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

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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.98   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmglov (15) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUN 13, 2007
Bottle. Nice golden colour with champagne-like bubbles. Very thin white head that dissipated almost immediately. Musty smell, like apples in the cellar. Tastes of fermented apples, with a sweet lingering after-taste. Very cider-like taste. Heavy carbonation gives quite a sharp bite; again, palate is very cider-like. Overall, the beer was quite a pleasant surprise. I expected a flavourless Asian lager, but got something with very unique character.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JonR888710 (999) - Cochabamba, BOLIVIA - MAY 22, 2004
Golden orange color witha small white head, some cloudiness...resembles a belgian white. Smells clean, light and fruity. Starts lemony with peach and soda water on palate. Not much else, finishes crisply. Tasty beer that far exceeds its metal can pedigree. Purchased in a 12 oz can at Beers of the World in Rochester, NY.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
thebeertourist (4793) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 31, 2011
Can. Clear yellow with a big white head. Malty aroma, hints of citrus. Bready flavours, some citrus. Not bad for an industrial lager.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Radek Kliber (6422) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - NOV 24, 2001
Hey ! It looks funny sure its true , but the taste is not that bad .Yes ,its not great but I cold sense that rice used in brewing . Maybe others tryed not to fresh beer mine was not bad .

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
orangelazarus (53) - USA - JAN 25, 2003
The flavor of the grains comes through. It's pleasant. Slightly bitter aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Michael Tuguigui (16) - concord, Ontario, PHILIPPINES - MAY 31, 2004
the smell of hops and the rice are present when u open the can.not that clear like other beers or maybe it the can i got. but overall its a nice beer to have laying around colder

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
goozen (2928) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2009
Can 0,33ltr: Golden coloured lager with an suprisingly good taste. The best Eastern-Asian lager i ever drunk.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ha1ag (714) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2009
Canned, tnx René!! Pours nice golden color, low head, somewhat fluffy. Nose is sweet rice. Soft bitter aroma, flattened grassy bitter aftertaste. Surprisingly nice lager from Eastern ASia.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pepsican (1444) - @ $13.99, Iowa, USA - SEP 18, 2012
Thanks to the Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corp and BlackIPA. I suppose this would be a great thirst quencher on the train back to your house after a long day of work in Taiwan. Fizzy, yellow, grainy, good. Slightly stale unfortunately. Finishes with hopes of getting buzzed, but not very quick.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zdk (1809) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 17, 2012
can my roommate brought back from taiwan: cheap water lagery with some grainy notes. sweet corn and herbal tannins. I suppose this might be good with some food.


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