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

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   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 (6646) - 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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamesie1857 (1538) - 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 (278) - 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 (3415) - 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 (8341) - 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 (2417) - 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 (2974) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dynamiteninja (1643) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle. Large white head. Sparkling gold body. Nose is corn, red fruit, lemon and vanilla. Bitter. Clean finish. Crisp mouthfeel.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
zacgillbanks (2813) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle from Booths, Keswick. Pale golden coloured with a sweet and malty flavour, grassy notes and a slight bitter woody finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
beeebon (241) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
I one of these recently after moving into my new place and very welcome it was too after shifting loads of heavy things! Very crisp and refreshing with a very clean taste, slightly floral hops come through the lagery taste. Pretty decent as far as lager goes and it certainly has its time and place.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gegwilson (1690) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Draught. Looks like lager, tastes like lager. To be fair, it’s not too bad for what it is. A nice little bit of bitter citrus on the finish.


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