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Taiwan Beer - Taiwan Tobacco & Liquor Corporation

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BA SCORE
60
poor

89 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 2.38
pDev: 26.05%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Taiwan

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 02-26-2003)
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev +45%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Still on vacation and tryting my only non Japanese beer here in Tokyo. Poured from a green 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a rich golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is a bit on the skunky side, imagine that, damn green bottles. Taste is crisp, grains, some malts, very refreshing. Feels light in the mouth and overall is a pretty good example of this style.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2013 05:41:11 | More by tone77
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civicm87

New York

2.5/5  rDev +5%

05-30-2013 00:23:00 | More by civicm87
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thebummedgardener

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +36.6%

05-25-2013 03:45:09 | More by thebummedgardener
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Poupae

Thailand

2.25/5  rDev -5.5%

05-20-2013 13:39:00 | More by Poupae
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

2.5/5  rDev +5%

04-25-2013 01:37:38 | More by dcbeers
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Jason

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +26.1%

04-11-2013 01:09:25 | More by Jason
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Punisher

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev +5%

03-09-2013 03:28:50 | More by Punisher
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t0rin0

California

2.25/5  rDev -5.5%

02-26-2013 12:48:11 | More by t0rin0
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SEG1975

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +36.6%

02-20-2013 02:11:04 | More by SEG1975
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +26.1%

02-13-2013 23:26:47 | More by RedneckBeerz
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Amalak

New York

2.18/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

A. Clearish semi-dark gold color. See through with lots of bubbles. There's a slight bubbly white head but dissipates quickly and no lace.

S. Very, very mild malt scent.

T/M. It's your basic malty lager. Basically an American macro. But not sour. It's carbonated and bubbly. Light body.

O. It's your basic, mass-produced lager. Nothing special, but not horrible like some of the American Macros you might find.

Serving type: can

01-23-2013 20:25:11 | More by Amalak
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Beerman1977

Austria

2.75/5  rDev +15.5%

12-30-2012 18:47:11 | More by Beerman1977
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kjkinsey

Texas

2/5  rDev -16%

11-11-2012 00:19:20 | More by kjkinsey
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intoxabroad

Taiwan

1.75/5  rDev -26.5%

10-08-2012 12:59:54 | More by intoxabroad
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jasewaaang

California

2.25/5  rDev -5.5%

10-04-2012 04:06:39 | More by jasewaaang
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Viceroy

United Kingdom (England)

1.5/5  rDev -37%

09-14-2012 00:35:50 | More by Viceroy
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metter98

New York

2.38/5  rDev 0%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a very slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin head that quickly died down, leaving only delicate lacing covering the surface.
S: There are moderately strong aromas of musty corn in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and has a light amount of bitterness. It’s not skunky, just musty.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer has a good amount of flavors compared to others in the style, except that the taste isn’t that good.

Serving type: can

08-06-2012 01:34:11 | More by metter98
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

2.48/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours a crystal clear medium yellow with some very light amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a half finger tall fizzy bright white head that quickly reduces to a small patch of very thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal amounts of lacing is observed.

S: Moderate aromas of corn, musty corn, and steamed corn husks with light amounts of sweetness.

T: Similar to the smell, the taste is dominated by the flavors of corn, mustiness, and corn husk. There is really no detectable hops and very light hints of bitterness.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: While this beer is not one of my favorites (or even one that I'm likely to get again), it is a lot more flavorful than a lot of others in the style. Pretty easy to drink and could be sessionable but not one I personally want to have more than once.

Serving type: can

08-05-2012 18:36:20 | More by dbrauneis
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crisis44

New York

2/5  rDev -16%

06-01-2012 23:03:17 | More by crisis44
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twiggamortis420

Texas

2.8/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pretty sure this is my first Taiwanese beer, and what a treat it is, lol. 22 oz bomber pours a crystal clear gold color with a decent cap of white head. Fades fast initially, but leaves a nice sheen and at least a bit of lacing.

Nose is corn-a-licious. Wow, is there any malted barley in here? The can I saw in the store said so, it must be true :) No hops and there is a pretty substantial sweetness. Does not smell nearly as offensive as a Budweiser for what thats worth. The back label of my bottle claims 'It is our mission to bring one of the best and distinctive flavored lager beers to people throughout the world who enjoy this universal brew'...thats awfully nice of the Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corporation, dont you think?

The taste is more offensive than the nose, unfortunately. The sweetness is out of control and seriously needs some hops for at least a semblance of balance. It is adjunct laden, and nearly corn syrup-esque. Not good, but it does taste decently fresh and I will be able to finish my 22 oz sample. I cant wait to try the Gold Medal Taiwan beer I bought to go along with this treasure. For an AAL it is not entirely foul.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2012 17:44:46 | More by twiggamortis420
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Unchi

California

2.5/5  rDev +5%

05-18-2012 22:24:36 | More by Unchi
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shigg85

Japan

2.5/5  rDev +5%

04-24-2012 09:24:34 | More by shigg85
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bambam2517

Arizona

2/5  rDev -16%

04-14-2012 07:40:02 | More by bambam2517
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JohnGalt1

Idaho

2.08/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Douglas88 sent this up in trade.. shared with the normal folks...

12oz can .... Pale yellow... short lasting white head... no lacing.

Nose is pale grains and nothing else.

Flavor is standard "Bud very light" .... probably lesser Bud... but we are getting down to a scale where "Bad=Bad".

Drink this before you drink the water... I guess.

Nothing good to say, but really, what should you expect?

This review will probably be much better than the BA average, but I have to say.... for what I was ready for, this was better.

Thanks Doug for a new country. :-)

2.5/2/2/2.5/2

Serving type: can

03-25-2012 07:43:58 | More by JohnGalt1
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tempest

Pennsylvania

3.08/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Found this at Euro Market and for $1.69 and couldn't pass up the label. It's almost entirely clean, but there's a very mild sour tang. Otherwise there's a sweet, pale barley kick with light berry fruit and a crisp, dry finish. The beer as the body of your regular premium beer, though the carbonation is a touch lighter. It's not bad by any stretch, just a plain, good for the style, adjust lager like Stroh's or Narragansett.

Serving type: can

03-03-2012 03:49:23 | More by tempest
Taiwan Beer from Taiwan Tobacco & Liquor Corporation
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