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Singha - Boon Rawd Brewery Co., Ltd

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BA SCORE
70
okay

1,032 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,032
Reviews: 451
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 19.87%
Wants: 16
Gots: 101 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boon Rawd Brewery Co., Ltd visit their website
Thailand

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 07-20-2001

"100% barley malt beer"
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Ratings: 1,032 | Reviews: 451
Photo of RonJensen
1/5  rDev -66.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Very offensive and unpleasant beer, and so overrated. It can never compare with the quality of the other popular, real European lagers

Photo of Beeeeeerman
2.5/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Decent Thai beer I've enjoyed at restaurants.

Photo of AgentMunky
2.66/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a bottle into a wine glass.

Golden clear with a grainy (almost) sour nose. The flavor is a classic adjunct lager; crisp and sweet with a sour hint in this bottle I've not detected previously. First amongst equals in Thai beer.

Photo of TheBierdimpfe
3.96/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pale straw color. White 3 finger head lasting around 2 minutes. Weak legs but high activity.

Faint aromas, but strong flavors of grains and citrus with minimal herbal spices. Rich crisp taste with some pleasant bitterness and slightly sweet.

Slick light body with prickly carbonation. Well intensified finish ending with a thick smoky grainy and lemony, slightly bitter dry mouth coat.

Overall : Surprisingly good rich flavors, great freshness while being a little dry...really impressed! Love this beer!

Photo of hopmashian
3.53/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

This is my favorite beer to have with Thai food. It goes especially well with spicy Thai chilly basil. It certainly beats the usual "BMC" offerings as well as the Japanese adjuncts. Nicely balanced between malts and hops, finishes slightly bitter.

Photo of Rod_J
2.38/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

An okay beer but nothing much to make it stand out. Okay look and smell but taste a little too watery for me and not much on mouthfeel. Overall, I would group it with other average beers.

Photo of largadeer
2.38/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Somewhat sweet and filmy for such a thin beer. Slightly metallic. Not outright terrible, but nothing redeemable about it either.

Photo of mejimw
4/5  rDev +32.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My favorite Asian beer, good taste, got a kick to it, I love it!

Photo of olradetbalder
1.56/5  rDev -48.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I was thisrty and I could chose a tick or some wather. I made the wrong choice.

Photo of leantom
2.11/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

This was bad even by euro pale lager standards

L: Yellow, small head, not nearly carbonated enough.

S: Grainy malt.

T: Has a funny aftertaste accompanying the grainy malt. Mostly grainy malt, though.

F: Not carbonated enough.

O: Bad.

Photo of Lucas_772
4.24/5  rDev +40.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

For being from Thailand it's a very tasty beer. It's not bad at all no after tastes.

Photo of Alycrocker
2.86/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

When overseas and parched, this will do the trick. Otherwise, nothing amazing. Thailand is not known for their beer.

Photo of BJasny
4/5  rDev +32.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer wasn't too bad

Photo of captaincoffee
2.67/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

I lived in Thailand 4 times and spent a total of about 5 years there, so I felt i should at least take the time to write about their beers...which are all bad. There are a few local brew places that are okay, but the stuff sold in stores is all bad.
Singha used to be the main local beer 20 years ago, but now is considered "premium" compared to the even cheaper and crappier offerings like Chang and Leo. It is still not very good, but better than those other ones. The best Thailand piss beer.

Photo of MattR2014
3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thai beer at a Thai restaurant. Not too many other options. It wasn't bad

Photo of Davepoolesque
2.77/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Goes perfectly well spice Thai food. Besides that, it's pretty flavorless. Refreshing.

Photo of smcolw
3.1/5  rDev +2.6%

Much like a macrobrew, this is a pale gold, clear brew. Grainy with little hop bite. Thin but appropriately so.

Photo of Spikester
4/5  rDev +32.5%

Pale clear gold with two fingers of white head that lingers about five minutes. Few lacings.
Smell bready malt and some herbal hop aroma.
Taste big surprise is the level of the noble hopping in this beer. The malts are barely able to keep up. Light to medium mouthfeel with proper carbonation level. A lightly dry bitter finish.
Overall an excellent euro lager that has some real flavor. I was not expecting such a tasty beer from Thailand.

Photo of nelsonsaigon
3/5  rDev -0.7%

Experienced in : Bangkok, Saigon
Appealing to me : - - -
Less appealing to me : - - -

I am neutral on this beer.

Photo of JoshuaVickers
4/5  rDev +32.5%

one of my favorite Asian beers.

Photo of Lard_City
2.74/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Awesome on a hot, humid day in Bangkok. Otherwise pretty average mass produced lager.

Photo of The_Mad_Capper
3.79/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

The aroma is weak but lightly fruity with a lemon-lime character along with some faint graininess. The body is a brilliantly clear pale amber with an eggshell-white head. Surprisingly flavorful with a grainy sweetness, a lightly spicy/herbal hop flavor, and very minimal hop bitterness. Some of the spiciness and graininess linger in the finish. The body is light and crisp with considerable carbonation.

Quite drinkable and pleasant, perhaps a step up from ordinary.

Photo of AMDDD
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

Presentation: Nice, artistic and regal looking bottle that will stand out on the shelf

Appearance: A bright sunshiny yellow that fizzles and bubbles, with a equally bright white head.

Smell: Lightly sweet smell with undertones of metal and alcohol, reminds me a bit of malt liquor

Taste: Crispy, clean, dry taste with a light hop bitterness. Citrus fruits *grapefruit comes to mind* are here as well but nothing is over powering

Overall a not half bad beer, I was pleasantly surprised. Most beers out of Asia tend to be watery and bland, but this beer had a decent flavor and was refreshing. Wouldn't drink everyday but I will definatly pick it up again the next time I go to BYOB Asian diner

Photo of ronbro55
5/5  rDev +65.6%

Excellent beer brewed under German technology. Great head smooth lager beer taste. Tastes best at a beer garden overlooking downtown Bangkok on a typical hot, humid day. Aroi maak maak. Tried it in Bangkok and other cities in Thailand, best beer in the country with Chang a close second.

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.68/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

11.2 ounce bottle with a fill date of 3/4/14 and an exp. date of 3/4/15.

A: Pours a clear pale yellow with a solid 1-finger thick white head which fades slowly and yields some clumpy lace.

N: Yeasty and lemony, herbal and grassy, mildly sweet malts for balance and a touch of wheat.

T: Clean, light yeast, earthy, grainy, faint lemon zest.

M: Light body and medium carbonation. Crisp, mildly dry finish.

O: Refreshingly simple. The understated clean taste really is nice.

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Singha from Boon Rawd Brewery Co., Ltd
70 out of 100 based on 1,032 ratings.