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Brewed by Asahi Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1687   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 Molsonís Vancouver brewery.
Ingredients: Water, barley, corn, hops, rice.
"Fresh, crisp and clear - with a sharp delivery that slakes thirst before slipping gently on."


1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
caesar (6364) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2006
Bottled, Leen restaurant, Utrecht. Clear yellow color, short head. Typical rice and corn aroma of a bad pale lager. Bit brackish and sharp metallic taste.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kimcgolf (872) - Dacula, Georgia, USA - AUG 27, 2006
Not much here. This went well with the spicy noodle soup I was eating at the time, but at that point, anything wet and cold would have worked. Without the label, I would just assume this was another BMC macro product. This had the same lack of aroma, taste and finish.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
yarry (528) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2006
500ml can, 5% a/v Pours a nice straw colour with a decent white head. The smell is of citrys and malt. The taste consisting of a crisp albeit very watery. Not bad... nothing special though. Id call it a situation beer, IE match it to the situation at hand, such as eating sushi (not to be racist). This isnt an everyday beer

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
eve (240) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - AUG 18, 2006
Pale yellow with a little carbonation, slightly bitter aroma, taste was very bland with a slightly bitter vegetable finish, not much to this but I guess it worked with the sushi as a palate cleanser.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dkoonce (911) - Peopleís Republic of Athens, Ohio, USA - AUG 13, 2006
22 oz bottle (brewed by Molson in Canada). Pale yellow with a good head. The aroma is light and malty. The body is thin, with a drinkable palate and finish.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
ha1ag (828) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2006
bottled 330 cl, 5%, brewed in Czech. very watery dry lager. light carbontion

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jpm30 (1587) - East Central, Georgia, USA - AUG 10, 2006
From a twist cap 633 ml. brown bottle with a coded freshness on the shoulder of bottle, a short blurb on the front label. Poured a clear pale yellowish golden with a foamy white head that settled into a fine lacing. Aromas of grain husks, metallic as well, sweet rice malts with a subtle, light old grass hoppiness. Moderate carbonation overall, soft, soft, softly crisp and smooth light bodied mouthfeel. Bland tasting, sweet, almost tasteless, rice malts with a grain metallic malt twang, subtle hayish hops that have a soft bitterness, and a dry rice malt finish, pretty clean in itís finish, o.k. drinkability, not a lager I would drink on a regular basis. I am in St. Louis on business and I just didnít have the energy to go to restaurant for dinner tonight, so I went to the deli at Whole Foods for a light meal that I could take back to my hotel room, had this lager with a slightly off beat meal of sesame seed tofu, black thai rice and three pea stir fly, this beer didnít get in the way of any of the food tastes. And yes, I paid too much for the deli items at Whole Foods.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
thebaldwizard (1205) - Ohio, USA - AUG 10, 2006
This smells horrible! The aroma was so bad, I was ready to pour it out without taking one sip. I braved through the smell to find some extremely watered down brew. The taste is water like, but has none of the skunk associated with the smell. Definitely goes down easy.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
PopeGelasius3 (54) - Athens, Georgia, USA - AUG 1, 2006
absolutely nothing special here. Very bland flavor, with a bitter aftertaste including flavors of grass. color is of piss, and a little cloudy. The aroma reminds me of a crappy beer that has been strained through an old gym sock. Look elsewhere for good beer.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
POD (198) - USA - JUL 31, 2006
21.4 oz bottle. Poured piss yellow with lots of bubbles that disappeared lightning fast! Flavor can only be described using my Bloom County "Bill the Cat voice: "ACK! ACK! " It was pretty nasty stuff. Grassy water flavor was pretty much it flavorwise. It was almost completely FLAT. There was hardly any carbonation whatsoever. Zero aftertaste. Nothing here would ever make me crave the opportunity to try this beer again.


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