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

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Refresh your spirits. Break away from the daily grind. Hite D is brewed with our exclusive Dry Finish process using the select dry yeast.


1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - NOV 23, 2011
Sweet malt nose with a light lemon note. Taste is drier than most pale lagers, but it still comes across sweet due to the lack of bitterness. Sweet cidery finish.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Valgreen (718) - DENMARK - AUG 28, 2013
Can @ døe sommer fest. Pale yellow, small white head, no lacing. Aroma, malty, maize, banana, . Taste, malty, maize, banana, . I guess it’s a rating. A lot of carbonation.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
WVHouseofBeer (892) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - MAR 4, 2012
Eh this is nearly identical to regular Hite, i.e. virtually no flavor or aroma and very good for binge drinking.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
SamTheBarrel (498) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2014 330ml bottle, barcode 8801119683342, labelled Dry finish d imported, no mention of the brewery Hite. The fine print however on the label says brewed and bottled by Hite Jinro Co Ltd, Seoul Korea. The back of the label has a health warning in poorly translated Swedish. Pours clear pale golden, with a medium white head that dissipated quickly, and left no lacing. A faint aroma of corn and grain. Taste is of corn and sweet wheat bread. The taste is indeed dry as the name implies, but also somewhat sweet. As the beer warms up the alcohol becomes prominent, and there is also a funky cabbage like character. Fizzy carbonation, light watery body and a thin texture. I acquired this beer just because I wanted to taste a beer from Korea. However doesn’t live up to my already low expectations on Korean beer. Everything about it is bizarre to me, even the name and strange futuristic design of the logo, the poorly translated Swedish text on the label, and the sweet but yet dry taste. And this is supposedly tastier than the ordinary Hite? With all that said, still quite okay to drink cold with spicy food.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Tonkun (916) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle. Clear golden pour with a head that disappeared quickly. Fruit, corn and grain. Sparkling water with slight sweetness at the end. Really watery. But not offensive

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Beerhunter111 (8410) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 12, 2014
Goldgelb mit geringem Schaum. Geruch leicht malzig. Geschmack wässrig malzig. Kein besonderes Lager!

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ungstrup (29851) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2011
Can. A golden beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of corn and a bit of malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of cardboard, corn, and a bit of malt, leading to a dry finish. The body is light. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
SHIG (3670) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - APR 16, 2011
Bottle: Pours a light pale yellow with a white head. Aroma is very light sweet grass. Taste seems very dry with no substance, so I guess they got what they wanted from the yeast.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
aotis (1) - , Connecticut, USA - SEP 13, 2011 does not count
Standard pale lager. Nothing special. Bought from a market in Seoul. Corn taste and the finish might be a little "drier" than other lagers, but it’s not very noticeable.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Pyrmir (3560) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2013
Sample from bottle @SBWF13. Pale yellow with small white head. Aroma of corn and pale malt, some cardboard. Taste is corn, pale malt, watery and bland. The boot babes tried to convince us that "this has MUCH more flavor than the ordinary Hite"


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