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


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RATINGS: 326   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
pianotu (69) - USA - AUG 17, 2009
The Lexus of Sapporo. Balanced, smooth, yet flavorful. Rather expensive due to its production origin.

madquacker (1143) - 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.

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.

funcut (647) - 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..

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

BBHansen (935) - 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

60minuteman (1714) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2017
Draft from Jam sake bar. Corn, yeast, wheat, citrus, spice with some grain and straw throughout. Pretty smooth. Though is it better than the original?

Leighton (21239) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2017
Can at the home front in Kyoto - picked up in Tokyo. Pours clear gold with a creamy white head. The nose holds simple cereal, pale grains, pale bread. Light-medium sweet flavour with minimal bitterness, some hay, pale biscuits, maybe lemon peel. Light bodied with average carbonation. Pretty OK balance in the finish, with further pale bread, lightly bitter straw, faint dough. Quite basic, unsurprisingly, but it drinks easy.

mzaar (3460) - Varberg, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2017
Flaska. Klar guldfärgad med ett medelstort vitt skum. Dofter och smaker av säd, vitt bröd, gräs. Krispig avslutning.

UFleku (55) - SOUTH KOREA - FEB 15, 2017
Aroma : bready Appearance : amber brown little foam Taste : lightly bitter sweet grains malty rice Palate : soft carbonation very drinkable first at Fukuoka it was exellent

Luneylane (192) - Taipei City, TAIWAN - DEC 25, 2016
A small can from Jason’s in Guting [small, because way over-priced], rated back-to-back with Sapporo Premium. Aroma: bready, rather sour. Appearance: same as the Premium, maybe a little richer amber, head dissipates completely. Palate: light-bodied, but with a pleasantly slick texture. Soft carbonation, nothing happening at the finish. Taste: lightly bitter, the texture redeems it. This is in the Beer Hunter’s top 500, and a marked improvement on the Premium, but at that price, once is enough. Merry Christmas!

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