Brewed by Tsingtao Brewery
Style: Pale Lager
Qinqdao, China


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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.94   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Tsingtao Pure Draft is a smooth, crisp and light-tasting draft beer. It is brewed with domestically-grown hops, select barley, all-natural yeast and pure spring water from China’s Laoshan Mountains. Tsingtao Pure Draft is brewed with an exclusive low temperature filtration process preserving the beer’s true flavor to create an incredibly refreshing beer-drinking experience. It is the perfect accompaniment to Pan-Asian cuisine and light appetizers.

4.3% alcohol by volume, 3.38% alcohol by weight, 132 calories per 11.2 oz. bottle.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
oh6gdx (23131) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 3, 2013
Bottled (thanks bored). Goldeny pale amber colour, small head. Aroma is rice, mild malts, some slight herbs and mild rubbery notes, Flavour is maize, rice and some malts with some strange sweetness as well. Not all too bad, although quite rough.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (21758) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 14, 2006
[Canned] Pale golden, dishwater-like head. Aroma of metal and vague fruits. Sweetish with dense mouthfeel. Notes of malt, rice and glue. The vaguest hint of grassy hops. Very light bitterness. A not too bad choice while drinking in China.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (13624) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 5, 2011
Ein sehr leichtes Bier, allerdings nur wenig wässrig. Kurz herb im Antrunk, Mittelteil leicht hopfig,wirkt recht trocken. Eine im Antrunk auftretendeSüße wird über den Mittelteil im Nachgeschmack kräftiger, ein bitteres Aroma löst dies ab. Könnte würziger sein. Test vom 16.10.2006, Gebinde: Dose Noten: 3,7,9,8,10,8 - 7,60

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
bhensonb (12747) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 20, 2007
"Bomber". Aroma of noble type hop with some light malt. Gold color with a white head that came and went. Near medium body with fizzy/creamy carbonation. The flavor is grassy hop with light malt. A bit light on flavor, but it’s ok for the style. Finishes lightly sweetish, and the hop doesn’t really build enough to balance.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
argo0 (12427) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 3, 2008
(12oz bottle) Small white head atop crystal clear straw body. Aroma is medium sweet, grain, some grass, light skunk. Taste is medium sweet, bread, light grass, no aftertaste. Watery light body.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
bu11zeye (12343) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 2, 2011
(330ml bottle, from Fratto) Pours a clear pale yellow with a small fizzy white head. Aroma of grass, skunk, and stinky feet (nasty toe gum). Flavor cereal, grass, and skunk.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11612) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 10, 2005
Tsingtao Draft 11° 4.5%-500ml can-this was widely available throughout Hong Kong, so I will figure this is the Draft that’s been rated by others already. I also had Draft 10° in Xian, so I will list that as a new beer. pours a thick, foamy white head that reduces to minimal. Bright yellow color with effervescence. Aroma is grain. Taste is grain, somewhat malty. OK, standard for the region. Dated 2/13.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pinball (11585) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2009
can. clear yellow, almost no head. faint sweet aroma. flavor is sweet, spritty.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
FatPhil (11497) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 21, 2013
500ml can - thanks Ares!
Sake hints in the utterly bland aroma. I know why - this is made from rice. Watery and fizzy like soda water. Incredibly bland, and fizzes in the mouth like a soda too. Finish is ricey and soda watery. Incredibly pale and fizzy. Papery once the fizz goes down. Not good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 31, 2009

Name: Pure Draft Beer
Date: August 08, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Ticker
Appearance: clear pale yellow, wispy white head, bits of lace
Aroma: sweet corn aroma, light floral hops
Flavor: light sweet malt flavor, light cereal character, nice floral hops, just a touch of balancing bitterness
Aroma: 4/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 8/20
Rating: 2.2/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *+/4

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