Leo Beer | Boon Rawd Brewery Co., Ltd

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2.69/5
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74 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boon Rawd Brewery Co., Ltd
Thailand
boonrawd.co.th

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 10-09-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,793
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
74
pDev:
21.93%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 74 |  Reviews: 30
Photo of MaxOhle
2.66/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of sephyrott
1.25/5  rDev -53.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Andrewharemza
3/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of CoinCoinCoin
2/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Thin, no taste of hop nor malt. I prefer Chang in Thailand rather than Leo.

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Photo of kojevergas
2.58/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

330 ml brown glass bottle with a branded pry-off crown cap purchased at a 7-11 in Bangkok.

5% ABV.

Malty, with a malt syrup taste and an overly thick mouthfeel that prevents it from being refreshing (even in 100 F Bangkok heat). No hop character (not even grassy Noble). No yeast character (which is to style).

Smooth, wet, overcarbonated.

Adjunct flavour seems closer to maize than rice, but it's honestly not that prominent.

A lighter mouthfeel and a grainier taste would be nice to start, but this isn't trying to be anything more than a serviceable macrolager catering to the hoi polloi. I think I may prefer Chang, but at this low level of quality - does it really matter?

Low C- (2.53) / BELOW AVERAGE

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05/30/16 brief 2nd impressions from a cold bottle at a restraining Chiang Rai.

Soft, malty, and drinkable. The biting overcarbonation I noticed previously seems to mellow out once this warms a bit (to merely "chilled" as opposed to outright cold). Refreshing though shallow and simple. I can't identify any overt adjunct aside from maybe some maize, but it does have a cheap malt extract taste.

I remain surprised at its expense relatively speaking, but maybe that's because I'm used to swill lagers like this costing a quarter of the price or less in Eastern Europe.

C- / BELOW AVERAGE

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06.05.16 further impression from a bottle in Pai.

Flat malt taste. No depth here at all. Not horridly imbalanced, and drinkable.

C- / BELOW AVERAGE

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Photo of aleigator
2.83/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Pours a pale, bright, golden color, with a decent, froth head.

Smells of slightly fermented, sugared grains and corn.

Has a pleasant, lively carbonation with a nice, herbal finish, while maintaining its refreshing character.

Tastes of an aqueous, wet hay quality, together with a nice, noble hop bitterness, which becomes apparent especially during the finish, with slightly sweeter malts.

Super light, but well nuanced, refreshing light lager beer.

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Photo of sokol_1993
1.58/5  rDev -41.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Had on my 2nd day in Thailand, Sunday January 10. Just moved into Juan Manee, and it was too hot after moving that I needed a beer. Bought one from the 7/11 at Samsen Soi 2 for about 35 baht (~1$). Was quite disappointed. Strange adjunct taste all over the beer.

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Photo of _drummer_
2.64/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Not a bad beer. I get it in Thailand when I hit a hole-in-the-wall restaurant. It's better than Chang, so if I want a beer at some places in Thailand that don't have BeerLao or something, I'll get this.

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Photo of mightyyt
2.85/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Prefer to singha from bottles

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Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
2.83/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Brought back by a friend from Thailand for my home collection. Pours a yellow colour with a white head that is fast to disappear. Aromas of malt, hops & nuts. Tastes were fairly smooth with again malt been fairly strong, but as with most mass produced Asian lagers lacking anything special. Feel was of above medium carbonation.

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Photo of DrinkSlurm
2.76/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
2.86/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BangkokBacchus
3.19/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kwjd
2.79/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Linzee91
3.03/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JobiWanKenob
1.77/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Terrible, all the local Thais drink this beer served over ice in a glass. I drank it with ice, also straight from the bottle. Tasted similar both ways. Sadly, out of the 4 main Thai beers (Leo, Chang, Singha, and Archer) Leo is probably your best bet.

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Photo of notchucknorris
3.24/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dcbeers
2.46/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of SuperMario
2.79/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of spycow
2.25/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of archy1907
2.25/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of Kiro
3/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of Totalpackage411
2/5  rDev -25.7%

Photo of Iaido
3.25/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of Mortiz238
2.25/5  rDev -16.4%

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Leo Beer from Boon Rawd Brewery Co., Ltd
Beer rating: 2.69 out of 5 with 74 ratings
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