Beerlao Gold - Lao Brewery Co.

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Reviews: 3
Hads: 6
Avg: 2.68
pDev: 29.85%
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Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Lao Brewery Co. visit their website

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: tbeckett on 02-12-2013

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3/5  rDev +11.9%

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Photo of patre_tim
3.78/5  rDev +41%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Gold with tonnes of light sediment floating evenly with the body, and 3 fingers of fluffy off white head that fade fast. Chunky lacing.

Sweet malt, like sweeter than your average pilsner. Reminds me of an Oktoberfest beer on the nose. Quite floral, like some blossoms in there, but not overpowering. A sort of astringency as well.

Sweet malt, light dull bitterness that carries through, the same floral character also resonates.

Surprisingly low carbonation, lightly sweet brew like an Oktoberfest beer, a semi-dry finish.

Overall, I've had a lot of brews and think this one's not as bad as some are rating. If you can get your hands on one, why wouldn't you try it? Seriously, I drove to Laos to get this one. Not saying its the world's next best rare beer, but if you've tried it, you are in a seriously rare situation. Photo added by me.

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Photo of beerpirates
3.47/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AgentMunky
1.93/5  rDev -28%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Poured from a 33cL can into a Beerlao Gold glass.
Clear gold. Smells metallic and skunky. Completely disappointing. It's worse than normal Beerlao. Unexpectedly Sharp, whether from metal or some 'superior' malt I know not. The sweetness is never heavy, but so light as to taste almost sour or spoilt. The mouthfeel is thin and the finish mercifully brief. I don't understand why or how this beer got made. NOT recommended. I didn't finish it.

EDIT: I think the can is the culprit. The draft version is still subpar to the classic, and generally repugnant, but it is mostly just adjunct sweetness and sharp-cheap finish that puts me off.

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Photo of tbeckett
1.84/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Got a bottle at a mini mart in Vientiane. First time I've seen this after a week in the country. Apparently brewed with Saphire hops. From notes.

A - Pours golden and bright with strong carbonation. Two finger white pillowy head was gone really fast. No lace, no retention.

S - Corny, honey, really sweet. Lot's of corn. Seemed a bit mild but everything was unpleasant.

T - Really corny, oily, grainy. Quite sweet but not in a pleasant way. After some time it became more grainy, probably it's only redeeming quality.

M - Oily feel, medium carbonation, stinging corny sweetness in the finish lingers unpleasantly.

O/D - A fair step down from any other product carrying the Beerlao name. Don't know why this is so hard to find or why they even bother to make it at all. Not worth straying from the very beaten path of Beerlao and Beerlao Dark for. Got a little easier to drink and mellowed out a bit after a while, but still wasn't too nice of an experience.

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Photo of arini10
3.5/5  rDev +30.6%

Beerlao Gold from Lao Brewery Co.
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