vipinvelp (4438) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2017 Flipbrewer (33) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 25, 2004
2 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
(Rating # 33) Bottled Sparklingly clear light gold color. Poured an average sized frothy white head that lasted about 10 minutes before dissipating to thin layer; fair lacing. Aroma was cidery and slightly woody with a trace of rice starchiness. It also had an odd dirty, rubbery character that smelled a bit like an eraser. Started moderately sweet and lightly acidic with a moderate bitterness that lasted through to the finish. Middle had a cherry like fruitiness that appeared briefly. Finish and aftertaste had some odd notes: pleasantly dry and bready at first but soon after a subtle off-flavor emerged that had stale, fishy character to it. A strangely medicinal alcohol warmth also appeared which seemed out of place for a low ABV beer (4.9%). Bitterness in the aftertaste took on a harsh clinging quality that lingered in the back of the throat. Palate was light to medium with a somewhat watery texture and a lively carbonation. Can’t say I would have this one again.
Clear yellow, small white lacing foam head. Weak barley aroma and indeed Heineken taste. Too bad this does not classify as a Vietnam beer. (Galveston 201705) crossovert (12937) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 30, 2017
33cl bottle, foil top. This is a bad one. Just murky skunky malt water. Gross stuff. Cavie (4718) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2017
Bottle. Clear straw gold color, white bubbly head. Aroma is light skunk, grainy sweet notes. Very straightforward. Husky grain. Some rice notes. Flavor of grain and light sweetness. Headbanger (3999) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2017
12 oz bottle 3/2/17 (Courtesy of TerryR)-42° in Shaker-Pours clear light golden with a small white head. Aroma of malt, skunk, and sweetness. Taste of the same. This light bodied brew is just another pale lager. alrick (149) - FRANCE - FEB 20, 2017
A boire comme de l’eau. Limite la seule bière que je pourrais avaler avec du sirop..
eRock_2013 (471) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 11, 2017
Hmm well my bottle says "product of Vietnam" although word in the beer blogosphere is that it’s primarily brewed by Heiney in France; either way this is a standard cheap adjunct-macro-lager that only tastes decent when you go in with modest expectations. Pours an initially foamy and well-laced pale gold color, lacing stays steady but the head dissipates to nothing rather quickly, not impressive. Aroma is sweet dank grain, hay, and some herbal hoppiness. In a weird way, reminiscent of the smell of honey-nut cheerios. Taste is an acceptable pale malt and sweet grain flavor, finishes with a sour vegetal hop note. Light-bodied, smooth, but sour on the palate. Overall it wasn’t offensive, but hardly something to recommend. Maracuja05 (1280) - Mainz, GERMANY - JAN 15, 2017
05-01-17 // bottle at home. Azerbaijan version. Pours a clear golden beer. Horrible nose, cant really describe the taste. Tastes like old grains with some water. Not very enjoyable. ghostbeer (215) - Nebraska, USA - DEC 7, 2016
Imagine you make a pitcher of sun tea and leave the bags in a few days too long and it takes on the tannic bitterness. That is what this beer tastes like. wombat23 (1425) - Texas, USA - NOV 6, 2016
12oz. bottle. Pale straw, clear, white head. Aroma and taste of apple juice, hay, light malt, mild hops. Moderate carbonation. Light-bodied. A typical macro pale lager. tarmok (1433) - Tartu, ESTONIA - AUG 16, 2016
Clear golden liquid with thick head. Aroma of hay, straw. Taste of straw, light sweet, light bitter, light sour. Light body, light feel,