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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1630   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."



1.7
   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 (1936) - 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.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blackisle (1739) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Clear pale golden, two fingers frothy white head, mostly diminishing, light lacing; aroma is sweet corn, light malty, bit of wet hay; taste is medium sweet and slightly bitter, grainy, short duration; medium body, watery texture, soft carbonation; light sweetbitter finish, did well with ikan pedis (spicy fish).

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
cmacklin (653) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 20, 2015
355ml bottle. (5% ABV) Pours a clear, golden yellow with an average, fizzy, short lived, white head. Light malt aroma with corn and citrus. Sweet flavour of malt, corn, rice and grass with a mildly bitter, hoppy finish. Light body with a watery texture and average carbonation. Thirst quenching.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bricks (905) - Delaware, USA - NOV 20, 2015
Light pissy, fizzy appearance. Dry, hay, pissy taste. Not the greatest, or close to it.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
markas101 (2223) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 3, 2015
65 cl Bottle, yotsuba, Ann Arbor, MI. Pale gold, faint corn aroma. Mild flavor, some sharp citrus. Light finish with some pepper.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
lrkmilani (85) - BRAZIL - OCT 31, 2015
Not my favorite beer. It is a bit too watery, nothing special. Appearance also does nit add anything to it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
asbe (23) - TURKEY - OCT 28, 2015
33cc bottle. Pours clear and light golden color. Almost no head and low carbonation. Aroma: Floral hops, malt, raisin. Medium bitter finnish. Avarage for a lager

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
AgentAle (1383) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 23, 2015
Aroma is slightly slinky smell with corn and rice adjunct. Taste is sweet light malts with bland bitterness on finish. Appearance is a clear gold with a thin pearl head that retains fairly well.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrJamesMcEwan (200) - SCOTLAND - OCT 22, 2015
* Bottle. Pours golden, clear, with white head. * Aroma is medium, malty biscuit, hoppy & floral. * Palate is light body, very high carbonation, medium bubbles. * Taste is bitter, floral & hoppy but bland. * Finish is crisp, dry & bitter. * Overall bitter, floral & hoppy but bland.


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