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Brewed by Asahi Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1664   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pasteurised bottle.
Brewed in various locations. Continental European Asahi is brewed at Staropramen. UK Asahi is brewed at Shepherd Neame. North American Asahi is brewed in Molson’s Vancouver brewery.
Ingredients: Water, barley, corn, hops, rice.
"Fresh, crisp and clear - with a sharp delivery that slakes thirst before slipping gently on."


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jonno (2389) - JAPAN - DEC 27, 2006
Solid, if unspectacular session lager, doesn’t stand up to suntory malts, yebisu or kirin, but perhaps on par with sapporo

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DJC (238) - USA - NOV 27, 2006
Gold color, with a fully diminishing head. Faint, bread dough aroma that I wish was a bit stronger. No pronounced malt or hop flavors, but a nice level of carbonation. Extremely non-offensive, and very drinkable. Would be a nice substitute for water with any meal.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
raymondwave (931) - FINLAND - NOV 23, 2006
The commercial deScription "fresh, crisp and clear" say it all. It’s all that and feels smooth in your mouth. It’s very dry, strict, well behaving and balanced. Perfect companion for sushi and other delicate food. Good even by itself. One of my favorite lagers.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - NOV 11, 2006
Top selling beer in Japan and it is good! Nice yellow colour with a nice lasting head. Mild aroma of malt. Dry taste yes, with a touch of malt. crisp aftertaste. Quite weak tasting beer actually but so refreshing.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
henryalvz (32) - Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 11, 2006
Just like the bottle says, dry ,very dry at the finish. An ok beer clean,crisp, refreshing. I enjoyed the extra large bottle it come in at the japenese steakhouse.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
randompenguin (11) - Columbia, Tennessee, USA - NOV 9, 2006
This beer is very dry. VERY, VERY dry. It finishes very clean and tastes extremely good with Japanese food in general, especially dishes flavored with ginger because it mixes with the flavor of the beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scanman (150) - Santa Cruz, California, USA - NOV 9, 2006
It sure is dry. Not bad ... quite good with food. I recommend the can as it keeps a bit better. The bottle I tasted was a bit "worn out." The flavors weren’t as up front. NIce aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CelticBrew (912) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - NOV 7, 2006
Used to drink this all the time in hawaii. Has a wine/citrus aroma. Pours out with a large foam head. Taste of slight wine and malts. Not too bad.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tomthompson89 (1968) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 6, 2006
easy east drinking. dry as in very dry. nothing to it. no hop flavour no malt flavour just thirst quenching easy drinking no taste beer

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
strings (377) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 5, 2006
Bottle. It’s certainly dry, I’ll give it that. But a bit of flavour wouldn’t go astray though. Bit like ginger ale without the ginger.


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