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Brewed by Thai Beverages
Style: Pale Lager
Phra Nakhon Sri Ayutthaya Province, Thailand

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RATINGS: 769   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.02   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg and bottle: Filtered.
Export version.
Ingredients: Fine quality malt, rice, and hop, with natural water, and selected yeast.
"With its attractive taste and a price that appealed to consumers at all levels, the response and success of Chang marked a new era and turned a new page for the Thai beer industry. In 1998 Beer Chang was awarded the “Gold Medallion” at the International Beer Competition in Australia in the category of “Lager, Unlimited Degree”.


Fatehunter's rating

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Fatehunter (1220) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - FEB 5, 2013
A thin head on a clear, medium straw colored body. No head left within 20 seconds of the pour. The aroma is mowed yard grass and honey. Wow, the taste has a bold metallic flavor upfront... and that continues to the end. The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation. Well, it’s one of the worst adjunct lagers I’ve had.


2.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
rotaman14 (68) - Falkensee, Brandenburg, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2014
Sehr blasse Farbe, fast keine Schaumkrone. Angenehmes Aroma von Reis, ein bisschen Karamell. Zu süßlicher Geschmack. Nicht schlecht, aber auch nichts besonderes.

1.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
pantumnuss (3) - Lower Saxony, GERMANY - SEP 18, 2014 does not count
Aroma: rise, malt, sweet Appearance: No head. To bright. Taste: high carbonation. Sweet. Bitterness to small. Palate: Empty

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
adodo (64) - Riga, LATVIA - SEP 15, 2014
Mouldy aroma. Clear, yellow colour. Little to no head. Medium to very sweet. Not a good beer.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
markoijelena (313) - SERBIA - SEP 10, 2014
Bottle 0.33l at Thailand event in Brussels Belgium.Pour it golden colour with small white head.Taste is sweet, watery.Nothing special.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ben4321 (3920) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Location: Bottle at a SriPraPhai, 8/5/14

Aroma: It has a light nose of sweet grains/malts/cereal mostly, very sweet aroma overall
Appearance: It pours a clear golden-yellow color with a small white head
Flavor: The flavor, much like the nose, leans very sweet for the style, no bitterness at all
Palate: The body is light and a little watery, but less so than other examples of this style
Overall Impression: I’m surprised I haven’t rated this before, I have certainly and reluctantly washed down Thai food with it in the past. As for the beer, it’s a fairly typical adjunct lager, but sweeter than your average Bud.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bedni (98) - POLAND - SEP 10, 2014
low bitterness, poor head, low carbonation, but it does not feel like 99% water and 1% piss like many polish lagers. It kinda smells nice like delicate rice or something, its mild so its very drinkable, I think in a hot day it could taste even better. Not bad mr Chang :)

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
tnkw01 (1117) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle. Pale gold color. Aroma is weak and watery. Taste is rice, weak and not very good.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nearbeer (3735) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 8, 2014
33 cl. bb 07-01-2014. Clear gold with a small spit of bubbles. Aroma of honey, sweet and lightly spicy dry grass, and a hint of citrus. Tastes of honey, lightly toasted cereal and just a touch of citrus and dry grass on the finish. Light body is sweet but not cloying and has low-medium carbonation. Typical South Asian lager is decent and actually pretty nice with some great Thai food.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tsekouratos (217) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - SEP 8, 2014
Yellow color, clear, white head. Aromas of grains and sand. Pretty much same taste, nicely balanced. No aftertaste. Light body with medium to high carbonation.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mvciek (143) - - SEP 8, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pale yellow with quickly vanishing wihte head. Aroma: malty with some grassy hoppy notes. Taste is dull watery, slightly sour. Bitterness very low, carbonation’s rather high.


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