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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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2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gnoff (10057) - Mlndal, SWEDEN - JAN 10, 2009
350 ml can thanks to a friend from STockholm. BB 2009-02-14. Clear pale golden color, white head. Sweet, malty, sugary scent. Sweet, then dry, sugary taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium low bitterness.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
marcus (9980) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 3, 2012
Pours yellow with a modest white head and a nondescript aroma. There is a light malt flavor with a trace of rice.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
douglas88 (8933) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 29, 2009
On of those steel cans brought back from Taiwan thanks to Wayne. Thanks a ton man! Pours a clear golden color with a tiny white head. The aroma is sweet malts, rice and grainy notes. The taste is smooth; lots of rice and grainy flavors, some light earth malts, light hops and a very clean and light flavor. Very quaffable and clean. Not bad at all. My first Taiwanese beer! Thanks Wayne.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
blipp (8881) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 29, 2012
Bottle. Light gold with a white head. Grainy, slightly corny, with a little bit of a dirty grainy finish. Not awful.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
gyllenbock (8685) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2015
Can from a local shop in Taipei. Clear light golden with a white head. A typical boring Asian Lager. Thin and sweet with cardboard, light fruit and metal. Really boring.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
solidfunk (8577) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 8, 2011
Not that good. Only ever drink it if the 7-11 or family mart is out of the gold medal brew. The aftertaste verges on foul without completely ever crossing the line.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
Erzengel (8447) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 8, 2014
Pale in the glass, grainy in the nose. The beer starts very watery, slightly sweet. The mainpart is on the one hand watery, on the other hand slightly sweetish-grainy. In the aftertaste smooth water, slightly sweet with the typical rice-beer-aroma.
OK, but nothing special. --> 7/12/6/6

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bytemesis (7978) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 3, 2013
Can purchased from the local Ranch 99 -- too lazy to input it as a place just to show distribution in California. Pours clear golden with a medium white head that dissipates slowly with some lacing.. Aroma is corn syrup, grass, cardboard. flowers. Flavor is actually not bad, although with a cardboard note that is annoying. Light sweet, not much actual bitterness, but refreshing.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ogivlado (7656) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 25, 2016
Canned 330ml. -Pale golden coloured, medium sized white head that went away slowly, whiff of acidity in the nose. Distinct rice taste with notes of boiled vegetables and touch of grain. Only the memory of new country remains.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Ernest (7596) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle at Sergios, Louisville KY. Head is initially small, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is light to medium yellow. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (wort, grain, husks), with a note of paper. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly to moderately bitter, unclean, husky. Light body, watery texture, fizzy carbonation. A shameless country tick. Obviously kinda old but clearly garbage.


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