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

bottled
common

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available

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RATINGS: 1838   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.03   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.


Fatehunter's rating

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fatehunter (1518) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Light lacing on a pale yellow colored body. Faint metallic smell. Nothing else. Taste has a nice bitterness, mild sweetness in the middle. Descent for an adjunct lager, but still not great. Normal light body. Light carbonation. Nothing interesting or good here


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ordybill (431) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 19, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- large skunky presence. Appearance- A clear golden yellow color with a small white head Taste- Has a hoppy flavor but there is that skunky bite to it. Palate- A light bodied beer with moderate carbonation Overall- it is an average beer that goes well with food.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
ruuurd (88) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Hmmm, its not a really bad lager, but it has a weird aftertaste ... A bit metal like.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
klm1 (342) - - APR 17, 2015
Average golden colour, white tiny head, without aroma, average pilsner taste with notes of rye?, watery finish, medium carbonation. This is Premium?

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerInHeaven (220) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - APR 11, 2015
pours clear straw gold with a smallish white head. Aroma is slightly skunky hay/grass, very reminiscent of many Euro lagers. Taste is clean and somewhat watery. Fast sweetish finish. Not great, but not terrible.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Obfuscate (224) - Minneapolis, - APR 8, 2015
Typical pale lager. Clear straw, faint hints of hops on the nose, corn sweetness but easy enough to drink and light. Wife liked this one though.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kto (40) - SWITZERLAND - APR 7, 2015
export, 4.7% abv. pours clear pale yellow with an immediately disappearing head. corn, malts. cannot detect any hops. light body. sweet, watery. ok with (chinese?-) food, but not much more.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
GuideDogSaint (672) - Xiamen, CHINA - APR 5, 2015
330ml can from Walmart, Xiamen. Pours clear yellow with a dissipating white head. Aroma of malt. Sweet peppery taste. Sweet finish. Normally I’m necking big bottles of the weaker stuff but this is surprisingly acceptable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DIBBLE (62) - Worthing, West Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2015
Light, Malt, Peppery aroma. Clear watery pale golden beer with short white head. Light weight flavour much as aroma. Feint sweetness. Medium carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
stephenco (6) - Makati, PHILIPPINES - APR 2, 2015 does not count
640ml bottle. Bright, clear lager. Refreshing summer drink. Balanced malt and hops profile.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (17079) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2015
29th March 2015
Imported bottle courtesy of my virtual mother in law - Cheers Chris! Bright clear pale gold beer, tidy white head. Palate is light, semi dry and a little crisp. Clean light pale malts. moderate lager character. Very mild citrus hop. Light finish. It’s pretty clean and pretty drinkable.


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