This Dong-A Ilbo article says overwhelmingly yes, according to a blind taste test by a crack team of panelists, which included the president of Korean Society of Brewing Science, certified brau meister and a German exchange student.

But interestingly, a South Korean beer was ranked as the top for the best beer to accompany Korean food. A South Korean beer also topped the list for “best beer with which to make poktanju” — the category which Dong-A Ilbo described in a tongue-in-cheek manner as “the most glorified qualification for a beer in Korea.”