Brewed by Asahi Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan


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RATINGS: 1754   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Pasteurised bottle.
Brewed in various locations. Continental European Asahi is brewed at Staropramen. UK Asahi is brewed at Shepherd Neame. North American Asahi is brewed in Molsons Vancouver brewery.
Ingredients: Water, barley, corn, hops, rice.
"Fresh, crisp and clear - with a sharp delivery that slakes thirst before slipping gently on."

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LED40's rating

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LED40 (110) - - JAN 20, 2012
Served very cold. Not too much in the smell, possibly a slight grainy note. Golden straw colour with bubbles streaming up and an initial thick white head. The taste is as the name suggests "super dry", crisp and refreshing and would be thirst quenching on a hot day. Overall a tasty lager and in the correct situation something that can be enjoyed.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DwarfeD (3043) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2017
Can from local Albert Heijn supermarket. Clear golden with a medium white soapy head. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation. Straw, some metallic dusty flavour and herbs. Mediocre.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dandm (110) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 10, 2017
Bottle at Ms. Big white head quickly diminishing. Yellowish gold colour. Subtle honey and herb taste alongside a light and bubbly mouthfeel. Faint lemony finish under the dominant malt. Crisp and cold is the best way to drink this lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
DerGantzel (380) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2017
Aroma of malt. Pale and clear with a white head. Medium sweetness and light-medium bitterness. Average lively carbonation and a dry finish. Refreshing but not one I will choose again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PhatCatt (76) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JAN 3, 2017
Soft carbonation, "typical pale lager" colour, dry, minimal head, abrupt finish. Corn.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrMash (3) - doncaster, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2017 does not count
Aroma is a mild hop scent with a hint of caramel. Upon tasting it has a wonderful hop taste with spice and a little burnt caramel. On the palette its rather fizzy but goes down well. The aftertaste is pleasant with a crisp finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
samjdix (35) - - DEC 29, 2016
Was better than I was expecting but still not great. An acrid sort of smell but surprisingly crisp and fresh taste. Unpleasant dusty artificial notes to finish though.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
liverossis (1) - - DEC 27, 2016 does not count
This is like a superior version of Bud. The American Version It is a beer suitable for when you throw a BBQ. But very very expensive. Bottle of bud a is about a quid. this is nearly twice the price and not easy to source. A mediocre light beer, nothing special.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Towey1989 (2093) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2016
Bottle. Pours a clear golden colour with a fizzy white head. Aroma of grain, subtle rice, some lemon and slight spicy hops. Taste of grain, some bready malts, subtle lemon and slight spicy hops. Light bodied and moderate carbonation. A dry, slightly oxidised, malty bitterness in the finish. Its dry as expected and subtlely hopped. Decent but still a bland lager overall.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
rusos (690) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 24, 2016
Bottle. Clear golden colour, Very quickly disapearing white head. Aroma, malts, grain, corn, oxidized hops. Taste is watery, corn, grain. Empty. Not Good.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
PintjeFritz (242) - Baden-Wrttemberg, GERMANY - DEC 24, 2016
Clear golden beer with white head, smell very light citrus and after metal, light bitter, thin texture, medium body, lively carbonation, short finish with bitter (I have 0.5l can with best-before 11.07.17 and batch L1939)

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