Chang Beer (Domestic)
Cosmos Brewery (Thai Beverage Plc.)

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Cosmos Brewery (Thai Beverage Plc.)
American Adjunct Lager
Ranked #146
Ranked #29,885
2.83 | pDev: 21.91%
May 19, 2023
Dec 20, 2002
Chang Beer (Domestic)Chang Beer (Domestic)
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Rated: 3.75 by HabaJohnTheReal1 from Illinois

May 19, 2023
Rated: 3 by bundy462 from Texas

Feb 24, 2023
Rated: 2.4 by BeerWasp from Germany

Aug 28, 2022
Rated: 4.06 by beerrat from Virginia

Oct 31, 2021
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Reviewed by NiceTaps from New Jersey

2.94/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
12 ounce bottle in a tall curvy glass.

Clear golden color with active carbonation. Thin white cap, a few specks of lacing.

Aromas are wet grain, flowers and herbal mix, some funky skunk.

Herbal, rice, and elements of a sour in the flavor.

Light and sweet.

It complimented the spicy Tai food, so that’s something good.
Jun 20, 2021
Rated: 3.88 by Daneve76 from Australia

Jun 04, 2021
Rated: 2.99 by arini10 from Oregon

Jan 19, 2021
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Reviewed by milkshakebeersucks from Maryland

2/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
Don’t know why I always expect something a bit more exotic when I pick up a beer from a distant country, even if it is a pale lager. And almost always end up disappointed. Here, the restrained aroma is vegetal; the sweetness from the rice is distracting enough that you forget about the hops (are there any hops grown in Thailand?) and the light bodied, passive palate gives way to a short lived finish. Rated to style (generously) rather than personal taste.
Oct 15, 2020
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Reviewed by elNopalero from California

2.51/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5
Another one I’ve somehow overlooked for ages.
Pours clear and fizzy, with a white cap that rapidly dissipates.
Musty aroma, like a memory of faded hops. Sweetish on the palate, with a quick finish. Blink and it’s gone.
Jul 03, 2020
Rated: 3.1 by chrishiker1409 from New York

Mar 06, 2020
Rated: 2.52 by morrowd3 from Vermont

Feb 22, 2020
Rated: 3.28 by BobsBrewReview from Missouri

Sep 13, 2019
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

2.97/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Yet another in the long running series of "how have I not reviewed this yet?" Chang is one of those beers I don't think I've ever drank when not eating Asian food.

Pours the industry standard yellow with ample clarity and a quickly dissolving head that goes up no higher than 1/3" but really settles into a 1/16" film soon thereafter the pour. The aroma is mostly just grain, but barley does seem to lead the way. Hoped for a bit of skunky lager to it, but I think the green bottle just made me optimistic because it wasn't there.

Taste is mild, mostly that watery barley sense, sometimes if you get the real hot shit (food wise) you can pull out a little noble like hop bite and bitterness out of it. Mouth feel is a very carbonated light beer like quality. Seems slightly heavier and less cut with rice or sweetness than Budweiser. Pretty similar stuff at the end of the day.

Ultimately, there is not a lot of substance to this beer, but parse it through the style, its kind of meant to go that way. I didn't find any off flavors, so temper your ratings, this isn't a beer you rage about, its a beer you have with food.
Aug 21, 2019
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Reviewed by chitoryu12 from Florida

2.79/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75
Look: Clear gold with lots of visible carbonation. Two fingers of foamy white head with decent retention.

Smell: Skunked, as expected from the green bottle. Mild sweet malt behind it.

Taste: Corn malt with some skunk. Nothing else.

Mouthfeel: Watery and extremely carbonated.

Overall: As you could probably guess, yet another cheap macro lager.
Aug 21, 2019
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Rated by Nass from Florida

3.32/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
It taste like your typical Euro Pale Lager. I highly recommend this beer. Cheers! B-
Jul 09, 2019
Rated: 2.94 by ItsBeer4Me from Pennsylvania

Apr 20, 2019
Rated: 2.75 by Mattias from Sweden

Feb 05, 2019
Rated: 2.3 by Toynk from Illinois

Jan 29, 2019
Rated: 3.05 by BrewsOverHoes from Georgia

Dec 31, 2018
Rated: 2.9 by NorbertB1974 from Germany

Dec 26, 2018
Rated: 3.5 by crob3888 from California

Dec 16, 2018
Rated: 3.3 by jesuschrist666 from Oklahoma

Dec 05, 2018
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Reviewed by elnachooo from Spain

2/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
Cerveza de color amarillo pálido, ligera, con una cabeza blanca que se disipa en segundos. Del aroma se rescata la malta y un toque frutal que luego vuelven a destacarse en boca. Cerveza regular, para tomar sin pretensiones.
Nov 18, 2018
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Reviewed by illpass78 from Maine

3.18/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
12 oz. into a chilled glass.

Appearance: Soapy white head on top of a clear straw beer with heavy carbonation.

Aroma: Clean, with some grain. Hint of rice.

Taste: Cold and crisp. Not too adjunct heavy.

Mouthfeel: Quaffable for sure.

Overall: Perfectly fine beer to pair with Thai food. Unremarkable but decent.
Nov 17, 2018
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Rated by Mclusal from Colombia

3/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Nov 04, 2018
Rated: 3 by Bustersuess from New York

Oct 02, 2018
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Rated by bv51 from Washington

3.49/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Refreshing light taster- a good lager - not as memorable as simply enjoyable
Aug 04, 2018
Rated: 3.44 by BlueSpader from Washington

Jul 01, 2018
Rated: 2.39 by chiefz1 from New York

Jun 24, 2018
Rated: 2.63 by Mister_Faucher from Washington

Jun 18, 2018
Rated: 3.25 by paulish from New York

Jun 10, 2018
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Reviewed by Schlitz74 from Illinois

3/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
This is a decent beer for the style, pours about a finger of white head and leaves little to no lacing on the glass. This just like what a Euro lager should taste like. There is nothing great or bad about this beer. It is worth a try as a single.
May 20, 2018
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Reviewed by Franziskaner from Missouri

2.73/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
Gold in color with excellent clarity and a minimal to moderate amount of carbonation bubbles erupting from within. There's a fingernail of off white covering about a quarter of the top. I smell plenty of well water lager yeast/hydrogen dioxide along with a hint of grassy German hops. I'm tasting plenty of hydrogen dioxide and just a suggestion of grassy German hops. The mouth is very dry and refreshing.
May 12, 2018
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Reviewed by dimwit_flathead from California

3.43/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4
I don't understand why the Chang Beer (Imported) listing was designated as "Retired." The beer I'm drinking says "imported." Clearly it was not retired as I just bought the beer today at Jons in Southern California.

Anyway, this beer is pretty good for an American lager knock-off. It has more flavor than a Miller or Bud and seems more amber in color. It has a flavor reminiscent of Carlsberg, probably due to its green glass. To say that this beer is Poor, as its current ratings stand, is just plain wrong.
Mar 31, 2018
Rated: 3 by Hopsohard from California

Mar 27, 2018
Rated: 3.55 by generallee from Virginia

Mar 09, 2018
Rated: 2.75 by Richie_C_Johnson from Minnesota

Mar 06, 2018
Rated: 2.25 by frontalot from Washington

Jan 26, 2018
Rated: 2.88 by Zazzi82 from Tennessee

Jan 07, 2018
Rated: 3.5 by AnitaBrewski from Massachusetts

Dec 25, 2017
Chang Beer (Domestic) from Cosmos Brewery (Thai Beverage Plc.)
Beer rating: 67 out of 100 with 219 ratings