Brewed by Sapporo Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan


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RATINGS: 1640   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.23   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Marketed as Sapporo Draft Beer in Japan and Europe, and as Premium Beer in North America.
Some of Sapporo’s production for the North American market is produced by Sleeman in Guelph, which is owned by Sapporo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SHD (17) - Palm Harbor, Florida, USA - AUG 4, 2004
Golden honey colored lager that typifies the Japanese style. Sure to please on a hot day, but not as polished as it could be. Slightly sour flavor, but compensated for by a strong aftertaste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Boutip (5266) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 3, 2004
Can: Poured a clear golden colored beer with a pretty decent head with standard retention. Aroma is very weak, almost watery I should say. Taste is also quite watery and boring. I guess it would go well with the kind of spicy food where you loose all your taste buds. Taste is even worse when I notice that this is brewed by Sleeman at their Guelph facility.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2004
Golden color, light malty aroma and taste, light body, light watery finish.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
turbo (1271) - Arizona, USA - JUL 31, 2004
CAN basic yellow beer color with medium head thatsfades fast. little aroma kinda pissy. tast is a bit watery and a bit metalic most likelyl from the can. not a bad beer ...better than keystone I guess.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
hopdog (10105) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 30, 2004
Poured a light yellow color with a large white head. Nothing too special to note other than it is standard fare at Japanese restaurants and goes well with sushi...

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
AleDrinker (1089) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 25, 2004
Decent body and slight maltiness for the style. Otherwise pretty typical. Goes down easy.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dthmtldgn (32) - barrington, New Jersey, USA - JUL 23, 2004
not as good as the japanese imported version. in a bottle, its imported out of canada. get the can, please.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dough77 (821) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 18, 2004
not bad, had it at pf changs with some spicy food and was pleased. went down well, tasted pretty good, and was an overall good beer. not one to strive for, but refreshing and good in the right situations. had a very large head, aroma filled with macroness(if thats a word). tastes like a nice lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bb (7644) - Alamo, California, USA - JUL 18, 2004
Bottle. Very pale straw colored beer with a big white head. Aroma is not bad - some flowery essencse with a hint of hops. Very light flavor with lot of adjuncts, but there’s malt too. A slight herbal/spice flavor, but it’s light.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
wilkie (1208) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUL 13, 2004
CAN. Cool looking can. Pours light golden, see through with a frothy white head. looks good. Damn! Why did I have to smell it? Has aroma of rice malt and slightly skunky aroma. Flavor is bland and watery, but it does seem to have a little bitterness. Not the worst, but certainly not very good. Now then, back to that cool can....

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