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Brewed by Asahi Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan

bottled
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on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1537   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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."


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1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jeremyh70 (796) - Missouri, USA - JAN 14, 2013
Slightly darker than straw colored with foamy head. Slightly sour smell of grain and light hops. Very light flavor of grain with a slight sweetness. Watery mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Like most adjunct lagers. Light on flavor, aroma and mouthfeel. Could down them very easily, but why bother. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
indrekr (4) - ESTONIA - FEB 1, 2015 does not count
First Japanese beer i have ever tasted. I agree with sentence on the bottle sign: " super dry". Deserves general rating above average.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
yenbeer (68) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 31, 2015
Most common beer in the country. You’ll drink this because it’s everywhere. But you won’t get much out of its intentional blandness and lack of character.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
rotaman14 (200) - Potsdam, GERMANY - JAN 31, 2015
Very weak, grassy smell. Pale lager appearance, with a minimal white head. Taste is slightly bitter, with a bit of malt in the finish. I liked the strong carbonation. It’s by no way unpleasant to drink, but it isn’t what I’d consider a good beer either.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
artyom (571) - Osijek, CROATIA - JAN 31, 2015
0.5l bottle. Golden color with white head. Aroma is grainy. Taste is sweet with slightly bitter finish. Medium body and lively carbonation. Overall it’s average pale lager.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hellonearth (64) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 30, 2015
Sans surprise. Une bière japonaise jaune doré limpide. Légers arômes floraux et maltés. Goût de riz avec une pointe d’amertume. On a en bouche le goût ferreux d’alcool. Pas méchante... mais pas terrible.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
kerenmk (2699) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 22, 2015
Bottle at Yamatoya restaurant in hod hasharon. Clear gold with white head. Faint malty aroma, slightly oxidized. Cardboard sweetness in the mouth and concentrated apple juice. Light body, very carbonated, fruity aftertaste and not really dry...

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
LuisGC (72) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 6, 2015
2014-07-22 tasted in bottle in Ni Hao Restaurant (Madrid)...................

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
drdisque (585) - Illinois, USA - JAN 5, 2015
From a 22 oz bottle. Clean, crisp, fairly unremarkable but inoffensive pale lager. Somewhat distinct rice flavor. Doesn’t get as bad as Sapporo does when it gets hot. Meh.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Beardbeerman (143) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 4, 2015
Had this at a Asian restaurant a while back. Very sweet/skunky brew with typical pale lager traits. Works well with stir fry however.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TedE (138) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 4, 2015
330ml bottle into schooner glass. Brewed in China. Slight sweet malt nose. Yellow, small head disappears to thin film. Tastes a little malty, a little sweet. Watery abrupt biscuit aftertaste. Inoffensive.


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