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Brewed by Obolon
Style: Pale Lager
Kiev, Ukraine

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RATINGS: 214   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.19   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Bottle: Filtered.
The best ranges of beer barley, flavorous delicate hops and special beer yeast are selected for brewing this beer. Magnat has a delicate taste and flavour due to the special recipe and technology of the brewing. A glass of Magnat beer is sure to give an atmosphere of exquisiteness to any occasion. Before serving a bottle of Magnat has to be chilled till the word Obolon becomes visible on the bottle label. 12P


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Braudog (5627) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2007 Bottle: Very pale and slightly hazy yellow with a poofy white head that very shortly faded into just some lumpy remnants on top. Lightly gristy aroma. The flavor surprised me with a bit of a smoky tinge. I guess the predominate sense is of sweet malt, but that odd peaty smokiness keeps coming back despite and additional presence of lemon.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
vanvenlo (1206) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAR 10, 2006
6 Mar 06 - Light sweet hop aroma. Clear amber colour, OK head and suds lacing. Sweet light malt and simple hop flavour. Hoppy and slightly tangy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lunkie (1401) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAR 10, 2006
Malt hop pepper aroma. Crystal clear yellow colour with good head and lacing. Bitter malt hop flavour with spice pepper. Fizzy palate.

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
jrt (62) - USA - FEB 13, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2007 This stuff is awful. Has some flavor to it, but I wish it did’nt. Tasted like skunk, metal, and water.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
hotstuff (4069) - Indiana, USA - JAN 20, 2006
Bottle. Small white fizzy head that mostly diminished with poor lacing, carbonated, transparent, and a pale yellow hue. Aroma was malty, skunky, and some hops. Flavor was malty and some light hops. Tingly palate. Light body. Nothing special with this one.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (6641) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 18, 2005
I’ve tried all three Obolon pale lagers now and although quite similar to one another, I liked this one the best I think. Clear gold, moderate head, decent lace retention. Grassy hop aroma. Classic european pale lager palate with mild grassy hop notes and a dry finish. I like this style of pale lager, but there is nothing extra-special about this one.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
thegreenrooster (3189) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 4, 2005
Pour is a clear yellow with a white head. Aroma is non-existant with nothing jumping out at you. Flavor is very sour and bitter with some malts in there. Ok for a eastern Euro lager but nothing to go out and look for.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4237) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2005
Bottle. Pale beer, light head. The aroma is quite malty, dry and slightly fruity. The flavour is quite refreshing, dry and slightly sour. Overall not half as bad as the other ratings suggest.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JonMoore (1851) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2005
Bottle. Golden colour with a frothy, fast diminishing, white head. Aroma has corn and hops and is a touch metallic. Nothing much going on in the taste department; some fruit, some hops, slight bitterness. Thin mouthfeel, but pretty crisp and clean.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
D (577) - Gdynia, POLAND - SEP 23, 2005
UPDATED: AUG 26, 2006 Very similar to Obolon Premium, but this one’s got a better smell and more solid head. Tastes almost identically, maybe more smooth. Pretty decent, well balanced.


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