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Sapporo Premium Beer - Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

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BA SCORE
67
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1,432 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,432
Reviews: 552
rAvg: 2.84
pDev: 19.72%
Wants: 9
Gots: 88 | FT: 0
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Japan

Style | ABV
Japanese Rice Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: IronDjinn on 05-28-2003)
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blknikon

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -64.8%

05-07-2013 22:45:49 | More by blknikon
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bmcduff2

Georgia

1/5  rDev -64.8%

01-27-2012 08:23:55 | More by bmcduff2
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JohnBeerRun

Georgia

1/5  rDev -64.8%

02-03-2012 14:44:54 | More by JohnBeerRun
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Sam-VW

United Kingdom (England)

1/5  rDev -64.8%

06-05-2014 20:27:13 | More by Sam-VW
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RedWeizen83

Texas

1/5  rDev -64.8%

06-08-2013 16:26:01 | More by RedWeizen83
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King_KongDCO93

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -64.8%

12-19-2012 19:10:22 | More by King_KongDCO93
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

1.02/5  rDev -64.1%

Poured from a 22oz. can into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light gold color with a thin white head that fades slowly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is very pungent with the smell of rice and light malts, along with a very faint touch of hops.

T: The taste is grainy with flavors of rice, a light malt sweetness and a little bit of hops bitterness. The flavors don’t seem to blend very well. The after-taste is bitter but it’s not a pleasant hops bitterness.

M: Crisp but not very smooth, light-to-medium body, medium-to-heavy carbonation, very dry finish.

D: Not very tasty, doesn’t go down very easily, slightly filling, I found it quite difficult to get through the can that I had (luckily it was just one) and would definitely not drink this beer again.

06-07-2007 03:09:16 | More by TheManiacalOne
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BeerLovinWoman87

Florida

1.24/5  rDev -56.3%

I bought this ber as part of a make your own six pack. Total drain pour. No flavor what so ever. I've only said this about one other beer, but the only word I can use to describe it is YUCK!!! I will never make the mistake of putting this in my mouth again!

07-21-2014 06:17:16 | More by BeerLovinWoman87
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Stephanieha

California

1.25/5  rDev -56%

07-16-2013 19:12:26 | More by Stephanieha
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CM_Awesome

Pennsylvania

1.25/5  rDev -56%

Rice lager? More like piss lager. I was excited and expecting a lot more out of this beer and it let down. If I had to compare it to anything it would be an adjunct lager. In fact. this tasted eerily similar to Bud Light. Won't be trying this one again.

06-02-2014 04:05:33 | More by CM_Awesome
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ajzy

Wisconsin

1.25/5  rDev -56%

06-02-2013 14:18:11 | More by ajzy
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voidrunner

Massachusetts

1.25/5  rDev -56%

03-14-2012 14:23:43 | More by voidrunner
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Sonofalime

Virginia

1.25/5  rDev -56%

03-11-2014 00:18:25 | More by Sonofalime
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DmanGTR

Florida

1.25/5  rDev -56%

02-10-2013 17:01:46 | More by DmanGTR
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boszormeny

Ontario (Canada)

1.25/5  rDev -56%

01-05-2014 00:42:20 | More by boszormeny
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AlexLMS

Portugal

1.3/5  rDev -54.2%

Pours with a pale gold color. The head is white and low with a poor retention (a little lacing though). Very clear.
A disagreeable nose with some grassy notes. Uninspiring.
The taste is adjuncty with a citrus presence. The bitterness is kind of harsh. Some malt sweetness.
It is very dry and gassy. The finish is dry and puckery.

The flavors don’t bend well, resulting in an unbalanced beer. I simply didn’t like this one. I did not find a single redemptive characteristic. I will not be visiting this one again.

07-18-2007 22:22:31 | More by AlexLMS
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

1.35/5  rDev -52.5%

First had: ?

Ever notice that beers labeled as "premium" are almost always the exact opposite? Sapporo "Premium" pours from the can a golden-straw-yellow color, clear, with a fizzy white head. Aroma of grains, corn, skunk...pretty much adjunct lager. Taste is the same, grains, corn, malty sweetness, and vague yeastiness. Light body, thin, unnecessary, undrinkable. Yet strangely still better than Bud or Old E.

04-15-2012 08:23:36 | More by Rifugium
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Lantern


1.46/5  rDev -48.6%

Had this at a local Japanese restaurant. Poured from a can.

A- Looked and poured like it's cousin, the American Adjunct. No surprise here. Yellowy/strawish/pale in color with a decent foamy head and a bit of lacing that dried quickly.

S- Not a lot going on here. What little aroma is there smells only of rice/corn.

T- Dull corn/rice again, with a hint of that urine taste that I love to hate. Tastes pretty foul.

M- Thin, moderately carbonated. Goes down easy assuming you can stand the taste.

O- I got what I expected from this beer. I'd never had it, but I could have told you pretty much what it was gonna be like beforehand. Boring, what little taste is there is foul, etc, etc... One of the reasons people think beer is nasty. Didn't even finish the can.

01-29-2013 14:32:04 | More by Lantern
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Padron4KM

Arizona

1.48/5  rDev -47.9%

16.6 oz can
pours a clear yellow with a frothy soapy white head. lots of carbonation.
sheets of lace left behind.
Aroma is mostly corn with a little malt and sugar.
taste is bland, sweet (nutty? )
with a marshmallow quality to the mouthfeel.
corn aftertaste

10-03-2004 09:45:48 | More by Padron4KM
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FadetoBock

Alberta (Canada)

1.5/5  rDev -47.2%

08-19-2013 00:29:03 | More by FadetoBock
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Funky-Brewster

South Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -47.2%

07-19-2014 01:17:07 | More by Funky-Brewster
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Schlafly33

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -47.2%

08-29-2013 01:59:05 | More by Schlafly33
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Aficionado_Shawn

New York

1.5/5  rDev -47.2%

08-06-2014 03:50:15 | More by Aficionado_Shawn
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Westyn

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -47.2%

08-05-2014 17:01:51 | More by Westyn
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RyanWantAle816

Connecticut

1.5/5  rDev -47.2%

10-01-2012 16:11:20 | More by RyanWantAle816
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Sapporo Premium Beer from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
67 out of 100 based on 1,432 ratings.