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

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BA SCORE
62
poor

361 Ratings
THE BROS
55
awful

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Ratings: 361
Reviews: 167
rAvg: 2.61
pDev: 24.14%
Wants: 2
Gots: 15 | 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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javiernano

California

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

03-06-2012 07:42:24 | More by javiernano
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mactrail

Washington

2.6/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Looks OK in the glass with a nice foam on the pale lemon color. Where does this sweet cardboard flavor come from? Certainly beer-like, but that flat, sweet taste is not what I hope for. Hard to get the taste out of your mouth. Some hops in the mix, but everything is dulled and beat down. A slight nose of cereal. Metallic aftertaste.

This was the one unusual beer in a crappy liquor store in Palm Springs, Calif.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2012 06:52:36 | More by mactrail
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djcira

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

02-19-2012 20:29:11 | More by djcira
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EmperorBevis

United Kingdom (England)

2.28/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Well the Thai people must be amongst the most generous in the world because the bottle says a pint and my handled mug says there is at least 1 1/4 pints in that there bottle.

I'll be brutally honest here I am not a huge lager fan so with the pale yellow body and absolutely no head it looks like someone has already drank this and.. well you get the idea

very malty aroma with subtle floral notes probably the best thing about this beer.

I don't like the taste, too malty, too dry not enough hops not enough bitter tastes leaving the moth with almost a saccharin after taste.

Very watery mouthfeel and overly fizzy

I suppose it wouldn't harm too much to give it a try in a Thai restaurant but otherwise give a wide birth.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2012 21:25:39 | More by EmperorBevis
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JohnBeerRun

Georgia

3/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I tried this beer one night eating out at a Thai restaurant. The waiter insisted that I try it. The color was a dark yellow color with a thin head. The smell was kind of skunky with a normal domestic smell mixed in. As for the taste, it's what I was expecting from an Asian beer, dry and bitter.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2012 14:56:49 | More by JohnBeerRun
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LJWalker

Alabama

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

02-06-2012 19:28:20 | More by LJWalker
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shigg85

Japan

3/5  rDev +14.9%

01-31-2012 06:43:00 | More by shigg85
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zest4itall

Georgia

3/5  rDev +14.9%

01-23-2012 01:28:25 | More by zest4itall
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kmckinnon87

Texas

2/5  rDev -23.4%

01-21-2012 21:09:10 | More by kmckinnon87
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thekevlarkid

Maryland

2.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Out of a bottle this Thai beer was a clear, golden color with one finger of white head. The retention of the cap was average and it left scattered lacing. The aroma was of adjunct grains especially corn along with some light sweet malt. The flavors were similar dominated by the corny grain with some hints of sweet malt, bread and grassy hops behind that. The mouthfeel was average, the body medium/light and the carbonation appropriate. Passable, but little more than that.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2012 02:32:00 | More by thekevlarkid
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t420o

California

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Chang beer

A- pour produces a half finger white fizzy head that recedes quick leaving no lacing. Beer is straw colored 2.5 

S- adjunct lager and a sweet almost perfume type smell. Almost smells like that rubber thing they put over your nose when they put you  sleep with gas. Interesting 2 

T- euro lager Taste without a metallic
Twang a lot of them have. Sweeter than most American adjuncts. Decent 2.5

M- pretty good mouthfeel. Good carbonation 3.5

O- I'd have it again but only if my choices were very limited 2.5

d+

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2012 20:29:37 | More by t420o
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Epicbeertime

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +34.1%

01-05-2012 01:53:47 | More by Epicbeertime
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Stoffel

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

01-02-2012 20:30:08 | More by Stoffel
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diskoduk1

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -23.4%

12-31-2011 02:02:12 | More by diskoduk1
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musicman575

California

2.7/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I drank it at the local Thai restaurant. I had it a couple years ago when I went to Thailand and it was horrid. I'm pretty sure the few cans I bought were several years expired. Tried it again tonight and at least it was fresh.

Pale, clear straw color with hardly any head.

Hardly any smell, but it was light and flowery with a bit of malt and lager yeast.

Pretty flavorless beer, but did good to settle the spicy eggplant I devoured. Tasted like all of the above smells with a wimpy hop finish. Overall unimpressive, but not a terrible beer.

Could've used a lot more body and carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2011 08:47:58 | More by musicman575
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cycoduck

California

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

12-27-2011 03:42:52 | More by cycoduck
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

12-18-2011 22:32:11 | More by kaelingirl
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poogas

Indiana

2/5  rDev -23.4%

12-14-2011 06:56:49 | More by poogas
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valkyre65

Texas

2/5  rDev -23.4%

12-13-2011 18:43:02 | More by valkyre65
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tbeq00

California

2/5  rDev -23.4%

12-12-2011 20:57:03 | More by tbeq00
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tdm168

North Carolina

2.55/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a pale golden copper with 1" of loose, foamy, white head that fades quickly. The nose is grainy and grassy. It tastes sweet and grainy with hints of apples and euro pale lager-esque yeastiness. The mouthfeel is very light, a little heavily carbonated, but smooth.

There is very little of interest here. This lands somewhere between an american adjunct and a euro pale. It's weak, subdued, but in the end very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 01:22:12 | More by tdm168
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krazyboi

Illinois

2.93/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from 12. oz can into regular glass cup.

A: Very little head formed and recedes very quickly leaving little to no lacing. Light yellow golden color.

S: Honey, grains, very silght citrus hops, yeast.

T: Pineappley, malty, biscuity, yeasty, slightly bitter aftertaste.

M: High carbonation that stings nicely, light.

D: This is a decent beer for the price. Probably one of the better brews that's brewed in Thailand. Hard to choose between this and Chang Extra. This one is more expensive, a bit more refined in flavor, but has lower alcohol content than the Chang Extra(6.5%). Try it and see for yourself!

Serving type: can

11-29-2011 14:51:44 | More by krazyboi
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rekel

Netherlands

3/5  rDev +14.9%

11-28-2011 21:44:41 | More by rekel
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cmannes

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +53.3%

11-23-2011 01:35:16 | More by cmannes
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BeerArchivist

California

2/5  rDev -23.4%

11-18-2011 06:01:31 | More by BeerArchivist
Chang Beer (Export) from Cosmos Brewery (Thai Beverage Plc.)
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