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Chang Beer (Export) - Cosmos Brewery (Thai Beverage Plc.)

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BA SCORE
62
poor

371 Ratings
THE BROS
55
awful

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Ratings: 371
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 2.61
pDev: 23.75%
Wants: 2
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cosmos Brewery (Thai Beverage Plc.) visit their website
Thailand

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DoubleJ on 12-01-2007)
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DoubleJ

California

3.18/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

At the top of the bottle is a paper-wrap in gold color which boosts a gold medal from the Australian International Beer Awards of 1998. This is brewed with "quality malt, rice, and hop, with natural water, and selected yeast" according to one source, but on the label it only lists "contains malted barley" under ingredients. I guess I'll try to spread the fame of this Thai macro lager here on BA. On to the beer:

Clear, pale light-straw color, crowned by your typical macro head. The smell contains DMS (cooked veggies), a little skunk, and sulfur. Moving on the taste of this beer, it's actually a little heavier than what I was expecting. A little sulfur running through, but that's the worst of it. Cooked rice creates a little taste and a good crispness. Malts are lights, but add a bit of sweetness to the beer. Hops are floral-like.

A solid macro lager. Easy-drinking for the warm Thai climate as well as (I presume) spicy Thai cuisine. You don't need to go out of your way for this, but if you can get a single, "Thai" it (try it).

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2007 05:00:06 | More by DoubleJ
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Chang Beer (Export) from Cosmos Brewery (Thai Beverage Plc.)
62 out of 100 based on 371 ratings.