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Brewed by St. Austell
Style: Premium Lager
St. Austell, England
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Ko•rev (cor-eff) n. traditional Cornish word meaning beer. It’s taken us nearly 160 years to create the perfect lager, and we wanted to make sure it was uniquely Cornish. Crafted at our brewery in St Austell, we’ve used the finest lager malt from barley grown right here in Cornwall. Korev has a wonderful pale colour and a clean, crisp taste, bottled in amber glass to protect the freshness. We think you’ll agree it’s been worth the wait.


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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6767) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, - FEB 21, 2014
Bottle. Clear gold with a slight white head and moderate carbonation. A dryish lager with some crisp malts, a touch of grassy hop and moderately bitter finish. Ok.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2064) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2015
Bottle. Pours a light yellow colour with a white head, malty aroma and hoppy, taste is light and refreshing with a slight bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
at_the_hop (55) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2015
Heathery and herbaceous. Nice mild sweetness. Almost really really good but ends up a bit thin and flabby and lots of gas. Has a nice flavour but lacks the crispness to set off of its good qualities and think I would struggle with more than one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
christhoel (287) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2015
One of the finest lagers on the market i can imagine that would make a great beer for a all day session

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stravale (2420) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - APR 9, 2015
Bottle from Tesco, Enniskillen [090415]
Light blonde, clear, thin frothy white head
Aroma of light herbal hops, slightly spicy, clean light pale malts
Taste of light sweet pale malts, very soft bitter spicy hops, slight herbal, clean flavour, flavour gets a bit too light with the drinking
Palate - Medium carb, medium light body, soft sweet, light spicy hop bitterness. Finish as main flavour, cleans off palate.
Overall - Not a fan of lagers, but this was a decent well made one with a clean palate

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamesie1857 (1578) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Keg from Brown’s Cafe Bar, Sheffield - Clear yellow, decent white top. Crisp and sweet at the same time. A quaffable lager really, but not one I’d choose if I was out on anything but a free drinks bash.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
MrBlueSky93 (400) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2015
Bottle from Tesco. Pours pale yellow, almost golden, highly carbonated, single finger white head. Aroma of Lager, Grass, touch of Honey. Much the same on the taste, not very sweet though. Bland.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (3639) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 5, 2015
Bottle from the Bottle Bank. Appearance - golden with a proportionate head and gentle bubbles. Nose - lightly honeyed malt with a hint of something citrus. Taste - more honeyed cereal. Citrus kicking in again with a metallic note overhanging on the finish. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamier texture than expected for a lager and a fairly balanced finish. Overall - decent lager, I’d say, despite it not being as lean in texture as the style usually demands.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (8383) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2014
bottle, in a café on Exeter’s Cathedral Green. Golden yellow with a large white head. Lager -like start, dry and hoppy with a good malty base. Surprisingly good for an English lager.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lowenbrau (2514) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 18, 2014
Keg @The Dolphin, Penzance. 09-08-2014.
In short. standard lager.
A standard lager, soft carbonated, nothing remarkable but this is the first lager produced by St. Austell. We could see how the placed a few large lagering tanks outside St. Austell Brewery.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tommann (2980) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours dark gold with a medium head. Aroma is grassy, minerally and corn. Taste is sweet and sticky with caramel. A bit grassy.


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