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

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BA SCORE
67
poor

113 Ratings
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Ratings: 113
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 2.82
pDev: 22.7%
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Gusler on 12-20-2002)
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Photo of belawrence
3.5/5  rDev +24.1%

belawrence, Feb 08, 2013
Photo of awalsh
2/5  rDev -29.1%

awalsh, Jan 25, 2013
Photo of tbeckett
2.63/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Can from 7-11 in Krabi. From notes.

A - Poured golden and bright. Good carbonation. Minimal head. Little lace and a retention.

S - Sweet grain.

T - Honey, corn. Not strong. Sweet. Moderate depth of flavour.

M - Mild carbonation, medium body, sweet sorta finish.

O/D - Pretty run of the mill, like most Asian lagers. Not exactly refreshing.

tbeckett, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of JohnBender
2.75/5  rDev -2.5%

JohnBender, Jan 19, 2013
Photo of modidia
2.75/5  rDev -2.5%

modidia, Jan 08, 2013
Photo of Beerman1977
3.5/5  rDev +24.1%

Beerman1977, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of pooogy
2/5  rDev -29.1%

pooogy, Dec 25, 2012
Photo of morfius85
3/5  rDev +6.4%

morfius85, Dec 05, 2012
Photo of cfalovo97
3/5  rDev +6.4%

cfalovo97, Nov 11, 2012
Photo of YamagamiTravis
3.25/5  rDev +15.2%

YamagamiTravis, Oct 19, 2012
Photo of jjamadorphd
4.2/5  rDev +48.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very nice color and it had a hint of rice in its odor. The head was a bright-white which dissipated very quickly. The taste though was something other than I expected. It was surprisingly good. It felt good in the mouth, and went down extremely good. I was very impressed with this beer and would definitely try it in it's other varieties.

jjamadorphd, Sep 23, 2012
Photo of NickyG213
4/5  rDev +41.8%

NickyG213, Aug 31, 2012
Photo of Tepsitola
4.5/5  rDev +59.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Ive heard that the abv can change from bottle to bottle... So be carful drinking this beer! Wait 20 min.to determin if you are ok to have another one. I dont drink it right now so I dont have the taste in my mouth but I remember it as a really good beer. Chang in thai means elephant as shown on the bottle.

Tepsitola, Aug 31, 2012
Photo of ryko
3/5  rDev +6.4%

ryko, Aug 22, 2012
Photo of Drunkenass
3/5  rDev +6.4%

Drunkenass, Jul 18, 2012
Photo of yossarian
3/5  rDev +6.4%

yossarian, Jun 25, 2012
Photo of stoutman
3.18/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light golden with small white head. Light sweet malty aroma with hint of rice flavor. More body and flavour than a classic South-East Asian lager. Higher alcohol content too, but still very drinkable in the heat of the Bangkok sun. Some hop bitterness in the finish. Not a great beer, but a quite drinkable and pleasant pale lager.

stoutman, Jun 15, 2012
Photo of hopnerd
3/5  rDev +6.4%

hopnerd, Jun 14, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -2.5%

sd123, Jun 01, 2012
Photo of Kornoms
3/5  rDev +6.4%

Kornoms, May 29, 2012
Photo of shigg85
3.78/5  rDev +34%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had a few bottles of this on a recent trip to Bangkok and Ayutthaya. I was unaware that the domestic was so much stronger than the export! And man, can you tell the difference! This Chang domestic had such a smooth finish accompanied by a more powerful punch than i'm used to from restaurant-common brews. By the end of the 750ml bottle I bought (for a ridiculously low price), I was enjoying a nice bubbly feeling. The brew pours a golden-clear amber with a bit of a head that completely fades. The smell has hints of hops and wheat. This beer goes down without any extra gas or negative aftertaste. Overall, if you are in Thailand, get this and taste the difference for yourself! I agree with other posts that Leo is a far superior beer (which it is), and if you're in Thailand, go for that at all opportunities. However, just to see the difference between the domestic Chang and the export, I would try this out for a pleasant experience!

shigg85, Apr 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +24.1%

gos42, Mar 06, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -11.3%

Harkrank, Dec 23, 2011
Photo of jeffreymstein
2.58/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Mostly harmless.

As far as Thai mass-market brews go, which is really all the options in Thailand, Chang rates fairly highly. The beer has a non-descript, almost sweet, flavor and a light aftertaste.

Nothing exciting, but on a hot (Thai) night, it goes down well.

jeffreymstein, Dec 07, 2011
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3/5  rDev +6.4%

ricerice, Dec 01, 2011
Chang Beer (Domestic) from Cosmos Brewery (Thai Beverage Plc.)
67 out of 100 based on 113 ratings.