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

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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.09   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
critic81 (7) - - MAR 22, 2013 does not count
Very good wheat beer Very good wheat beer Very good wheat beer Very good wheat beer Very good wheat beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
samparkique4 (38) - - MAY 1, 2014
bread, toast, citrus, herbs, dough, leather, cooked vegetables, score is 2.8 - 3.5 in between

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (10917) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 3, 2012
A clear golden color with a tall white head. Biscuit and bready malt notes with a bit of a grain/cereal sweetness. A hint of floral hops, a mild yeast note, and a bit of apple ester. The flavor has a surprising malt character. Some cracker and biscuit notes give it a nice sweetness, as does some cereal flavor. A very faint floral hoppiness with no perceivable bitterness. Very light and crisp. I was pleasantly surprised by this one.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scampy (6) - - APR 26, 2013 does not count
Compare to a German Lager, this tastes a bit bitter, but compare to other korean beer, OB Golden Lager is the best

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
reebtogi (4183) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 2, 2012
330ml bottle pours a pale golden color with a finger of white head that settles down to leave a few specks of lacing on the glass. Aroma is mild cereal grains with some grassy and citrus notes. Taste is malty sweetness balanced with some grassy and citrus hop bitterness. A refreshing lager that is easy to drink and surprisingly tasty.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zdk (1809) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 17, 2012
bottle at a local korean restaurant. Lightly sweet, grainy beer with nose slightly hoppy with some pilsner-like crispness. The taste is grains and sweet corn. Pairs decently well with spicey bipimbap, but otherwise I can’t recommend it.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (9998) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 19, 2014
A pale golden lager with a thin white head. In aroma, pleasant crisp malt with light German hops, light mineral notes, OK. In mouth, as expected, easy to drink, light grassy hops, grainy malt, decent with a nice hot Korean stew.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bart (2940) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 29, 2012
355ml Canned from a local supermarket in Seoul. Clear blond coloured beer with some very light carbonation and a medium but diminishing white head. Sweet veggy malty and grainy hinted aroma. Medium palate. Finish is sweet malty with a short bitter grainy undertone. Medium.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dodgrblu (607) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 27, 2014
22 ounce bottle at Aura Sacramento, slight hoppiness, crisp, yellow, some grass.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SHIG (3586) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - APR 16, 2011
Bottle: Poured a hazy yellow straw with a white head. Aroma is very sweet with a hay like smell. This beer taste very full bodied with a light watery hop finish. An improvement from a Budweiser like company.


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