Brewed by Sapporo Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan


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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.92/5   EST. CALORIES: 119   ABV: 3.96%
Low in calories, low in carbohydrates, gentle, smooth, and elegant in flavor, Sapporo Light represents the most advanced evolution of light beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
shendrix (478) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 27, 2007
"Elegant in flavor" my ass. This smells like water that has a bit of pancake syrup in it. It tastes like very mildly malted water. It’s not offensive, just boring as a dog’s ass and bland as hell.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Saarlander (1686) - Saarlouis, GERMANY - NOV 6, 2007
I expected a bland watery brew, but this one was quite flavorless, some slight grain, not much carbonation, little aftertaste, blah, but not bad tasting, just like water!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ramenen (466) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - SEP 20, 2007
Light Sapporo beer=tastless, odor less and extremely carbonated. Thirst quencher, and better than drinking water.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
DrnkMcDermott (3003) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - SEP 15, 2007
12 oz. bottle. Poured into a Sam Adams glass: I want to give this a fair chance to impress me. Pale, straw-yellow body under pillowy head that’s "gone in 60 seconds." Smell of skunk and oxidation. First taste is kind of sour and pissy, with old banana in the background. No improvement as I drink further down. Just stays watery, sour and bad-coffee bitter instead of hop bitter. Not much malt to find. From the loose bottle rack at <a href=http://ratebeer.com/Place/illinois/downers-gr Wines in Downers Grove.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - AUG 16, 2007
Bottle. Pours almost lifeless and yellow. Head diminishes quickly leaving a thin body of tainted orange/yellow. Smells like hoppy mineral water, and tastes about the same but with the added bonus of a weak malt presence. Watery palate. Good for sake bombs but not much else.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
ilovedarkbeer (2712) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - FEB 17, 2007
does not taste good. you drink this with sake bombs when you are worried about carbs. tastes like watered down regular sapporo.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - FEB 9, 2007
Bottled, whilst in NYC. Extraordinarily poor beer. Possibly defining its’ own category, the ’Super Light’ category. Pale yellow, light on everything.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jetzler (622) - oklahoma city, Oklahoma, USA - JAN 20, 2007
really not that bad, has a decent light hop addition to complement the light malts and probably the use of corn syrup or rice. But still better than most light amderican beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rdelljh (155) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 20, 2006
Lacks the body that regular sapporo has. This light beats the american light beers anyday. It has a light amber color and light carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
LyndaNova (532) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 24, 2006
Cold 12oz bottle: Pours a clear dark golden color with a small foamy alabaster head that gradually dissolves. Aroma is of light sweet malts and grass. Taste is of light sweet malts with hints of yeast and mild hops. Watery texture, smooth and mildly carbonated. Ending is malty and watery with a slightly sour aftertaste.

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