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Brewed by Asahi Breweries
Style: Schwarzbier
Tokyo, Japan

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
WVHouseofBeer (973) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Wow this really is just Asahi Super Dry with just a handful of chocolate malt thrown in to the mix. The flavor is not bad, there is just very little flavor present. Definitely the lightest "dark" beer I have ever had.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rarbring (2105) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 23, 2016
Overall: Sweet fruits, oranges.
Note: Bottle 334 ml at Raw Sushi & Grill. Reviewed 2016-04-23.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KeefOz (1401) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAR 21, 2016
BB 05.2016. Poured a dark red-brown with a ruby edge tint and a two-finger light tan head that diminished slowly and laced OK. Carbonation low to moderate and medium sized bubbles. Aroma slightly of caramel malt. Taste slightly of caramel malt with a hint of roasted grain; low bitterness. Light body, a bit thin. Clean and dry with a slightly sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (6749) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAR 5, 2016
Draft at Harrys Bar, Boat Quay, Singapore. Poured a clear dark brown with a frothy light tan head. The aroma is light roasted malt, liqourice. The flavour is moderate liqourice bitter sweet with a rich think creamy light hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (14671) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 18, 2016
Found this at a Chinese restaurant in Melbourne. Dark brown with a full head. Aroma is a bit cocoa-toasty, as typical of the better big brewery dark lagers. Softer body, light chocolate.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chapmanli (65) - CHINA - SEP 23, 2015
a little bitter in the finishing, pleasant dark brown, slightly watery in the first mouth

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mark_Eck (1429) - - SEP 12, 2015
Can. Pours a dark brown. Aroma and taste are light roasted malts and that’s about it. Better than any lager but not great.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
thorongil2 (2148) - , Ontario, CANADA - SEP 7, 2015
(can) clear, dark brown with a tall brown head; aroma of dough, then hint of roast; watery palate; watery flavour with a light bitter finish; worse than expected

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mintzmeet (418) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 3, 2015
Dry slightly bigger finish. Nice wetness on the tongue. Not too complex, could this be a dark lager? Tastes kind of like a bland stout that’s been thinned with seltzer water.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ALLOVATE (2816) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 29, 2015
Radiant, deepest ruby with an off-white, drabby foam atop that laces well. Sulphury, eggy fart ensued by notes of boiled cabbage with just a hint of topsoil and peat. Tastes a lot better than it smells. Moss, earth, soft green herb and nut husks. No bitterness. Light sugars to the front with a touch of rust on the swallow. Chalky feel with a light body. Drinks with alarming ease but there’s nothing here to make it bounce. (33,4cL, BBE 10/15, Thirsty Camel, Ellenbrook)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rex_Remes (101) - Bonyhad, HUNGARY - JUL 7, 2015
Appearance: Tan foam, clingy. Dark beer. Nose: Some malt, sweetness, jam. Taste: a bit light and watery. Coffee and toast. PalateL smooth, dry, good balance. Overall: An acceptable big brewer black beer.


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