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Brewed by Sapporo Breweries
Style: Premium Lager
Tokyo, Japan
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RATINGS: 298   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 Sapporo’s traditional art.


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2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
WVHouseofBeer (919) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Eh I guess this is better than the other Japanese macro lagers but it’s still nothing special. Very light flavors and aromas of grains and malts.


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Cool_Bond (1896) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2015
The taste and the aroma is malty and bread. OK bitterness which fills the upper part of the mouth a weak moment. Okay beer but still only a lager beer. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yenbeer (109) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 10, 2015
Not as good as its varied sister flavors, this one at least shines a bit from the more expensive ingredients supposedly used.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
willisread (529) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 1, 2015
This beer is all macro advertising smoke and mirrors. It’s pushed as the premium choice for macro beer drinkers and is priced higher than the others because of this fact. Well it tastes the same as the other Japanese macros: boring, malty, grainy, no balance.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BuckeyeBoy (3177) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 25, 2015
A 6 pack thanks to Nagashima-san. Can pours out a golden amber topped with a white head. Nose is honey sweetness wheat grain and heavy malts. Taste is lots more of the sweetness grainy malts and a touch on bitterness on the end. Not so bad.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TedE (368) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 14, 2015
500ml bottle into pint glass. Distant hoppy nose. Pale amber beer with rapidly diminishing head. Taste is clean with toasted malt/Weetbix finish which lingers. Not the greatest.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
orange_3084 (127) - 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 (576) - 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 (1025) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2014 330ml bottle poured in a chalice. Good Lager. Better than the previous Sapporo Premium that I’ve 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 (392) - - 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 I’ve had after around 7 tinnies in Japan. You can tell too, although that doesn’t necessarily make it any better than a happosei. Nothing much to note about the flavour, it’s a bit malty, bit grainy, but a tad metallic.


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