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Tsingtao - Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd.

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BA SCORE
65
poor

1,420 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,420
Reviews: 561
rAvg: 2.76
pDev: 23.91%
Wants: 17
Gots: 109 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd. visit their website
China

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-20-2001

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Photo of Dduquette
2.5/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Foley67
2.74/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jsf14
2.56/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ckollias
3/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DaveBar
3.29/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Purchased at the LCBO for just over $2.00 for a 330ml bottle. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens well and pours a good white head that is gone within a minute. Clear light gold color

S- Lost of rice and yeast

T- Open and rice like.

M- Dry and crisp

O- Pretty good beer. Not something to look for though

Food Pairing

This ok beer went well with...... Various sushi rolls

Enjoy

Photo of Ultimate
2.93/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of dikebrewery
3.04/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

I found this beer to be cheaper than water while working in China. Would I buy it back home? No. Would I buy it while living in Beijing? Sure why not

Photo of Sweffin
1.33/5  rDev -51.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

This just was not good

Photo of MattXT
3.1/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Thisdrinkinglife
3.52/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Review: Bottle of Tsingtao Beer: 4.7%ABV

Tsingtao, the German style Chinese lager, with great flavors, a smooth taste and which is always recommended when eating Asian food.

It comes in a lovely looking green bottle with a distinctive logo. I guess its the Chinese writing that attracts, also there looks to be a picture of the brewery overlooking a river, which I’m guessing is meant to signify the water from the Laoshan Mountain

A decent looking beer which has a clear yellow appearance, with a good nice frothy head, that unfortunately doesn’t stick around too long.

Loved the smell. Was pretty strong. Pure acidity, malts, skunk, and of course the rice, all combining to give a very sharp alcohol aroma.

The initial taste was quite strong, a little sour, and thereafter some malts and hay, a bit grainy with the rice making an appearance. A nicely balanced beer, not overbearing, with a lot of subtle flavours. Not much in the aftertaste, but overall this beer was very smooth, and not at all heavy. The crisp and refreshing taste makes this one of the most sessionable lagers you can find in my opinion. I like Tsingtao Beer, its not going to get you wasted, but you can drink a lot of them without having to worry too much about the night, or indeed not expect a bad hangover.

Photo of DavidSomers
2.71/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of captaincoffee
2.74/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Was expecting this to be very bad. I was pleasantly surprised by the clean (read: lack of bad aftertaste) profile. Not a good beer...basically a typical Asian adjunct beer...but okay if cold. Could be worse...and many are.

Photo of salild
3.65/5  rDev +32.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Amazing with Chinese food and Sirracha!

Photo of claybob43
4/5  rDev +44.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It's great with Asian food .

Photo of SkiBum22
2.25/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of smbslt
2.45/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of kmanjohnson
3.18/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dsshuck
2.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JohnBender
2.49/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of gtermi
3.37/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a golde body with a white head that quickly fades.
Ther smell is skunky and a bit of grain
The taste Is of grain and bit of funk
The the feeling is nice with a bit of carbonation and tingle on the back of the throat

Photo of ramrod666
2.61/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of noproduction
2.18/5  rDev -21%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Not bad... sort of on the level of Bud.

Photo of hopley
3/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of craft_shannie
2.16/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

nothing special by any means.

Photo of LennyBound
2.75/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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Tsingtao from Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd.
65 out of 100 based on 1,420 ratings.