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


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RATINGS: 1442   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.16   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
callmemickey (2273) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Clear pale yellow body, medium sized white head, sparse lacing. Sweet grains and cereals. Light bodied, moderate carbonation, clean finish. An unoffensive pale lager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
PeatyPete (284) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2013
Golden yellow beer with unstable head. Smell is hoppy but also there is some acidity. Taste is thin. A bit watery and once you are used to the hop bitterness the taste is really thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrW (367) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - NOV 20, 2013
Can my father in law brought from HongKong. Aroma is fruity, grass, flowers. Clear yellow, white foamy head, little but heavy sparkling, fading head. Taste is fruity as well, grass, sweet. Fizzy start, weak end. Bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
IPAgutten79 (362) - Skui, NORWAY - NOV 23, 2013
Klar gulfarge med medium skum. Lukter søtlig malt. Smaker søtlig malt. Litt flat, lite kullsyre. Smaksløkene blir ikke akkurat utfordret, dette var ganske tamt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
petewhitley (309) - JAPAN - NOV 17, 2013
~This review was made some time ago via another application, and thus the specific details (beyond numerical scores) are no longer available~

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
RichTheVillan (2130) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle from B&M; clear light yellow pilsner pour with smooth white head, straw aroma, taste is malty corny a hint of sweet honey wild carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
MrHangover (2146) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 28, 2013
Bottle, drank during sushi. Unbelievable I haven’t ticked this yet. Pours a clear golden beer with a nice firm white head on top. Aroma is malty and grainy, typical lager and so I’d the flavor. It really does suit Japanese food, extra points for that. Decent lager, that’s all.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hobsch (373) - Cologne, GERMANY - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle 0.33l. Pours clear golden with low head. Aroma is malt, slightly metallic. Taste is medium sweet, low bitterness, grains, malt, corn. Drinkable but flat and boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
omelas (41) - CHILE - NOV 26, 2013
Agradable y suave cerveza y ese puede ser su problema. No tiene cuerpo suficiente para destacarse de cualquier otra cerveza suave ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GarnotingPete (740) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 3, 2013
Bière couleur de blé, limpide et où flotte un fin col mousseux éphémère laissant au verre une infime dentelle. Au nez, de très légers arômes de pâte à pain, de malt fruité et de miel. Elle est peu amère, finement acide et légèrement sucrée. Elle est très légère, aqueuse, très effervescente et se termine abruptement sur de courts arômes et un peu de sucre.

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