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Yanjing Beer - Beijing Yanjing Beer Group Corporation

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BA SCORE
62
poor

200 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 200
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 2.54
pDev: 22.44%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | 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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1.75/5  rDev -31.1%

beerbtl, Jun 24, 2013
Photo of napetry
2.5/5  rDev -1.6%

napetry, Jun 17, 2013
Photo of AlMarzo
2.25/5  rDev -11.4%

AlMarzo, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of TerryW
2.1/5  rDev -17.3%

A deadly boring beer. Clear school bus yellow with a moderate white head that settles to a film and surrenders minor lace.

After that, its' utterly non-descript. The merest suggestion of hops and malt just barely distinguish this from a glass of fizzy water. Nothing off or offensive, just dull, dull, dull. That and its' wet.

Yawn.

TerryW, Jun 05, 2013
Photo of Slatetank
2.75/5  rDev +8.3%

Slatetank, May 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev +18.1%

cadaugherty, May 09, 2013
Photo of Eastside151
2.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Eastside151, May 01, 2013
Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.55/5  rDev +39.8%

Yanjing Beer has a thick, white head and a clear, bubbly, golden appearance, with some thin lacing left behind. The aroma is sugary sweet and grainy. Tastse is of the same, with a bit of paper and some light bittering thrown in. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Yanjing Beer finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, and easy going. Overall, this is a very good beer, and I am so glad I was able to try it.

RJT

RonaldTheriot, Apr 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev +18.1%

BigBarley, Apr 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev +18.1%

dertyd, Mar 23, 2013
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1/5  rDev -60.6%

BGsWo22, Mar 21, 2013
Photo of BucBasil
2.53/5  rDev -0.4%

Picked this up at a local thai place with some spicy pad thai.

A: poured from the 330 ml green bottle into a pint glass. the beer is light orange with a one finger head that doesn't last very long. Lots of carbonation.

S: somewhat malty but also an off cooked smell underneath. Other than that pretty faint.

T: malt and some thin hop flavor that is more vegetal. Somewhat watery. Not great. Adjuncty and really obvious.

Overall: typical asian pale lager. Nothing out of the ordinary or unexpected here.

BucBasil, Mar 15, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -40.9%

mjacquard, Mar 13, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -1.6%

ianai, Feb 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +57.5%

Dapperticus, Feb 17, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -50.8%

randylangford, Feb 13, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -1.6%

tourdot, Feb 13, 2013
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1/5  rDev -60.6%

rorjets, Feb 10, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -1.6%

schopenhauerale, Jan 30, 2013
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2/5  rDev -21.3%

Kyrojack, Jan 29, 2013
Photo of scot_chale
2.98/5  rDev +17.3%

A - very pretty beer. crystal clear with excited carbon dioxide. 1 finger of white pillowy foam that almost completely disappears after a minute.

S - exactly what I expect from Chinese beer. Skunky hops all the way.

T- not as hoppy as it smells. light and lackluster, but a thirst quencher for sure.

M- sharp. the high level of carbonation almost stings your tongue. swishing it around gives a creamy effect, but very bubbly. any more CO2 and it'd be champagne.

O- Not bad. It's what I expect in a green Chinese bottle of beer. I'd drink it if someone else bought it. Wouldn't be bad while mowing the lawn in the summer. I'd rather have a Schell's Pils for this style.

scot_chale, Jan 14, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -1.6%

cliff1066, Dec 27, 2012
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2/5  rDev -21.3%

jbarra101, Dec 26, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev +8.3%

ThinkAgain, Dec 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev +18.1%

mwar, Dec 02, 2012
Yanjing Beer from Beijing Yanjing Beer Group Corporation
62 out of 100 based on 200 ratings.