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

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RATINGS: 529   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.85   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.


1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Mark_Eck (686) - - FEB 7, 2014
Pours a pale yellow. Mild floral aroma. Plain pale lager taste. Nothing distinguishing about this beer.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
radagast83 (4644) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - FEB 5, 2014
Hits the mark as far as plain, generic European lager. Light pale grains, some very light earthy hops. Generic enough not to overpower a good Korean meal. But that’s about it.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tbopslt (347) - New York, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Clear golden pour. Light carbonation and head. Sweet, floral aroma. Subtle taste. Actually enjoyable.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
jkwalking05 (3753) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pale yellow with a small white head. Aroma is of grain, sweet corn. Taste is the same.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
travita (3958) - Frisco, Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle. The look is clear, small white head, and golden in color. The smell is grainy, cereal, sweet florals, and ok. The taste is malt, floral, dirt, and eh.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
loku (20) - Villa Nueva, GUATEMALA - FEB 1, 2014
Hite Ice point Apariencia:2 Cabeza: Espuma, blanca, abundante de poca duración hasta que desaparece de inmediato y por completo Cuerpo: cuerpo plano con poca efervescencia sin partículas de amarillo transparente Aroma:8 vainilla, goma de mascar, miel, un aroma particularmente dulce. Paladar:5 Cuerpo: buen cuerpo, cremoso, poco burbujeante con un final ligerísimo astringente Sabor:7 Ligero inicio dulce final ligeramente amargo de muy corta duración. 15Una interesante cerveza de la que me sorprende la combinación de un cuerpo robusto, aromas dulces y un sabor muy ligero. Los coreanos han traído muchas cosas de calidad cuestionable a Guatemala pero esta no es una de esas. Merece una oportunidad. Ice Hite point Appearance 2 Head: Foam, white, abundant short-lived until it disappears immediately and completely Body: flat body with little effervescence without clear yellow particles Aroma 8 vanilla, gum, honey, a particularly sweet aroma. Palate: 5 Body: good body, creamy, slightly bubbly with an astringent faintest end Taste: 7 Lightweight home slightly bitter sweet end of very short duration. 15Una interesting beer that surprised me the combination of a robust body, sweet aroma and a very light taste. Koreans have brought many things of questionable quality to Guatemala but this is not one of those. Deserves a chance.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
AWS9 (480) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 23, 2014
Bottle. Pretty lame pale gold pour. Aroma okay - some grass, mild hop, and a hint of malt. Lifeless taste, corn, cereal, mild veg... Certainly a drinkable pale lager, nothing too astringent here, so it gets THAT job done, but nothing else.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Bottle from a Korean restaurant in Fairfield, CA. Since I was having the Korean BBQ I figured I try the beer. Typical pale lager. If I didn’t pour the bottle myself, It could have been any number of different beers. Blah....

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Boutip (4726) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 9, 2014
Bottle: Poured a clear golden color lager with a pure white foamy head with light retention and not much lacing. Aroma of light adjunct notes with some cereal notes also perceptible. Taste is also dominated by light cereal notes with some adjunct and light sweet finish. Finish is actually crisper and cleaner then I had expected. Body is about average for style with good carbonation. This is actually better than I was expecting but still not great though.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
samparkique4 (38) - - JAN 6, 2014
hay, cereal, grass, leather, leaves, smoke, cooked vegetables, all lite, summery watery texture and yet smoket hinty on palate


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