Tsingtao | Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd.

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66
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1,722 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd.
China
tsingtaobeer.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-20-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,722
Reviews:
594
Avg:
2.79
pDev:
23.3%
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
319
For Trade:
0
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2.69/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.39/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

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3/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.1/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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2.97/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

From notes taken 01/04/17:

Very pale straw gold, perfect clarity. Standard foamy head, not quite delicate, not quite creamy, off-white in color and with moderate retention. Strong lemon, honey, and lime aromas, in that order. I halfway expect a little lemon in the occasional pilsner or pale lager, when its not an ingredient. But this is both strong and leaning towards lime, an interesting anomaly that is very evident at first but dies down considerably and gives way to honey and something not previously detected, a mild, pleasant graininess. The palate is honey, generic citric tartness along the lines of lemon or lime, light grain, floral to menthol-like hops, a little spice and even salt in the aftertaste. Surprisingly unique for what I had previously viewed as the Miller/Bud/Coors of China. Light to almost medium in body, with abundant soft spritz.

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2.5/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3.95/5  rDev +41.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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2.75/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

It pours a light golden color, it smells like a Euro lager to me. It has a big white head that dies down quickly. There is very little lacing left on the glass. Overall it is worth a try, but nothing special.

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3.5/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.47/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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2.1/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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3.06/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.52/5  rDev +26.2%
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1.62/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

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3.93/5  rDev +40.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

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3/5  rDev +7.5%
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2.9/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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2.5/5  rDev -10.4%
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Bought a 6-pack $5.99 Longs Drugs
Light clear color
Light mouthfeel
Light Carbonation
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3.2/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.36/5  rDev +20.4%
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2.03/5  rDev -27.2%
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Tsingtao from Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd.
2.79 out of 5 based on 1,722 ratings.
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