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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: 1571   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.22   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.


beertholomeus' rating

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beertholomeus (961) - 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.


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
yenbeer (66) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 29, 2015
Reviewing the regular white cans sold inside Japan, the "black label." Very standard stuff, but nice sharp carbonation and full alcohol taste sets it above its mainstream peers from the other brewers.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bartlebier (2072) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - JAN 25, 2015
33cl bottle, local Asiamarkt. Clean, near-crisp rice?-filtered maltiness in aroma merges into more creamy malts and a whisp of gentle hops. Not bad, leaving not too off an aftertaste. Generic non-offensive adjunct maltiness prevails, though.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
mmahut (1195) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 25, 2015
Can. Pours in clear pale body with high froasty heas. Aroma is pretty bad grainy, hay. Taste has medium to high grainy sweetness, low earthy bitterness. Pretty bad. Body is full, high carbonation. Very unbalanced.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Hansen (6988) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
Yellow coloured and clear. Has a white head, medium duration. Aroma is moderate sweet, flavor too, faint bitter finish.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Zita (5001) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
light ,light sweet malty aroma,yellow,clear, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, flat,

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
TedE (125) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 22, 2015
650ml can into glass. Can says’Made in Vietnam’. Hmmmmm.. Nose is corn, rice, malt. Golden amber with small off white head. A few bubbles. Tastes like weak watery vegetables. Finish is a mish-mash of sickly sweet malt and distant metallic hops.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ChrisSc (290) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 21, 2015
On tap into glass. Pours golden. Pretty much clear. Smells of hay, I guess. No real flavor. Very refreshing, not interesting at all.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
bubblehouse (543) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Perfectly balanced taste that is irrestible to all aa you share rich moments with this masterpiece of the brewers art.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Cuso (5203) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 18, 2015
650 ml can from Seoul plaza, Bratislava. Light golden color with huge white head. sweet corny aroma with wet mop, yeast, metallic notes. Ugly malty taste with wet mop, vomit, light bitterness in finish. Well, very ugly beer.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Oldschool_Mike (108) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 9, 2015
Can into lager glass. Pours a clear straw yellow. Aroma is bready with a touch of sulfur. Taste is bready as well with bubbly carbonation. Decent lager. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10


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