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Brewed by Thai Beverages
Style: Malt Liquor
Phra Nakhon Sri Ayutthaya Province, Thailand

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RATINGS: 207   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Bottle: Filtered.
Domestic product.
Chang was made with the vision of the top executives to expand the beer market with a Thai taste albeit with international quality, to give the consumers an alternative with the fervent belief in the brewing and production capability of the Thais. With its attractive taste and a price that appealed to consumers at all levels, the response and success of Beer 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”. Since then, Beer Chang has become known as “the international Gold Medallion winner beer of Thailand”. Note: alcohol content may vary


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cunningham (4775) - Halden, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2013

Appearance: Clear golden color with a white head that soon vanish.
Aroma: Mild malty and a bit fruity.
Palate: Medium body. Slightly sweet and some bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Mild fruity on a fine caramel malty background.
Overall impression: Nice fresh lager. Surely dangerous in the heat.
Personal stats: Can from a trade with Visionthing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
trujahwarrior (509) - Monroe, Washington, USA - FEB 10, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2013 From a 330 ml can brought back from Thailand from a coworker when she visited. Pours a golden yellow color with a thick white head with pretty good lacing for a lager. Smells of pale malt, rice, honey, Tastes of all the same things with a decent hop presence for a lager. Can?t even taste the 6.4 abv. Mouthfeel is light and creamy and pretty well carbonated. Overall this is a pretty good foreign lager. Better than thier competition Singha for sure.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ktwse (2167) - SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2013
Probably clouded judgement due to the outside temperature.... But I quite like it. Pours light, clear yellow with fairly big white head. Nothing special there. Aroma is bready with slight notes of honey and fruit. Taste is fairly mellow, slightly sweet at first with just a hint of bitterness in the short finish. Body is light with fairly controlled carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
morri (213) - NORWAY - DEC 27, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 30, 2013 640ml bottle at a restaurant in Thailand. Yellow/straw colored body. Tiny white head which disappears almost immediately. Has a hint of rice flavor to it. I don’t know what they do to this one, but it gives you a major (C)hangover. :P

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bygers (830) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 30, 2012
Bottle 0,33l. Pours a golden color with a medium white head that diminish and leaves almost no lacing. Aromas of sweet rice and grass. The taste is sweet, with a hint of bitter grass. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
HermanW (1040) - Coevorden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 20, 2012
0,3 liter fles in Thailand. Goed bier wat in heel Thailand wordt gedronken.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cheaphead (6) - pefferlaw, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 3, 2012 does not count
was in thailand and preferred chang over singha. taste was lighter than the 6.4% as advertised. good breakfast beer, not overbearing in taste and aroma.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Doghair (262) - Illinois, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Light cloudy yellow with white foam. Aroma is a light fruity hop. Taste is what us call a light lager with a sort if fruity essence. Almost has a summer ale character. Moderate palate. Unusual beer. Nothing exciting but ok. Might be better iced cold on a hot day. More beer please...

1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Cantabrian (867) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 7, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 10, 2013 This is as bad as its rival Singha beer. But I did have a good laugh reading the style for this beer that was given above. Malt liquor - yeah, sure!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ALLOVATE (2459) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 25, 2012
An odd beer I would rate quite poorly back home but in the humid heat of an open bar in Thailand this one does something water just can’t. Found it odd as the alcohol on each beer I tasted was clearly up or down. Some had a fine texture and balance, clean taste and delicate crispness while others were heady, hazy in appearance and had a fusel alcohol burn to them. Judging this was strange so I’ll generalise. Tinny, honey malt nose with hints of pear drops and lemon candy. Appearance anywhere from beautifully clear yellow gold, to chill hazed, to generally hazy. Head was always a hit and miss also. Often, yes this one I consumed in great quantity, I found the canned version the most highly diverse. The taste similar to the nose. Honey malt, light hop, light metal, gassy from the CO2, refreshing given the climate. A turn your brain off completely beer. Well suited to Thailand!


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