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Brewed by Pivovarna Union (Laško)
Style: Pale Lager
Ljubljana, Slovenia

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common

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.29   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Union lager is the oldest, most renowned and popular beer produced by the brewery, and is available on draught as well as in bottles and cans. Its hallmark is a traditional flavour, familiar to both Slovenes as well as beer lovers from all over Europe.


2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
paulvanpelt (404) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 27, 2015
Bleek, witte kraag. Weinig duidelijk aroma. Wat gist en gras. Licht bitter, lekker fris in de mond. Prima voor een pils.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
slawek (253) - Kraków, POLAND - AUG 5, 2015
Green bottle 0,66l. Yellow, clear, no head. Aroma: Skunky with some corn. Flavor: Some bitterness, bit grainy. Drinkable, refreshing. Pretty good for nothing beer, but green bottle destroys the effect.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
einherjar (187) - Rijeka, CROATIA - AUG 5, 2015
0,5l can. Pale golden color, small head. Aroma of malt and something strange. Taste malt and corn. Disappointed.

0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
mikovacic (11) - Ljubljana, SLOVENIA - AUG 4, 2015
Alcohol, cough drop, licorice, leaves, leaves, butterscotch, bubblegum, earthy, leaves

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
northropfrye (2807) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 17, 2015
This ain’t a great beer but it was fucking hot 37 Celsius when we were in Ljubljana and it was thirst quenching and quaffable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
massingasetta (424) - München, GERMANY - JUL 10, 2015
A beer that has some malt and herbal taste that resembles the good old Czech brewing history. The resemblance however is not throughout the taste horizon. A beer that is average to good. Quite drinkable but no flashes of brilliance.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
FireGlider (235) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 29, 2015
Golden color without foam. Feels little watered than average lager. I got what I expected.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
nihtila (1832) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 22, 2015
Canned. Nose and taste are basic pale lager - malts, grain and metallic notes. Also unnecessary sweetness.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
larsniclas (6145) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2015
Bottled. Thx Peter Clear golden with a brief, white head. Light sourish, cereal aroma. Sweet and cereal flavour. Light body and bitterness.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
Teran (182) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAY 20, 2015
Pretty much neutral typical pale lager from EU. Lack of everything, but still drinkable, more or less. Nice white top is the best part, everything else not to mention.


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