Brewed by Obolon
Style: Pale Lager
Kiev, Ukraine


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RATINGS: 267   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.2   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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It is highly stable beer with special freshness and saturation. It has a distinct taste and nice bitterness. In brewing of Obolon Premium rice is used beside traditional beer components. Due to its soft flavour and medium content of solids Obolon Premium is one of the most popular beers. 12P

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 13, 2004
Clear orange color with a thin white head. Light flowery with a bready aroma. Medium watery mouth feel, dry ending.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2004
Skunky and grainy aroma. Golden color, small white head that dimishes completely, few lace. Malty, sweet, vegetable, medium full.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nolo (17) - California, USA - JAN 2, 2004
A typical European lager. Bitter taste, and a slight aftertaste. Better than many imported lagers, and certainly better than most east European beers, with the exception of Czech beers. Not quite as good as the other well-known Ukrainian beer, Slavutych.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Dorwart (2359) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - DEC 19, 2003
Thin head which dissipates quickly. Ok carbonation. Typically skunky, malty aroma of european lagers. Color is a medium gold and is slightly hazy. Flavor is strange. Some malt with a decent amount of hops. Has sort of a stale cornbread taste. Who knows. Finish is probably the best part with an ok bitter bitterness and a slight hops aftertaste. Not really worth the trouble but better than some imported lagers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jgb9348 (4628) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - DEC 8, 2003
Crystal clear golden colour with trillions of small bubbles rising from the bottom of the glass and a thin white head to top the beer. Arome of metal, peaches, canned corn, light hops and even a slight grassyness. Light-bodied; Strong assertive metal character mixed with the usual malt and light hop character of the style. Some slight sweetness comes out later in the taste, but not much. Aftertaste fairly bland and common for the style, nothing profound but a bit of malt and some metal. Overall, not really worth drinking, unless you wanted to try something from the Ukraine, which is what I wanted to do! I bought this 500 mL bottle from Beers of the World in Rochester, New York and sampled it on 08.December.2003.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ungstrup (29076) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2003
The aroma is very sweet with notes of yeast, hops, and grass - somewhat weird. The color is orange and it has a beutiful head. The flavor is sweet and somewhat like the aroma yeasty, malty, grainy, and hoppy. It has an OK bitterness. The body is somewhat thin. This is an international lager with a little more taste than most - but still boring.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jimhilt (2387) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 23, 2003
Pours with a one-finger white head that fades slowly and leaves good lace. A golden color. Nose has a hint of skunkiness maybe it is because of the green bottle. Starts hoppy/bitter, finishes even hoppier and bitter. Very good carbonation. Light to medium bodied. Remarkably similar to the lager$1.90 for 500ml. The ABV is 5.2%.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hotstuff (4058) - Indiana, USA - OCT 12, 2003
There is nothing all that special about this beer as nothing really stood out about it in my opinion. It had a small sized white head with fine-large sized bubbles that fully dissipated. The body was clear with lively carbonation with a gold hue. The nose was malty with a tangy and fizzy taste to it. The mouthfeel was smooth, thin, somewhat watery, and it was light-medium bodied. There was no lacing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RobBestwick (583) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 9, 2003
malty and slightly woody aroma, golden hue with white head, rich and sweet malt flavour, woody and nutty notes, has a syrupy and medicinal feel to it, malty finish, quite interesting.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
NectarFarm (128) - Calgary, CANADA - OCT 1, 2003
pours pale yellow. little aroma. little taste. not much going on in this one. boring unoffensive lager.

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