This beer is brewed by the Tsingtao Brewery in Qingdao, China. During the early 20th century, the region was first claimed by German imperialists who established a brewery there. Then long after the Germans left, the brewery followed the techniques imparted by the colonists, while giving the beer a new recipe and flavor. This light lager is China’s premiere beer. It has also gained a foothold on the Southeast Asian markets as well as in Europe and the United States.
What is a fantastic beer to go with a hawker food? It is none other than Tiger Beer. Asia Pacific Breweries teamed up with Heineken to create Singapore’s national beer. This pale lager has 5% alcohol by volume. It has been one of the world’s acclaimed beers and has won numerous awards.So if you’ll be heading to the Lion City either on a business trip or holiday, it won’t be a highlight unless you’ll get to taste the best of Singapore.
This Korean-brewed beverage has the hallmarks of a “fresh”- tasting beer that masks its 4.5% alcohol content. Other hardcore drinkers would dismiss the beer as watery. But you’d realize its freshness after you eat plenty of kimchi and soju, it really does help to clear your burned palate.
India’s leading beer brand, the premium pale lager is made by the country’s biggest brewery, United Breweries. Drinkers have been rating Kingfisher as crisp and light.
This is Thailand’s flagship beer, manufactured by Boon Rawd Brewery, which is also the country’s first beer maker. It is said to be refreshing, and despite its considerably strong 5% ABV, it’s surprisingly easy to guzzle down.
The Philippine’s national beer, impeccably brewed to satisfy the needs amongst the most resilient drinkers. Brewed by San Miguel Corporation dating back to the late 19th century , this lager (with a 5% ABV) is a world-famous beer which has won numerous awards.
Asahi Super Dry
Purportedly Japan’s best beer, Asahi Super Dry goes best especially with meals. The pale lager has 5% alcohol content. While others grumble about its alleged lack of taste, many praise its nice, crisp and refreshing finish.
Brewed by China’s fourth-largest beer maker Harbin Brewery. It was established in 1900 primarily to provide refreshments to tired Russians who were working on the Trans-Manchurian Railway project. In 2004 Harbin Brewery was purchased by Anheuser-Busch brewery, the company who manufactures Budweiser. It allows Anheuser-Busch to market the Chinese beer into American markets.
One of South Korea’s best beers, it’s now completely owned by the leading brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev. Before Hite is now lording over the Korean beer market, OB Blue used to dominate the beverage sales. The pale lager, with its 4.4% alcohol content, has a clear, fresh taste, thus making it easily drinkable.
It is praised by many drinkers (particularly foreign tourists in Vietnam) because unlike other Asian beers that have a watery and insipid feel, Hanoi Beer (with 4.2% ABV) tastes like true beer. Plus, it’s cheap.
If your looking for something different to drink, try out an Asian beer. Pick one from the list or try out some of the other exotic options available from Asia.