Tiger Beer
Asia Pacific Breweries Limited

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From:
Asia Pacific Breweries Limited
 
Singapore
Style:
European Pale Lager
Ranked #316
ABV:
5%
Score:
64
Ranked #30,576
Avg:
2.72 | pDev: 22.43%
Reviews:
440
Ratings:
742
Status:
Active
Rated:
Aug 28, 2022
Added:
Nov 25, 2001
Wants:
  24
Gots:
  246
SCORE
64
Poor
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Notes: Tiger was born on the hot streets of Singapore – the tropical island city state – a busy trading destination and melting pot of Asian, Indian, and British influences and culture. The ‘tropical lagering’ process brews a bravely creative and unpretentious lager. The result is the intensely refreshing, full-bodied taste of one of the world’s fastest growing premium beers.
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Rated: 2.63 by BeerWasp from Germany

Aug 28, 2022
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Reviewed by Snowcrash000 from Germany

3.03/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Pours a slightly cloudy, pale golden coloratrion with a medium, frothy, quickly receding head and slightly visible carbonation. Smells of light crackery malt and grassy hops, with hints of honey. Taste is a decent balance of light crackery, grainy malt and grassy, slightly floral hops, with hints of honey and straw. Finishes with a light bitterness and some grassy hops and honey lingering in the aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel with a light body and medium/strong carbonation.

I'm not saying that this is a great beer, but for what it is, it actually came as a pretty positive surprise to me. Maybe it's because I'm having this rather fresh, but it's quite a crisp, refreshing lager that goes down easy in the sweltering heat. It may not be all that flavourful, but what do you expect from a Euro Lager? Certainly better than any AAL I've ever had, while it's not overly sweet, with some decent, grassy, floral hops and a light bitterness noticeable in the finish. Pretty light-bodied for the ABV though.
Aug 25, 2022
 
Rated: 1 by Ajc2936 from Texas

Aug 09, 2022
 
Rated: 3 by iftcoach from Germany

Aug 03, 2022
 
 
Rated: 3.38 by jeschaefer from Texas

Jun 27, 2022
 
Rated: 4.59 by bw2000 from Texas

May 18, 2022
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Reviewed by Alexrdvz from Oklahoma

2.61/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
Exactly what you would expect of a mass produced lager… little flavor, little aroma, no head, looks more like a Pilsner. The label says full -bodied… I can’t find the body
May 10, 2022
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Rated by Spark420

1.95/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
Tastes like sugar and water. No malt, no hop.
May 08, 2022
 
Rated: 3.25 by fthegiants from California

May 04, 2022
 
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Reviewed by milkshakebeersucks from Maryland

2.88/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
Clear, yellow appearance, fast fading head, no lacing. Sweet, malty, vegetal aroma. Crisp, fairly clean (as long as it stays chilled) corn taste with a miniscule hop presence. Light bodied, well carbonated mouthfeel leading to a short lived finish.
Feb 25, 2022
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Reviewed by DarrellFine from Florida

3.2/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3
This is meh. Would probably rate higher but the best before date was TWO FUCKIN YEARS AGO.
For the style it looks fine, minus the lack of carbonation. I think my local hooch shop kept this one around for too long. Golden yellow with absolute minimal carbonation. Minimal head, less than a finger with no lacing. Feel was kind of.. flat. Seriously. Like almost old soda flat, but that may just be the age. Flavor was better than the smell. Smells like old tin and old corn still in the husk. Flavor was slightly interesting for the style, slight corn pungence and sweetness. Slightest of hops ever. Not bad really, but the flatness killed it. If this would have not been expired and flat, might not have been bad. Bud it isnt good.
Feb 13, 2022
 
Rated: 2.42 by smi69 from New York

Jan 02, 2022
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Reviewed by ZenAgnostic from Texas

4.79/5  rDev +76.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
11.2oz bottle poured into Teku glass. Picked up from grocery store as part of an $11 sixer mixer. BEST BY: AUG-2022 printed in black box on bottom of back label. So this is going to be good for another 8 months.

Appearance - Ultra clear gold body. Big tight soapy white head. 4.75

Smell - Corny malt. A memory from when I was a kid and I dreamed I ate some purple soup that smelled and tasted like this. 5

Taste - Corny malt. Just a bit of hop to keep things balanced and interesting, but not really on the forefront. 4.75

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied, though it says 'full bodied' on the packaging. Fairly smooth, but has a little more sharpness than the nose would suggest. Pretty balanced though. Clean finish. 4.5

Overall - Refreshing. Drinkable. Easy. Not super boring like most light lagers. Actually pretty good. Like a good euro lager but without the skunkiness. Maybe the brown bottle helps? Really good for the style. I have to say it feels weird giving a beer like this such high scores, but I am rating it within the style, and not as a beer in general. Though it is pretty decent and I think would make for some great food pairings. 4.75
Dec 20, 2021
 
 
Rated: 3.95 by Daneve76 from Australia

Nov 19, 2021
 
Rated: 2.54 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Nov 02, 2021
 
Rated: 2.5 by altrio

Oct 04, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by Wilkolaczek94 from Connecticut

Jul 21, 2021
 
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Reviewed by Tony787 from Canada (ON)

2.92/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
I bought a can at the lcbo in Ontario 500ml at 5%.
poured a 1finger head into glass golden clear color with good carbonation .
light bitterness.
taste is pale malts .
overall an ok lager.
cheers.
Jul 07, 2021
 
