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

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Chang Beer (Export)Chang Beer (Export)

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447 Ratings

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Ratings: 447
Reviews: 187
rAvg: 2.59
pDev: 23.55%
Wants: 4
Gots: 47 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: DoubleJ on 12-01-2007

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2.58/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A 640ml bottle with a BB of June 2012, so it's a little out of date. Picked up some time back from Tesco.

Poured into a straight pint glass. A clear pale-straw colour with medium carbonation. Forms a large head of brilliant white foam that collapses rapidly and disappears. Weak aroma of ultra-light malt with faint hints of grain, stewed hops and overcooked veggies. Not much going on.

Tastes of very light malt with a dry finish. Faint notes of grain, stewed hops, overdone veg/corn and a solventy twang in the background. Dry, with virtually no bitterness to speak of. Mouthfeel is light, crisp and tingly, but thin and watery. Mildly astringent, with a faint aftertaste of stewed veg.

Meh. Just another bland, characterless, mass-produced lager. Hardly any flavour or aroma. Probably quenches your thirst in a hot climate, but no great shakes otherwise. No need to seek it out.

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2.5/5  rDev -3.5%

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2.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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4.47/5  rDev +72.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Chang Beer is no longer made with any rice or corn adjuncts. 11.15 oz. bottle. The head was slightly off-white and thin, and the appearance was golden and quite bubbly. No lacing. The aroma is of sweet, lightly-toasted barley malt, and the flavor is of sweet malt, sugar, and mild hops. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Chang finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, mostly dry, and incredibly drinkable. This is a wonderful beer, and I strongly recommend it.


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2.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A - Pours a pale straw colour, finger of head with some retention and no real lacing.

S - Bready grass notes and hints of toasted biscuit on the finish.

T - A mild flavor dominated by bready malts, grassy notes, sugary sweet corn and a wheat finish.

M - Medium, smooth and wet.

O - A tasty brew, but nothing memorable. It paired well with my pad Thai, but I would prefer a lot of more flavorful beers to pair with my Thai dish.

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2.91/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - This didn't look appealing. Very clear, straw yellow with a tiny, bubbly white head that didn't last longer than the blink of an eye.

S - Not skunky despite the green bottle. Grassy with subtle notes of caramel.

T - Much like the smell. Sweet caramel with light grassy hop bitterness.

M - It was a little thin but had a smooth finish. A light bodied lager.

O - No, this wasn't great. It was an add-in on a mixed sixer. Better than a lot of other green bottle imports of this style.

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2.78/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

you know, for the asian mass beers, i kind of like this one. especially decent with authentic thai food, as was the case last night at bangkok cafe on the corner of hampden and downing. poured into a frosted metal mug, a good head rose up. smell was off, extracty and chemical, but not offensively so, just not maybe as fresh as it could be. flavor really isnt bad, middle of the road malt profile with just a touch of pseudo-hop bitterness to crisp things up in the finish. feel isnt bad either, very light body and good carbonation. kind of stits in the belly weird, and could be filling despite its lightness. i remember running amok on these during songkran on the streets of bangkok, its a good party beer.

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Chang Beer (Export) from Cosmos Brewery (Thai Beverage Plc.)
62 out of 100 based on 447 ratings.