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Yanjing Beer (Can 5%)

Brewed by Beijing Yanjing Brewery Co.
Style: Pale Lager
Beijing, China


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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 1.86/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Yanjing Beer (4.5% alc./vol.for bottle and 5% alc. /vol. for can) is naturally brewed with mineral water, hops, rice and barley malt, resulting in a distinctly clean taste. Yanjing has a floral nose and dry, crisp malty smoothness that provides a refreshing finish with an undertone of hops

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
exeter (510) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 14, 2016
Pours a light straw colour with a thin head and nice lace. The taste has a bit of grain, light citrus and sweet rice. The beer is above average but not by a lot. I’d have it again, but I wonder how many I could have before the sweetness leaves my tongue stuck to the roof of my mouth. I’d have to clean my palate with an ESB.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 3/20
Erzengel (7755) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 30, 2016
*Can in Singapore. Grainy smooth beginning. Hints of grain, no bitterness, sweetish body. Metallic neutral aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Raistlin (293) - London, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 5, 2015
Pours bright yellow with nice white head that disperses almost immediately. Very flat. Medium texture. You can taste the hops and malt. No carbonation to speak of at all. Kind of bland.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
ffbot (350) - Oakland, California, USA - NOV 4, 2015
Sweetest beer I’ve ever had. No complexity either, Corn, honey(?), citrus, odd aftertaste too. Metallic. Ugh

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
RobBestwick (831) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 20, 2015
From a can. Fresh straw aroma. Pours golden with a white head. Well carbonated. Light straw/hop flavour. Medium bodied with a slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sudomorph (1088) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - APR 3, 2015
500ml can. Pours a clear, pale yellow with a one finger, white head. Aroma is pleasant with sweet grain and not a lot else. Taste is balanced. Slightly sweet grain, traditional, mild hops, and a short ending. Medium body and carbonation. Clean and refreshing in the mouth. Overall a big name beer from China. Not a lot going on but done well enough.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
deanso (8933) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 26, 2015
Bottled version @4.5% from the Villa Market, Hua Hin. Thick white head. Clear golden pour. Light bodied. Medium carbonation. A pretty crap lager.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
beerdriker (1) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014 does not count
very crisp, refreshing taste, goes well with spicy food, very little after taste, provides a relaxing buzz, thoroughly recommended --

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jmgreenuk (7669) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUN 1, 2014
Bottled version @4.5% from the Villa Market Ambassador, Bangkok. Poured a crystal clear straw colour with a frothy white head. The aroma is sweet malt. The flavour is light bitter sweet with a watery mineral malt light hop palate. Light bodied with average carbonation. Pretty awful really. I feel sorry for the Chinese!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerhunter111 (16977) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 25, 2014
Goldgelbes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht malzig, getreidig, bitter. Geschmack wässrig, malzig, getreidig.

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