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

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unknown

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RATINGS: 574   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.85   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.


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1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
gregwilsonstl (1185) - Missouri, USA - DEC 31, 2011
Smells like urine, and tastes like cheap fermented corn. This tastes lower quality than cooks, miller, and Budweiser.


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Theydon_Bois (10518) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2015
Can (as Hite Ice) shared at the ’Beers of London’ Tasting MkII, Bespin Cloud City - Hyde Park zone, thanks to Daniel 11/02/15. Clear pale yellow with moderate white spotting that goes straight to the edge. Noseis pale malt, light vanilla, trace of caramel, grain, paper. Taste comprises light citric notes, grassy, pale malt, cereals. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Not to bad for a pale lager.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (16488) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2015
11th February 2015
Bottleshare at Leighton’s flat. Thanks to Daniel for this one. Bright clear pale gold beer, small white head. Palate is light and dry and mildly crisp. Light pale malts, some sweetness. Modest paper. Trace of fruits. Light dry finish. It’s not great but there are many many worse pale lagers out there.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
egidis (19) - LITHUANIA - FEB 20, 2015
bottle, Hite Ice Point. pale, clear, crisp, no head. light body and fizzy, light sweetness.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
BlackHaddock (4367) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2015
330ml bottle (as Ice Point): shared at the Feb 2015 Shrewsbury Bottle Exchange. Cheers Mat for this offering. Pale, clear and crap. Corn notes, sweet and just generally poor in all aspects. Not even sure it would taste any good in bright, warm sunshine on a beach.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
The_Osprey (2380) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2015
330ml can from Oriental Supermarket Bayswater, shared at Leighton’s. Pale orange, clear, light sparkling, big foamy white head. Aroma is corny, musty, sweet and syrupy. Body is medium, slightly spritzy, a bit foamy. Taste is corny, light biscuity malt, soft bitterness. Better than expected.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
massingasetta (325) - München, GERMANY - FEB 16, 2015
This is a surprisingly good beer in the category International Lager - a pale lager that resembles the traditional beers of Europe and the old world but is lacking the ambition of subtle bitterness and any taste that hinders drinkability.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Arek (369) - Zielona Góra, POLAND - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle 0.33 l, Carrefour, Wrocław, Poland
Jasnozłote, mocno nasycone piwo z cienką, od razu znikającą pianą i słodowym aromatem. W smaku pełne i orzeźwiające o słodkawym, kukurydzianym posmaku i łagodną goryczką na finiszu.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
alex_leit (103) - Minsk, BELARUS - FEB 14, 2015
355 ml can. Pours clear, pale yellow with white foam. Aroma: malt, grain, a little fruity. Taste: malt, corn, rice, light body, watery.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
JefVerstraete (1761) - Ghent, BELGIUM - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle from Exotic World, Leuven. Alias Hite Ice Point. Pale yellow colour. Dirty taste of cooked vegetables, sweet corn and a lot of off flavours. Really disgusting lager.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mR_fr0g (4372) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle shared at Leightons pad. Many thanks to Daniel for this one. Very pale yellow coloured pour with a fleeting white head. Aroma is plastic, berry fruit, veg, pale grains. Flavour is composed of Clean light grains, cereal pils, light berry, little lemon. Pretty clean and drinkable, Palate is very light crisp and a little lemon. Not bad at all.


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