Rated: 2.59 by RahFoodie from Canada (ON)

Jun 07, 2021
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

2.94/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Notes from 2002: For an Asian beer, this is not too bad. Far more flavour than e.g. Thailand's Singha. I've never been to Singapore *(now I've been to the airport!), but can imagine Tiger Beer would be great in the the tropical heat there. So leave the Singapore Gin Sling for the chicks - be a Tiger!
May 06, 2021
 
Rated: 3.5 by NorbertB1974 from Germany

Apr 16, 2021
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Reviewed by BPVandenbroek from Canada (AB)

2.59/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
Tiger Asian Lager is crystal clear and pale amber in color, pretty much the color of ripe hay. The head is rocky, bone white, and surprisingly lasting for the style.
At first blush, Tiger's aroma is sweet and appropriately malty for a pale lager. Meaning it's pale grains combined with crackers and a general sort of breadiness. There's also an up front sweetness that at first seems generic in its sugariness. Then, the center comes along and confirms the presence of corn adjuncts. The sweetness literally reminds me of corn syrup. The finish is also short and sweet, fading quickly into nothing.
My first impression is of a beer that is smooth and rounded, but that impression doesn't last long. It quickly becomes sweet with flavors of corn syrup that thankfully stops short of being cloying. There may be a hint of soda cracker in there, but the corn adjuncts make it hard to pick out. As with the aroma, the flavor ends on a sweet note.
It could be a half decent lager but the corn adjuncts dominate too much to the beer's detriment. If it even had some dryness in its flavor profile that would help cut the beer's overall sweetness. But sadly, no such luck.
Apr 03, 2021
 
Rated: 2.74 by yungsimba34 from Canada (ON)

Mar 23, 2021
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Rated by JuanPn from Louisiana

4.77/5  rDev +75.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5
really smooth beer, no bite.. but the high end of the smell, reminds me of something from when i was 17
Feb 05, 2021
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Reviewed by shambeano from Australia

2.94/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
330ml bottle, best before July 2021. Poured into a tulip.
Look: very clear good, about 1cm of head that falls to next to nothing.
Smell: a little sweet, a touch of malt, some graininess and a touch of grass.
Taste: honey, malt, a little grain, slightly grassy and herbal hop.
Feel: light but not watery. Some tingly carbonation around the front of the palate, a rounding bitterness with a dry finish.
Overall: not super flavoursome, but quite refreshing.
Jan 24, 2021
 
Rated: 2.5 by vladn from England

Dec 20, 2020
 
Rated: 3.6 by gbiello from Massachusetts

Dec 17, 2020
 
Rated: 2 by Urk1127 from Pennsylvania

Dec 10, 2020
 
Rated: 4.52 by JanglezB19 from Canada (ON)

Nov 29, 2020
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Reviewed by Beer-Tanker from Taiwan

2.1/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
Depending on where do you get the beer from. Most draught in South East Asia bars serves "flat" tigers (which is weird since local beers are usually better taste than imported due to freshness etc). Bottles and cans which IMO is slightly better. Still, I'll only have it when choices are limited
Oct 20, 2020
 
Rated: 3 by bankboy66 from New Jersey

Oct 10, 2020
 
Rated: 2.5 by koolkitty from England

Oct 09, 2020
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Reviewed by Steve555 from Wales

3.23/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Drank from 640ml bottle. Look is see through light copper, minimal head but decent retention. Hefty waft of sweet cereals on the nose. Taste is stale malts and sparking water, next to no hop presence. Feel is high carbonation with a dry crisp finish spoiled slightly by a buttery off note at the back of the throat. It's not bad for what it is which is an adjunct filled macro lager.
Aug 17, 2020
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Reviewed by Darkmagus82 from Texas

3.51/5  rDev +29%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a bottle into a pint glass
Appearance – The beer pours a clear golden color with a one finger head of white foam. The head has an amazing level of retention, very slowly fading over time to leave a bit of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.
Smell – The aroma of the brew is a mix of mustiness, graininess and some sweeter caramel. Along with these smells comes a little bit of a light peach and apricot sweetness.
Taste – The taste begins with a sweeter caramel and an almost candy corn like sweetness with some lighter bready flavors. These tastes create the bulk flavor of the brew and remain rather strong throughout. The sweetness does transition a bit however, gaining some more honey and candy corn like flavors at the expense of the caramel. All the while, there is a touch of herbal hop and a small transitioning of the bready to a more doughy taste, leaving one with a sweeter, but pleasant and still crisp taste to linger on the tongue.
Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is medium to slightly lighter with a carbonation level that is rather average. While a bit more carbonation may have been slightly more fitting for the sweeter tastes, the medium body and feel is great for the flavor profile, and makes for one nice easy drinker.
Overall – A brew fit for a nice hot summer day. Easy drinking, slightly sweeter, and still rather refreshing. Nice overall.
Jul 21, 2020
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Reviewed by BigGold from Mississippi

3.44/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Had the European Tiger in May 2017 poured from 11.2-oz. can, provided gratis on a Virgin Atlantic flight from ATL to LHR, stamped on bottom, "EXP. 09.2017," into little purple plastic urine sample cup.

As a captive audience (the other choice was Heineken), I was surprised by the fruitiness, and pleased by the general inoffensiveness of this beer.
Jun 04, 2020
 
Rated: 3.23 by matuka123 from Finland

May 09, 2020
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