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

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RATINGS: 234   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - MAR 8, 2008
Bottle: Thanks beastiefan2k: Dark orange with a bubbly film of head. Has a cherap pale malt aroma. Slightly grassy nose. Thin body with a slight sweetness and a real macro feel to it. The finish is slightly metallic. Eh...

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
JoeMcPhee (8314) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 6, 2008
Bottle courtesy of beastiefan2k. Amber coloured pour with a smell that can only be described as "macro". Pale malt with a touch of light nuttiness. Lightly honeyish. It’s drinkable, but it’s not good.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beastiefan2k (2368) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - MAR 5, 2008
Dragged all the way from Laos by my family, thats true love. It pours clear copper/amber (not quiet what the name "Dark’ usually evokes) with a small head. Aroma is light corn, sticky cheap malt liquor, sweat and a macro-ish feel all around. Not bad but very third world of course. Taste is similar but a but easier to drink then expected from the aroma. Hey a beer from Laos could be much worse. Definitely not a schwarz... is amber malt liquor a style?
33cl bottle, Russian River wine-like glass.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - OCT 6, 2007
Sampled @ GJBF Yokohama: Dark brown, nose of light malt, some caramel and fruit. Malty, decent dark lager, but not that dark.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TimE (3110) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 19, 2007
Med-amber color. Toffee, caramel, toasted malt nose. Sweet malty start, toffee, milk chocolate. Too light and not balanced, but not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tashi (32) - London, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2007
Chestnut brown with medium head; slightly soapy aroma. On the fizzy side, no heaviness (a plus given the climate) Honey-wheaty taste fruits up later but soon finishes. A refreshing beer, better cool than cold.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
LagerPhan (11) - USA - MAY 14, 2007
I drink this beer when I am going home to Laos. I find it is not good like Belgium beer drinking. I think it is better when drinking fresh, but I do not like the fizziness. There is no fizziness in drinking Belgium!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rukasu (7) - USA - APR 23, 2007 does not count
One of the best dark Asian beers available. Honey, Brown sugar, Maple syrup

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Naven (1000) - Poway, California, USA - MAR 18, 2007
12 oz bottle. Typical euro lager skunky aroma. Beer reminds me of Heineken Dark. Not much else to say.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
motelpogo (6309) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 19, 2007
bottle, brewtopia 06. more like copper coloured than dark, not much sign of a head. fizzy, had to search pretty hard for dark malt character, perhaps a touch of milk chocolate


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