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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: 1693   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.24/5   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.


beertholomeus' rating

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beertholomeus (1703) - California, USA - APR 28, 2013
Pours pale gold color with white foamy head that dissipates quickly. Malt and rice aromas. Rice and some malt taste. Typical pale lager. Crisp and refreshing but nothing special.


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
climberbob (439) - Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2016
Draft in a Japanese restaurant in Arlington VA. Pale yellow no head. Minimal malt aroma. Sweet rice or corn mixed w malt. No hop profile at all. Bland overpriced macro suds. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
AirForceHops (6181) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 16, 2016
Can at my local Chinese restaurant. Clear piss yellow color, thin lasting white head. Aroma isn’t much, rice and weak lager yeast.

When it was cold it wasn’t offensive. Rice, shunky yeast, and weak grain. As it warmed it slowly got unpleasant. Bad yeast, strange bitterness. Thin body, high carbonation level. Drink cold (if you really feel the need).

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
teamsale (174) - Washington, USA - SEP 9, 2016
On tap. Pours a clear yellow with no head or lacing. Smells like rust. Tastes much better than the smell with a good pale lager flavor. Ideal balance. Leaves little to no aftertaste. Great if this is what you’re in the mood for.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kamil3ds (27) - POLAND - SEP 8, 2016
Niespecjalny, zwykły lager, z nieco większą goryczką. Bardziej pełne od naszych koncerniaków i nie takie słodkie

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Skarecrow (226) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 12, 2016
650ml can (made of metal, not aluminium so quite retro). Aroma is slight malty grain. Poured light golden straw with OK head. Mild bitterness followed by a thin grainy finish. Meh.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ozzy70 (775) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 11, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Poured clear golden, small foamy white head. Aroma was grassy, burnt malt, rice, cereal. Taste was sweet, grassy, watered down, light flavors, burnt malt.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Thullin187 (20) - Smyrna, Tennessee, USA - AUG 6, 2016
Skunky aroma up front, Slight hazy straw color with medium carbonation Typical typical skunky pale lager taste with some adjust qualities, a fizzy on the tongue finish from the very active carbonation.... overall not a bad beer definetely much better the asahi i just recently tried, but i think i might already be burned out on trying these asian wannabe import beers.

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
labeerinthum (541) - Milano, ITALY - AUG 5, 2016
Lattina. Il gusto al naso finisce sull’orzo. L’intensitŕ olfattiva č normale e la persistenza olfattiva č sufficiente. Il cappello di schiuma ha una discreta resistenza, con bollicine medie. La consistenza del liquido č limpida. Il perlage ha bollicine fini. La carbonazione č media e persistente. Il colore č giallo dorato carico. Il corpo č medio. L’amaro č medio. L’intensitŕ gustativa č normale e la persistenza gustativa č sufficiente. Il gusto č piacevole. Le sensazioni boccali finali sono di facile beva. Il finale č dissetante e semplice. Il retrogusto č di media intensitŕ. L’aroma in bocca riporta sentori di mollica di pane e fieno.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Maits (150) - ESTONIA - AUG 1, 2016
Golden color with little white head. Medium carbonization. Bread, metallic aroma. Taste is quite watery and fresh. Typical lager.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
seritomi (358) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 27, 2016
Szalmasárga pezsdülő kevés habbal. Száraz furmintos illat minimális komló illattal. Meglepő mert elég jó ahhoz képest amire számítottam. Édesebb, mint amire a japán söröknél gondolunk elég alkoholos ha jobban leerjed nekem bejönne... híg sokat meg lehet inni belőle. Hai!!!


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