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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: 1689   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."


Lambister's rating

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Lambister (418) - - NOV 24, 2012
330 cl bottle. Clear golden color with average, firm white head. Malts and some crispness, but not much aromas. All in all, normal mass lager with nothing much to it.


2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Evilman (38) - Taverny, FRANCE - MAY 29, 2016
As a lager, itís quite okay, as something iíd take for a degustation, this is an other story. Pretty much uninteresting, weat taste and unoffensive alcohol level... Okay, thereís nothing disgusting here and itís better than most commercial lagers on the market, but thatís not a reason to think itís any special for that reason. PARTIALLY APPROVED BY TAVERNYíS BLACK METAL CREW !

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ipabr (70) - Somerset, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2016
Japanís number one beer should have alarm bells ringing. If you think Heineken or Budweiser are Number one beers in their countries of origin then this is for you. Smells lager, tastes lager. Pours down the sink in a good downward fashion.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mariuspoenari (1104) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2016
Can from the local sushi place. Pale yellow with a white head. Generic lager, bitter-sweet, with notes of malted barley, corn and metal.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nurmis (224) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 21, 2016
330ml bottle at home. Pours clear golden with small white head. Aroma of bready malts. Really dry like the name suggest, reminds me of many czech pilsners in that regard. The carbonation is not there though, more like soft to average.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Headbanger (3748) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAY 5, 2016
33.8oz can 5/5/16 (Jewel-Osco Clearance Rack)-Pours a clear golden with a big white head that dissipates rather quickly. Aroma of sweetness and dough. Taste of corn sweetness, and slight hops. This light bodied brew is just another pale lager.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
elbernays (1140) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 5, 2016
Pint in restaurant. Pours light gold colour. Straw, dried banana, bread, dough on nose. Slight fruit, biscuit sweet flavour with light watery finish. Highly carbonated.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
AaronTDubs (251) - - MAY 4, 2016
Straw color. Very mild aroma with some light malts and noticeable hops. Balance between biscuit malt sweetness, acidity, and bitterness. Has more flavor than most pale lagers, but ultimately another boring brew.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Leafs93 (2047) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 30, 2016
Pours gold with a small white head. Aroma is corn, grass and light citrus. Taste is light bitters with sweetness. Light bodied, dry finish.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
ZodiacM (661) - NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2016
Poured from the bottle, light yellow beer. a bit tasteless in the mouth. Not very good, but fresh while enjoying some food.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
lownote (462) - USA - APR 10, 2016
This is way less offensive than I was expecting. Kind of a yeasty sweet aroma. Pours super clear, gold, with a big white head. Taste is a little sweet, get a little bit of citrus flavor. Itís totally fine.


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