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

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RATINGS: 478   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.94   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Ingredients: Water, Malt, Rice, Hops


1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
ogivlado (5900) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 25, 2007
From a second trade with faroeviking, thanks Jacob.
Bottled(355ml). Pale golden coloured, medium sized white head, dusty caramelly nose. The aroma is weak, some light sweet malts with obvious presence of rice and nothing else. Short watery finish.

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
robinvboyer (3264) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2007
why i bought a bottle of this, im not quite sure. tasted like nothing. its a pale lager. its a drop in a barrel beer.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Marko (4068) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 24, 2007
Bottle, 4.9%, received from faroeviking, shared with ozujsko.
An impressive amount of Es on this ones label. And not the "common" ones, like ascorbic or citric acid. No, they used sodium metabisulfite, sodium erythobate, lactic acid and calcium chloride (why?). And that, in addition to the fact that its my first vietnamese beer is pretty much the last interesting thing about this beer.
Poured a golden colour with a medium to big sized white head that went away fast.The nose is dominated by dust, with a bit of malt showing through. The taste is weak, sweetish, with notes of sour apple. Extremely weak bitterness. No aftertaste, not offensive, not good.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
walter (359) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUL 17, 2007
Bottle. Pale gold with white head. Aromas of metal, skunkiness, corn sweetness, rice, dry grass, and some malt liquor style alcohol heat. Flavor is surprisingly full, malty, metallic, and sugary sweet. Not nearly as bad as I was expecting, actually quite drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mlroseplant (12) - Indianola, Iowa, USA - JUL 16, 2007
This is known as Bia Si Gn đỏ (red label), which is definitely a step up from Bia Si Gn xanh l cy (green label). I have had this beer on a number of occasions, the most recent being from a street vendor in Nha Trang, and yes, it was served warm with ice cubes available. I learned to tolerate this while in Vietnam. Much better than Budweiser, and I dont think it deserves such a low rating.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
yespr (32113) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2007
35.5 cL bottle. Pours clear yellow with a crispy white head. Sweet malty aroma, rise cornish note. Dry corn flavour, dry bitterness into the finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Miguel (1181) - Saint-Ours, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 19, 2007
Robe blonde trs claire surmonte dune mousse blanche paisse qui sestompe. Armes de malt. Saveurs de malt, de houblon amrisant et de crales.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
faroeviking (10288) - FAROE ISLANDS - JUN 14, 2007
Bottle. Pours a yellow colour with a thin bubbly short lasting smal white head. aroma of straw and grains, bit of hops. The flavour is rather thin with grains, bit hops and some malt. Allright on a warm day though nothing special.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheDog (532) - Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 26, 2007
Bottle Dkr. 15,95 Lvbjerg Viborg. Medium white head, aroma and taste of straw, hops, citrus and a crisp finish. A decent pale lager, like many others.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
pubbe (493) - Hjbjerg, DENMARK - APR 19, 2007
Bottle. Clear yellow colour with thin white head. Malt and hops in both aroma and flavor. Nice hoppy bitter finish of medium duration. Pale lager way above standard.


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