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

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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.94   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
China’s #1 selling beer, brewed with spring water for a crisp, refreshing taste. Editor’s note: It is not known what the specs of exported Yanjing are, but in the Chinese market the main Yanjing Beer is 10P and 3.6%.


HopsIPAndDrunk's rating

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HopsIPAndDrunk (43) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 13, 2011
Skunky aroma accompanied by notes of hay. Appearance is impressive...... a crystal golden color with a white frothy head that disappates quickly. Tastes surprised me.... Light sweetness with an impressively fresh aftertaste. Usually beers this skunky are biting in the end, but this one is very smooth! Light body, with a thin texture. Carbonation is lively. Finishes long and amazingly smooth. Decent beer.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MarkoNm (1744) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUL 23, 2015
Bottle with 4,5%. Pours a clear yellow golden color, topped with a frothy white head. Standard malty aroma with slightly smelly grains. Taste is sweet at start, watery and light body, minimal bitterness in finish. Passable when ice cold, otherwise piss.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
waiake (467) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 1, 2015
330ml bottle 4.5% alc here in NZ poured pale yellow gold with a brief frothy head & very mild assumed aroma of grain & malt the taste is watery lightly sweet bitter bit flat not that good

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Atom (1821) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle pours an effervescent pale golden with a large quickly dissipating white head. Pizza aroma, oh that’s the oven. Stall corn, mild chemical and wall paper paste. taste is mildly sweet, kinda like drinking a wet noodle really, grain with yeast, paper. Glad I’ve been drinking most of the night. Tastes like communism.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jsmerig (1357) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Pours a light yellow with White head. Basically a clean pilsener type beer. Had in China outside the Great Wall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

0.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
fajry (1156) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 21, 2015
Flasa. Nestoji toto pivo za rec. Zla farba, este horsia chut. Toto by nemali podavat.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cruzer (103) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 7, 2015
Pretty smooth lager, pours clear yellow. Taste and aroma of wheats, and corn.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
shrubber85 (9140) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle. Sour barley malt and hay aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Sweet barley malt and lightly bitter hay flavor. Not horrible and surprisingly an import beer in a green bottle that was only slightly skunked.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Canmoore (331) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 15, 2014
Pours a clear straw color, with a pillowy white head. Aroma includes notes of tart apples, sweet pear, and some crackery malts. Tasting notes include apple, pear, tannins, soapy, and a sweet finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Itzjerm (1737) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Not as bad as I expected sweet bamboo like flavor mouth carbonated a bit over the top. Almost like a gin. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bork (452) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Decent brew with a solid, sturdy maltiness and a little bit of body. Noticeable flowers and soap are not appealing but do not take over. Overly sweet and watery finish.


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