Brewed by Sapporo Breweries
Style: Premium Lager
Tokyo, Japan
Serve in Lager glass


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RATINGS: 345   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Sapporo Reserve is a super premium lager brewed almost twice as long as other competing brands. Reserve is brewed with only finest European barley, and the most select European hops.

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Travlr (26406) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 12, 2017
Bottle. Clear golden color, white coca cola head. Light pepper aroma. Taste is clean, crisp, peppery. OK.

Oakes (19363) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 10, 2005
Light amber colour. Light pale malt, fusel and grassy hop aroma. Mild bitterness from noble varieties, light pale malt sweetness and macroish acidity on the palate. Why are so many macrobrews tart like this?

bhensonb (15963) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 19, 2007
Aroma of light grass and noticeable malt. Orange tinged gold coor with a white head that collapsed, but left some lacing. Medium+ mouthfeel; low carbonation; sort of a warm malt foundation, and there is definitely some decent pilsener type hop in the finish. If it was not quite so malty, and had a bit more hop, I’d think it actually was a pilsener. Way better than Bud.

DSG (15403) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 7, 2016
Can sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks kerenmk. Yellow with a small white head. Aroma of oxidation, cardboard, grape juice. Sweetish flavor with graininess, cardboard, and a faint bitterish note in the finish. Light-bodied.

Tmoney99 (15115) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 18, 2006
Can 22oz. Clear light amber with large white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate sweet aroma. Light to medium body. Light sweet flavor with light sweet finish of short duration. Soft drinkable beer.

Drake (14332) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 13, 2013
22 ounce can. Pours a clear golden color with a large foamy white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of sweet malts, dust, cereal grains, tinny hops. The taste is toasted grain, cardboard, grassy hops, corny finish. Thin-Medium bodied. Meh.

Dogbrick (14292) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 21, 2006
Can served at Genji’s in Midland, MI. Pours golden amber with a medium creamy off-white head with pretty good lacing. Aroma of corn and malt. Body is typical for a "premium" lager, not too light but not rich either. Unassertive malt and hops flavors don’t really register, but at the same time it is flavorful enough to not be bland. The finish is mildly hoppy. Drinkable, especially with spicy Japanese food but I wouldn’t bother with this otherwise.

argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 30, 2004
(22oz can) First off, I find it hard to believe that I’m drinking a beer from a can -- I mean, it’s a cool looking can, but it explicitly says it’s a "Malt Liquor." Big white foamy head atop a crystal clear straw body. Aroma is mild sweet, grassy, cereal. Taste is mild sweet, cereal up top, before turning mildly bitter grassy mid-tongue and into the swallow. Watery body.

bu11zeye (13239) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2010
(650ml can, courtesy of thirdeye11) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of metal, corn, huskiness, and candy corn. Flavor of metal, stale crackers, and corn.

slowrunner77 (13203) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 6, 2014
"an above average macro lager...but in the end still a macro lager. a little more flavorful and hoppy in the aroma than Sapparo premium, but still weakish. malt leaning aroma and thin flavor."

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