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

bottled
common

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1628   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Finest barley malt, premium hops, smooth finish, no bitter aftertaste.

Editor's Note: Also brewed in the US: "Anheuser-Busch began brewing Kirin Lager, Kirin Ichiban and Kirin Light at its Los Angeles brewery in 1997. The agreement marks the first time Anheuser-Busch has produced foreign brands for sale in the United States."



1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
alobar (3356) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2016
Pours clear pale yellow with no head. Minimal aroma of grain and grass. Slight grain and corn flavor. Not offensive, but not worth a second look either.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
donandres (265) - , Washington, USA - JAN 6, 2016
Bottle poured to pint glass very cold beer Appearance: Light yellow head, a lot of lacing Aroma: scent smell of malt, nothing else Taste: not really great Mouth feel: very carbonated Overall: good beer for the hot weather, specially camping outdoors, nothing special

3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tapthis (219) - Baytown, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2015
A fairly decent lager with good carbonation and no lacing. Hascthe color of liggt yellow. Tastes like earth and grass.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gubihumle (540) - Nørre Aaby, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2015
Flaske. Farven er gylden gul med en hvid skumkrone. Aromaen er græs, malt og lidt karamel og smagen er ligeså. Ikke særlig interessant.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
aronvarga (438) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 13, 2015
Slight fruity aroma, clear, pale golden colour, sparkling, nearly no off-white head, light body, soft carbonation, sweet creamy malty taste, dry palate with alcoholic and vibrant hoppy notes. Not a sophisticated beer.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ChtiBreizh (456) - Rennes, FRANCE - DEC 12, 2015
33cl bottle at a sushi restaurant, Guadeloupe. Light golden, thin head. Grassy and malty, lightly caramelish. Medium sweet, not dry nor bitter. Average carbonation. A usual macro lager.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
TychoJames (890) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2015
Flaska systembolaget. Ljus ljusgul kulör. Doft av ljus lätt malt och bröd. Sunkig smak av äppelmos och limpa

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hauxe (264) - Butzbach, GERMANY - DEC 9, 2015
Rated from old notes. A little grainy in taste but smooth an surprisingly pleasant. Light and airy but not really my style. Turns a little skunky. Pouring more and aerating it seem to help.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ghostbeer (66) - Nebraska, USA - DEC 6, 2015
I wanted to like this one. It was malty but tasted overdone to me. I found it unspectacular and would not buy again.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sjogro (1906) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2015
From a local oriental shop. General macro pilsener, not much to say about it. Backlog from 2014/05/06.


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