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

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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.78   EST. CALORIES: 99   ABV: 3.31%
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With just 95 calories and full-flavor, Kirin Light is one of the few great world-class Lights.
Canadian barley malt, Czech hops, rich amber color.

Editorís 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 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - OCT 11, 2006
Pours yellow golden w/ only a slight ring of spritzy froth around the glass. Aroma of a light beer, faint bitter malt. Light nectar w/ ample residual effers. Flavors are light on the malt with a defined dainty bittering. Like a Geshia girl.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 10, 2006
Bottle: Pours a clear light yellow with a thin white head, faint aroma of grass and light malts, starts and ends very lightly bitter, Thin bodied with not much aftertaste. For a light lager, actually pretty good.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
LyndaNova (532) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 1, 2006
Golden Dragon at Foxwoods: Cold 12oz bottle: Pours a clear pale golden color with minimal ivory bubbles around edges of glass. Aroma is of grass and light malt, with floral and citrus notes. Crisp and lightly fizzy. Taste is of light malt, very faint hops, and subdued floral and citrus. Ending is mildly sweet.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
unclemattie (4350) - Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2006
not much of an aroma. maybe corn and a little hop. Clear golden in color with a very thin white head. Crisp taste. this maybe the best light lager Iíve had. A little malt in the non existent finish.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - SEP 7, 2006
another am pm find late at night in tokyo. if ever in tokyo make sure you frequent the am pmís they really do carry a pulse of the city. rice ridden flavors of cereal and crisp dry endings. nothing special. watery thin.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
lagermonkey (725) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUL 26, 2006
Pours a clear gold with a quarter inch cream colored head. Dissipates quickly. No lacing at all. Smells of sweet corny malt. Taste is really bad. Sour and unpleasant. Mineral watery in character and lightly vegetal. Mouth is watery. No crispness. Limp, yet fizzy. Blick. This is foul. Run, donít walk.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
radagast83 (5417) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 24, 2006
Of course, since it is a light beer, it wonít be half as good as the original beer itís based on. This is the case for this beer.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
starfireming (309) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUN 11, 2006
Corny grainy aroma. Clear light yellow, no head. Corny like a fifties haircut. Bleah.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 10, 2006
Clear pale golden color with a thin white head. Sweet corn and grain aroma. Grainy flavor with some light grassy hops.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
ross (2122) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - MAR 27, 2006
Pale, weak, yet slightly refreshing. Went alright with my food. Not over powering at all.


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