Brewed by Sabeco
Style: Pale Lager
Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam


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RATINGS: 596   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Ingredients: Water, Malt, Rice, Hops

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tightslice (967) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 3, 2016
Bottle at Pho Dong in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is light grains and hay, some slightly turned apple juice as well. Taste is light lime, some salt and sweet grains. There’s a strange herbal bitterness at the end. Overall a bit of a herbal vitamin note clouds the cleaner moments here.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Karstenborg (789) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2016
Clear yellow with a small white head. Aroma is citrus, hay and grass. Taste is sugar, lime and malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Defreni (2997) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2016
Flaske. Pĺ vietnamesisk restaurant som klart trćkker op. Helt standard makro lager sim man kan forvente. Hverken mere eller mindre.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Tjomleif (129) - NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
Bottle. Clear golden color, small white head. Sweet aroma, vorn, syrup. Light sweet taste, low bitter, Salty, sour. Thin texture, low carbonation. Sour aftertaste, sweet-sour, typical for beers with high rice portion.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DraftDodger (1083) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2016
Copenhagen 6/7 2016. 33 cl bottle from Kvickly. Very simple label reassuring me that this is a beer in multiple languages and that it’s from Saigon. Actually Saigon is now called Ho Chi Minh City. So much for label information. Pours clear pale yellow with white head. Dissoves into thin patchy layer of foam after a minute. Aroma is sweet and malty. Bready and grainy. Strong carbonation and watery palate. Taste is quite sweet with only a very light bitterness for balance. They have an Ear of Corn and no hops on the label - for good reason it seems.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
koshack (1335) - Gdańsk, POLAND - JUL 3, 2016
Złote, klarowne. Piana biała, średnio pęcherzykowa, Szybko dziurawi się i opada z nikłymi śladami na szkle. Aromat słodowy, lagerowy. Lekka nuta zbożowa. W smaku lekko kwaskowe. Pełne w odczuciu, ale nic ciekawego. Nic szczególnego. Typowy eurolager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ritzn (461) - Bavaria, GERMANY - JUN 25, 2016
Clear gold with little white head. Aroma is soap, soaked oatmeal, yeast, citrus. Taste is musty hops bitterness, more soap also in the finish. Bubbly mouthfeel. Overall not good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Syfher (319) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUN 20, 2016
Bottle of 35.5cl, in a Lager glass; from the fridge. Nice refreshing pils. We’re in front of a golden clear pils, with cereal aroma and taste, especially malt. Good, but not good.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (4676) - austin, Texas, USA - JUN 20, 2016
Pale golden. Lots of bubbles but a small white head. Aroma is a little tingy. Flavor is just refreshing. Follows a Vietnamese well. Can’t say if it can stand on its own.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Florya (1759) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 9, 2016
How: bottle Appearance: clear golden, small white head. Aroma: grass and boiled rice. Palate: thin body, average carbonation.

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