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Yanjing Beer - Beijing Yanjing Beer Group Corporation

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BA SCORE
62
poor

209 Ratings
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Ratings: 209
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 2.55
pDev: 22.35%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Beijing Yanjing Beer Group Corporation visit their website
China

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OldFrothingSlosh on 11-20-2001)
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3.11/5  rDev +22%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance - Pours a golden straw with a finger of white head that recedes quickly.

Smell - rice, grains, light musty hops, sweet bready malts.

Taste - Starts off with sweet bready malts then the rice, grains, and light hops. Finishes crisp and dry.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with light to moderate carbonation.

Overall - A simple American adjunct that is easy to drink and has a crisp finish. Nothing out of the ordinary here but a simple and easy drinker.

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2.56/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that died down, leaving a patch of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Faint aromas of adjunct malts are present in the nose—corn seems to stand out in particular.
T: Like the smell, the taste has flavors of corn adjuncts along with notes of rice and slight hints of sweetness, bitterness, and skunk, the latter of which might be a result of the green bottle.
M: It feels light-bodied, clean and a little watery on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This could be considered a lawnmower beer as it goes down easily and there's nothing really offensive about the taste, except that there aren't any interesting flavors.

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2.69/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

It's a fizzy pale yellow beer, the Chinese version of any lame macro we have here in the U.S. or anywhere else. Barely any head forms, a sparse foam, with very little but at least noticeable spotting deposited in like manner.
It doesn't smell as bad as one might expect. There are actual detectable hops, maybe grass but essentially floral, with a certain tartness common, a lemony twang, and a bit of malts in a somewhat dry form.
The taste comes off a bit cloying, though, and very grainy. Fortunately, the tartness and crackery dry malts serve to ease that a little. It's a bit vegetal. Floral hops still come through, just barely, though an almost skunky sulfuric note adds its own little assault.
The feel is a little grainy and not particularly clean, though it does have a certain smoothness to it and is refreshingly crisp.

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2.98/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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Yanjing Beer from Beijing Yanjing Beer Group Corporation
62 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.