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Suntory Kin-Mugi

Brewed by Suntory Liquors Limited
Style: Pale Lager
Osaka, Japan


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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Rich and Mild
Original rich taste for relaxing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ungstrup (33771) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2015
Can. A golden beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of straw, vitamins, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, metal, and boring hops, leading to a dry finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Desverger (7338) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2015
Can@Tuesday Taphouse Share, Copenhagen - golden pour with white head. Aroma and taste is pretty much non existent, very watery, faint notes of malt and fruit, dish water.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Borup (10702) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2015
33 cl. bottle. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt and watery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (39411) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2015
35 cl can. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is cornish and grassy. Grassy and slight toasted malty. Mild cornish, sweet and toasted malty. Mild fruity and toasted malty finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
willisread (2134) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 21, 2015
My father-in-law’s home beer choice. Not terrible for a daisan, but nothing I would choose off the shelf. Goes ok with food and finish is somewhat ok. Lacking in flavor but not much worse than other Japanese macros.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Cool_Bond (2231) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2015
Malty aroma and flavor. Slightly bitter. No great bitterness that disappears quickly. Fortunately. On the verge of unpalatable. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
polcam2 (2) - SPAIN - MAR 18, 2015 does not count
I actually like it. Had it several times while in Japan and it has a pleasant taste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
yenbeer (188) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 28, 2015
While drinkable enough for a daisan, its still skunky to both your mouth and nose.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
EdKing (2343) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2014
Can from Kitchen Court supermarket in Kagurazaka. Pours very pale and clear golden amber with a huge white head. Nose is not promising. Bit of sulphur in the head, then dry macro lager yeast, some lemon hop, cereal grain and cardboard. Taste is surprisingly soft, watery and lacking carbonation. One of the most watery lagers I’ve had. Some dry lager acidic prickle and grain, but not much else. Bit soapy on the finish too. Poor lager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jinroh (1053) - ESTONIA - SEP 8, 2014
500 ml can, got it from my mother-in-law as she probably liked the fireworks images that it has on the can (probably a special design for hanabi season). Pours clear, extremely pale, only a hint of yellow in a free flowing liquid. Head is massive at first but reduces soon into low layer of white artificial-looking bubbles. Aroma has some sour piss and sour apples. Some malts. Taste has corn, you can feel the carbonation and some corn sweetness. Finish is mildly bitter and watery. For happoshu this is actually not so bad, almost feels like an average industrial beer, with no special character. Only almost though.

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