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Brewed by Sapporo Breweries
Style: Premium Lager
Tokyo, Japan
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RATINGS: 293   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.47   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Yebisu beer is a rich and mellow premium beer brewed from 100% fine malt and select hops with Sapporoís traditional art.


Astaldo's rating

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Astaldo (165) - Bremen, - MAY 6, 2013
Golden beer, average head. Nice malty aroma and flavor. Slight hoppy bitterness.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
orange_3084 (124) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 17, 2014
Clear golden colour with thin white head. Faint malty aroma with a hint of earthy mint. Thin bodied with fairly high carbonation. Clean tasting. Mint again with a touch of spiciness and bitterness on the tongue. A clear lager with some subtle differences.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
firstsip (508) - Michigan, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Can. Clear straw yellow. Belgian lace. Odd, sweet hop nose. Bright body. Really strange sweet quality. Not great.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
eduardovl (970) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2014 330ml bottle poured in a chalice. Good Lager. Better than the previous Sapporo Premium that Iíve had. A: Clear golden-yellow color with a huge white head which dissipates quickly leaving no lacings at all S: Nice smell of malts T: Good taste of malts with a balanced bitterness M: Very light body and medium carbonation D: Good [ BA Review @ 7/3/2010 ]

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnCook101 (350) - - SEP 12, 2014
A decent lager. A little more depth and bitterness than most European offerings. Not bad.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Osaka_Maachan (15) - JAPAN - AUG 27, 2014
This is an actual beer, this first Iíve had after around 7 tinnies in Japan. You can tell too, although that doesnít necessarily make it any better than a happosei. Nothing much to note about the flavour, itís a bit malty, bit grainy, but a tad metallic.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KeefOz (970) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - JUL 29, 2014
BB 03/2015. Poured a crystal clear pale amber colour with a one- to two-finger white foamy head that diminished quickly to a collar and laced poorly. Carbonation low and coarse. Aroma strongly malt, slightly sweet, slightly grainy, minor hops. Taste slight sweetness with a slight bitterness; becomes more malty as warms. Quite a light body but the mouthfeel doesnít feel watery. Smooth, crisp, light with a tart bitterness on the finish. One to drink cold and fast before it warms. Brought back from Japan by daughter Chrissie.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GoufCustom (883) - HONG KONG - JUL 17, 2014


350 ml can bought at YATA in Grand Century Place, Mong Kok.

Clear golden honey colour; Three-quarter finger head with crumpety white foam which lasts for 1 minute; Moderate sticky lacing with notable slight carbonation; Fragrant aroma of full malt, with very light floral, thick bread, yeast, light lemon, and very light grassy hops; Close to light sweet taste of malt, with molasses, light sugar, light bread, light yeast, light lemon, light bitter hops and sharp grass; Close to light body. Thin and slightly slick palate; Mouth feel is full malt in light body, definitely Premium level. Quite sweet, mostly molasses with some sugary edge. Breadyness is not as strong as the aroma. No foul taste, pretty goodÖ Hoppiness is very light floral, light lemon and thin grassy nose. Light lemon and strong grass in taste. Bitterness is light but notably astringent for an abrupt, light bitter sweet finish; Fairly dry after taste. Quite easy and hoppy to mouth.

Comments: This one is teasingly good. It may not be as rich and fulfilling as Suntory Premium Malt, but itís just malty enough plus quite delightful bitter hops to dance around your taste buds. A very solid go-to lager which finally hits this city and I have more choices to put my feet up besides the reliable Carlsberg. Yes! : )

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DSG (6352) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 22, 2014
Can. Thanks mom! Clear golden with a white head. Aroma of hay, grains and some grass. Flavor has some grainy malt with light sweetness, and a rather crisp bitterish finish. Rather light-bodied. Pretty easy-drinking when served cold.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
melush (984) - SPAIN - MAY 15, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2014 Lata de 33 cl, adquirida en un Lawson de Nagoya, Japon. Color dorado. Sabor a malta, muy suave, sin cuerpo

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (5104) - Utah, USA - MAY 13, 2014
On tap at the Haneda airport, last beer I had while in Japan. The best prices Iíve seen all week
Clear golden with a medium sized white head and good lacing. Aroma is grainy and sweet. Taste is light malts, grains, lemon with a solid bitterness in the finish
Nice, one of the better lagers Iíve had here.


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