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33 Export - VBL Tien Giang Limited (Fosters)

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
66
poor

210 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 210
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 2.79
pDev: 20.79%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
VBL Tien Giang Limited (Fosters) visit their website
Viet Nam

Style | ABV
Dortmunder / Export Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jackndan on 08-17-2002)
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avalon07

South Carolina

2.73/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: When I poured this one from a bottle to a pilsener glass, it had a clear texture and golden yellow color. Head was almost nonexistent, as was lacing.

S: To me, the aroma was nearly undetectable. I picked up a bit of hops, but little else.

T: There was some rice and hops in the flavor, but it didn't jump out at you in any way. Had a decent bite to it, but that's it.

M: Below average carbonation and a dry finish. Doesn't have a huge amount of body to it, but it's not bad either.

D: For a mass-produced beer, this is OK. Nonetheless, this doesn't make it a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2008 15:20:25 | More by avalon07
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DaveBar

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Purchased at the LCBO for $1.35 for a 330ml bottle. Served at 5deg C in a draught glass.

A- Opens well. Pours and looks like a mass produced beer

S- Rice and sugar

T- Rice and sugar.

M- Dry like a rice beer should be. Tart too believe it or not

O- Pretty good beer. Like a Sapporo.

Food Pairing

How you can you not try this with... Pad Thai

Enjoy

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 19:05:52 | More by DaveBar
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Maryland

1.75/5  rDev -37.3%

07-20-2014 13:26:31 | More by RHB33
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Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

07-14-2014 19:39:19 | More by atlbravsrno1
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Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -19.4%

07-11-2014 22:41:50 | More by RiverCityBeerGuy
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Iowa

2.25/5  rDev -19.4%

07-09-2014 03:36:26 | More by KAF
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flagmantho

Washington

2.91/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: medium golden hue with no haze and a very strong effervescence. Head is a finger of frothy white foam. Not too bad.

Smell: sweetish malt with a little bit of an adjuncty and plasticy character. A bit bland; not the worst thing in the world, though.

Taste: like the aroma, there's not a lot going on in the flavor department past a little bit of sweetness and a little bit of bitterness. I would not go so far as to say there is any hop flavor, though. It's not disgusting, but it doesn't really appeal to me.

Mouthfeel: light body with a decent carbonation and creaminess.

Overall: this beer is uninspiring to me, but it's also not terrible. It's hot out today, which is contextually appropriate, but even that doesn't strongly help its drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2014 18:37:10 | More by flagmantho
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Finland

3/5  rDev +7.5%

07-05-2014 14:42:34 | More by ThomasKoren
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3.75/5  rDev +34.4%

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Florida

2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

06-24-2014 15:12:23 | More by user785335
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Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +16.5%

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Delaware

3/5  rDev +7.5%

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Burkbom23

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

06-16-2014 12:37:17 | More by Burkbom23
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leffeblind

Ohio

3/5  rDev +7.5%

06-16-2014 02:47:14 | More by leffeblind
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ale207

Maine

2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

06-09-2014 02:24:58 | More by ale207
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North Carolina

3/5  rDev +7.5%

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Illinois

3/5  rDev +7.5%

05-31-2014 03:39:35 | More by jsh420
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Ohio

3.19/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

A: Clear, light gold color, with half a finger of white head; lacing is nil.

S: Grassy notes, with faint grain aromas. Hints of floral hops. Nothing powerful here.

T: There's a brief moment of sweet and bready malt, but if you blink you'll miss it. It's followed by another brief moment of tartness, then a mild but lingering bitterness from slightly spicy hops takes over through the finish.

M: Moist, but nicely carbonated. Refreshing, with a hint of dryness. By far, the mouthfeel is the best attribute of this beer.

O: Decent for what it is: A thirst-quenching lager designed to cool you down on a hot day, or pair with a salty, spicy bowl of Vietnamese phở noodle soup.

Serving type: bottle

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Latarnik

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +7.5%

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Maryland

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Florida

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Pennsylvania

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Maryland

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33 Export from VBL Tien Giang Limited (Fosters)
66 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.