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

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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.33   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
markas101 (1784) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 21, 2011
33 cl bottle, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Very pale, heavy sweet aroma of pepper and honey. Long dry finish with a nice spice on the end.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kristall-König (2102) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2011
Union - diesmal nicht aus Dortmund, sondern aus Slowenien. Im Geruch überwiegend hopfig mit einigen Malzflocken. Der geschmack präsentiert sich ordentlich herb mit leichten Fruchtnoten. Das herbe Niveau wird ganz gut gehlaten. Im Abgang zunehmend bitterer. Soweit ok und trinkbar. Test vom 9.2.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
mithe (776) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 4, 2011
(Bottle 0,5l) Light hops, grainy aroma. Clear yellow color. Minimal white head. Grainy taste. Light sweet. Fizzy. Bitter finish.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Adenila (1557) - DENMARK - JUL 19, 2011
Standarg golden with amuedium white head. Grassy and light citrus aroma. Mild acidity in the one i had along with a mild malty sweetness.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ElDesmadre (1361) - Mikołów, POLAND - JUL 18, 2011
Bottle. Golden with a frothy head of modest sustain. Weak aroma, watery taste, mainly malty, low on hop bitterness but high on the presence of metallic aromas. But it’s still ok and quite refreshing.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2011
A - Yeasty and bready A - Light yellow with lasting white head T - Dry and tinny P - Thin with ample carbonation O - Would be good without the tin flavour

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Martinus (2630) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 19, 2011
Light golden colour, white head. Rather standard lager. Malty, but sweet. No real hop bitterness. OK for quenching thirst if you happen to be in Slovenia. (Draught in a pub in Ljubljana, Slovenia)

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Koelschtrinker (9996) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 3, 2011
Sehr sehr milder und weicher Getreideantrunk. Positiv ist, dass das Bier trotz der Milde nie wässrig ist, die Aromen sind aber sehr beschränkt, Außer dem Getreide kommt noch die Herbe, weniger ein Hopfenaroma zum Tragen. Das Bier ist in Teilen etwas muffig. Dies ist in soweit relevant, als dass es einen bei solch einem Bier wichtigen Punkt zerstört: Die Süffigkeit bzw. den Erfrischungsgrad. So ist das Bier ein trinkbares Helles, weitab von Besonderheiten. 7/6/7/6/5/6

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
treska32 (35) - SLOVENIA - MAR 10, 2011
Average Slovenian beer. Nothing really special but anyway for it’s price, it is not that bad :). Good especially in hot summers.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kappldav123 (4582) - Nordhausen, GERMANY - FEB 2, 2011
0,5l can - thanks to ogivlado for this one! Can looks very simple, beer in the glass very zippy, small head. Starts mild, fruity like lemon, hoppy background, not too dry. Finish still mild, modest sweet, quite drinkable. Surprisingly good!


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