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

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 1.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.99   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


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jercraigs (7456) - 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

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerhunter111 (6813) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 25, 2014
Goldgelbes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht malzig, getreidig, bitter. Geschmack wässrig, malzig, getreidig.

1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Radek Kliber (6368) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - NOV 23, 2010
Can 500 ml
Aroma soft soapy aroma sadly not of the cleanest and crispiest kind.
Appearance golden look with short lived top. Head reduced in seconds to nothing .2-
Taste/Body/Palate Thin bodied. Slight tartness on top. Mid of palate accented by hints of unprocessed wort. Felt bit raw. Soapy top end. Lacking body. Unrefined beer , very poor.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DSG (5632) - 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
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TaktikMTL (5628) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 27, 2011
Canette de 500 ml achetée chez Beer Store (Hawkesbury, ONT). Arôme: Très légère odeur de céréales. Apaprence: La couleur est blonde avec une moyenne densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Très léger goût de céréales avec une pointe fruitée. Courte durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps et la texture sont mince. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement fruité. (Rating #3933)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mabel (5414) - 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)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
reebtogi (4051) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 4, 2011
330ml bottle listed at 5%ABV pours a pale golden color with a frothy white head that settles down to very little lace. Aroma is cheap grains and hops. Taste is standard grainy and hoppy macro beer. Somewhat undesirable.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jmgreenuk (4022) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - 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!

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
zvikar (3370) - 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

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Geiserich (3278) - 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.


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