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

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RATINGS: 166   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - OCT 5, 2011
NOt bad, good in taste but if not cold enough it becomes boring after some zips. NIc foam and sweet features.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kronebryg (1047) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2011
little head, pale light yellow. weird straw smelling. litght and short body. Sweetnes and little taste. Watery but not unpleasant.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kita (1071) - Koper, SLOVENIA - SEP 26, 2011
Canned, 0.5l. Pours clear golden with medium sized frothy white head. Not very pleasant aroma of wine marc. Sweet malty taste with mild grassy hops at finish. Light bodied with thin texture and average carbonation in palate. Slightly plain mouthfeel as expected for mass produced Slovenian lager. On the other side, refreshing and drinkable.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
markas101 (1843) - 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 (2226) - 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 (878) - 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 (1548) - Mikołów, POLAND - JUL 18, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2014 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. Re-rate: the metallic aromas seem to have been dealt with. It has a slightly stronger bitterness than its macrolager counterparts. Decent for what it is,

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 (2810) - 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)


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