Leo Beer | Boon Rawd Brewery Co., Ltd

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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 10-09-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
72
Reviews:
30
Avg:
2.63
pDev:
22.05%
 
 
Wants:
3
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17
For Trade:
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Ratings: 72 |  Reviews: 30
Photo of rastaman
1/5  rDev -62%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Sweet, fizzy and yellow, with absolutely no head. Too sweet with too much alcohol showing through towards the finish, quite unpleasant, hence the crappy marks i gave it, horrible.

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Photo of sprucetip
1.5/5  rDev -43%

Photo of sokol_1993
1.58/5  rDev -39.9%
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 JobiWanKenob
1.77/5  rDev -32.7%
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 shivtim
1.85/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This is not as good as some of the other SE Asian beers (and that is a pretty big insult). Clearish yellow with no head whatsoever. Nose is weak hops and yeast. Taste is light grains, with not much going on. Mouthfeel is thin. Skip this and go for an Angkor or even Beerlao.

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Photo of flyingpig
1.85/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

630ml Bottle in Koh Phangnan, Thailand (48 Baht):
Clear straw coloured with a thin, foamy white head that disappeared rather quickly. There is some minimal lacing left on the glass too but not a lot.

Faint adjuncts start things off, followed by some lager malts and a corn with a hint of skunk. The aroma is incredibly faint and hard to detect.

Light malts and some faint, grassy hops along with a watery taste and touches of bitterness. There isn't much going on with this one really and it's your typical, mass-produced Asian lager.

Light & thin bodied with a sort of watery feel and minimal bitterness. Smooth and quite wet at the end but also very bland.

Not a great beer at all and sadly a lot worse than I remember it being from the last time I was in Thailand although that may just be down to my tastes changing a lot since then. The beer was too thin and watery with both the aroma and taste coming across as too faint.

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Photo of CoinCoinCoin
2/5  rDev -24%
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 morlboroburn
2/5  rDev -24%

Photo of Totalpackage411
2/5  rDev -24%

Photo of rao2100
2/5  rDev -24%

Photo of HRamz3
2/5  rDev -24%

Photo of Wintermute
2.03/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

630 ml bottle, Hati Restaurant, Ko Chang, Thailand

White head of large bubbles giving poor head retention. No lace.
Pale, golden yellow colour. Very clear.
Mild lager-like smell. Very faint hops.
Light bodied, but slightly heavier than others of its type.
Crisp tasting, very little hops. Slight sour/DMS in the taste, a little of which lingers into the aftertaste.

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Photo of alysmith4
2.1/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Tried this beer from a can in Thailand. They were out of Singha and Chang, so this was the next obvious choice. It tasted similar to Singha and Chang, but was a lot less fresh. I would recommend having a Thai whiskey over this beer as I was not impressed by it at all.

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Photo of Daredevil
2.12/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

spending my hols in Thailand and sampling all local brews I can get hold of ....

smell is hoppy and nutty
the taste is somewhat chemical (there is some rumor about thai beers containing relatively large amounts of formaldehyde, which might be confirmed by this brew), lightly bitter and watery
an english style rather unpleasant lager ... neither smooth nor great taste (which would be the ad on the bottle ...)

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Photo of lacqueredmouse
2.24/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

White can with a leopard on the front. I guess Leo's not a lion here. ABV 5.5, no freshness date.

Pours golden yellow with a reasonable white, sticky head. Fine carbonation, good lacing. Looks like a pretty decent lager.

Sweet light malt on the nose, with a little graininess. No hops noticeable. Pretty bland.

Pretty sweet on the palate, lots of grist, with a sticky yeasty aftertaste. Apart from those less-than-wonderful characteristics, it's very bland and watery. Mouthfeel flat and insipid. You could chug this one on one mouthful there's so little to it.

Not offensive, per se, but bloody flavourless.

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Photo of TheBrk
2.25/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of sd123
2.25/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of spycow
2.25/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of Mortiz238
2.25/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of archy1907
2.25/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of dcbeers
2.46/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Metalmonk
2.46/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

My wonderful wife went to Thailand and all I got was this stinkin' beer. My fault, though. I asked her to bring back a couple beers, knowing full well that Thailand isn't exactly known for its beer. But it's always fun to try something new...

A good pour produced a thin half-inch head that thinned quickly. Color is a very pale, very clear yellow. It doesn't look appetizing.

Aroma is wet straw, corn, aluminum and urine. Yum.

Flavor offers light, crispy hops that are almost fruity, with a little malt kick in the finish. Good sweetness, but too much corn flavor swimming around. It doesn't produce the metallic twang I expected, which is a relief.

Typical for the style, but it's hard to impress in this category.

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Photo of Harkrank
2.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of thehmmthehmm
2.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of msinger1002
2.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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Leo Beer from Boon Rawd Brewery Co., Ltd
2.63 out of 5 based on 72 ratings.
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