Sapporo Premium Beer / Draft Beer

Brewed by Sapporo Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan


on tap

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RATINGS: 1710   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Marketed as Sapporo Draft Beer in Japan, and as Premium Beer in North America.
Abv ranges from 4.7% to 5% abv depending on market.
Sapporo Premium Beer for the North American market is brewed by Sleeman in Guelph, which is owned by Sapporo.
For the European market, it is brewed under licence in Europe.

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oobawa (1662) - Tennessee, USA - SEP 22, 2017
Basic pale rice lager, hints of cereal grain sweetness, mild feints at floral noble hop notes, tiny seltzer-ish lager esters, echoes of yeast. Not undrinkable, not noticeable, not anything, really. Bubbly low-level alcohol delivery system. Cold. Helped soothe the heat from the habanero smelt eggs. What you end up drinking when the Hitachino Nest is $13 a bottle. Eh.

meccahh69lol (327) - New Haven, Connecticut, USA - SEP 20, 2017
Our first Japanese beer and it is a, uh, very famous one. It has a classic pale lager sweat sock/corn smell and the appearance is your standard pee pee yellow. The taste is sleek grain, flat malt, and minimal yack; it is characterless and clean. It goes down easy, but doesn't have a whole lot to recommend it really. Good for a luxurious Shabu Shabu-ing in a large empty restaurant while trying to convince a skeptic of the power of Ren Faires/haunted houses/GWAR.

biilz (163) - SPAIN - SEP 11, 2017
Вполне себе неплохой лагерок из Японии. Имеет весьма неприятное солодовое послевкусие. Возможно хорошо подойдет для вечеринок.Плюс это одна из самых стильных банок которые я видел.

cofmanb (7) - - SEP 7, 2017 does not count
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chrisrox14 (1) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 4, 2017 does not count
Pale blonde, light on the palate and easygoing down. Nothing surprising but still a refreshing summer beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

rissac (1) - - AUG 30, 2017 does not count
A flatish taste on palette. Pale color with thin head. Merin thinks it is stupid to write this review. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Steffan (107) - WALES - AUG 23, 2017
Smells faintly of bleach or something equally chemical and unpleasant. Hazy artificial looking dark yellow body. Taste is even worse, rice dominates complimented by some metal tastes. Hideous, disgusting, poured over half of it down the sink. A massively offensive beer!

BColan (18) - - AUG 18, 2017
I have had it a bunch of times and I am finally rating it. Very nice light beer with a heavier taste. Better in the tall cans for whatever reason. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

AshtonMcCobb (6871) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 11, 2017
Can from the Thai supermarket in Prenton. Appearance - golden with a decent head. Nose - caramel and biscuit with a touch if lemon. Taste - biscuit and citrus. Palate - light bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - nice lager.

Schnabelhund (108) - TAIWAN - AUG 5, 2017
Sapporo Premium Beer pours a clear golden color with a firm and long-lived white head. The nose is malt-forward with sweet scents, corn, and some cereal, while earthy hops are also discernible. The malt and adjunct attack is followed by a hollow mid-palate with no backbone before the clean finish with dull hops. Relatively nice to look at, but otherwise a skip.

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