Yes I’m still continuing the trend of 100 something beers in 100 something days … I’m up to 182 and counting…
Today, it’s something I thought I would never see again — a pull tab. Here are two pictures confirming this:
What is the beer you ask? Why, it is Zhu Jiang Beer (pronounced “Joo Jung” Beer) — or, in English, Pearl River. This beer is brewed by the Guangzhou Zhu Jiang Brewery Co (which is actually part of the InBev conglomerate).
My friend kindly brought this back to me from a trip he made to China. This was a decent lager made in the German-style.
Many times I disagree with both BeerAdvocate and RateBeer … I think the people on these sites either 1) set their expectations too high and are then disappointed, or 2) they’re too high-brow in their observation of what makes a good beer. I agree with the All about Beer list (125 places to drink beer in the world) in that a lot of what makes a beer good is the location and people with whom you are drinking that beer — that’s why the GABF is #1 on their list. Ok, enough pontificating.
I could probably drink several of these in one sitting since they are only 3.6% ABV. I would probably drink them just to pull the tab! Next thing you know I’ll be making a “pull tab necklace.”