Brewed by Asahi Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan


on tap


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 1.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.95   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
pappaushi (13) - - JAN 29, 2013
The recipe has been changed!! That’s official!! So...so sad! When first released this low malt beer was an instant success story NO JOKE! Great hop bite, wet and clean. It has now joined the ranks of wet cardboard and ...."Who cares??" Just pathetic.....obviously an attempt to rival Kirin’s long selling Nodogoshi It is a total let down. Bland as water. It’s a corporate mess like Yahoo. Move along now....nothing to enjoy at all.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
jpkeskinen (387) - FINLAND - JUN 25, 2015
Drank from a can. A lager with a beer light taste. There is some faint hints of malts and even fainter hints of hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
joergen (23879) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2015
Can at Ungstrup. Clear yellow colored with a medium sized white head. Malty aroma of hay and grain with notes of hops. Malty flavor of hay and hops. Hoppy finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (36104) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2015
Can. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty and light grassy. Bitter, toasted malty and slight grassy. Dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BuckeyeBoy (3703) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 9, 2015
12oz can brought back just for Toby to tick. Pours out a crisp golden topped with a small white head. Nose is rice corn and grain. Taste is more of the nasty malts not good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gnoff (8795) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 8, 2015
350 ml can, thanks to Ingo! Sampled on April 7, 2015.
BB 2015.11.
Clear golden color, big white head at first, dies down fast though, some lacing. Light fruity estery scent, some pear and golden apples. Cream, light fruity taste. Fruity aftertaste, also a bit stale. Weak mouthfeel, rather low CO2. Low bitterness.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
willisread (960) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 23, 2015
This isn’t even real beer. Pale yellow. White head. No real aromas to speak of. Taste is rice with a slight amount of graininess. Avoid at all costs (even if handed to you).

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
yenbeer (149) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 3, 2015
Sporting an ugly can, ugly smell, and ugly taste this is the posterchild of sub-standard daisan. Not the worst out there, but checks all the boxes for what you think of as a bad beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Osaka_Maachan (15) - JAPAN - AUG 24, 2014
I couldn’t pick up a noteworthy aroma of any kind, but this beer isn’t bad, and preferable over Happoshu equivalent brews. A very standard beer in colour. RICE taste, and fairly dry. I like the palate, the bubbles have impact and run all over the tongue. Better than expected, not bad at all! NOTE: This is a Happosei (発泡性), somewhere between a Happoshu and beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jeremytoni (3018) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - AUG 12, 2014
From a can poured a golden color with a fair amount of head. Light malty flavor with a quick finish.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
TBone (14272) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 16, 2014
Can 330ml (Nagoya)
Clear golden color, small white head. Aroma has very ligh corn notes. Light-bodied. "Clear", clean flavor ... or lack of it. Mostly just some sweetish corn maltyness. Low bitterness. Meh.

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