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


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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 2.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Rich Malt & Dip Hop

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Wombata's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wombata (470) - Kobe, - JAN 31, 2013
Aroma: Very floral and perfumed hop with undertones of earthy German hops. Lightly roasted grain, orange peel and pear. Flavor: Light-medium roasted grain, orange, orange peel and spice. Finishes with earthy, grainy flavors and drying bitterness in the back of the throat. Palate: Has more body than the standard Kirin lager. Starts smooth and then turns dry on the finish. Comment: Sold at 7-11 convenience stores. A class above the usual commercial Japanese lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BuckeyeBoy (2983) - 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 (2668) - 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 (3339) - 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 (94) - 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 (383) - - 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 (1044) - 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 (13367) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sledutah (5580) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
czlowiekwiadro (301) - 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

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Brentv (450) - 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.

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