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

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RATINGS: 583   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ingredients: Water, Malt, Rice, Hops


polaxis' rating

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
polaxis (73) - - MAR 10, 2014
Bottle, at home, @10°C. Pours clear yellow with a crispy white head. Sweet sweet malty aroma, cornish note. Dry bitterness into the finish. Surprisingly good, probably due to sweet malty arome which stands out between all the Swiss industrial lagers.


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Tjomleif (49) - 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.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DraftDodger (995) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
koshack (1245) - 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.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ritzn (278) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Syfher (309) - 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.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (4570) - 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.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Florya (1618) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 9, 2016
How: bottle Appearance: clear golden, small white head. Aroma: grass and boiled rice. Palate: thin body, average carbonation.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
DrNosha (1523) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - JUN 4, 2016
355ml Flasche in Mannheim. Wenig Aroma. Geschmack herb, leicht säuerlich. Reis. Etwas metallisch.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Maracuja05 (20) - Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - JUN 3, 2016
Bottle from the local Asia shop. Drink it ice cold on warm day on a beach and its okay. Drink it in rainy Germany and its worse than water.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
djoeye (3195) - Tromsř, NORWAY - MAY 29, 2016
Look; clear bright golden with off white top. Aroma; pale malts, sweetness, grass. Taste; grass, grains, dusty caramel, sweetness (rice?), some malts and alcograins in finish. Feel; some dry spots. Overall; drinkable when well chilled. [35.5cl btl 4.9%abv]


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