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


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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hrabren (143) - Zagreb, - JAN 12, 2013
One of the most famous Slovenian beers, the other one being Zlatorog, brewed in the capitol city, Ljubljana. I never liked Slovenian macro lagers, but I have to give this beer at least some credit for not being exactly awful. Pale in color with thin white head that disappears almost instantly. Aroma of grains and cereal, quite hoppy. Thin body, carbonated, no finish. The only good thing about this beer is that it has some aroma, and some nice bitterness from hops, other than that it is as bad south European lager as any.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
northropfrye (2777) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
massingasetta (419) - 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
FireGlider (220) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 29, 2015
Golden color without foam. Feels little watered than average lager. I got what I expected.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
nihtila (1734) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 22, 2015
Canned. Nose and taste are basic pale lager - malts, grain and metallic notes. Also unnecessary sweetness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
larsniclas (6129) - 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
Teran (173) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Grumbo (875) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2015
Can bought in a supermarket in Ohrid, Macedonia. Pours a pale golden colour with a white head. Aroma is mildly hoppy with grass and corn. Light sweetness, overpowered by an unpleasant bitterness with a slight metallic sourness too. Light body, thin texture. Bitterness to finish. This was not a nice beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiammanghilla (828) - Genova, ITALY - MAY 9, 2015
Bottiglia 50cl in un ristorante in Slovenia. Chiara con schiuma persistente. Lager senza infamia e senza e lode. Meglio dell'italiana media ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
pumpmaster (1269) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - APR 27, 2015
0.33l bottle at Paninoteka Restaurant in Ljubljana, Slovenia for 2.30euro. Nothing special.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
funcut (413) - SIBENIK, CROATIA - APR 13, 2015
Znam ga cesto popiti ..evo nikad ga nisam ocijenio ...pivo klasicno lagano i pitko ..nista posebno ..vecinom bi ga pio iz boce ..

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