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

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BA SCORE
62
poor

384 Ratings
THE BROS
55
awful

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Ratings: 384
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 2.61
pDev: 24.14%
Wants: 2
Gots: 19 | 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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KevMo84

California

3/5  rDev +14.9%

05-27-2014 06:04:07 | More by KevMo84
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Latarnik

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

05-25-2014 13:16:14 | More by Latarnik
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BryanCarey

Texas

2.83/5  rDev +8.4%

Straw- colored with little foam, Chang beer has a nose that is vegetable- like and very faint. There is no head of foam to speak of and the body of the beer is completely clear.

This beer has a rather bland flavor profile. It features the taste of sweet grains, the lightest caramel, and some barely perceptible hops. The beer is sweet overall and the body is a little on the flat side. A touch of toasted malt flavor comes through with repeated sips, but the beer remains light in overall flavor.

I’m having a really tough time rating this beer. It has a certain adjunct- laden taste that is unappetizing, but on the other hand, it is fairly drinkable even if a little sweeter and less balanced than I prefer. I can think of better tasting Asian brews, but this one is tolerable if it’s all you can find. It is clean and reasonably crisp, even if quite bland and plain overall.

05-16-2014 03:48:22 | More by BryanCarey
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SanWrencho

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +24.5%

A light, inoffensive lager that succeeds in being a good complement to spicy foods. It's not as bad as some of the reviews claim! Hop fans will want to look elsewhere, as the hop flavor is almost non-existent although it does provide a little bitterness to counteract the malty sweetness. This should not be classified as an adjunct lager as it is an all-malt beer and its maltiness is its most pleasant characteristic. The bottle I drank was near the sell-by date, so while it was pretty drinkable, I am sure it would have been better 10 months ago!

05-10-2014 03:13:51 | More by SanWrencho
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lzepplin01

Arizona

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

05-07-2014 14:48:21 | More by lzepplin01
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RHVC59

Oregon

3/5  rDev +14.9%

05-07-2014 02:28:55 | More by RHVC59
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Seattle_Suds

Washington

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

04-29-2014 22:15:59 | More by Seattle_Suds
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

1.31/5  rDev -49.8%

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: Hazy straw color. The white head recedes before I can blink, no film, no lacing.

Aroma: Stewed meats, cabbage. Sour.

Taste: Slightly sweet malt or adjunct beginning, then sour cabbage.

Mouthfeel: Metallic and carbonated.

Overall: Really uninspiring even for a cheap import.

04-27-2014 19:17:19 | More by JuicesFlowing
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Sebas

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

04-16-2014 22:59:38 | More by Sebas
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skriv

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

04-16-2014 16:12:22 | More by skriv
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wc94wc

California

1.5/5  rDev -42.5%

04-08-2014 03:53:44 | More by wc94wc
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bigjoe786

California

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

04-07-2014 06:13:25 | More by bigjoe786
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ChiefHopHead

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -13.8%

04-04-2014 00:52:38 | More by ChiefHopHead
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sgregory

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -23.4%

04-02-2014 00:35:08 | More by sgregory
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devilben02

North Carolina

2.84/5  rDev +8.8%

I would say that this beer is just like any other asian pale lager, and in many ways it is. It pours from the bottle with a pale, straw-yellow color topped by a fizzy white head, and there is almost no discernible aroma other than a mild mustiness and a faint graininess. The flavor does have a bit more character than most, though, with a bit of grassy hops and a nicely sweet cereal malt character. Overall, this beer isn't going to be something I search out, but it went just fine with a nice green curry.

03-31-2014 13:23:25 | More by devilben02
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MidwestBA

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

03-25-2014 13:54:57 | More by MidwestBA
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Sir_Goatman

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev +34.1%

03-23-2014 06:29:33 | More by Sir_Goatman
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ant1

France

2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

03-22-2014 19:53:22 | More by ant1
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

03-16-2014 02:34:47 | More by Fettpopps
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stormgasm7

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +53.3%

03-16-2014 01:59:39 | More by stormgasm7
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thehmmthehmm

Thailand

2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

03-14-2014 16:12:46 | More by thehmmthehmm
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CalgaryFMC

Alberta (Canada)

2.59/5  rDev -0.8%

Had a bottle poured into a pint glass as an accompaniment to a really good green curry. I am fairly familiar with this beer from years of eating in Thai restaurants but usually choose Singha. Here Chang gets the formal review treatment. A pale straw yellow beer, maybe just veering towards lemon, with minimal white foam even when poured aggressively. Aroma is primarily cooked vegetable DMS, old malt, and a nondescript spice note ... I might be getting a hint of lemon or some other dried out citrus fruit. Palate is also dominated by DMS, doughy pale malt that evokes cheap white bread, and low key grassy hops coupled with the odd apple juice or artificial banana fruity note that pokes out here and there. Diacetyl? Thin, super fizzy, and finishes crisp and clean despite the sweet start, although I did notice a propensity to get sweeter and a bit rank as the beer warmed up. Its a standard American adjunct lager from Asia. Cooked, sweet, bland. I choose Singha for a reason.

03-14-2014 02:27:59 | More by CalgaryFMC
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MisledTitan

United Kingdom (England)

2.5/5  rDev -4.2%

03-13-2014 01:29:50 | More by MisledTitan
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JMC0054

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev +24.5%

03-12-2014 23:30:15 | More by JMC0054
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Mdodge8837

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev +5.4%

03-10-2014 03:01:28 | More by Mdodge8837
Chang Beer (Export) from Cosmos Brewery (Thai Beverage Plc.)
62 out of 100 based on 384 ratings.