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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 364   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.


rcasta's rating

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rcasta (813) - - DEC 11, 2010
tambien en japan inn, no hay tanto que beber pero la comida si estuvo buena, especialmente el atun


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SilverfoX (64) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
roasty, caramel aromas light sweetness, medium bitterness, very smooth light body, creamy, soft carbonation, drunk straight from the bottle. i quite like it. very nice. bottle from beers of europe.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mjp12 (147) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
From bottle, beautiful black colour, with thin head. Aroma of malt, flavour fairly non descript. Nothing special

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GIJOE (469) - Monterey, California, USA - MAR 14, 2014
On tap in the bar of the Hotel Belka in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia. Pours black with a roasted nutty aroma. Taste is lightly sweet and smooth. Flavors of malt and grain. Aftertaste is slightly metallic. Quite drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2074) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2014
Near black, fine beige head. Roasty nose, a little red fruit and some toasted malt, verging on a Stout, but more watery. Very nice dunkel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LwaIPA (30) - Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2014
from bottle. nose is roasty, caramel and grain. taste is sweet roasty malts, coffee and chocolate. nice beer

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MattH (608) - California, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle. Slightly sweet and toasty aroma. Flavor is slightly bitter roasted and sweet. Body is pretty light and level of carbonation is high.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mr_Pink_152 (267) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
334ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours dark red almost dark chocolate, with a lasting thick tan head. Aroma of chocolate, dark malts, and a honey sweetness. Taste is dark lager, chocolate and maltiness. A satisfying dark lager.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VinegarStroke (207) - Napa, California, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle: Clear, deep brown, thick head and lace. Cold, closed, malty and roasted. Dry, not sour and medium to medium low bitterness. Mid weight and medium length. Caramel and roasted flavors. Surprising fresh.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Reimer96 (1062) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 11, 2014
Pours a clear dark brown with a big brown head that dissipates quickly into nothing. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate and some toast. Taste is roasted malts, cocoa and then goes to a super dry finish. Crisp and clean on the finish but feels a bit too light. Easy to drink though.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biirusaikou (410) - - FEB 9, 2014
Mild cocoa aroma. Moka coffee, nut, roasted grain, smoky finish. Surprisingly fine for an Asahi, good attempt at a dunkel, not so sweet and with some decent flavors


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