RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
yenbeer (188) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 11, 2014
Absolutely delicious, from the sweet taste to the strong ale underpinnings. Easily the best beer widely offered by the majors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
biirusaikou (2678) - - OCT 14, 2014
Soapy toffee. Rich caramel malt, mild green hops, some alcohol burn, bittersweet finish. A step in the right direction for Asahi, still a bit too sweet and basic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GenkiGonzo (1091) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 10, 2014
Straight from the can. Surprised to smell hops from Asahi! Some bread and malts. Best beer Ive had from Asahi.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
TBone (17083) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 17, 2014
Can (Tokyo)
Clear golden color, good white head. Grainy, cardboardish aroma. Medium-bodied. Harsh, alcoholic and grainy flavor. Nasty boozey finish. Duh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bulk_Carrier (5073) - Essex Junction, Vermont, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pilsener. The appearance was a super clear golden yellow color with a light carbonation seen rising at a moderate pace. There was a light one finger white foamy head that didnt have much lacing about it. The smell had some light sweetened to roasty corn all over. The taste was mainly sweet with a slight touch of hop balance. On the palate, this one sat fairly light to medium and had a good sessionability to it. Overall, I say this wasnt a bad beer. Its worthy of having again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
petewhitley (545) - Nagoya, JAPAN - NOV 3, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2015 coffee, roasty, golden, clear, white foam, lightly bitter, medium body, sticky. Very pleasantly malty all-around. A bit too heavy IMO, brings to mind a higher-a.b.v. version of Suntory Malts (the regular, old-school version). For a 6.5% major, they did a bang-up job on this.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Fukuokaman (2) - Fukuoka, JAPAN - AUG 25, 2013 does not count
Best beer I have tasted since moving to Japan over 1 year ago. Finally a beer that does not taste like all the generics. I find that in many cases real beer tastes just like their cheaper Happoshu counterparts. Well done Asahi, hopefully it is not temporary

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (8942) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 11, 2013
12 ounce can thanks to the wife. Pours a clear golden color with a medium white head. A rich peppery and banana nose, some pils malt. The flavor is bready, pilsner malts, some light crisp hops, mellow banana and yeast. Very smooth and quite nice. This is a solid quaffable brew with some bite. Finishes with a light noble hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wombata (623) - Kobe, JAPAN - JUN 8, 2013
Aroma: grainy, earthy malt, floral, earthy, and grapefruit peel from the hops. Flavor: moderately sweet grainy malt, dried peas and melon, light earthy hops. Light bitterness on a very short finish. Comment: soft, mellow palate. The sweetness is just short of cloying. Not bad for Asahi, maker of the bland, characterless Super Dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
faroeviking (10693) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAY 11, 2013
Lata. Clear golden, medium fairly well alsting white head. Aroma of malt with bit fruit (hop) and some sweetness. Good mouthfeel. Flavour has a decent maltiness with some frutish hops to it, some caramel sweetness. Mild to mediium bitterness. Pleasant.

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