Beerlao Lager | Lao Brewery Co.

BA SCORE
71
okay
240 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lao Brewery Co.
Laos
beerlao.la

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Beerlao is brewed from the best local rice and overseas high quality malt giving it a unique taste. Beerlao was launched in 1973 and has become the best selling and leading brand in Laos. It was also awarded gold medals by various international competitions. Beerlao is one of the most successful exports and is currently available in 13 countries worldwide.

Added by UncleJimbo on 03-01-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
240
Reviews:
119
Avg:
2.98
pDev:
19.8%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
34
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 240 |  Reviews: 119
Photo of sokol_1993
3.09/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of outoffocus
3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Zazzi82
3.06/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of xxxxxxxxxxxxx
3.1/5  rDev +4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I purchased a bottle of Beerlao Lager for $0.99 USD in Glendale, CA/USA.

Look: Beerlao Lager had no foam.
Smell: Beerlao Lager had an aroma of grain mixed with metal.
Taste: Beerlao Lager had a surprising mellow taste. Hints of grain and slight butterscotch aftertaste.
Feel: Beerlao Lager had medium amounts of carbonation.
Overall: Beerlao Lager is a mellow beer that goes well with spicy meals.

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Photo of dleiner
2.5/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of American_Hawk
2.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of GMan310
3.58/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

good smooth beer.

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Photo of RochefortChris
4/5  rDev +34.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DoctorZombies
3.26/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pale gold pour with white head; good cap and lace; great clarity. Grainy rice and a little floral hop nose, not much otherwise. Flavor is mostly water and a hint of hop. Highly carbonated with a lite watery mouthfeel. Crisp and easy to drink with a slight grainy linger.

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Photo of stevoj
1.84/5  rDev -38.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

As expected, a weak pale lager. Aroma is off, smells like wet cardboard. Taste is slightly better, whitebond paper. Looks decent in the glass, but leaves a lot to be desired....

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Photo of Troy-Hawaii
2.75/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Bought form Don Quiote $1.99 12oc. Light golden color, strong grainy smell, tastes grainy, overall not a beer I would buy again but would drink it if it's the only beer available or if free.

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Photo of _drummer_
3.59/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is not a bad beer at all. It's definitely one of the best Asian beers I've tried (though I prefer the Beerlao Dark personally). If you like lagers and are traveling in Asia, pick this one up! You won't be disappointed.

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Photo of kerry4porters
2.37/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Fettpopps
3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of KensWorld
3.33/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Thepmala
2.38/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.51/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beerpirates
3.17/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cuy50
2.8/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of muldersha
2.24/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Had from a 500mL can purchased in Portland, OR. Sticker on the can says "Naturally Gluten Free GMO Free," however it still lists malted barley as an ingredient.

Pours a very light straw color with a large cotton white head that is quick to dissipate, Leaves little to no lacing.

Metallic, skunky aromas dominate out the gate, but there are more subtle herbal and grainy aromas of tart apples, grass, unripe pineapple, cantaloupe, sake, and rice candy.

Light bodied with subtle malty and fruity flavors coming before a herbal and bitter finish.

Not bad. A step up from Heineken, but not really anything special.

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Photo of DamienI
3.25/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kjkinsey
3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerBeast
3.13/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BillB1786
1.96/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Taste just like any lager that's out on the market.

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Photo of ordybill
4.11/5  rDev +37.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Pooler, GA.
Aroma- Not much there maybe some grain and rice
Appearance- Pours the traditional Asian beer clear pale yellow color. Had a nice thick white head
Taste- Had a nice flavor of malt and grains, a little thin on the flavor side. but still pretty good.
Palate- A light bodied medium carbonated beer. Has a dry finish
Overall- My first beer from Laos, not bad. I would drink this again

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Beerlao Lager from Lao Brewery Co.
2.98 out of 5 based on 240 ratings.
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