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Leo Beer - Boon Rawd Brewery Co., Ltd

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51 Ratings
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Ratings: 51
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 2.76
pDev: 22.1%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boon Rawd Brewery Co., Ltd visit their website

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 10-09-2002)
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Reviews by stoutman:
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3.43/5  rDev +24.3%

Clear medium yellow colour with an average, frothy, good lacing, medium lasting, white head. Aroma is a light malt, toasted, sweet corn - and of cooked vegetables. Flavour is moderate sweet and lightly bitter with a average duration, with a corn like after taste. Body is light medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is light. Not too bad but I was thirsty for something other than abc stout on a hot 39C day.

06-15-2012 01:28:09 | More by stoutman
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2.25/5  rDev -18.5%

03-08-2014 11:57:26 | More by TheBrk
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United Kingdom (England)

1/5  rDev -63.8%

Sweet, fizzy and yellow, with absolutely no head. Too sweet with too much alcohol showing through towards the finish, quite unpleasant, hence the crappy marks i gave it, horrible.

10-09-2002 20:56:13 | More by rastaman
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North Carolina

2.55/5  rDev -7.6%

My wonderful wife went to Thailand and all I got was this stinkin' beer. My fault, though. I asked her to bring back a couple beers, knowing full well that Thailand isn't exactly known for its beer. But it's always fun to try something new...

A good pour produced a thin half-inch head that thinned quickly. Color is a very pale, very clear yellow. It doesn't look appetizing.

Aroma is wet straw, corn, aluminum and urine. Yum.

Flavor offers light, crispy hops that are almost fruity, with a little malt kick in the finish. Good sweetness, but too much corn flavor swimming around. It doesn't produce the metallic twang I expected, which is a relief.

Typical for the style, but it's hard to impress in this category.

02-20-2007 23:22:56 | More by Metalmonk
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3.93/5  rDev +42.4%

Notes from first week of Dec 2010

630ml bottle

A: Gold with small head, but reasonable rising carbonation.

S: Nice, slightly metallic but fresh malt. Relatively rich.

T: Wow, I didn't think I'd find any decent beers here but this one is well up there with good german and Czech pilsners. Nice malt vs hop balance. Fresh.

M: Relatively smooth with medium body. Very mild but pleasant carbonation.

D: Like the bottle says, "Smooth and Great taste." I will have to agree. Best AAL I've ever had, and i was fooled into thinking it wasn't one.

01-20-2011 15:41:12 | More by sfprint
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Russian Federation

3.25/5  rDev +17.8%

08-17-2014 15:19:26 | More by Iaido
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3/5  rDev +8.7%

05-07-2014 13:03:41 | More by lzepplin01
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3.18/5  rDev +15.2%

I hadnt been to Thailand in almost 10 years and the last time I went, I really didnt care about what beer I drank. This time around I made it a point to try every different one I saw. Unfortunately, for the most part there is only about 3 or 4 different ones to choose from.

Leo, which is made by the same brewery as Singha, is a very light but refreshing beer. The beer of choice of most Thai’s, its very similar to our American light beers but with a little more flavor. A light color and if drank like most other Thai’s, gets watered down because of all the ice which instantly reminds you of Bud Light. It had a good amount of carbonation and was very easy to drink.

When I first tasted it, I thought of all the normal run-of-the-mill American beers but when I got back home, I actually longed for the bottle with the leopard staring back at me on it. Its not an exceptionally good beer but it has a taste that, over time, grows on you.

02-01-2007 00:00:06 | More by barryhurley
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2.73/5  rDev -1.1%

This one is not a patch on Singha. Poured from a can into a pint glass. Pale yellow with a slim head that disappeared without a lace. Smelt skunked and terribly metallic. Grainwater, vinegar and grassy. Taste was nothing to write home about - grain, raw bitterness and no maltiness at all. Just a bitter rendition of grainwater. Mouthfeel was very thin with an over the top carbonation. Not recommended, unless its the last thing available.

