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Sapporo Yebisu Kohaku

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Brewed by Sapporo Breweries
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Tokyo, Japan

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 2.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sevenlee (1528) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAR 21, 2015
Pours a clear red colour with an off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, pine, grass and hints of hops. Taste is medium sweet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
douglas88 (6850) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Can thanks to Masaki. Pours a reddish amber color with a small white head. A nice light fruity, toasted malt nose. Sweet toffee, caramel, very light. An unpleasant dirty harsh grainy flavor in the finish. Otherwise, this is fine. OK beer. Decent. Quite fruity.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
john_henry (120) - - NOV 18, 2014
One of the best mass produced lagers I’ve had, but still nothing to get too excited about, a lot better than most though. We’ll worth trying for the price.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2746) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 3, 2014
Can at Matsukawa Saketen. A deeper amber gold than the Suntory. More of a grainy rough smell. Taste is similarly rough maltiness at first then caramel/toffee. It is ok but I preferred the Suntory fall beer.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnCook101 (392) - - SEP 12, 2014
Draught from the Yebisu museum in Tokyo. Clear copper, huge creamy white head, which holds in most of the aroma. Sweet initially, a fair bit of malt flavours, some pine and a little fruit. Mild bitter finish. Mouthfeel is smooth, but fairly light bodied without the head.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yenbeer (110) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 12, 2014
A nice variation from the other Yebisu offerings, but smell and taste come off somewhat harsh.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biirusaikou (950) - - DEC 14, 2013
Mild caramel malt, red fruit aroma. Sweet malt, cherry, floral hops, bitter finish. Pretty decent and drinkable amber lager, clearly tastier than your usual industrial lager.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
petewhitley (374) - JAPAN - NOV 17, 2013
~This review was made some time ago via another application, and thus the specific details (beyond numerical scores) are no longer available~

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westkyoto77 (547) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 1, 2013
Draught. Burnt copper head, foamy aromatic white head. Roasted malt, fruit, good bitterness. Just the right amount of depth and a slightly sweet but rounded finish. Really nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (2556) - Hirakata, JAPAN - OCT 19, 2012
Can for 7-11. Mild caramelly malt , yeast, some sour grape, and clean hoppiness. Clear light reddish brown. Good light roasted malt; a sour tinge in mid palate; finish is smooth and mild. Thin-medium body, which thickens up a bit in the final. Pleasant, mild stuff. Could use a bit more body. Good


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