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Brewed by Sapporo Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan

bottled
common

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1615   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.22   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Marketed as Sapporo Draft Beer in Japan and Europe, and as Premium Beer in North America.
Some of Sapporoís production for the North American market is produced by Sleeman in Guelph, which is owned by Sapporo.


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2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
nick146 (18) - St. Johnís, Newfoundland, - MAY 7, 2013
Pours a light yellow colour with a pure-white head. Smells malty, with some tea notes. Taste is pretty bland, like most mainstream lagers. For the style, this is alright. An interesting beer to try, but nothing to write home about.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Jabah (180) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - JUN 1, 2015
The typical Sapporo that you get here at a Japanese restaurant. I revisited Kirin recently and wanít impressed at all. This is slightly better, but still a bland forgetable pale lager however you look at it. Does have some mild hops to give it a near pilsner-like feel. Make sure itís really cold though if sampling!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tfontana (84) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Can. Aroma is bready malts without much complexity. Appearance is clear pale yellow with slight sparkle and frothy 1 finger-width head with poor retention but decent lacing. Taste is straight up the middle moderate sweet. Palate is light to medium bodied with a bit of a slick texture, minimal carbonation and pretty abrupt finish. Overall, better than macro domestics but thereís pretty much no reason to drink this other than in an Asian restaurant to pair with the Asian cuisine/experience.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ametras (691) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 29, 2015
On tap. Clear pale golden with a frothy white head. Flavors are bread, honeyed cereals and citrus with herbal and fruity notes. Light body, good carbonation, slick texture.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
cervmagpt (361) - PORTUGAL - MAY 28, 2015
Review based on the BJCP2015 (style 2A). Bottle 33 cl - Batch L4257G0005. AROMA: slight sweet corn aroma with less rice notes. no hop aromas. APPEARANCE: pale gold color and translucent. medium moussy white head with good retention. TASTE: initial malty and corny sweet flavour. medium-low bitterness with a medium-dry and slightly bitter finish. PALATE: light body with moderate carbonation. OVERALL: another pale lager from Japan but made in the EU.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drtth (16) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 26, 2015
Light, gentle flavors and aromas with some floral grassy character and the dry finish Iíd expect with the use of rice in the brewing. Would make a great combination with food in a traditional Japanese restaurant.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
vuky (4) - LIVERPOOL, AUSTRALIA - MAY 24, 2015 does not count
like to describe this as Japanese guinness. While itís not as full bodied and flavorful, itís certainly smooth, easy to drink and pretty tasty.love it ,one the best.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rikstar (1243) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2015
0,33l fles in amsterdam bij de ah. Goudgeel smaak en geur met een degelijke moutbasis. Zeker geen verkeerd pils

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MonsterMagnet (506) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2015
Bottle, pours golden with a white head. Soft and sweet. Yet another unremarkable industrial lager.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
aumentm (400) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Japanesse beer that looks light and golden and is very good with sushi. It doesnt have much of an aroma.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bersek (106) - Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2015
?ekal jsem mnohem jemn?j?Ū pivo ale jsem s snim vcelku spokojeny. Jemna chu? a vune..


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