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Brewed by Sapporo Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1629   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.23   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 13, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2005 (Bottle) Pours a pale yellow color with a small white head. Flat and watery flavor.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
heemer77 (5174) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - NOV 10, 2003
Cool looking can. Typical gold lager color. Had some taste to it, but overall a fairly light beer.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
JPDIPSO (5107) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 8, 2003
I like the looks and feel of the can, but it is quite hard to pour. Straw yellow color with a fluffy off white big bubbled head. Light grainy sweet aroma, with hints of grass and herbs. Sweet sugary flavors. No real hint of barley Actually seems to lose flavor as you go. This is beyond light in flavor. I'm going to drink all 22 oz. in search of some flavors, but all I get is a tongue covering of sweetness.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ghawener (1522) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - NOV 8, 2003
UPDATED: MAY 2, 2005 Bottle: Flat, watery, stale. Not much of a beer more like flavored & colored water.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
thehoff (596) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 22, 2003
Silver can. Looks like a normal pilsner but a little cloudy. Smells a little tinny, tangy, & has a slight sweetness. OK. Sweet flavor that ends in bitterness. Maybe a little skunky. I like to drink it but cannot rate it high.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Sully (1377) - Potts Point, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA - OCT 21, 2003
It is a mistake to drink two dries in a row. You get the feeling that you are really drinking dust. OK not so much 'dry' as drab.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lasonovich (151) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 20, 2003
Not as clean and crisp as asahi super dry. but its still a good drop. Quite dry and easy drinking make it a good all round beer.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ancherrera (162) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2003
Boring beer but good with Sushi. Crisp, light and refreshing. Does not compete with the mild flavors of the food.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2003
Fizzy, pale yellow with a loose head. Funky Heineken-type smell with some peppery notes as well. Bland and watery flavor. Must be consumed with food otherwise cloying adjunct flavors do build on the tongue. Good with sushi because you don't really want any competing flavors and this beer doesn't have much.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Beloved Beer (278) - California, USA - OCT 16, 2003
hmm...not a whole lot going on here. seemed a bit bitter or something. I didn't much care for it.


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