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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: 578   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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1.8
   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....


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bewyder (171) - FRANCE - MAR 3, 2015
Légère et rafraîchissante, rien de transcendant, pas désagréable, buvable avec le repas qui va avec...Bouteille 33cl bue dans un resto coréen, Paris, France, le 13/06/2012.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
minutemat (1976) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2015
330ml bottle @ the 11th Shrewsbury bottle Share, Feb 15, courtesy of myself, as Hite Ice Point. Pours blonde. Grassy, strangely herbel aroma. Taste isn’t as bad as I thought, slightly sweetish with a light drinkable character.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
olsvammel (3701) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle at a food stale in Saluhallen in Örebro. Light smell, artificial and fruity. Very bland taste, watery like carbonated water.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Oginme (54) - New Hampshire, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Poured from can: very light straw colored with frothy white head. aroma of sweet grain. Taste is very grainy, lightly sweet with some balancing bitterness. Finish is unremarkable. Very light in body, very one dimensional in flavor.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Theydon_Bois (10647) - 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 (16572) - , 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 (20) - 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 (4391) - 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 (2416) - 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 (331) - 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.


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