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Tsingtao - Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd.

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BA SCORE
65
poor

1,218 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,218
Reviews: 538
rAvg: 2.76
pDev: 23.55%
Wants: 14
Gots: 42 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-20-2001)
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FLima

Brazil

2.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Can version which was pretty similar to the on-tap I had in the past.
Yellow golden color with a one finger fluffy head with short retention.
Sweet aroma of jasmine, a hint of lemon and sugar. Not the usual adjunct lager scent.
Slightly sour flavor of lemons and green grapes with notes of rice, floral hops, lemongrass and a distant hint of spices. Dry aftertaste with a mild bitterness.
Light to watery body and medium carbonation.
Refreshing and crisp Adjunct Lager that doesn’t carry the usual load of off-flavors for the style and with its own character. I prefer much more rice Adjunct Lagers as this one rather than corn ones.
This should match perfectly to spicy Asian food.

Serving type: can

07-15-2014 01:35:46 | More by FLima
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Fantasy_Draught

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

07-15-2014 00:00:06 | More by Fantasy_Draught
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callieokc


4/5  rDev +44.9%

07-14-2014 22:03:59 | More by callieokc
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DanielCole


2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

07-14-2014 19:07:11 | More by DanielCole
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GoHabsGo

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

07-13-2014 21:54:23 | More by GoHabsGo
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wdf210

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +8.7%

07-13-2014 21:11:25 | More by wdf210
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JBoyne1970


3.75/5  rDev +35.9%

07-13-2014 21:09:02 | More by JBoyne1970
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Alex-Alkis

Sweden

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

07-13-2014 11:46:25 | More by Alex-Alkis
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Cinthia


5/5  rDev +81.2%

07-13-2014 07:56:08 | More by Cinthia
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Kallenovsky

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +26.8%

07-12-2014 01:01:11 | More by Kallenovsky
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

2.13/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

It's always tough to review an AAL, since it's a category fabricated to house certain sub-par beers. To style, this beer isn't all that bad. What kills it is the green bottle and the skunk that follows it. Not quite as bad as Moosehead, but it's up there. The head was quite nice for an AAL; downhill after that. A bit too sweet and grain-husky

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 14:53:32 | More by Mebuzzard
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DuncanMcBommer

Germany

2.25/5  rDev -18.5%

07-09-2014 19:12:42 | More by DuncanMcBommer
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3/5  rDev +8.7%

07-09-2014 18:11:54 | More by atlbravsrno1
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KAF

Iowa

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

07-09-2014 02:56:41 | More by KAF
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kilopaparomeo


1.25/5  rDev -54.7%

07-09-2014 02:24:03 | More by kilopaparomeo
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Gabriel_Vaughn

California

1.58/5  rDev -42.8%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

I knew this was going to be a terrible ale. Come on now, its a beer from china, right? Low expectations.. Drank the beer- expectations verified.
Well, we had a beer with a pale watery yellow hue that resembles a low end american lager. It has not much of a smell and believe me the flavor is dead as well. Mouthfeel is terrible.. Feels like I'm drinking cold mineral water over here. Overall I rate it 1.5, halfway between poor and awful because thats what it is. Only ordered it because I was a chinese joint and never tried the darn thing. Adding insult to injury is the fact that I blew three fifty on twelve ounces of it...

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2014 01:26:44 | More by Gabriel_Vaughn
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bccocx

Texas

2/5  rDev -27.5%

07-08-2014 21:02:15 | More by bccocx
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psm90

United Kingdom (England)

3/5  rDev +8.7%

07-07-2014 12:11:59 | More by psm90
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ffshore545

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +17.8%

07-07-2014 02:18:52 | More by ffshore545
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AlvinLin

New York

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

07-06-2014 13:08:04 | More by AlvinLin
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BuddhaBrowett

Sweden

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

07-05-2014 21:31:14 | More by BuddhaBrowett
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LaughingZebra

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -0.4%

07-04-2014 22:18:45 | More by LaughingZebra
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Kiro

Russian Federation

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

07-04-2014 11:26:26 | More by Kiro
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Kevin_Young

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

07-02-2014 13:43:23 | More by Kevin_Young
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adaifotis

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

07-02-2014 00:43:32 | More by adaifotis
Tsingtao from Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd.
65 out of 100 based on 1,218 ratings.