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Tsingtao | Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd.

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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:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-20-2001

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#44,774
Reviews:
602
Ratings:
1,755
pDev:
23.55%
Bros Score:
3.7
 
 
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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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Tsingtao from Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd.
Beer rating: 2.76 out of 5 with 1,755 ratings
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