Brewed by Tsingtao Brewery
Style: Foreign Stout
Qinqdao, China


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Stout Beer: Show yourself, in a remarkable way

Tsingtao Stout Beer has a special thick flavor of burnt malt as well as a slightly sweet taste. It contains abundant vitamins and amid acid, which give it its distinct dark color, hence it is also known as ¡°black milk¡±. In the beer family, stout beer is in a top position due to its unique flavor and high nutrition value.

Tsingtao Stout Beer is a type of beer that is meant to show off the vibrant personality of its drinker. It is developed for men from 25 to 40 years of age, because they are highly perceptive and very accomplished individuals with strong personalities. Channels of distribution are bars, KTVs and night clubs.

Just like its consumers, Tsingtao Stout Beer has a unique quality and irresistible flavor which helps it secure its distinct position in the beer family.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grovlam (4167) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2011
Bottle brought and enjoyed in China. Huge light brown thick head that mostly lasted. Excellent display of lacework. Dark brown color with a reddish glow to it. Aroma of sweet light roasted malt, hint of chocolate, light dried fruity feel. Medium bodied with a soft carbonation. Light sweet and bitter flavor. Light roasted bittersweet finish. This was actually a positive surprise, with all the pale lager stuff that you normally find in China. Maybe I just needed the change of pace, but I enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sully (1377) - Potts Point, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA - NOV 11, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 14, 2011 I am pleased to be showing myself in a distinctive and remarkable way as I am irresistible and perceptive. My nightclub is a pub in Chinatown and this beer is courtesy of the New Yen Yen (I guess it should be the New Yuan Yuan really, of course the New Renminbi Renminbi would be just silly) supermarket where I purchased this for a keen price of $3.50. After finishing a Tiger schooner from the very aptly named pub for this area, The Mountbatten, I am now discreetly demonstrating my perspispacity by supping on this outside while watching Asia pass me by in my own back yard. What a shop I have just completed! I have roast dukk, chook feat and bean Kurd sheets. All this amid acid! Funny, can’t taste the ratter, sorry latter, but I am enjoying a well presented glass of this with a fine lace and consistent head. Perfect crema atop an opaque deep black beer. The nose is chocolate malt and vanilla with such clean notes to show the quality control in the brewing process. These are not as prominent in the taste but the clarity of flavour and mouthfeel is impressive. ABV sneaks up on you as the glass warms but all you are ever left with is the pleasant burnt malt palate of a well produced stout. Good stuff old China.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (8690) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2011
330 ml can. From Malaysia.
Pitch black colour with dark grim brown head. Vanilla, milk chocolate, ash and mild malt in aroma. Flavour is mild roasted malt, vanilla, dark chocolate, milky and sugary sweetness and mild ash. Not bad. Alcohol cannot be tasted. Warming. Smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (4069) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - SEP 22, 2011
Shared at a tasting, thanks Naam for this one, pours black with red taints and a beige head, aroma of dark bread, roasted tones, malt and honey, flavor of dark bread smoked malt, toasted bread, nuts, light sweetness, moderate bitterness and some mint, medium bodied, nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (8575) - Tel Aviv, - SEP 14, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 21, 2015 Re-rate 8/15: Bottle sample at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Thanks tomer. Roast, chocolate, coffee, caramel. Sweetish with a bitter finish. Nice. 7/3/7/3/14=3.4

Re-rate 6/10/13: Bottle sample at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Thanks Tom C. Dark brown with a beige head. Vegetal aroma, a bit roasty, a bit chocolaty, a bit acidic. Roasty and slightly vegetal flavor, bitter and a bit sweet with light acidic hints. Medium-bodied. Doesn’t seem very fresh. Score is not calculated. 4/3/5/3/10=2.5

Bottle sample at a tasting. Thanks zvikar. Dark brown to black yet transparent , with a bit of beige foam. Aroma of dark malt, a bit of roastiness and toasted bread. Sweet flavor with toasted bread, a tiny bit of caramel and a bit of coffee. Medium-bodied. A 7.5% Stout that tastes somewhat like a light Schwarzbier - Quite enjoyable! 6/3/7/3/13=3.2

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6767) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 21, 2011
UPDATED: APR 23, 2012 Medium brown head. Nearly opaque black body goes deep brown at edges. Caramelly metallic aroma with licorice and chocolate notes. Dry-sweet malty caramelly taste with roasty notes. Fullish body. Mild, soft, and fizzy mouthfeel with some heat. Dryish minty roasty licorice aftertaste with chocolatey toffee pudding notes. Nice, drinkable, mellow. (0.355l bottle, Wellcome, Lohas Park, Hong Kong. Also shared by hcalsos.)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
porterhouse (1580) - Boothbay, Maine, USA - APR 21, 2011
(Bottle @ Haiqing Hotel, Qingdao) Pours dark brown with a finger or so of tan head. Sweet coffee and dark chocolate aroma. Mouthfeel fairly smooth, very light pebbliness. Although probably filtered there is still a nice bit of texture. Fairly thick, lightly droopy rings of lacing are pretty well-retained. Flavor of fairly rich coffee and chocolate with sweet caramel undertones alternating with roastiness. Nice refined feel overall. Quite tasty and like an oasis in the beer desert of China.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (30737) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2010
Bottled. A deep red beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of sweet and roasted malt combined with soy sauce. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel, straw, and roasted malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beer5000 (5121) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 29, 2010
355 ml bottle. Dark brown, almost black body with a medium sized, dense, creamy, brown head. Aroma of dark, sweet malt, roasted coffee and mocha. Flavor is sweet, roasted malt, creamy coffee like latte, some dry fruit and a bit sour-bitter. Quite nice, but a bit too sweet and sour kind of flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tiggmtl (4545) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 26, 2010
I may be swayed by the commercial description being so great... Plenty of molasses and some balsamic character along with burnt malts in the nose. Dark brown body is not quite opaque and topped by a low dark tan/brown head that recedes to a partial cover. Flavour is actually quite nice. Plenty of chocolate, a lot of roast. Middle of the road but enjoyable. Sweetness lingers. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Canned. Cellar temperature. Olympic 2010 tasting.

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