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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-20-2001

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1,729
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598
Avg:
2.79
pDev:
23.3%
 
 
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A: Pours a very pale straw color with a small head that fades quickly to no lacing.

S: Aroma is a bit musty with a bit of citrus, malt sweetness and grainy.

A: Taste is quite blandwith some malt sweetness and bit of citrus. No real bitterness with a fairly clean finish.

F: Light body, but no real flavor.

O: Beer is quite bland but non-offensive. Goes best with spicy foods.

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one of my least favorite of the Asian beers, it has a good mouthfeel, is well carbonated and drinkably light, but that's about it. it has a really strong adjunct metallic flavor, and the finish is mineral heavy and always a tad skunky no matter where it comes from. im not sure if there is rice or corn in this, but it tastes starchy, sweet for the wrong reasons, and it is unsettling in the stomach after a few of them. it always seems to be available at the Asian eateries, but I much prefer Sapporo or asahi or even tiger or kirin to this. it is bright enough to cleanse the palate, but it almost has a chemical preservative sort of finish to it that just really turns me off. maybe at the source this beer would be something to try again, but for now its one I stay away form when there are other options in front of me.

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12 oz green bottle poured into a pint glass.

Pours a very clear light straw yellow color. Fairly retentive white head, somewhat soapy looking. Fast rising carb bubbles. No lace.

Aroma is maybe a touch skunky at first. Minerals are prevalent and it almost smells like glass if that makes sense.

Watered down weak flavors. Mineral water, light semi sweet hay like grain.

Very watery and light, almost like drinking carbonated water with a slit grain sweetness and mineral lager yeastiness.

Wouldn't this be a Chinese adjunct lager? Whatever. Nothing different here.

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Tsingtao from Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd.
2.79 out of 5 based on 1,729 ratings.
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