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Brewed by Sapporo Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1492   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.21   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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.


2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
brleo (68) - - JUN 17, 2014
Kind of an underwhelming Japanese beer, though not bad by any means. Just kind of...meh. Aroma is of grass, slightly sweet and alcoholic smelling. Nice golden yellow colour, but very little head. Taste is quite bland at first, though refreshing. Lingering slight bitterness, little else. The entire problem with this beer is its blandness - there’s just little going on here. It’s not bad per se, just...well, not bad.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
parisiona (28) - CYPRUS - JUN 16, 2014
Drank on bottle. Just ok. Nothing special. Em.. For a commercial beer is ok. Golden colour.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
artyom (436) - Osijek, CROATIA - JUN 16, 2014
0.65l can. Golden color with white head. Grainy and malty aroma. Taste is medium bitter with metallic notes. Medium carbonation with medium body.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
dayg502 (1) - - JUN 12, 2014 does not count
I thought beer has no alcohol-like smells at all... but it smells like cheap vodka. i don’t like it at all.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Kamil_ (351) - POLAND - JUN 10, 2014
Clear, gold colour with minimal, medium lasting, white head. Weak aroma of malt. Taste is malty and unfortunately little watery. Light bitterness.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
AgentAle (605) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 9, 2014
Aroma is pale malts, corn and rice adjunct. Taste is pretty bland with basic light malt sweetness bland bitterness. Appearance is a clear gold body with a thin pearl head that retains poorly.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kacyper (247) - Lublin, POLAND - JUN 9, 2014
330 ml, bottle. Aromaty słodowe. W smaku orzeźwiające lagerowe z wyczuwalnym słodem. Odczucie w ustach lekko klejące.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kermis (4806) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 9, 2014
Bottle at Sumo, Den Haag. Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma of light malt, grain, cardboard and bread. Flavour is light sweet and bitter. Light bodied with high carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ShivanDragon (1441) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2014
65 cl blikje bij de lidl geloof ik, leuk ontwerp, geel/gouden met witte kraag. Had verwacht of zo'n oost Europees graan danwel zo'n droog rijstwatertje maar t viel best mee. T blijft wat waterig uiteraard en geen superbier maar op een warme dag als vandaag was het prima te drinken.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Douberd (2089) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2014
650 ml can of interesting shape, as Sapporo Imported, from the local Lild, glad I picked it up as I was doubting if it was a new tick. Into a big Guinness glass, ABV 5% Deep golden yellow colour on the body, light activity in it. Tall white head, thick and soapy, with good retention, leaving light lacing on the glass. Sweet malty aroma, with clean grass and hay. Taste of malts, a bit grainy, grass. Nothing out of the ordinary on this pale lager, but it’s a clean one, without any off-flavours. Medium thin body, good carbonation, not too high. Overall an okay lager, nothing more or less, that drinks more than okay this hot humid day.


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