Tsingtao

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 6 901035 603010 >
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Crown cap

More about Tsingtao

Produced by: Tsingtao Brewery Co Ltd
UK distribution by: B.E. International Foods Ltd
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alc./vol: 4.7%

Proof: 9.4°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of China China

Pronounced ‘Ching-dow’, a corruption of Qingdao, the Chinese province where it is produced, the Tsingtao Brewery was established by German colonists in 1903. Brewed from rice and barley with spring water from Laoshan, a mountain area famous throughout China for the purity of its water.
Tsingtao is brewed with barley imported from Australia and Canada and is fermented for at least 28 days using a yeast strain cultivated at the brewery. Tsingtao is a fave at Chinese restaurants the world over. Original Gravity: 11.0 degrees Plato.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 13/08/2012

Appearance:

(best before 09-Mar-13) Clear, pale bright yellow with a thin white head which quickly fades to mere ring of foam.

Aroma:

Subdued nose with starchy notes, floral hops and a cat pee-like skunk aroma.

Taste:

Medium-light bodied and slightly sweet with sweet corn and light doughy bready flavours with mild citrus, stewed vegetal hop bitterness and faint white peach fruit.

Aftertaste:

Light grain and sweet corn with slight cut grass note.

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