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

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68
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109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 2.85
pDev: 21.4%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cosmos Brewery (Thai Beverage Plc.) visit their website
Thailand

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Gusler on 12-20-2002)
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jhtipton

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3.33/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

If you are going to drink one of these you might as well go to Phuket to do it. I actually enjoyed this beer despite the mediocre reviews. It is nothing special but it is a decent Asian lager. It is happily about 6.4% ABV which adds to its value and only about 25 baat at the 7 eleven! Thats abt 80 cents! It's a golden color and provides some head in the glass. Head does not last long time, so enjoy it quickly, but it was about 85 degrees where I drank mine. A decent session beer in the hot Thai sun. Beats the heck out of a bud or miller. Enjoy!

Serving type: can

12-31-2009 12:05:15 | More by jhtipton
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A - Pours a nearly colorless but still discernible pale golden color. Endless streams of carbonation bubbles rise from the bottom of the glass. A fluffy finger of head persists for several minutes and leaves rings of foamy lacing on the glass. For the style, this is a very good looking beer.

S - Pretty standard adjunct lager aroma. Very grainy/cereally, a touch of skunky hops, mild sweetness. Nothing outstanding, nothing offensive - pretty much as I would expect.

T - Overall sweet in character...corn sugary. Mild hop bitterness, a touch buttery. Again, pretty standard for the style, but I would put this even a notch below the average beer in the category. Slightly strange sweetness that doesn't give the hops a fighting chance. Tastes a bit artificial.

M - Light in body, mild carbonation for the style - just a bit lower than middle ground. Odd sweetness persists from beginning to end. Grainy and mildly hoppy but very subdued - even more than most in the style.

O - Not a shining example of the style. I've had plenty of different examples from many different countries with mixed results. This is on the lower end of the scale - there are plenty of others that are better (palatable). This stands out as a subpar example of a lower end style...not one to seek out at all.

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Clear, golden straw colour with a thin, 1cm head that settles as a patchy looking lacing after thirty seconds.

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Chang Beer (Domestic) from Cosmos Brewery (Thai Beverage Plc.)
68 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.