Brewed by Sapporo Breweries
Style: Premium Lager
Tokyo, Japan
Serve in Lager glass


on tap

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RATINGS: 323   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Sapporo Reserve is a super premium lager brewed almost twice as long as other competing brands. Reserve is brewed with only finest European barley, and the most select European hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (3752) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JUL 31, 2012
Big can in West Long Branch, NJ. Bold golden body with puffy head. Corny, grainy and lemon nose. Taste is malty, wheat with some nice bitter notes. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
blipp (6709) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUL 26, 2012
Can! Pours gold with a white head. Grainy, a little bit corny, but not too dirty. Really not that bad, some weird plasticy notes but otherwise comparatively clean.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
truetexan (1) - Davie, Florida, USA - JUL 3, 2012 does not count
Great bold strong flavor, love the bottle and appearance, havent ever seen this before,

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bytemesis (4245) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Can. Pours clear light yellow amber, with a fizzy medium white head. Aroma is malty, with grain and sweet honey notes. Taste is mainly grain, with some malt and a little hop bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TizzleJizzle (727) - Garland, Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2012
Bottle. Aroma of lager malts. Poured a boring piss yellow color with little to no top at all, and no lacing. Adjunct flavor, rice, pilsner malt. Clean and crisp on the palate. Not grainy. Overall, it’s a lager, nothing special

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
scooterbub (910) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - JUN 28, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Pours a nice gold with a decent one inch white head that lasts. Taste is of malt, grass, hay and some hops. Slightly sweet. Similar aroma. Has a decent body, that is somewhat full. The finish is a bit bitter and dry. Easy to drink and rather enjoyable. Not a bad beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bif (1636) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 24, 2012
22oz can- Pours a clear golden color with a moderate head and no real lacing. Clean aroma of malt, fresh grain and just a bit of sweetness. Taste of malt and fresh grain with a mild sweetness. There is a very subtle bitterness and a dry finish. Light body, very crisp and smooth. Decent balance and a very clean feel. Nice beer that goes down very easy. Fairly bland but was still enjoyable. Compliments Japanese cuisine very well. Quite good for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palidor19 (3048) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2012
I think this beer has got real character to it. has a great emphasis on the malt and rice. no bitterness. pretty full palate.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bricks (699) - Delaware, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Smells of hay, corn and maybe a bit of burnt hair. Tastes maltier than expected. Actually decent appearance, with some gold in the color. Nice and smooth, maybe a little thin.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scrapersnbeer (1504) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 12, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2012 Poured from Sapporo’s signature bomber can, and as a result it has an aroma that’s bready malt and metallic. Looks a shade darker than most lagers, decent head to start at least. Cloying sweet start, flushes out to a dry hollow finish. Where many would have their beers medium rare, Japan’s lagers usually come well done. Overall a very drinkable and refreshing beer, but I wouldn’t write home about it...or did I just?

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