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Brewed by Tsingtao Brewery
Style: Foreign Stout
Qinqdao, China

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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.


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2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
beerbrat99 (132) - Shanghai, - JAN 29, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 24, 2013 Bottle gift from the brewery. Pours nice and dark with brown/tan head. Aroma of heavily roasted malts that carries over to the flavor. A bit one dimensional in the flavor but surprisingly better when compared to their other products.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Melker (201) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2014
Bought in at Wellcome Super Store in Hong Kong (quite OK beer and wine selection actually). Have to admit that I didn’t drink this properly, drank it straight outta the bottle. Roasted malt, some dark bitter chocolate and dark fruits. Thin and not very interesting.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maekchu (1943) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle from local Yamaya store. Good chocolate nose, light pine, some spiciness. Very dark brown, translucent at edges, 1-cm. dark tan head. Fizzy chocolate roast initial, goes to ripe dates, small bitter coating in finish. Medium body (a bit thin for the style). Good, but light for a foreign stout. Okay, but one-dimensional stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zarkam (369) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 4, 2014
(Based on notes from 02092014) 330ml bottle from a take-out sushi-joint in st. Petersburg, which amazingly enough also had take-out Chinese beer, 6.7% abv. Black colour, average frothy mostly diminishing light brown head, good lacing. Heavily malty roasted aroma of dark bread and mild coffee, moderate piney hops. Taste is initially bittersweet turning into a moderately bitter and slightly salty finish with a light alcoholic feel. Medium to full body, oily texture, lively carbonation. Bit too little aroma for something that’s closer to porter, but certainly the best Asian beer I’ve had ever as all the rest have been bog-standard lagers.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (3507) - austin, Texas, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Pours black pretty much with a tan head that fills at least 30% of the glass. Smell is a little sharp and somewhat sweet. Taste is kind of medicinal, little cocoa, little sweet but somehow decent. Dry finish. Pretty ok.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Mark_Eck (371) - - FEB 10, 2014
Bought this in Shanghai and the back label says 12°P and 4.5% ABV, yet says stout in English on the front. Pours a dark brown. Light aroma of roasted malts. Has a slight, burnt bitter taste. Best Tsingtao beer, but still watery when compared to other stouts.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Westkyoto77 (500) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 31, 2014
Bottle. Miles ahead of other Tsingtaos. Rich, liquoricey nose with dark chocolate, roasted malts, plums. Lightish body for a stout, but not too fizzy. Rather sweet, with chocolate and coffee flavours prominent. Not too shabby.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Plovmand (6301) - Helsinge, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2013
Bottle brought home by Nnudd. Pours black with a creamy beige head. The aroma is brown sugar, roasted malt, licorice and light hops. Mainly roasted malty flavor with licorice notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geiserich (3268) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - AUG 17, 2013
Can: Aroma is malty and quite sweet, mainly sugary, with roasted malt and burnt cacao. Black color, coffee brown creamy head. Flavor is sweet and malty, sugary, notes of molasse and candy. Burnt malt, cacao powder, cooking chocolate, roastiness. Dry, cacao bitter end. This has been the best beer from china yet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1359) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - JUL 11, 2013
Appearance: Very dark brown, lots of tan head. Aroma: Dark malt, roasted. Slight coffee. Taste: More dark malt and coffee, warming. Slight alcohol. Nice surprise. Info: 355ml bottle, 13/6-2013, BB: 3/6-2014

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
beerandbeyond (656) - ISRAEL - JUN 15, 2013
355ml bottle poured into a tumbler glass. Clear dark brown with a small dark beige head. Soft roasty aromas, with some chocolate and faint earthy hops. Flavors of carob, sweet chocolate and mild coffee, with low bitterness and some roastiness. Some root vegetables after taste. Medium body with some cloying sweetness, not balanced, and quite hard to drink.


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