11-05-2009 10:23:54 | More by BeerSingh
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2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

12-23-2011 21:44:05 | More by Harkrank
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3/5  rDev +8.7%

03-08-2014 15:29:38 | More by nu38
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New York

3.5/5  rDev +26.8%

12-19-2013 03:58:52 | More by mepenete
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3.7/5  rDev +34.1%

A: Golden yellow, tones of carbonation, small white fuzzy head which fades to nothing in a couple minutes.

S: Smells of malt, hops, some skunk, reminds me of Pabst to some degree, and some cheap Chinese lagers.

T: Taste pretty much follows the nose, but its better than I expected. Malt, some hops, some skunk but very mild, some Pabst Blue Ribbon like taste (kind of a slight sweet Jello- like taste) but it passes way faster than Pabst’s would, and gives a nice yeasty pizzeria aftertaste.

M: Highly carbonated, light body.

O: Not bad for a cheap Thai beer. Would go well anything an American Adjunct would, but would be best with Thai food and salty snacks to fit its country of origin.

06-13-2012 13:33:46 | More by patre_tim
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3/5  rDev +8.7%

07-25-2013 13:20:29 | More by beerpirates
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3.8/5  rDev +37.7%

Beer Leo is one of the most, if not the most, popular beer in Thailand. It is a direct competitor to Beer Chang, and from what I can tell has won the competition.

Why? 7-11 sells single bottles for 50 cents and big 630ml bottles for about a buck- very cheap in a ocuntry with high vice taxes. It is popular because it is such a good value- it tastes ok, and does not leave one with a nasty hangover.

I should mention that I have never seen a Thai person drinking it straight- it is always drunk with plenty of ice. This definitely waters it down to a very 'bud' like taste.

10-09-2006 11:10:07 | More by blurredphoto
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3.5/5  rDev +26.8%

09-05-2013 18:45:42 | More by DrewGingras
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Ontario (Canada)

2.03/5  rDev -26.4%

630 ml bottle, Hati Restaurant, Ko Chang, Thailand

White head of large bubbles giving poor head retention. No lace.
Pale, golden yellow colour. Very clear.
Mild lager-like smell. Very faint hops.
Light bodied, but slightly heavier than others of its type.
Crisp tasting, very little hops. Slight sour/DMS in the taste, a little of which lingers into the aftertaste.

12-13-2004 04:56:50 | More by Wintermute
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Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev +8.7%

11-13-2012 02:17:48 | More by cfalovo97
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2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

03-14-2014 16:15:22 | More by thehmmthehmm
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Russian Federation

3/5  rDev +8.7%

12-14-2011 11:39:25 | More by martun
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2.25/5  rDev -18.5%

06-01-2012 10:02:14 | More by sd123
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United Kingdom (England)

3/5  rDev +8.7%

05-31-2014 18:16:23 | More by endless1408
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2.5/5  rDev -9.4%

06-04-2013 23:14:01 | More by msinger1002
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2.93/5  rDev +6.2%

330ml bottle poured into a pils glass.

Bright gold color, transparent with slim white head that rapidly dissipates, no lacing appeared. Carbonation is medium to high. Overall appearances look a bit dull.

Faint malt, a bit musty, grainy and grassy which is general AAL's note.

Distinctive sweetness from adjunct grains and cereals bring to balance by hop bitterness note in the finish.

Light body, very crisp, high carbonated but smooth throughout a palate.

Definitely easy drinkable but just quite mediocre consider in all aspects.

01-27-2011 10:56:12 | More by Everydayoff
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3.38/5  rDev +22.5%

For the price that it offers, its not a bad beer. It was very refreshing when I had it and it left a descent impression on me. Not the best beer, but definitely drinkable and better than alot of the domestic beers from back home like bud light and all that other crap. Overall, I would prefer to drink this over Chang any day. Give it a try!

06-11-2009 02:06:17 | More by johnnymoto
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Leo Beer from Boon Rawd Brewery Co., Ltd
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