Brewed by Lao Brewery Co (Carlsberg)
Style: Pale Lager
Vientiane, Laos


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RATINGS: 527   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bottle & cans; Filtered.
Brewed in Laos with hand picked indigenous rice varieties, spring water originating from the foothills of the Himalayas, Hallertau hops, German yeast and French malted barley.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sirPino (883) - Zawiercie/Sosnowiec, POLAND - MAR 10, 2009
No 701
Rated: 06.03.2009
Bottle brown, 330 ml
Appearance: Pours very pale yellow almost yellowish to greenish like atomic waste, really lame colour, not clear body, some sediments floating in the body texture, carbonation is visually weak to mederate, though head is quite nice, snowy white, quite frothy, leaving nice lacing, slowly decreasing from moderate to small.
Aroma: Slightly chalky but mainly nice with milk or a water after boiling steam rice, generally weak, sl;ightly mineral, some hidden notes of barley malt of the French origin and very weak German hoppyness, not skunky what is the most important here.
Flavour: Interesting non typical for European regular Lagers taste, spicy, slightly tart and kind of dry, notes of lemon, gentle notes of citric accid, some rice and quite pure but very weak and only partial note of barley malt, nice bitterness at the back of the tongue, finish duration is short to medium with gentle lingering bitterness and saltyness at the back of the tongue.
Palate: Bodu is light, texture is wattery, carbonation on palate is quite lively, finish feel is gently spicy, gently metalic, clean and quite neutral.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
presario (4903) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 1, 2009
Light gold. Very thin head. Sweet grainy scent with a hint of vegetable. Aggressive strong rough first sip./ get used to it. Still aggressive. Rough edges. Some sweetnewss in the middle and a sour rough finish. I could get used to it if I was in-country for a bit.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jeverszeuge (643) - GERMANY - FEB 26, 2009
Laos liegt übrigens zwischen china,vietnam, kambodscha und thailand. hat 5,53 mio einwohner und gibt nur 2,1% seines bip für verteidigung aus (29100 mann starkes heer - zum vergleich: nordkorea gibt 25 % des bip für 1 mio soldaten (bei 22,5 mio bevölkerung aus)) vientiane ist die hauptstadt von laos mit 660000 einwohnern. das bier kommt kräftig golden daher, schaum ist mittelfein, aber hält nicht besonders lange. recht perlig. geruch ist hopfig, einen hauch säuerlich, insgesamt nicht sehr ausgeprägt. antrunk würzig-süßlich. hopfenbetont, aber nicht bitter. dazu malzige note. die mitte wird deutlich süßer. abgang süßlich, aber leichte herbe ist auch da. ungewöhnlicher antrunk, danach lässt es leider nach. geschmacklich nicht leicht einzuordnen. zwischen pils und export, aufgrund der eher süßen tendenz sag ich mal: export. flasche hat ne komische form. goldenes alu um den hals, etikett weiß mit goldenem rand. darin grüne schrift vor orange. kenne den laotischen geschmack nicht so, nach unseren maßstäben sowohl graphisch als auch farblich misslungen. fazit: harmloser exot - kann man trinken, muss man nicht.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
altonbrownd (5628) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - FEB 6, 2009
Bottle in Amsterdam. Golden body, quick-dissapearing head. Malty and corny nose. Sweet and corny flavour. An okay lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2009
<b>Bottle 33cl.</b>
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, toasted, rice. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is light medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [270908]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2008
Bottle at mesandsims oud gaff. Alround rating: Cheap pale cardboardy malts, corn and other brewing cereals are key.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Aggie80 (808) - Michigan, USA - DEC 28, 2008
Lager with a distinct flavor of corn coming through. Golden pour with some light head that left no lacing. No distinctive flavors coming through at all.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2009 Bottled A mid gold coloured beer with no head. A standard lager with hints if grassy hop and metal. No nasty flavours and the malts are acceptable enough, but it’s mass market stuff Score 2.0
Subsequent rating scored 2.2. Average becomes 2.1

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
downender (7925) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2008
Bottle at an oriental restaurant in Bristol. Straw coloured with a slight white head. Grainy, sweet malt aroma. Flavour was a bit corny, with some hay and a few hops in the finish. An inoffensive lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2008
A Mes rate: bottle thanks muchly to beermerchants.com
Pale gold with a decent white head. Strangely appealing raspberry jam and cereal aroma. Very seedy. Some honey too. Shit load of cardboard in the mouth with plenty of cereal and honey. Sweet malt finish. Had much worse.

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