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Brewed by Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corp
Style: Pale Lager
Jhongjheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan

bottled
common

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unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 196   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.98   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A type of lager beer made from barley malt, hops and ponlai rice, with a golden hue and unique taste, it is honored world-wide.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
EdKing (1907) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2014
Can from a 7/11 in Taipei. Pale yellow, white foam head. Nose is cereal grain, cardboard, slight caramel, toasted grain or puffed rice, little bit of something citrous. Taste is quite cardboard forward, cereal grain, toasted rice or grain, bit of acidic citrous.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Salmoniform (832) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Poured from bottle to glass. Golden hue with creamy white head that dissipated to a ring. Aroma is cereal, corn, straw. Mouthfeel is nice with a light body and crisp carbonation. Taste is dry with a slight sulphur finish. Overall this is a decent Pilsner type brew.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
pictoman (551) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 27, 2014
Poured from 330mL can. Clear, pale yellow with foamy white head. Mild corn and sweet malt aroma. Quite light body, rather bland taste.

1.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
GoufCustom (844) - HONG KONG - JUL 16, 2014


330 ml can as “Classic Taiwan Beer” bought at CR Vanguard in Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei.

Piss pale golden yellow colour; Half finger head and soapy white foam which fades in 30 seconds; Small sticky lacing with notable small carbonation; Fairly pungent smell of malt, with rice, light syrup, hint of floral, bread and very light grass; Very light sweet taste of thin malt, with heavy metallic, strong rice, strong wet cardboard, sourness, band aid, rubbing alcohol, faint lemon, bitter hops and grass; Light body, watery palate; Mouth feel is fouled and very harsh - thin malt to start, infected sourness, awfully strong metallic and wet cardboard, matched by band aid and fusel - Fuck!... Hoppiness is floral hint and faint grass nose, thin lemon and grass in taste. Bitterness is notable for a Pale, in a screwed up light bitter finish; Wet after taste, very harsh to mouth.

Comments: This is in a can and it’s fouled and infected. Metal, band-aid, fusel, wet paper and sourness, all hell breaks lose. An instant Classic drain pours. Never again!

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Ngejo (318) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - JUL 11, 2014
Can. Hazy, golden, frothy, white foam, lightly bitter, lightly sour, light body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cousin_Larry (354) - - MAY 24, 2014
Not sure why there’s so much hate for this brew. Smells and tastes like Newcastle. Finishes clean and quick.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
mike5326 (942) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Hazy orange color, small white head. Rotten Fruit aroma. Watery rotten fruit and yeast flavor with a mute finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
Luvystypotables (704) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Skunky aroma hint of yeast, honey coloured no head, nutty taste not very pleasant. An oily palate that redeems itself by not lasting too long.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
maekchu (2200) - Hirakata, JAPAN - APR 17, 2014
Bottle from Yamaya. Sour milk aroma, with weak orange juice and sugar frosting. Very light straw color. Flat and stale initial flavor, light malt (which gets harsher on the rising carbonation in mid palate). Finish is nearly flavorless. Thin body. Aroma is fairly foul. Flavors are not really bad, but there’s not much there.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tbopslt (350) - New York, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Hazy, cloudy amber pour. Mild aroma. Decent for the class. Drinkable but nothing special


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