Brewed by Kirin Brewery Company
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan


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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 2.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Specially limited autumn brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hirotoma (471) - Bologna, ITALY - APR 25, 2012
Molto molto più buona della normale miri.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Saurononline (135) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 29, 2012
Strange taste, never tried anything really similar, but the final sensation it’s good

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
shoulderbroken (2314) - Tokyo, JAPAN - NOV 16, 2011
From a can. Yellow gold colour with white head. Aroma, bit of caramel, bit of hops, little bit of spice. Taste is a bit metallic, bit weird grainy and a bit caramel, spiced apple. Hints of various flavours, but nothing seems to really come through to the front. Fizzy in the mouth. Not wild about it, too chemically and bland.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DruncanVeasey (7318) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2011
Can, Chez Martin, Yonago, Japan, 22/09/1 (’rich taste of autumn’, apparently). Straw with a thin head. Almond and battenberg on the palate; vanilla, rubber...bog standard strong lager without a trace of autumn. Vomited coriander aroma.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - SEP 19, 2011
When I put the ratings in, the total is only 2.5/5, but you all things considered you could do a lot worse for an industrial lager. Traditionally better than the Winter seasonal. 2011 Can 6%. Absolutely beautiful packaging - a real eye catcher this year (changes year by year). Piss yellow pour. Metallic nose with a bit of caramel. Full bodied. A bit of bread/dough and caramel. Much better when cold, as it warms it is quite cloying with the caramel. Minimal hop presence. Straight forward almost helles style lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
laiti (6151) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 10, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2011 33 cl can @ hotel room, Kyoto. Canned on 08/2011, BBE 04/2012
Very clear yellow color and bright white head. Aroma of grain, butter, some cardboard, corn, citrus and gooseberry bush. Flavour has sweet malt and some butter with hints of gooseberry bush. Also some starch-like elements here and somewhat sticky finish. Rather full-bodied for a basic pale lager but taste is still very bulky.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 17, 2010
Bottle. Just a slightly richer and maltier lager. A very nice colour. Some medicinal notes if you search for them.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KyotoLefty (6830) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 19, 2010
2010 can. Very bubbly, slight darkish gold with a tin head. Light malt aroma with a touch of cardboard, slight grassy hops. Light caramel in the flavor, cardboard, slightly cloying corny sweetness, ok bitterness. Why do they bother if they are going to put in rice, corn, and starch?

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jonas (5882) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - OCT 3, 2009
Can, hope this will make my 22 hour travel day go away. Golde, ok creamy head, pearling bubbles. Light grainy, peanutty aroma. Nutty, leafy, unobstrusive, ok balance, with a hint hop aromatics and a dry grassy finish. Chewy enough body, Light citric retronasal.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Theis (13895) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2009
Can 50cl at Shinjuku City Hotel NUTS – shared with Mette. Clear golden – white head. Sweetness, medium malty, caramel, fruity, grainy, straw, hay, syrup, candy, fruity. Plain.

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