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Brewed by Orion Breweries Limited (Asahi)
Style: Pale Lager
Urasoe-City, Okinawa, Japan

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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.28   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 8, 2005
Deep strawin color,slight haze and a thick rocky white head. Aroma of bread and malt, with a faint hop character. Flavor starts sweet and finishes dry.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gkao007 (28) - Jersey City, New Jersey, USA - JUL 17, 2008
One of the better beers from Japan available here in the states. Your Sapporo, Kirin and Asahis are all brewed in North America. Orion is still brewed in Okinawa, Japan and brought over on containers. If anything, you can appreciate that. Refreshing beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dwyerpg (4436) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 23, 2008
I thought this was pretty solid for a pale lager. No funk in the aroma or flavor. Smooth and light tasting, a bit of dryness near the finish. Doesn’t taste ricy. Pretty good. Had at Roy’s in Las Vegas.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
184601 (206) - Mexicali, MEXICO - JUL 4, 2009
Sampled at Mexicali´s Baja Beer Fest Friday, 2009.Dude a small-cup cost 8 dlls .but it was worth it, very , some corn notes, very average hops character very resembling to Budweiser but a little more malty, plenty of head, light yellow body and plenty of white foam for head, kinda of salty a strong dose of carbonation present, wit a a crisp finish i may say too.Good will drink it if they introduced it here.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GG (2039) - NorCal, California, USA - JUL 24, 2009
Quit a suprise when I popped the top of this behemoth bottle and poured the contents into my glass. A fresh blast of fresh baked bread and a light lemony touch. I kept pounding my glass because the aroma was so inviting for a pale lager. Really suprised. The body was a standard piss-yellow color, 1" frothy tan head which melted into a oil-slick-like island of scum that petered around the middle of my glass. Flavor has some solid citrus notes, light grassy bitterness, some yeast and grainy. Clean finish. Very refreshing.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ApisAles (1576) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - OCT 5, 2009
This may be a situational higher rating, but I had this on my last sushi dining experience, and sometimes a beer can just complement a meal perfectly. Big bomber of a bottle. the beer poured a perfect pale lager light yellow with a tight thin white head. Aroma was bread, lemon citrus, a little bit of grain, some really nice light hop background. Flavor was a bit bready on the front, but complemented the sashimi very nicely. Really smooth, nothing harsh. Pretty decent pale lager. Maybe I need to retry Coors Light the next time I have sushi (hah!)

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
davidm (1928) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 27, 2012
On tap at Melbourne CBD. Malty pale lager. Aromas of hay and honey. Taste is sweet, with average length. Palate is oily, and medium bodied. Yellow, with a frothy head.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Westkyoto77 (501) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUN 27, 2013
Can. This one wander nearly as good as I remembered it. Thin nose and body. Grass, watery hops, with not much crispness. Expected much better. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brodies_Best (233) - Auckland Central, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 7, 2013
Bottle picked up at New World Birkenhead Auckland. Overall a decent drop not missing any marks for an average easy to drink beer. Sweet, slightly grassy, light bodied and not too carbonated.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
thornecb (4289) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 17, 2012
Pours pale yellow into a shaker. Bright white head with medium retention recedes to hug rim. Cookie and biscuit aromas. Dry with sweet and sour cookie front to back. Good with Asian food.


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