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Brewed by Sapporo Breweries
Style: Pale Lager
Tokyo, Japan

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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.92/5   EST. CALORIES: 119   ABV: 3.96%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Low in calories, low in carbohydrates, gentle, smooth, and elegant in flavor, Sapporo Light represents the most advanced evolution of light beer.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ronaldtheriot (1820) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Sapporo Light has a thin, white head, a somewhat hazy, bubbly straw appearance, and a bit of spider web lacing left behind. The aroma is quite rich and pungent, with sweet, biscuit malt and grass. The flavor, however, is watered down. One will detect a slight hop bitterness and a touch of grain husk. Mouthfeel is not as light a usual, and one will experience a pleasant body, here. Sapporo Light finishes mostly dry, crisp, and refreshing. Yes, it is a rather dull, light beer, but in the style, it is much better than usual. RJT

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
charule (2186) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle at a jap bbq. Poured light yellow with non existent head. Sweet aroma. Med carb and bod. Sweet malty taste.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Tonkun (1296) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Bottle. Very light clear gold pour with a big white head. Perfume, straw, grain. Light body with quite a bit of carbonation. Watery with slight sweet grainy finish. Not offensive like most light beer. Not bad

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Patrickctenchi (6193) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 20, 2013
Pours slightly hazed gold with a short, weak, off-white head. Aroma is very faint....straw/grass and water. Taste is mostly carbonated water and malt. No bad flavours really, but what taste there is, is so light as to be nearly non-existent.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Fatehunter (2341) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - NOV 25, 2012
Thin head on top of a clear, lightest straw colored body. Its almost colorless. Strong metallic smell with a hint of honey. Taste is watery, a little metallic, mild bitterness and sweet end. Faint taste overall. Light body, moderate carbonation. Nothing special or interesting. Another light lager without flavor.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
BeerZack (288) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - OCT 9, 2012
This is one of the more flavorful "light" beers that I have tried and its still crisp and almost flavorlessly clean on the finish. The carbonation didnt seem as over the top as most American versions either.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JAF737300 (1291) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Pours straw with wet notes of malt. Light notes of malt appear to be watered down. Easy drinking finish.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Barreras (1601) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUL 8, 2012
Pours a lucent yellow white little to no corn aroma. Taste is very light, almost watery no complexity to it. Light corn taste that goes away quickly.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
unclemike (2949) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAR 9, 2012
beer poured a pale yellow color with a very large white head. The aroma was sour, skunky and corny. The flavor was dryish, bitter and had moderate notes of cardboard and skunk. Short and dry finis

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
thirdeye11 (6093) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2011
(12oz bottle thanks to Cavie) near clear as water, ring of fine white bubbles. Nose of skunk, corn, a bit old, marshmallow and vomit. Taste is watery, marshmallow, skunk, metallic, gross.


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