Tsingtao | Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd.

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Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd.

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-20-2001

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look: 1.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Apple juice color. Almost no head. Fades quickly. Decent lacing. Slow rising carbonation. Not really a discernible smell. Taste is better than the appearance and smell would suggest. Starts very carbonated. Finishes very smooth with a great malty taste. Leaves a pleasurable aftertaste. Overall, not bad. It was my first ever Chinese beer and I enjoyed it.

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look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance- The beer pours a straw yellow color with a one finger pure white head. The head has a decent level of retention fading over time to leave a light level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The smell is of a grassy and lightly sweetened aroma. Along with this is a lighter skunky smell likely due to the non-light defensive green bottle.

Taste – The taste begins rather sweet and smooth with a caramel, rice, and a bit of sugariness. As the taste advances, a light hint of a grassy hop flavor works its way onto the tongue as well as a little bit of a candied sweet taste. The combination of flavors combined in the end to leave a rather lingering sweet rice flavor on the tongue.

Mouthfeel –The body of the beer is on the lighter side in thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is rather average. Not bad more the rice and sweet flavors of the brew as it makes for a rather easy drinking brew.

Overall – Ah… easy drinking and moderately refreshing, but nothing really good in this one.

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Tsingtao from Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd.
Beer rating: 2.76 out of 5 with 1,759 ratings
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