Brewed by Oriental Brewery (AB-InBev)
Style: Pale Lager
Seoul, South Korea


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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
OB Golden Lager is an authentic German style 100% malt beer. Crafted from golden malt and selected aroma hop, with Oriental Brewery’s tradition of prefection.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
TedE (634) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 14, 2015
355ml can into glass. Sweet malt nose, maybe a little corn. Medium carbonation, minimal head. Pale amber colour. Lightly bitter with a bit of zing on the tongue. Aftertaste is like cornflakes meets bubblegum. Strange, one is enough.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
gunnfryd (13303) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 6, 2015
Fonefan 290814. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, sugar, berries. Flavour is fruit, malt, sugar, berries, corn, floral. Boring beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cimbasso (482) - - FEB 1, 2015
Sampled in a can at the KAL Lounge at the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX. Typical light golden colour. This is a pleasant-tasting lager. It is very light-bodied and typical of Oriental lagers. It says it is made from ’golden malt’ but I thought that I could detect some lemony hints typical of wheat and the lightness is very typical of the use of rice. The taste is very light, but very smooth and only mildly bitter. A pleasant, refreshing beer that does not pretend to be anything other than what it is - a light and pleasing lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
magpieken (129) - - DEC 4, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 5, 2014 Went down Ok with my bowl of noodles. Nothing to write home about. Not bad just quite underwhelming really. Meh.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
bubsir (11) - - DEC 2, 2014
Just what you’d expect for Hite lager (err... Pilsner). Pours fine but is just too light to be real. Just a faint smell of hops. Then it could be coors or any other non-flavored beer. But I guess it’s got the alcohol and the price is great

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sevenlee (1618) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - NOV 3, 2014
Pours a yellow colour with a white head. Aroma is malt with grass and some light hops. Taste is light a refreshing. About as good as can be expected.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Borresteijn (5643) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 2, 2014
33cl Bottle from an Asian toko at Kinkerstraat. Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of some bready malts, corn, light grassy, rice. Flavour is medium sweet, light malty, light floral, light grassy. Light bodied. There are much worse pale lagers out there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christpuncher (2269) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2014
A decent lager out of Korea. Very hoppy and malty with a smooth finish. Pours light yellow in color with white head. Had at Jin ju ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
charule (1811) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Bottle at korean restaurant. Poured light yellow with min head. Med carb and bod. Aroma corny and light grain. Same taste

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2014

Bottle 500ml. @ pre. The Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2014, TSODRBSG14.

[ As OB Golden Lager ].
Clear medium yellow color with a average to large, frothy - creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, sweet malt, sugary malt. Flavour is moderate sweet with a average duration, sweet malt, sugary malt, cornish. Body is medium to light, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140829]

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