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


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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
Chinaís #1 selling beer, brewed with spring water for a crisp, refreshing taste. Editorís 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%.

thopkins' rating

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
thopkins (4) - Shanghai, - JUL 28, 2012
This is the Budwieser of Beijing. A working manís beer that goes for about 33 cents US in a 600ml bottle. Flat, even highly iced down and newly opened, the equivilent of Koelsh but without the character, or any character, it reminds me now of off tasting water with a hint of something called "beer." avoid avoid avoid

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
alex_leit (2563) - Minsk, BELARUS - OCT 10, 2016
Bottle. Clean straw color, white foam. Aroma: crisp dimethyl sulfide, rice field, malt. Taste: watery, malt, hay and sadness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tightslice (1001) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 3, 2016
Location:Bottle from Whole Foods Market in Redwood City, CA
Aroma: Mild corn muskiness, cereal
Taste: Very light but clean.
Palate: Light and crisp
Overall: Barely a beer but very clean and easy drinking. Mild corn musk / cardboard notes are minimal.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BreWedge (488) - goose bay, Newfoundland, CANADA - APR 10, 2016
330 ml bottle @ North China Buffet. The fact that I ordered this at a Chinese buffet was definitely an indicator of what I was about to experience. Pours a clear pale yellow with lively carbonation and a big but short-lived white head. Aromas are sweet grainy malts and grain. Tastes are light malts, adjunct (corn? rice? Don't know) and light grain. Thin, lively carbonation, virtually nil finish. Inoffensive offering but very sessionable, I could drink eleven teen of these. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
damzz (466) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 23, 2015
Pours a clear yellow with a white head. The nose is faint cereal. The body is light. The taste is faint sweetness with a faint bitterness. 11.2 oz green bottle (Ditch the small bottles!)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
JStax (5476) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2015
12 ounce bottle poured into a brandy snifter. The beer is a clear gold color with a white head of foam. Aroma is corny and grainy with a bright sweetness to it. Reminds me of rhe beer I drank in the carribbean. Subtle grass and skunk character to it. Light in body and easy drinking.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MarkoNm (2386) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
waiake (606) - 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

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Atom (2170) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle pours an effervescent pale golden with a large quickly dissipating white head. Pizza aroma, oh thatís 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 Iíve been drinking most of the night. Tastes like communism.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jsmerig (1494) - 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

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
fajry (1544) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 21, 2015
Flasa. Nestoji toto pivo za rec. Zla farba, este horsia chut. Toto by nemali podavat.

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