What can you say about China’s beers? Beer experts across the globe seldom (or even never) have complimented Chinese produced beer. Most beer critics at best state that the best Chinese beers still have a light flavor and are mediocre. Let’s put this way: if the beer compares to those watered-down ones beers (Budweiser or
YouTube is a great resource but it’s blocked so unless you have a Vpn it’s out of the question. So what is the second best option? Books! Living in Chengdu (or for that matters, China), it’s kind of hard to find the right books about home brewing. Actually there is one book (seriously, only one!)
The Tsingtao Brewery was founded in 1903 by German settlers in Qingdao (North-East China). Since its introduction, Tsingtao® Beer has enjoyed impressive sales growth and has always been the number one beer in China. Introduced to the United States in 1972, Tsingtao soon became the top-selling Chinese beer in the U.S. market and has maintained
China overtook the United States at the beginning of this century to become the biggest beer market in the world in terms of volume.
The best way to buy equipment and supplies is www.taobao.com! Taobao is in Chinese, but browsing with Google Chrome is a great help, as it has instant translation to whatever language you want. From time to time you funny translations might come up. At Taobao Oktoberfest you can buy malt (which we purchase there), hops, yeast and other usefull
Did you know that the world’s best selling beer is Snow! And it has been around for about 19 years. It’s only market is China and in less than 20 years it grow from 3 breweries to 80. 49 percent of the Snow company is in hand of SABMiller. If you like cheap beer, Snow