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


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RATINGS: 1690   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
gardyloo (12) - USA - SEP 5, 2007
most fantastic beer ever. i don’t care what you think - as far as i’m concerned, this beer is the H2O of the gods. jesus drinks kirin - if you don’t, that’s your damn fault.

bunget (988) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2017
Can. Clear golden body, medium white head with average retention, some lacing. Aroma of grains, rice, herbs and hints of banana. Taste of grains, banana, mineral water and harsh hops. Decent. Brewed in Germany.

nybol (2201) - DENMARK - JUL 12, 2017
En frisk læskende øl til sushi, er ikke det store, men den rette øl til den rette mad.

brownaler (663) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JUL 11, 2017
Has streams of bubbles in appearance. Solid rice and barley malt. A very clean and dry lager.

BrewWhisperer79 (1) - Arizona, USA - JUL 8, 2017 does not count
I think this beer tasted very good and surprised by the down votes. I would recommend this and buy it again for sure (it was 9.99).

DAJTX (6) - - JUL 5, 2017 does not count
Label states that it’s made from 100% barley malt. It has a slightly more robust mouth feel and malt flavor than its American macro counterparts, though very little hop character. For what it is, it’s a better choice for a hot summer day, refreshing with a bit of body.

ZxWx (82) - MEXICO - JUN 29, 2017
Aroma: corn, cereal, sweet Appearance: golden, cloudy, minimal head, white foam, Taste: lightly bitter, corn, lightly sour, mal, nothing special Palate: light body, thin feel, lively carbonation,

MarcoBasile (432) - DENMARK - JUN 8, 2017
Pours pale golden with a frothy white head. Taste is light with little sweetness. Adjuncts.

redders1974 (1473) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2017
Guessing this the Japanese equivalent of Budweiser now ab have got there hands on it. To fair its a step up from bud buts its still got macro lager stamped all over it.

elbernays (1510) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 28, 2017
Bottle at masashi. Straw gold colour. Dough metallic flavor. Pretty much as expected.

pleispleis (109) - Maccagno, ITALY - MAY 27, 2017
lattina 33 cl, schiuma media grana evanescente, colore oro limpido, al naso e in bocca malto, metallica, carbonatazione moderata, lieve dolce con percettibile amaro nel finale. Una lager da battaglia come tante 27.05.17

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