United Dutch Breweries
Brewed at Randalls

Style: Pale Lager
Breda, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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).

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ghawener (1542) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - SEP 22, 2007
Can: refreshing, one dimensional, plain and simple pale lager, no complaints

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tomciccateri (1033) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - JUL 22, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2013 Deep golden color from a can. Thick white head. Medium body with an even dry/sweet flavor balance. Slightly crisp hoppy flavor. OK 2013 Update: no improvement. Minimal hops presence. Dry finish. No off-flavors , clean enough,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bosskie (629) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2007
typical pils..... a bit too hoppy, almost tastes like a malt beer. The taste ends up as the aftertaste - not my favourite. Still, it does have a warm feel to it which is quite pleasing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
mike_77 (4324) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2007
Slightly paler than a typical pils. Fresh, clean taste. Lacks depth but is a great refresher.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (5396) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2007
500ml bottle from Aldi. Grassy hop aroma; straw coloured with a trace of white head; quite lively carbonation; some malt flavour; some bitterness; refreshing but very very average.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - MAR 3, 2007
A bland beer. No great taste and it has lackluster appearance. Needs to be chilled and served in a tall glass. I wouldnt recommend this brew unless required.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Quinten (1054) - zaandam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2006
orange/yello color, almost no head, thin one with som ale parts, metallic, and some fruit, strange one.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Dorqui (2154) - Brescia, ITALY - DEC 3, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2007 Canned 0,50L [Breda Royal Lager].
Compact head of medium duration. Limpid yellow color, watery and with light fizz. Simple and ordinary scent with light herbaceous and cereals notes. Little prickly and washed out taste. Decidedly modest bitter and alcohol content.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nightfall (1306) - Hamburg, GERMANY - AUG 18, 2006
33cl Can. Was pretty cheap and wanted to increase my number of consumed beers. A typical pale lager beer, I had better and worst.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
garngad (1) - USA - JUL 27, 2006 does not count
I have consumed many Breda lager for 25 years, and I find it the best in the world, i now live in the usa, and alas i cannot get it here, and now i am stuck with watery usa beer,breda is a ass kicking draft beer, see how many you can drink in a night, i bet you will be sorry next day, it will destroy you, and it tasts good, i miss it, oops i forgot to rate it, Brian.

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