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

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 1.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.09   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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


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1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
gilvanblight (761) - Windsor, Ontario, - NOV 17, 2012
Have to say I don’t expect much from this. Very clear pale golden pour with a ton of white frothy head that faded very quickly. Grassy scent mixed with something odd. Sweet like Gasoline. Oily and sweet. Lots of grassiness and sweet malts. If this truly is the No 1 Beer From China I feel sorry for the Chinese. Not enjoyable but drinkable. This will be my first and last Yanjing


2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
bulldogops (1028) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 21, 2014
Rating #927 - January 20, 2014 - I know I’ve had this before but the HiBridge rep was pouring all kinds of crazy Asian liqueurs and spirits so why not a beer? - Clear yellow pour, bubbly white foam. No retention. Aroma is grassy, euro lager. Palate is clean, crisp, inoffensive lager malt , lightly hopped. Very bland.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Geiserich (3103) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - AUG 6, 2013
Can: Golden color, white head. Flavor is sweetis, malty/grainy and light corny. Few to no hops in the end. Astringent finish. Could be worse.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mabel (5371) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2013
[5078-20130120] 500mL can. Fruity straw corn aroma. Clear, yellow body with a medium-lasting foamy white head. Sweet corn mash flavour has a long sweet light fruity aftertaste. Light body. Fair. (5/3/5/3/10) 2.6
(w/ jercraigs)

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
pictoman (367) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 5, 2013
Poured from 500mL can. Clear, very pale yellow with foamy white head. Grainy aroma with some skunk. Very light, almost sweet grain taste. Better than I expected.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ronaldtheriot (1100) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - APR 25, 2013
Yanjing Beer has a thick, white head and a clear, bubbly, golden appearance, with some thin lacing left behind. The aroma is sugary sweet and grainy. Tastse is of the same, with a bit of paper and some light bittering thrown in. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Yanjing Beer finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, and easy going. Overall, this is a very good beer, and I am so glad I was able to try it. RJT

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
zvikar (2835) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 12, 2013
At a tasting at Beer Market. Clear pale golden. Pours clear yellow with a nice head, stinky aroma with some metal, rice and malt, flavor is very light with vegy juice an some sweetness, light bodied

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
kerenmk (2001) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 28, 2013
Bottle shared at a tasting at the Beer Market. Pours headlessly clear, pale golden. Corny, copper aroma, sweet corn taste, slightly metallic. Light body, fizzy, sweetish finish.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DSG (5022) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 28, 2013
Bottle shared at a tasting at Beer Market. Clear golden with no hea. Aroma of cardboard, a bit of metal and some DMS. Sweetish grainy flavor with some oxidation. Light-bodied.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jercraigs (7348) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 21, 2013
2013-01-20. Crisp yellow body with a small white head. Mild aroma, light cereally grain. Very light alcohol. Flavour is a bit odd with an almost cidery fruity quality. Average to light bodied palate. Fairly inoffensive considering, but I don’t think I want to let it warm up. Can from LCBO


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