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Brewed by Asahi Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan

bottled
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RATINGS: 1778   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 Molson’s 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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2.1
Cirrhosis (1283) - Edmonton, Alberta, - FEB 2, 2013
Light gold tiny cap...... poured from the giant 2L can. Smellless corn, pennies, not skunk but almost, not offended at all. Taste like nothing.... corn, bread, light metalic hops.... I’m done reviewing this.


1.3
BeerWarden74 (4) - Iwakuni, JAPAN - JUN 22, 2017 does not count
A crappy lager-style beer. Tastes like the mass produced crap that it is. Piss yellow color, smells like bud light, tastes watery and uninspired.

2.8
StoutBeerReviews (131) - Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 19, 2017
sweet and sticky, it was quite nice off tap. havent done the bottle yet but for a basic lager it was good. I also got it for free which was a plus haha.

1.5
MarcoBasile (280) - DENMARK - JUN 8, 2017
Pale golden body with white head. Aroma of malts, sweet corn and grain. Slight hop presence. Taste is clean, with little sweetness and little to no hop action. Corn, rice and malt can be detected. Watery texture. Thin body.

2.3
stupre (326) - Nanterre, FRANCE - MAY 28, 2017
33cl bottle au restaurant japonais. Lager très classique pour accompagner des sushis.

3.6
ostiboll (1) - - MAY 18, 2017 does not count
I feel this beer is very misunderstood by europeans trying to enjoy it at 12C as you would any good western craft beer. The ’super dry’ concept can only be enjoyed when the beer is served as it is in Japan at -1C. Ideally the foam should freeze but the beer stay unfrozen. It is essentially a dry cheap lager but cheaper and dryer still. At +6 it’s just a more bland bud light or maybe a pabst, but at -1 the palate sensation is a truly unique experience, and a very pleasant one on a hot japanese summer day coupled with a sushi lunch.

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Gangstergafje (1100) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2017
The looks of the beer are op and top pale lager. The color of the beer is a beautiful golden yellow. It is very clear. On top there is a nice layer of rough fast collapsing foam. The smell is simple, but not bad. Simple, sweet and slightly bready malts, bitter and a tiny bit fruity hops. Not bad, but not extremely special or strong. The same for the taste. Bready malts and bitter and slightly refreshing hops. Nothing more, nothing less. The palate is fine, perfectly average and just as expected. Light body, a tiny bit thin texture and rather low carbonation. The finish is short and a bit hoppy. All in all, an average beer. Not good, not bad...just drink it and order another one.

2.2
hawthorne00 (3904) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 8, 2017
Can. Pale gold, fine white head that lasts OK. Meek aroma with hay and some very vague fruit. Just so vacuous on the palate - where there should be malt there is just a little sweetness. I suppose it’s a bit corny but really it’s mostly nothing. A tiny bit of bitterness at the end.

2.1
mabuzzer (799) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - MAY 6, 2017
660ml bottle. Pale golden with an average white head. Very faint corn syrup aroma, taste is almost non existent. What is there is syrupy, slightly metallic. Easy drinking but not great

2.7
sephyrott (104) - - APR 26, 2017
0.33ml from tap in Tokyo. One of the best representations of the Japanese lagers. Clear, light,sightly strong for a lager, but well balanced in general

2.3
60minuteman (1681) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2017
On tap at Salvatore Cuomo. Cloudy yellow and heavy white head. Three finger. Pale malt, corn, wheat, yeast aroma. Bland. Dry. Boring.


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