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Brewed by Lao Brewery Co (Carlsberg)
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Vientiane, Laos

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RATINGS: 294   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
samistake2ice (35) - , Texas, USA - MAR 31, 2011
With so little option in variation of beer styles in SE Asia this was a fantastic suprise. By normal standards its not the greatest but i was happy to find it when i did.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
skoisirius (1908) - Earth, Washington, USA - MAR 27, 2011
Stoked to find this!! Been drinking Singha and Chang for weeks...! Nice very mildly roasted and malty lager from Beerlao. Stoked to find the dark, didn’t know they made one of these. Simple, clean, mildly nutty, and really doesn’t taste like water! Burnt nut on the finish. I’m down!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (11204) - Illinois, USA - FEB 10, 2011
You never expect much from these southeast Asian breweries, but this one isn’t bad. Not an american style dark lager though, more of a European style, not a dunkel though.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 13, 2011
Date: 9/17/2010 Source:Other Caramel and caramel maltiness in aroma. Some spicy hop notes. Clear dark golden with little head. Flavor follows aroma with a metallic twang. Medium body and mouth feel. Finish is medium sweet clean and lightly spicy.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
deanso (8681) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2011
30cl bottle in Bangkok. Amber colour. A little sweet. Fairly drinkable.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Wolfbass (1089) - Firenze, ITALY - JAN 5, 2011
Il colore è anche buono, con leggera schiuma. Ma al naso e in bocca, rimane davvero poco...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2011
Had this one bottled. Hazy, medium brownish pour topped with a one finger eggshell head and an earthy malty nose. Surprisingly grassy and vegetal, a little offputting. Muddy finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jow (3384) - New York, USA - DEC 18, 2010
Bottle at Kin Shop. Pours a deep brown with thick frothy head. taste is very malty and sweet with some roasted breadyness and hops. Paired well with the spicy thai food i was eating even though I realize this is Laotion.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Heathen (1500) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - DEC 11, 2010
THOUGHTS: Not bad, but not great either. Surprisingly cloying. The hops in this one were pretty much just there to keep this from being nauseatingly sweet. It was a bit one sided, but it went down fairly easily. TECHNICAL: Bottle. Poured a clear, very dark, copper to dark, orangey bronze with nice carbonation and a large to huge, rocky, off-white head that mostly, but slowly diminished leaving excellent lacing. The aroma had a bit of dark bread; hints of chocolate and coffee; and metallic hops. The initial flavor was sweet and slightly bitter; while the finish was rather to heavily sweet, lightly bitter and slightly sour with an average duration. There was caramel malt, a little roasted malt, hints of chocolate and coffee, slight metallic hops and some dark bread. The light to medium body was syrupy with rather fizzy carbonation and a fairly crisp and slightly astringent finish that get a little bit metallic as it warmed.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ApisAles (1575) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - NOV 27, 2010
Clear brown pour with a thin white head. Aroma is malty and a little sweet. Not much hop nose. Flavor is clean but sweet, mostly malt. Not bad with hot Thai food.


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