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Kirin Tanrei W Double

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


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 1.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Tanrei W. (Double) is created by Kirinís patented technology. 50% Reduction in Sugars and 99% of Purines cut.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yenbeer (188) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 15, 2014
Tastes better than youíd expect, but it still canít break out of the low-calorie happoshu mold. Buy this over its alternatives, but youíre better served by staying away from the category altogether.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
TBone (16196) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2014
Can 330ml (Tokyo)
Clear golden color, good white head. Metallic, corn and a bit grainy aroma. Light-bodied. Watery taste, fizzy, very low bitterness, low on everything. Only some nasty sweet flavors.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
czlowiekwiadro (692) - POLAND - MAY 28, 2014
w zapachu kanał, mokry karton i witaminy c i b. kolor złoty, ale z dziwnym, lekko růżowym odcieniem. piana brzydka, ale dość trwała. w smaku puste, kwaskowe, trochę smakuje kurzem i kukurydzą. mimo braku goryczki jest dość ściągające. unikać.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
biirusaikou (2585) - - MAR 9, 2014
Soapy, mild lemon grass. Very fizzy, light maltiness, grain, lemon, dirty watery finish. Quite empty apart from some weird artificial lemonish flavor, feels chemical overall like most other low-sugar happoshu.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
petewhitley (524) - Nagoya, 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
onthesauce (1) - - AUG 31, 2013 does not count
As a gout sufferer, this stuff keeps me in check. Seem to guzzle it faster than most beers. Not so widely available in the Tokyo combiniís however once sourced itís on the table daily. Itís a haposhu (fake no hop beer) therefore its cheap. Donít really drink from glasses in summer, prefer to keep it wrapped in a holder. Overall the low sugar and purine work well together to make a mellow flaqvor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BelgianBeerGal (3856) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2013
World Liquor Nakai can. Pretty bland overall. Not offensive but nothing to hunt down. Honesty when I read "double" on the can I was hoping for a malt liquor tick.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
AndySnow (6789) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2013
Can from Lawson. Pale yellow colour with a white head. Weak malt aroma. Flavour is weak malt, soapy, watery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SHIG (4675) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - OCT 1, 2012
Can: Poured a clear to golden with white head. Aroma is light sweet grass and skunky. Taste is sweet grass, corn and grain. Refreshing!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
CEZ (412) - Milano, ITALY - MAY 24, 2012
Another Kirin lager variant... thin on the palate, flatter and maybe a tad more acidic then the norm. Anyway itís low on purines, which should be good for your health (purines are a source of uric acid).

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