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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: 1580   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.16   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."



beerbrat99's rating

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerbrat99 (132) - Shanghai, - JAN 29, 2012
Poured from a small can. Brilliantly clear with nice head and good lacing. Aroma is slightly grassy. Body is medium and bigger than expected with light bread notes. A pleasant lager beer at a very reasonable price.


1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
angel77 (1524) - oviedo, SPAIN - SEP 4, 2015
Botella 33 cl tomada en 2006 de el c. Inglés. lote 6100 hasta 30-04-2017 (grabado en Botella) r1580. Suave ligera y algo refrescante. Sin mucho más que decir.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
stef73 (363) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 30, 2015
Bière dorée avec très peu de carbonisation. Cette pale ale a un goût très commercial , pauvre un goût léger goût de cereale.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
josanguapo (329) - SPAIN - AUG 28, 2015
From Carrefour. In Ikea’s pilsner glass. Watching Breaking Bad 2x011. Very normal. Nothing special here. Not bad but too expensive for what it offers

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Atom (1821) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 26, 2015
12oz bottle pours a pale clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of malt, corn, light skunky grass hops. Really off putting bitterness initially into malt and finishing watery. Ick.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
terefere (291) - Durham, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Can. Aroma of corn, metal, malt. Taste of caramel, malts, some hops. Another macro lager.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sjohnh (486) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2015
Drunk with Thai food. Didn’t get in the way, but didn’t compliment it either particularly. You can taste the malt and not really the hops. OK.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rubin77 (175) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 5, 2015
F: white thin quick diminishing. C: clear pale gold. A: malt and grassy, floral hops. T: malt and nice gently bitterness all together very watery, some floral, low body, low to medium carbonation, very average pale lager.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
fombe89 (703) - Asturias, SPAIN - AUG 2, 2015
Botella, BBD: 15/04/16Color amarillo dorado, aromas metálicos, cuerpo ligero, alta Carbonatación. Una Lager industrial más.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Pijiuke (72) - - AUG 1, 2015
Pour from can, gold color, lightly carbonated, moderate head that almost disappears as the liquid flows into the glass. Smells floral and caramel, tastes somewhat sweet. Aftertaste is sweet, lightly alcohol and lightly bitter. Overall, slightly better than those undrinkable lager.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Tarosama (69) - Northumberland, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2015
Like Original Kirin Lager, It tastes very artificial or should I say “engineered”. It has good body and big head like Kirin Lager. I prefer Kirin Ichiban over Kirin Lager. Yet again, this beer must be really cold to enjoy.


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