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Brewed by Kirin Brewery Company
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan

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RATINGS: 1684   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Finest barley malt, premium hops, smooth finish, no bitter aftertaste.

Editor's Note: Also brewed in the US: "Anheuser-Busch began brewing Kirin Lager, Kirin Ichiban and Kirin Light at its Los Angeles brewery in 1997. The agreement marks the first time Anheuser-Busch has produced foreign brands for sale in the United States."


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1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
prosqtor (408) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 20, 2007
This is Budweiser. There is no discernable difference between Kirin Ichiban and Bud from the tap. Same aroma, same flavor, same mouthfeel. Same mass-produced junk.


2.4
JuanFlk80 (376) - Oviedo, SPAIN - NOV 28, 2017
Botella en Restaurante Musakaya (Toledo) Cerveza suave, estilo lager con poco aroma y sabor.

3.5
beersipernelson (1) - - NOV 27, 2017 does not count
Solid Japanese beer! Was really surprised that it had a great aroma; imagine walking through the Sahara without shoes on extremely dehydrated and catching a whiff Of a a a. A a a a a a a a a a a a a. A a a a a a a. A a a a ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
ballamarie (2) - - NOV 27, 2017 does not count
"Brewed For Good Times" Solid. Would order again in fear of branching out. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
mjmoen (610) - - NOV 23, 2017
C. Pours a clear golden color with white head. Good amount of flavor for a pale lager, but not good flavor

2.2
loscovar (776) - Villeneuvette, FRANCE - NOV 19, 2017
Bottle from supermarket. Golden color, white head. Pretty common lager, refreshing but not special

3.1
ChrisOfstad (367) - Hamar, NORWAY - NOV 16, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 16, 2017 On draft at Gyu-Kaku Las Vegas. Clear Golden with little head. Rice aroma and taste, Very light.

3
dzenkalpic (95) - TURKEY - NOV 14, 2017
Farklı koku. Asitliği biraz var ama alkol ve buğday tadı çok az alınıyor. Baltika 7'ye benziyor.

2.9
kto (1608) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 11, 2017
0.33l bottle at vietnamese sushi caffee in charlottenburg, 2€. brewed by weihenstephan, freising. pours a clear golden with a steady head. strong aroma of apple skins, some hay and grains. flavour of hay, biscuit, a hint of flowers and perfume. fruity, decent.

2.1
martpez (351) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2017
Smover sweet typical Asian lager. Good carbonation but otherwise typical of the style.

2.5
Daboch (193) - Gdansk, POLAND - OCT 28, 2017
Typowy przedstawiciel koncernowego lagera. Ładnie się prezentuje, złoty kolor, przezroczyste, piana biała dość szybko znika. Aromat słaby słodowy, podobnie w smaku, nie czuć chmielu, brak goryczki, nijaki. Dobry do gaszenia pragnienia


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