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Brewed by The Hite Company
Style: Pale Lager
Yeongdeungpo, Seoul, South Korea

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RATINGS: 603   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.86   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The No. 1 selling KOREAN Beer Brewed & bottled in Korea at HITE Brewery co. ltd. Seoul. Brewed form Purest underground well water, Canadian Harrington barley, Parle Aroma and Yakima hops, yeast and no additives or preservative.


1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
robforbes (2087) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - MAR 11, 2009
not good. pours a pale yellow with a small white head that quickly goes away, not much lacing. smell is a typical lager smell, somewhat sour. taste is watery, grain, sourish malt, touch of corn, ends with a strange aftertaste that is somewhat nutty.

1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
BillyMidnight (41) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 3, 2009
Iíll plunge right in and make the obvious joke about adding an "S" to the name and add that if the brewers made this change and sold it in low-cost six packs, the gimmick might help them outsell Lucky and TNT. This stuff tastes like sparkling water with a faint hint of hops and is distinguished from discount beer only by virtue of the fact it comes in a 640 ml bottle. Still, given itís 4.5% alcohol content, even the larger bottle isnít enough to get you drunk enough to start enjoying the stuff. Still, thereís a certain value in being sober enough to carry on a conversation with a woman at a party beginning with, "Yeah, itís not very strong beer, but we drank it all the time that year I was in Korea. Yeah, I was doing some charity work there, but I donít want to bore you. Tell me about yourself..."

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2009
Bottle from Beer Run on 01/25/2009. Clear pale golden body with a medium fizzy white head. Sweet corn and honey aroma, with light grain and some slight hop hints. Dry corn and faint honey flavor with slight grain and a touch of hops . Medium light body with high carbonation.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
dwaggs2 (1297) - Jefferson City, Missouri, USA - FEB 10, 2009
Bottle. Pours a straw yellow color. Not much head at all. Very watery, but then other pale lagers. Smells like malts and some nuts. Taste is smooth.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
LtDan (1806) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - FEB 8, 2009
Served with Korean BBQ... Very sweat, corny with a small amount of fruit in the finish. Piss yellow with a foamy head that goes completely away within seconds of pouring it.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
junon (429) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - FEB 5, 2009
Nose is almost none existent when poured into glass. Tastes maybe of mild grain, corn, grass flavors but not much. Slight nutty or butter aftertaste although fleeting. Basically its a mildly alcoholic and equally flavored bottle of water.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Drake (10507) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 10, 2009
11.13 ounce bottle from Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA. Dated 20080825. Pours a clear and thick looked pale yellow color. Medium frothy head quickly disappears and leaves no lacing. Aroma is grainy malts with some corn. Sweet corny and grainy taste with some grass hops. Medium bodied with a thick mouthfeel.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
doboy (424) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - JAN 5, 2009
Did I forget to rate this beer? Itwas yellow. It had no head. It had no aroma. May have been water. Was not urine as mine has an odor. Rates as the worse beer I’ve ever had. The #1 reason not to visit South Korea. Ship Hite to North Korea, they will surrender!

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Harsebrau (227) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - JAN 5, 2009
Not much aroma. I tried and tried, but couldnt find anything. Well, it has an earthy aroma, but very very faint. Color is pale gold with a fizzy, white head. The head gave quickly, leaving a film on the surface of the beer as its only bread crumb. Flavor was crisp and quick. Corn and maltly. Probably tastes great in South Korea.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
italianjohn (2489) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2008
Golden beer not much in taste but a corn taste that gives your a mouth of aftertaste must be the Yakima hops kinda light and watery tastes like most mass produced lagers common swill not bad happy new year!


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