Top 10 Chinese Beers You Should Try
Each summer, beer will become a popular drink for the Chinese locals and China expats. You will find people chatting and enjoying different kinds of beers at barbecue stands, bars or restaurants. Beer has become an enjoyment of life for many Chinese. If you travel to China, you should have some and live like a local, Below are several famous Chinese beer brands you may try.
1. TSINGTAO Beer 青岛啤酒
Tsingtao is a world famous beer brand. It was founded in Qingdao city by German and British settlers in 1903. Tsingtao beer is made from four ingredients — fine hops, barley, rice and clean Laoshan mineral water. The alcohol content is between 3.5%-4%. Tsingtao beer is crystal and clear with light yellow color, white foams and creates a long lasting fresh clean scent.
2. SNOW Beer 雪花啤酒
Snow beer is the biggest-selling beer in China and even in the world. It tastes light, crisp and refreshing, together with its dynamic, active and modern brand personality, make it very popular among young Chinese people.
3. YANJING Beer 燕京啤酒
4. PEARLRIVER Beer 珠江啤酒
Pearlriver Beer is produced in Guangzhou, south of China. The beer is named after the Pearl River, or Zhujiang River. Pearl River Beer is a 5.3% abv pale lager. With mellow and fresh flavor, Its draft beer tastes really very good.
5. SHANCHENG Beer 山城啤酒
Shancheng Beer is popular mainly in Chongqing and its neighboring areas. The Shancheng brand was first introduced in the 1970s. The beer is popular for its refreshing taste and is a perfect match for Chongqing hot pot. If you travel to Chongqing, you should not miss it.
6. HARBIN Beer 哈尔滨啤酒
Harbin beer was brewed in Harbin City in 1900, making it the earliest beer producer in China. Harbin Beer is very popular in Northeast China. It has a distinctive refreshing European flavor and tastes better when it is cold.
7. SEDRIN Beer 雪津啤酒
8. Kingstar Beer 金星啤酒
9. Kingway Beer 金威啤酒
Kingway beer is based in Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province. The beer has a clear, golden appearance and the taste is crisp and feels light in the mouth.