Tsingtao Beer
Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd.

Tsingtao BeerTsingtao Beer
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Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd.
Light Lager
Ranked #91
Ranked #29,618
2.78 | pDev: 23.38%
Saturday at 01:59 AM
Feb 20, 2001
Unique and prolonged fermentation process to create a crisp and refreshing beer with malty aroma.
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Reviewed by MonDak_Joe1953 from Minnesota

2.96/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
335ml green bottle. Etched on neck is '010424 A1651'.
Clear, straw colored body. Two fingers of white bubbly head, which retreats back to an island and partial ring. No lacing.
Aroma is toasted malt, sulfur, and floral hops.
Taste is sweet malts, sulfur, and floral hops. The sulfur may come from the yeast. Rapid fade on the flavors.
Thinner mouth feel. Crisp finish. Good carbonation.
Wet and crisp, with some skunk.
Saturday at 01:59 AM
Rated: 2 by BrisLoganite from Australia

Sep 18, 2023
Rated: 2.78 by RalphStanley34 from French Polynesia

Jun 29, 2023
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Reviewed by Bluerabbitbell from Pennsylvania

3.03/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
5/25/23 Poured from a 12 oz pour purchased from the Washington Beer Store.

Very appealing green bottle. Nice classy good looking label.

Very light puddle yellow. No lacing or head.

Slightly metallic on the nose. Cereal, malty.

Taste is not offensive. Rather nice for a light lager. Drinkable on a warm day. Slight metallic on mouth that lingers. Subtle water cracker. Maybe basil.

First beer from China.
May 25, 2023
Rated: 3.45 by benjaminsa from Vermont

Apr 28, 2023
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Reviewed by Snowcrash000 from Germany

2.8/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
Pours a clear, deep golden coloration with a medium, frothy head. Smells of doughy malt and grassy hops, with a distinct, sweet honey note also coming through. Taste follows the nose. with a decent balance of doughy malt and grassy, slightly floral hops, with a distinct honey note as well. Finishes bittersweet with a light bitterness and sweetness and some honey lingering in the aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel with a light body and medium carbonation.

While certainly not a great beer, it's not too bad for the style either, although definitely too sweet for my personal taste and not that crisp.
Apr 21, 2023
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Reviewed by Bitburger from Vermont

2.58/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75
Well; what to drink in a chinese restaurant if you have to choose between Bud light and this...? Correct :) This brew is not bad, not good, a little refreshing; or a jasmine tea.
Mar 27, 2023
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Reviewed by Spade from Pennsylvania

3.41/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Straw color with white head. The smell is skunky but the flavor is generally pleasant. A bit of malty sweetness as it warms, just enough hops to provide a refreshing bite. Better than expected.
Mar 24, 2023
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Reviewed by BJB13 from Maryland

3.21/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
12 ounce bottle poured into a Tumbler pint glass.

L: Brilliantly clear, straw in color, half inch white fizzy head, poor retention.
S: Weak aroma of malty bread and barley, light spicy hop later.
T: Malt forward, bready, a little corn flavor, medium sweet, lesser spicy and floral hops flavors, floral mild bitter finish.
F: Light body, medium-high carbonation, lightly crisp, chalky and gritty feel.
O: Not bad for style, good amount of flavor for a light lager, maybe this isn't their light lager, my bottle closely matches the one in the photo, the website calls it classic lager.
Mar 12, 2023
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Reviewed by pizzabutt from Maryland

2.65/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75
honestly not great, but also not terrible.
i didnt even bother pouring it out of the can into a glass because i've found that this kind of beer (think natty boh, pbr, that kind of thing)
gentle bready and floral smell. taste follows closely. bready malt, floral hops, touch of honey sweetness.
the feel is better than the taste and smell. thin, very fizzy, and generally easy-drinking.

overall, an easy drinking beer that's pretty cheap and is good when you want something cold and fizzy (emphasis on cold) and has a beer vibe.
Mar 05, 2023
Rated: 2.95 by not2quick from Missouri

Feb 24, 2023
Rated: 2.65 by TrueMetalJake from Oregon

Feb 11, 2023
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Reviewed by WilkyMay from Texas

3.02/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5
Poured into a glass from a bottle. Look is slightly dehydrated urine. No discernible scent from the glass other than malt. Taste is slightly hoppy and minimally bitter. A bit flowery and sweet. Easy to drink. Thin in the mouth. This one isn't too bad.
Jan 25, 2023
Rated: 3.27 by BeerInspector from Delaware

Jan 21, 2023
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Reviewed by Eddieeight from Ohio

2/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
Well this is the second lager I’m trying with my Thai meal. Chinese beer though. This has to be the beer with the lowest ratings I’ve ever tried. It’s been brewed since 1903 so it must be popular in china. Green bottle. Poured out piss yellow (never a look I like for beer), into a frosted glass. Half inch head that sticks around a while. Smells like lemon and piss and an old man’s cheap aftershave. Taste is quite bitter, strong barley malts, but everything about it is mild. It’s nearly like drinking slightly flavored water. Tastes crisp but I wouldn’t say refreshing. Very thin and watery, lightly effervescent. I think this is what cheap manufacturing tastes like, seems like the kind of beer I would get if I were only 18 and wanted to get my hands on some beer, any kind of beer because I was underage. As a 45 year old, I would never seek this out again. Nothing special, and perhaps a bit disappointing.
Jan 14, 2023
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Rated by MarsGorgeski

3.57/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Not my usual pick but something I know I can't go wrong with.
Basic, simple easy and surprisingly decent quality considering comes from China
Jan 07, 2023
Rated: 2.9 by QuintusHorace from California

Dec 05, 2022
Rated: 3.02 by Ananabiya

Nov 23, 2022
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