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Kirin Shirokirin Mild Taste

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

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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 2.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.42   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Shirokirin is the original brew for winter season. Mild and refreshing taste fits your winter delight.


1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DeanF (1723) - Nunavut, CANADA - DEC 31, 2011
Can in Hong Kong. Some small foamy head and a very slightly darker yellow than usual for a lager. soft cardboard & grass aroma. flavour is a light cardboard and bread with a dry finish. It’s some kind of variation on a bad lager that makes it slightly better than many Asian lagers, but still pretty darned bad.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29848) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 26, 2011
Can. A golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of straw and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, brewmash, caramel, and rice, leading to a dry and bitter finish. Thank Theis for sharing.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
joergen (21507) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2011
Can at Papsø. Clear yellow coloured with a medium sized white head. Malty aroma of fruits, caramel and metal. Malty flavour of fruits and caramel. Light watery.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 20, 2011
50 cL can. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity and slight cornish. Sweet, malty and slight grassy. Bitter and slight sweet finish.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Pinball (10927) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 20, 2011
clear yellow, smooth white head. faint aroma, very faint. flavor is mild, bitter, alc. , macroish bitterness.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 20, 2011
Can 50 cl. Courtesy of Theis. Clear golden with a dense white head. Sweet malty nose with a little hop presence. Light body, brewing cereal with lots of cardboard. Very subdued bitterness. 200111

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
improvjock (325) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 10, 2009
Can. Pours a golden yellow with little disappearing white head. Grain and spices on the nose. Flavor is well balanced malts. Not too shabby for a mass marketed Japanese macro.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 8, 2009
Pours clear golden yellow. Nose is grains, lavender, white pepper. Taste is cereal grain, dry, slight spiciness, floral hop flavors, mild bitterness, off flavr of corn meal and soap.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Wombata (468) - Kobe, JAPAN - OCT 7, 2009
Appearance: Transparent straw, white head is made up of rather large bubbles (CO2 injected?). Aroma: Weakly floral/earthy hop and a bit metallic. Flavor: Light roasted grain; a hint of sweetness and bittering on the mid-palate with some roasted grain on the finish. Comment: Watery and thin bodied. Balanced in the sense that both malt and hops are lacking in equal proportions. The carbonation seems made up of rather large bubbles resulting in an odd head and odd mouthfeel. Possibly a guzzler on a hot day when anything would do.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Theis (13780) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2009
Can at Hana Hostel, Hiroshima. Clear golden - white head. Sweetness, honey, candy, light bitterness, vegetables, rice, grainy.


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