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Kirin Grand Kirin

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Brewed by Kirin Brewery Company
Style: Premium Lager
Tokyo, Japan
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 2.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rich Malt & Dip Hop

Brewed with Craftsman’s pride and passion.
Reward yourself at the end of the day.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
GenDV138 (1896) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2014
330 ml bottle with a peel off cap from FamilyMart. Clear light golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of wheat, citrus, corn, light skunky note. Tastes of wheat, citrus, floral and bitter notes. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sunevdj (3271) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle at Aso Backpackers. Pours a clear cold en with a white head. Dry with a light bitterness. Some aromas of grassy hops with notes of pilsener malts.medium bodied. Mediumto soft carbonation. Dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yenbeer (53) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 27, 2014
Delicious and refreshing when served cold. Run for the exits to avoid the stick of this one once it warms.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnCook101 (350) - - SEP 15, 2014
Clear amber, medium white head that settles quickly. Malty and slightly floral aroma. Light sweetness, a little pine, floral notes, light bitter finish. Decent for a lager.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KeefOz (970) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - JUL 30, 2014
BB 02/2015. Poured a crystal clear amber colour with a one- to two-finger white foamy head that diminished quickly to a collar and laced OK. Carbonation low and coarse. Aroma strongly malt and with slightly sweetness. Taste slightly bitter with a hint of malt and was a bit skunky; becomes more malty as warms. Light body. Smooth, crisp, light with a tart bitterness on the finish. One to drink cold and fast before it warms. Brought back from Japan by daughter Chrissie.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (13002) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle (Tokyo)
Clear golden color, small steady white head. Sweet malty, perfumic aroma. Medium-bodied. Malty with some alcohol. Light bitterness. Clean and certainly decent pale lager from Kirin.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sledutah (5104) - Utah, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Stubby bottle picked up the hotel in Tokyo
Clear golden with a small white head, light lacing. Aroma is skunky, sweet malts and corn. Tastes is malty, corn, cereal, bitter with a dry finish
Not very good, harsh flavors

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
czlowiekwiadro (251) - POLAND - APR 30, 2014
ładny, chmielowy, ziołowy zapach. dość porządna piana, złoty, przejrzysty kolor. w smaku pełne, ale z wyraźną ziołową, łodygową goryczką. jedno z fajniejszych piw szeroko dostępnych w japonii

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Brentv (403) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle pour in Narita, Chiba, Japan. Pours a clear straw yellow with a pillowy white head that dissipates quickly. Almost no lacing. Aroma is yeasty and grainy, stale. Taste is unspectacular, a bit sweet, a little bitter, with a bitter finish and aftertaste. Thin mouthfeel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biirusaikou (811) - - MAR 9, 2014
Grilled bread, floral hops. Roasted malt, fruity hops, orange candy, bread, bitter finish. Quite tasty and well-rounded for a major Japanese brew, likely one of the very top Kirin brews.


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