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

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RATINGS: 328   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Yebisu beer is a rich and mellow premium beer brewed from 100% fine malt and select hops with Sapporo’s traditional art.

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Scipio's rating

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Scipio (1180) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Thank you for this gift Chris. Pours a clear pale golden with a weak white head. Aroma consists of yeast, grain, and a bit of grass. The taste is very grainy. Maybe some hay. Grainy taste at the end with a bit of yeast. Short aftertaste. Light body with a thin texture. There is quite a bit of carbonation in here. I’ve had worse. However, since I will never find this anywhere remotely close in my part of the world, the novelty factor is pretty high.


2.4
Tide (4220) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2017
Draught Yebisu Bar Tokyo. Golden color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, toast, a bit of hops, malts and grass. Bitter finish with citrus, malts, toast, grass and a bit of hops. Basic bulk lager.

2.3
flying_pig (1627) - SCOTLAND - OCT 10, 2017
350ml Can from Family Mart, Hanzomon, Tokyo (¥242):
A very basic & cheap tasting lager that didn't have a whole lot going on really, I can now see why this is one of the Japanese lagers that never seems to make it as far as the UK. It was an easy enough beer to drink, mainly down to the fact that it was light & bland for the most part, it was however relatively skunk free expect for at the very end of the taste but it's not really one that I'd recommend.

3.6
gripweed57 (2796) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - SEP 15, 2017
From old tasting notes. Pale yellow gold color. Tart, crisp malt flavor hints at lemon peel and yeast. Nice dry hop finish. Good balance. Refreshing flavor.

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mile (4032) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 15, 2017
Can. Light golden, small to average and mostly diminishing head. Light, malty and lightly sweetish aroma, faint - light vegetable/herbal hoppyness, light metal. Body is light, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, faint - light vegetable/herbal hoppyness, faint metal. Finish is short, malty and dryish - lightly sweetish, light vegetable/herbal hoppyness, light metal and faint alcohol. Not very enjoyable.

3
JuanCC (147) - Valencia, SPAIN - AUG 18, 2017
Aroma escaso. Poco compleja en boca, aunque con un amargor muy agradable y conseguido. Enorme bebestibilidad. Recomendable (a falta de una buena artesana).

2.7
madquacker (1165) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - JUL 1, 2017
Quite a drinkable macro lager. Was at the premium end in Tokyo (something better than the blander lagers on offer). That said was quite nice.

3.5
nialdoherty (3) - Leederville, AUSTRALIA - JUN 26, 2017 does not count
Nice crisp taste. Very very easy to drink. Best before a meal. One of my favourites even though mass produced. Very light.

2.7
funcut (714) - SIBENIK, CROATIA - MAY 23, 2017
Hvala prijatelju Ninu koji se voli penjati po planinama pa je malo svratio do japana da nam donese pive...pivo zanimljivog imena...u limenci...okus slatkast...citrus...pitko i osvjezavajuce pivo...ni?ta posebno...ok pivo..

2.6
hynaris (8) - nagasaki, JAPAN - MAY 10, 2017 does not count
Clear yellow color and strong on carbonation. Grain taste and sort of light and medium body. minimal on bitterness. Drinkable

2.5
BBHansen (962) - Køge, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2017
Tap @ Tokyo beer museum. Appearance: pours clear straw yellow with ok creamy white head and lacing. aroma/taste: barley, breadm and floral notes. palette: medium malty aroma, average carbonation, light to medium body, medium malt sweetness, somewhat balanced by a light to average bitterness, medium duration and a watery texture. Overall: pretty standard lager


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