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Brewed by Asahi Breweries
Style: Schwarzbier
Tokyo, Japan

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.56/5   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 (1026) - 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.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ogivlado (7215) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 25, 2016
Canned 350ml. -Darker brown (cola) coloured, medium sized off-white head, dusty caramel nose. Light roasted malt, caramel, bread and cane sugar with mild mild touch of chocolate in the finish. Pretty flat.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grzesiek79 (4000) - Radom, POLAND - AUG 20, 2016
Dry, czyli wytrawne. Sadzilem ze bedzie jednak slodkie i ze to sciema. Ale, ale nawet ciut bylo wytrawne, piana srednia i srednio trwala. dosc ciemna barwa z licznymi przeswitami czerwieni. Karmelowe, zarazem delikatne piwo, malo slodowe, taka slodkosc jak z ciasteczek oreo. z podpalonym cukrem. Ale pewna doza wytrawnosci io goryczki takze bylo. Zwlaszcza na zakonczenie. Ogolnie sredniak

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ritzn (459) - Bavaria, GERMANY - AUG 9, 2016
Clear very dark brown with little brown head. Aroma is licorice, dark chocolate, dust, sour corn. Taste is more dust, a watery bitterness, some soapy sourness. Soapy finish. Ugly.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaKeAFC (957) - ITALY - JUL 6, 2016
50 cl can from a convenience store in Seoul, Korean import. Dark cola color, almost black with a deep red hue. Big beige head, lacing, good looking. Light aroma of toasted malts, starch, dust. Taste is moderately bitter, partly sourish, soft to average carbonation, light body, smooth texture, dry finish (nonetheless!), clean, crisp, a little woody. Liked.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
StevieT (1613) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 26, 2016
On tap at Eleven Rooftop Bar. Not as bad as I’d expected, the finish was dry and it lacked any sweetness, mild roasted flavours.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
chrisv10 (15288) - DENMARK - JUN 16, 2016
Bottle, 5.5%. Very dark brown with medium beige head. Aroma is malt, caramel, bread and hop. Flavour is malt, caramel, bread, little thin, medium sweet, hop, notes of liquorice and a little bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pyobon (1300) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 27, 2016
(Bottle) Pours black with red hints and thin loose tan head. Modest aroma - hints of nuts and cardboard. Light bodied and fizzy. Unremarkable taste - some toffee sweetness with some vague dark roast toasty hints. Drinkable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hawthorne00 (3509) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 24, 2016
Bottle. Clear dark brown with a light tan head. Aroma is pretty shy, but there’s some nuts, cocoa and caramel. Thin. taste has some licorice too. There’s a bit more flavour than expected after the very modest aroma. Low bitterness. Is dry at the end. A bit empty, but mostly dull.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mister_Li (911) - GERMANY - MAY 23, 2016
Klares dunkelbraun mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Malzig, etwas Karamell, Röstaromen, brauner Zucker.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kurtos (184) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15, 2016
Drunk from can, very mild aroma, slightly sweet slight licorice. Tastes of licorice, very mild toffee and a slight roastiness. Just an average beer.


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