Brewed by Asahi Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan


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RATINGS: 1478   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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."

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fatehunter (1220) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Pours two fingers of head on a clear light straw colored body. The aroma is pleasant, all rice. The taste is tempered sweetness, a touch of mild dry bitterness at the end. The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation. Not my favorite style, but this beer isn’t bad... not great though.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Jultsu (168) - TAMPERE, FINLAND - SEP 20, 2014
0.44l pullo. Vaalea lager, olematon vaahto. Ei tuoksua, pikkuisen vaahtoava suutuntuma, lievä metallisuus ja terävyys. Kuiva jälkimaku. En keksi juuri positiivista. Keskivertoa.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bork (181) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Watery and almost flavorless beer with a dry character all the way through. Crisp and clean but awfully light.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
adamnowek (55) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 14, 2014
Let’s be honest: you only drink this at a sushi restaurant, and why would you? It tastes like the can it came in.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Tsekouratos (217) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - SEP 8, 2014
Light yellow color, white head. Aromas of tin metal and grains. Horrible taste of tin can, dirt, skunky as hell. Light body with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Sparf (120) - Östersund, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2014
Mycket svag doft av bröd och hö/gräs. Gyllene lager med ett varaktigt men storbubbligt skum. Menlös lager med svag maltton och nästan obefintlig beska. Har också en lätt obehaglig citrussyra. Duger att skölja ned en curry med men inte så mycket mer. Blaskig.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
einherjar (35) - CROATIA - SEP 3, 2014
0,5 bottle made in Czech Republic. Light golden color with white head. Malty aroma, taste sweet, then sour and metallic.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
eastkenttom (28) - herne bay, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
A couple of pintsvof this go down well, but it gets annoying after that. Not a session beer, but distinctive.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jann3 (106) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Pours clear golden with a big frothy head, that leaves nice lacing. Aroma is sweetish with malty and grainy notes, combined with some mild herbal/floral notes. Taste is mild and malty/grainy with some moderate hoppiness. Slightly dryish finish. Lively CO2, but quite watery mouthfeel. Very basic but refreshing lager. (44 cl bottle, best before 24 Jun 2015, produced by Baltika Breweries in Russia)

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
nicocanta (25) - - AUG 28, 2014
Bière japonaise dorée, brassée avec du riz, en grande Bretagne pour ce qui est du marché européen... Une pils comme il en existe mille. Pas la plus insipide mais qu’on oubliera tout de même aussi sec. Bon... Vais me boire une Eku moi...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
YantarCoast (88) - Moscow, RUSSIA - AUG 25, 2014
Poured from 500ml bottle into lager glass. Transparent pale yellow colour with small and brief head. Aroma of grains and rice, taste is similar. Simple and refreshing. UK version doesn’t differ much in taste compared to Japan-brewed version.

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