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Kirin Grand Kirin

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


on tap


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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 2.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Rich Malt & Dip Hop

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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
willisread (1296) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 31, 2015
Bottle from Lawson. Nice pils like aroma with a good grassy, lemon pepper nose. Taste is more of the same. Nice and crisp with a fair amount of pepper for a major. Good balance, but the hops are showcased fairly well. Nice clean finish that is dry and crisp.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cool_Bond (2085) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2015
Good malty aroma. Okay malty flavor. OK bitterness which fills the upper part of the mouth a weak moment. Mediocre beer. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nie (66) - - APR 22, 2015
Bottle poured in tumbler. Smells of wet hay, almost mildew, not a fan of the aroma here. Very hoppy up front, hay and pine, slightly bitter. Giving a few more taste points as I didn’t realize it was at 6%, this drinks like a session beer. I appreciated the hops more as I drank it but overall not a fan.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BuckeyeBoy (4068) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Little stub bottle. Pours out a dark straw topped with a small head. Nose is lots of malts grain grass and wheat. Taste is sweet malt corn and some metalic after taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
GenDV138 (4119) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sunevdj (3548) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yenbeer (175) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnCook101 (457) - - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KeefOz (1223) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (14785) - 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.

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