjeboom, Rotterdam (Netherlands) until the early 90’s. After the closing of Oranjeboom production was moved to Breda (Netherlands). This brewery was called Verenigde Bierbrouwerijen Breda-Rotterdam at that time and soon to be renamed to Oranjeboom Brouwerij. The Breda Royal brand however always still mentioned United Dutch Breweries (wich translates to Verenigde Brouwerijen). On closing of Oranjeboom Brouwerij, Breda in 2004 by InBev production was moved to both Bremen and Leuven. Until 2008 when Randalls acquired the licence. Some production is also done at Hofbrauhaus Wolters (under the name Getränkeindustrie Altewiek).


1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DSG (5672) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 7, 2012
Can sample at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Thanks beerandbeyond. Clear golden. Grainy aroma with light chemical notes and a bit of metallic notes. Slightly sweetish grainy flavor with a bit of paper and a bitter and slightly metallic finish. Light-bodied.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kerenmk (2199) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 4, 2012
Can sample at a tasting at our place. Thanks beerandbeyond. Clear blond with a white head, molasses, pale lager aroma, mild bitterness, unoffensive taste. Light body, short finish, soft carbonation.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
McTapps (3649) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 16, 2012
Bottle shared with MichaelBruch, bought at Aldi UK. Aroma of Thai soup, golden in colour and steady head. Taste of hops, malt and sweet milky coffee, quite refreshing when drunken cold, but nothing really special.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
MichaelAwesome (3650) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - SEP 16, 2012
Bottle shared with McTapps. Another simple, bit sweety and watery lager. Drinkable but below average.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
futre7 (130) - Taipei, TAIWAN - SEP 5, 2012
Pale yellow, weak nose and head. It is basically a poor macro beer. It’s drinkable at some level , but there are a million beers better. It’s one saving grace is that it’s pretty strong at 5%. I would call this a shandy beer. Grab a 7-Up and mix them for a sunny day...

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
gunnar (5160) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 27, 2012
Can. Pours pale straw colored with no head at all. Aroma of overboiled vegetables, skunky. Taste is even worse, sour malt, dry,bad.

2.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
undercurrent25 (1381) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2012
Creamy taste. overall pretty tasteless, slightly dru on the palate, won’t be revisiting

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
larsga (6146) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2012
Medium white head. Clear brassy body with light carbonation. Light honey and flour aroma. Dry-sweet mealy honey taste with oily notes. Mid-bodied. Mild mouthfeel. Dryish mealy grassy aftertaste with papery notes. At the very end, a touch of metal. Really the mealy honey flavour that drives this one. Not bad. (0.5l can, Wellcome, Lohas Park, Hong Kong.)

1.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DanielBrown (3748) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2012
Bottle from Aldi. Pours really pale, with not much head. Smells reasonable, mit dry malt. Flat on the tongue, both in carbonated terms and flavour. Lilted paper, with some crenallation, but mainly dead fruit malt. Not a good lager.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
fonefan (34434) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 14, 2012

Can 330ml.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, vegetables, cooked corn. Flavour is moderate sweet with a average to long duration, vegetables, corn, sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20120317]


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