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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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1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
HenrikSoegaard (13638) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2008
Can. Frothy white fair mostly deminishing head. Yellow colour. Light malty and hoppy aroma. Not bready. Light bitter perfumed flavor. Watery palate. Strange beer.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drake (13172) - 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.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Borup (13119) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2014
33 cl. can. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of corn and grainy.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
crossovert (12002) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 21, 2017
33cl can, nearly frozen. Pours a pale yellow, big white foamy head. It smells skunky and "beery". Im fairly certain this is quite fresh because Ive never seen it and the carton it was in proclaimed "new". It smells pretty good though once you let the sulphur die down. Smells like bread and herbs, rice, it smells fresh. Flavor isnt as good, it is sulphury, salty, but dry and crackery, hint of maltiness. Its ok. One of the better ones in thsi style.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
rosenbergh (11132) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 31, 2009
330 ml can. Thanks FatPhil!
Clear golden colour with small white head. Earthy malty aroma with corn and rice. Wet cardboard, malts and some crisp hoppiness in flavour.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Taiwan Beer
Date: 02/03/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

cloudy light yellow, widpy white head, light fruity candy aroma, light candy malt flavor, a touch of balancing floral hops, light bitter finish,

Aroma: 4/10; Appearance: 4/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 8/20
Rating: 2.1/5.0
Drinkability: 5/10
Score: *+/4

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
adnielsen (10580) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Canned @ home, courtesy of blackipa. Thanks for the fucken Taiwanese dong, bra! Pours a bit hazy yellow appearance with a thin white head. Rice, zesty lemon, a bit spicy, sweet malty aroma. Bitter, quite watery, a touch citrusy, lightly metallic flavor. Bleh.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maria (10213) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2009
Thisted tasting. Courtesy of After4ever, thanks Tom for this new country! It is golden with a white head. The aroma is mild with notes of malt and light fruit. The flavour has a light sweetness and notes of malt, light caramel and light fruit. It is easy to drink and above all a new country.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jercraigs (10145) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 15, 2003
Blackout beer #1! Drank during massive blackout across Ontario. Pale yellow, and fizzy. Pours big white head that vanishes. Smells faintly of hops. Bitter finish that doesn't linger on the tongue. Bit of alcohol esters in the background.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DuffMan (9920) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 22, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2006 Large bottle (1L I think), bought in Taiwan. Classic clear-golden yellow pale lager appearance. Surprisingly, I can pick out some green hops in the aroma. Palate is on the thin side, but finishes nicely with a very mild hop note. Better than I expected-- I wonder if this is because I had it in its country of origin (and maybe therefore it was fresher)?


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