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Brewed by Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corp
Style: Pale Lager
Jhongjheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan

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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 2/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A type of lager beer made from barley malt, hops and ponlai rice, with a golden hue and unique taste, it is honored world-wide.

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1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - FEB 17, 2014
(bottle - 330 ml) Clear gold. No head. Grass and corn aroma, seems to be a theme with the imports weve been having lately. Flavor isnt much. Grass, dead hops and stale corn.

1.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
biokid23 (102) - California, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Honestly doesnt taste like anything. I could put maraschino syrup in this and call it a shirley temple. Just kidding, kind of. Very very very light beer that honestly doesnt taste like much. Compare to Coors, or other cheap lager.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
robgibbens (432) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Light gold color with decent foam. Malty aroma for sure, piney grassy notes. Same Asian lager flavor is not distinctive. Dry finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oogiee (71) - Taipei, TAIWAN - JAN 10, 2014
caramel, grass, basement aromas, golden, clear, minimal head, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, average carbonation,

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
WVHouseofBeer (1042) - West Virginia, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Definitely not the worst cheap lager Ive had but certainly not the best either. Pretty forgettable all around. Easy to drink and refreshing I guess.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wirecase (14) - - NOV 23, 2013
This flavour of Taiwan beer suits me better, it's more bitter then the gold medal kind which most bars serve in Taiwan

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rondphoto (4269) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Clear medium amber with poured head that quickly drops to no head, no lace. No life in appearance or aroma. Taste is bigger than expected, but the rice is noticeable. Nothying changes until a slight bittering shows in the finish. Nice to "capture" Taiwan, but the brew doesnt measure up.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tnkw01 (1745) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Bottle. Dark gold color. Medium head. Aroma is grainy. Slightly sweet. Taste is light molasses, hay. Better than most Chinese beers.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Travlr (22897) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Drake, thank you sir! clear golden color, small white head. Aroma of straw, corn, lager. Taste typical of most international lagers from non beer countries. Not quite tasty enough for me to want to seek out the Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corp brewpub.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drake (13171) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle from Bestway shared at the Baltimore Late Late Summer Gathering, 9/14/13. Pours a clear copper color with a thin frothy white head. Fair head retention. Aroma of grainy, dusty malts, sweet malts. The taste is sweet malts, mild green hops. Medium bodied.


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