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Brewed by Asahi Breweries
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Tokyo, Japan

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common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 380   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle & can: Pasteurised.
Ingredients: Dark roasted malt; hops; rice; maize; Asahi’s pure cultured yeast.
Japan’s favourite dark beer. Brewed in Osaka, Asahi Black is made from three different roasted malts. This gives it a rich, nutty flavour and makes it incredibly smooth-drinking. Unlike other, more bitter dark beers and stouts, it’s brewed in a process called bottom fermentation, which gives it a subtle, sweet edge and smooth 5% abv.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ontbeertaster (2306) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 24, 2013
Bottle, pours dark black aroma is a a bit of soy sauce, taste is a light roast with some soy sauce and the taste is pretty smooth and drinkable.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
petewhitley (323) - JAPAN - NOV 3, 2013
~This review was made some time ago via another application, and thus the specific details (beyond numerical scores) are no longer available~

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
boxofrane (2050) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Bottle from wegmans. Pours reddish brown with a small off white head. The aroma is light sweet, caramel, grape. The taste is light roast, sweet fruity something. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1469) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2013
Bottle. Thin off white head. Deep brown to Pepsi Cola hue. Poor head retention knocks its app score from a 4 to a 3. Nose is fruit, alcohol, iron, perfume, hops and cigar tobacco, spice. Bittersweet. Good body. Crisp mouthfeel. Dry finish. Good.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cantabrian (776) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 6, 2013
Can, from my local Korean grocery store, at Blenheim Rd. Hard to rate a beer that has no flavour at all. I give it a 5 for aroma because it least it nothingness is not off-putting as some pretty bad smells one finds in beers worldwide. With much effort I can taste some caramel malts, coal and ashes. Very watery. Nah...

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tonkun (758) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Bottle. Dark pour with half a finger of off white head. roasted caramel, roasted nuts and bread. Lighter than expected. Not bad

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GT2 (8184) - San Diego County, California, USA - SEP 1, 2013
11.3oz bottle. Pours clear cola. Soda tan, fizzing out foam. Sweet apple nose. Mild soy, Taste is quite sweet with red apple, quite a decent amount of sugar. Dark cherry cola comes to mind. No flaws. Drinkable, but no roast character. More sweet roll and cherry.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Bottle. Black with one finger head. Sweet and malty. Toasty, but strange, not in a bad way though.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
allesmetkaas (168) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2013
33cl bottle from Tesco. Pours dark chestnut, with an off-white head. Aroma of malt and molasses. Light burnt caramel taste. Pleasantly drinkable

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
andregoncalves (1321) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - AUG 19, 2013
33cl bottle. Dark red color with thin head. Caramel and light roasted aroma.


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