Brewed by Tsingtao Brewery
Style: Premium Lager
Qinqdao, China
Serve in Lager glass


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RATINGS: 1768   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.04   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Tsingtao Beer has a pleasant aroma and a well-balanced taste. It has high-malty flavor and well-hopped character. Tsingtao is produced with spring water from Laoshan, a mountain area famous throughout China for the purity of its water. The domestically-grown hops used to brew Tsingtao are of such high quality that they are also exported to European breweries. Tsingtao also uses the finest yeast and barley imported from Australia and Canada in its brewing process.

NOTE: Under this entry, rate ONLY exported Tsingtao that roughly matches the ABV and local Tsingtao that matches it completely. If it differs in any way and doesn’t match the other entries under the brewer, please send in a bug report with the alcohol percentage, degrees plato (important!), the GTIN and preferably a link to a picture of both the front and the back label so that we can set up an entry.

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
gregwilsonstl (1107) - Missouri, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Nearly clear golden. Fairly dry. Light bitterness. No body. This is probably a fine premium lager, but I really hate this style.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
vinivini (432) - BELARUS - OCT 28, 2014
pale yellow with bbubbly head. Smells of nothing, mayby only hints of hay & metal. The taste is similar. Absent finish. A typical macro lager of absolutely no brightness.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
loco_gallego (104) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 25, 2014
Blonde dorée, translucide. Mousse blanche pas du tout persistante. Aromatique type lager, maltée. Avec autre chose, qui doit être le riz... bizarre... En bouche pareil premium lager fade, avec un sécheresse bizarre sûrement venant du riz. Sensation de foin. Faiblement carbonée la rendant encore plus fade. Aucun corps. Premium lager pas terrible, et bizarre surtout...

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
adasko (440) - Poznan, POLAND - OCT 21, 2014
Piękny aromat długo hodowanego skunksa. Złoty kolor, klarowne, bez piany. W smaku nie ma nic. Jest puste, wodniste. Jedyną zaletą tego piwa jest to, że nie jest niesmaczne. Nie ma żadnego odczucia w ustach, poza średnim wysyceniem.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
slowrunner77 (5986) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 21, 2014
not great, but not horrible. a little sweeter and dryer than you’re standard american macro. an ok sushi beer, but i don’t think i’d ever order one on it’s own."

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
olsentho (13) - SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2014
Is this the go-to standard when tasting Indian/chinese/Japan style beer? Anyway..no elderberry :-)

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
oliodnb (343) - ITALY - OCT 15, 2014
64(!)cl bottle. Standard chinese restaurant beer. Very pale golden, almost no head. No flavor aswell.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
eduardovl (891) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
0.33ml bottle poured in a chalice. Well, this is what I call "almost beer". It’s summer time, it’s hot, we need a refreshing beer and so on, however, this "beer" smell and tastes rice. I admit that corn could be worst... Or not. A: Pale yellow color. Big white head which does not least and does not leave much lacings S: It does not smells beer. It smells strange, something like a rice bark juice or something similar... T: Not good but, could be worst (if it’s an advantage). It tastes malt and rice. It lacks hops nevertheless M: Very light body. Medium carbonation D: Well... Please avoid it. [ BA Review @ 6/11/2010 ]

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Japalo (1228) - DENMARK - OCT 14, 2014
Tsingtao. Naga London. Straw small head. Low carbonation. Butterscotch. White bread. Faint herbal notes. Sweet light mouthfeel. Dry to crisp. Not my cup of tea.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
panzerwolf (65) - FINLAND - OCT 13, 2014
Pours clear gold with fast, light head. Carbonation so that its kind of fizzy, light taste of hops, citrus, cereals. Ok beer but very light, so doesn’t really stick in memory much.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
outlawskies (964) - - OCT 12, 2014
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