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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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458 Ratings

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Ratings: 458
Reviews: 187
rAvg: 2.59
pDev: 23.55%
Wants: 5
Gots: 50 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cosmos Brewery (Thai Beverage Plc.) visit their website

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Gusler on 12-20-2002

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Ratings: 458 | Reviews: 187
Photo of EmperorBevis
2.32/5  rDev -10.4%
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.

Photo of JohnBeerRun
3/5  rDev +15.8%
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.

Photo of LJWalker
2.5/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of shigg85
3/5  rDev +15.8%

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3/5  rDev +15.8%

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2/5  rDev -22.8%

Photo of thekevlarkid
2.58/5  rDev -0.4%
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.

Photo of t420o
2.48/5  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


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3.5/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of Stoffel
2.5/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of diskoduk1
2/5  rDev -22.8%

Photo of musicman575
2.67/5  rDev +3.1%
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.

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2.5/5  rDev -3.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -3.5%

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2/5  rDev -22.8%

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2/5  rDev -22.8%

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2/5  rDev -22.8%

Photo of tdm168
2.54/5  rDev -1.9%
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.

Photo of krazyboi
2.92/5  rDev +12.7%
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!

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3/5  rDev +15.8%

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4/5  rDev +54.4%

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2/5  rDev -22.8%

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2/5  rDev -22.8%

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3/5  rDev +15.8%

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2/5  rDev -22.8%

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