Piepenhenrich (1285) - Steinbach, GERMANY - AUG 27, 2017 olympian (107) - USA - JUL 17, 2002
2.1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
The time I got into some Kirin, it was actually imported from Japan - not brewed under contract elsewhere.
It is called an 'American standard' beer - I wish, based on the ones I had!!
This was a delicious, beautifully balanced beer with only one flaw: The color. It was a screeching sunshine yellow - I swear it was artificially colored, but it didn't affect the taste a whit.
I end as I began, though - I have not tasted the 'Made in Canada' version. RE-RATE: I have now - nothing like the import I had some years ago.
Not offensive, but bland, bland, bland compared to the original. The reviewers who state that it's 'better in Japan' are almost certainly right, I betcha.
Reasonable Lager, among the better in Japan, goes well with local food, but yet it’s a little flat in taste, like international Lagers are. 60minuteman (1765) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 27, 2017
Yellowish color. 2 bottles at Akune. The food was crazy. Ate live shrimp. It drinks smooth and a good accomplice to food where food is the focal point. mzaar (3739) - Varberg, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2017
Flaska. Klar gulfärgad med ett vitt skum. Dofter av malt, gräs, vitt bröd och en ton av honung. Samma återkommer i smaken, där säd också hittar fram. Bättre än många andra lager. Zilb (404) - Fontenay Sous Bois, FRANCE - OCT 27, 2016
Bue en cannette au Japon. Faible mousse a faible tenue. Arome leger de malt. Lager classique R4N5H (1373) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2016
On tap at BQ Bar, Boat Quay, Singapore on 21-Sep-2016. Clear pale colour with a thin white head. Aroma of sweet grain and malt. Light body and high carbonation. Taste of grain, rice and barley. A pretty average run of the mill lager.
Maracuja05 (2050) - Mainz, Rineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - SEP 26, 2016
[backlog] 11-04-15 // bottle in Melbourne. Light yellow. Clear. Sweet grainy. Skarecrow (1040) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 27, 2016
330ml bottle BB 30/1/17
Light straw color. Slight head.
Grainy sweet taste with mild bitterness.
Another green bottle lager slosh product. TedE (1535) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 22, 2016
350 ml can into glass . Pale yellow beer with bubbly white head. Perfectly clear with the odd bubble. Aroma of rice and plastic malt. Watery bitter taste. Tinny stale finish. Average Asian lager. melush (4957) - SPAIN - MAY 5, 2016
• Kirin Lager
Can 35cl / Lata 35cl.
@ MaxValu Taiko, Nagoya, Japon.
A: Golden / Dorado.
T/S: Malt, sweet, watery / Malta, dulce, aguado. visionthing (5595) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 5, 2016
On tap at Kirin City, Tokyo. Clear golden with a white head. Mild, sweetish malty aroma with hints of cooked vegetables and grass. Fairly standard industrial lager. A bit sweet with some bitterness.