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Brewed by Sapporo Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan

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RATINGS: 1716   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle or can: Filtered
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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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beertholomeus (1814) - California, USA - APR 28, 2013
Pours pale gold color with white foamy head that dissipates quickly. Malt and rice aromas. Rice and some malt taste. Typical pale lager. Crisp and refreshing but nothing special.


3.2
ChrisOfstad (334) - Hamar, NORWAY - NOV 17, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 17, 2017 On draft at Gyu-Kaku Las Vegas. Clear Golden with medium white head. Rice, Very light.

2
dzenkalpic (86) - TURKEY - NOV 14, 2017
Metalik koku, çok düşük asitlik ve köpük. Son derece su içeren tat. İçimi çok kolay ama kofti.

2.3
Larry_Duffman (598) - - NOV 7, 2017
I poured it from the can into a glass. It pours a bubbly golden with a white head. The aroma is corn and grain. The taste is the same with some sweetness. It's pretty clean. There's nothing offensive about it. You can do worse.

2
oobawa (1733) - 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.

2.4
meccahh69lol (351) - 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.

2.8
biilz (200) - 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.

3.2
cofmanb (7) - - SEP 7, 2017 does not count
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2.3
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

1.3
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

1.2
Steffan (113) - 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!


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