Brewed by Tsingtao Brewery
Style: Pale Lager
Qinqdao, China


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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 1.89/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.04   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
sinfull (949) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Light golden color , average white head. Malt and grain in aroma. Sweet malty taste. Watery . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Geiserich (3516) - Linz, AUSTRIA - AUG 9, 2013
Bottle: Grainy aroma. Clear yellow color, white head. Flavor is grainy and corny, sweetish, watery. Light astringent finish, no hops.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
kidmartinek (3741) - austin, Texas, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Smells like premium, skunky corn malt when you open it, minus the premium. Why do they even bother? Are most people that stupid? It’s yellow with a frothy white head. There is nothing premium about it other than the letters on the label. Smells, like corn water, tastes like corn sugar and has a metallic finish. A thorn in the side of beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
oh6gdx (21326) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 3, 2013
Bottled (thanks bored!). Yellowish golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is peas, some maize and mild earthyness along with a bit dusty and earthy notes. Flavour is rather similar with mild rubbery notes as well. Thin palate.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Grzesiek79 (3342) - Radom, POLAND - DEC 7, 2012
Bardzo, bardzo przeciętne piwo, by nie powiedzieć słabe. Rozprowadzane głównie w restauracjach z chińską żywnościa. Piwo ma małą pianę i umiarkowane nagazowanie, co sprzyja gaszeniu pragnieniu lub gasząc ostro przyprawione chińskie jadło.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
CanCrusher (709) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - NOV 26, 2012
Bottle. Clear, golden yellow colour, with a finger of white head that stands up for a long time. Aroma is (probably becouse of green bottle) heavy skunky, but after a few minutes the skunk goes away and we get some grain, cookies and a bit of citruses. Body is light to medium, texture is oily and not watery as I expected it. Taste goes from light sweet to moderate bitter. It’s ok beer for a pale lager...

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
bpar73 (559) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - NOV 4, 2012
Tried it at a Chinese restaurant. Not a terrible beer, but nothing to go across the Pacific for either.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Jimthechap (1842) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 19, 2012
I gave this beer every chance by pouring into a glass that had a bit of residue left over from a bottle of Mikkeller. However, this may have worked against the poor old Chinese lager as it was a nigh on impossible act to follow. Suspiciously light yellow with a head, which to its credit didn’t immediately surrender and bugger off, which it did do after a couple of minutes. There’s some aroma of pale malt and stale honey. It tasted of the same with a little sweetness. Not an outstanding beer by any stretch of the imagination. Lacking in imagination and in execution. Good beer if you want tsomething cold and wet that won’t touch the sides, but otherwise tshithouse.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Hirotoma (471) - Bologna, ITALY - MAY 1, 2012
Birra da ristorante e nulla più!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
jgb9348 (4922) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - AUG 25, 2011
Clear golden coloured body with a soapy white head. Aroma of awful skunk, malt and funky scents - could be the clear bottle? Light-bodied; Sharp malt flavour with some odd sweetness, mellow citrus taste and a little alcohol note. Aftertaste shows some skunk, some malt and a touch of alcohol - not too pleasant. Overall, not such a great beer, but slightly different and still nice to try since I can’t find this at home. I sampled this 33 cL bottle (best by 28/03/2012) purchased from CitySuper in Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong on 24-August-2011 for HK$8.40 sampled on 25-August-2011 in my hotel room in Central, Hong Kong.

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