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

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1510   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."



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1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Marsiblursi (3021) - Göteborg, - FEB 24, 2007
(Bottle) Pours clear, light golden. Malty aroma with grass, hay and some sweeet corn. Malty, light grainy flavour with hoppy notes. Pretty clean with very light to no bitterness. Light bready finish. Small hints of funky herbes in both the aroma and flavour. Light body. A small plus for the clean-ishess, but I rather take my sushi with a Kaggen.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Heickf (46) - BRAZIL - OCT 29, 2014
Aroma fraco, malte quase imperceptível e lúpulo inexistente. Amarelo dourado e translúcido, além de formação média de espuma. No paladar, leve malte e uma mistura de amargor com oxidação. É uma cerveja que apenas serve pra refrescar, tomando bem gelada, mas tem um custo benefício baixo.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Karstenborg (273) - DENMARK - OCT 28, 2014
Dark yellow with medium off-white head. Aroma is grain, hops and wheat. Taste is malt and wheat.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jackl (4698) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Can @ some Japanese joint in DC. Anyway, why is there a 5% version split from this? Crazy. Pours gold with a large thick white head. Pretty damn attractive to be honest. Nose of croissant, honeycomb, spent grain. The usual. Not overly sweet or filled with noxious artificial apple accents, which is a good thing. Relatively robust bread and honeyed pear flavor. Pretty good for what it is. Crisp and not overly sugary on the finish. Eminently drinkable. Overall, gets the job done. I put down a 25oz can, so I can’t complain.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
smmaaren (229) - NORWAY - OCT 17, 2014
33 cl bottle from supermarket in Spain. Enjoyed straight from the bottle. Colour is golden. Had this poolside in sunny Spain. Did work. But I guess any beer had.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
slowrunner77 (5986) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 15, 2014
can’t really "taste the wort", but i don’t exactly know what i’m looking for either. tastes ever so slightly better than your typical american macro lager. crisp and clean, slightly drier finish. ok with sushi."

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
eduardovl (891) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
330ml can poured in an ordinary glass @ Wasabi restaurant, Geneva A: Traditional Lager clear yellow/golden color with a medium bubbled/aired head that dissipates quickly leaving many lacings S: Simple. Sweet malts, corn, rice with grassy and bit citrus hoppy end T: Simple in the nose too: Sweet crispy malts, grassy hops, bit citric and skunky. In overall, a dry-pleasant taste. Very malty and refreshing. Good citrus hoppy-bitter aftertaste M: Extremely light body with strong carbonation. Nice mild bitter aftertaste. Good drinkability O: Not that bad. Quite drinkable [ BA Review @ 12/23/2011 ]

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
aumax1 (253) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
Bouteille de 650ml de blonde peu effervescence. Arôme de malt. Au gout notes de malt, petite amertume et notes sucré.

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
CraftyBeerTour (61) - Barcelon, SPAIN - OCT 5, 2014
On draught. Aroma of bean and has that wet stone whiff too. Looks OK, nice white lacy head, a little palid. Watery and a little insipid.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
corkyrory66 (650) - BELGIUM - OCT 4, 2014
Pale lager de 5% abv, qui porte bien son nom puisque sa couleur est jaune très pâle comme un soleil d’hiver … Clarté pure. Bulles assez fines. Mousse blanche qui retombe vite. Arômes de citron, citron vert, pain mouillé. 1ère bouche liquide sur des agrumes et du piment aigre !! Le tout évolue en eau de lessive... 2ème sur la pils allemande. 3ème sur la pils tchèque, et la pastèque. Sur la longueur, rien. L’alcool est nul. CONCLUSION : l’empire du soleil plat. Il est vrai que c’est une pils...

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
gorkogrlo (156) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 3, 2014
Can 0.5 l. Golden color, small-medium head. In aroma boring metal, grass profile. In flavor almost the same but with some grains/malt. Just boring.


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