Brewed by Sapporo Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan


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RATINGS: 1592   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 Sapporo’s production for the North American market is produced by Sleeman in Guelph, which is owned by Sapporo.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
strings (377) - Sydney, - MAR 21, 2010
Not particularly impressed by the bottled stuff, pretty bland and watery, brings to mind fresh iceberg lettuce (still better than Asahi though). Had a much nicer experience with an unfiltered draft though at Juju in Kings Cross.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Reconqvista (90) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 20, 2015
Nice yellow color with a pure white head. Light hoppy aroma with dry rice notes. Flavor is refreshing, with rice, malts and a balanced bitterness. Body is weak and carbonation average.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Dr_Fellini (701) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Can to glass. Pours a crystal clear pale golden yellow color with a white head. Aroma is lager yeast, pale malts, rice. Same in the flavor. Smooth for a lager, goes down like water, but not appetizing at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (3550) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2015
330ml bottle @ Japanese Restaurant. Golden yellow, reasonable head. Corn grain aroma. Cereal flavour. Quite smooth for a lager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bule (1031) - California, USA - MAR 9, 2015
12oz bottle pours a golden color with some frothy head. Nothing good in this beer. A struggle to get it down.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
willisread (388) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 8, 2015
A little more flavor than the US macros but still a boring pale lager by any means judged.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tderoeck (5642) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 2, 2015
14/II/15 - 50cl can @ RBBWG IV (Beerlover_Ben’s place) - BB: 13/VI/15 (2015-183) Thanks to ElManana for sharing the can!

Clear pale yellowish beer, small irregular white head, unstable, bit adhesive. Aroma: grains, stable, cow fodder, watery, pretty dirty. MF: ok carbon, medium to light body. Taste: very malty, grains, sweet, corn flakes, little bitter. Aftertaste: hoppy touch, very grainy, malts, unpleasant, bit dirty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TheFoamhead (157) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 27, 2015
Thirsty? This one fits. Linger for some taste? Forget about it! They talk about an irresitible perfectly balanced taste. Well, nothing wrong with that statement - the little taste is balanced and suits everybody as no one will find negative taste notes. Hope somebody will find any taste notes... This Japanese beer? Give me a Saké!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Erzengel (4713) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 26, 2015
Brewed under licence in the EU, 4.7%. Malty fresh beginning. Easy to drink, slightly grainy sweetish, not much body. The aftertaste is thin, grainy-sweetish, only hints of bitterness, not to deep. A bit artificial, but there is according to the ingredients no corn inside...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
fajry (902) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 22, 2015
Fľaša. Zlatá fara, biela pena. Vôňa sladká, kukuričná, jemne chmel. Telo prázdnejšie, sladké, v pozadí veľmi ľahká horkosť. Pivo nič moc.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Alfradique2 (4) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - FEB 22, 2015 does not count
Uma cerveja normal, mas ainda melhor que o padrăo Brasileiro, refrescante e um pouco mais amarga que as convencionais.

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