Beer in Shanghai: the experts speak

My friend Jarrett Wrisley has a very nice article in SH magazine about the results of a scientific taste-off to determine whether standard Chinese beers are as bad as they seem (yes), and to rate some of the promising new entries to the market (including these). The expert panel at work:

As with my own venture into scientific beer study eight years ago, Sam Adams Boston Lager did very well in this assessment, along with fellow U.S. imports Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and Rogue Dead Guy Ale, plus the locally-brewed Henry’s Pale Ale and Castle Oktober dark. Life continues to improve.