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Sapporo Premium Beer - Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

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1,735 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,735
Reviews: 610
rAvg: 2.84
pDev: 19.72%
Wants: 17
Gots: 215 | FT: 0
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Japan

Style | ABV
Japanese Rice Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: IronDjinn on 05-28-2003

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Ratings: 1,735 | Reviews: 610
Photo of Ristaccia
2.67/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of LittleNeko
2.25/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Drinkable but not very good

Photo of YumaLaowai
3.28/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Its good. Has a sweetish smell with a slight hint of sweetness but it goes down smooth with a hint of a nice kick. Problem is I don't feel like I'm drinking a beer from Japan.
Second review...
Second time was way better

Photo of chubenzino
2.25/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Nothing special about this beer

Photo of CStang67
1.6/5  rDev -43.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Not a very good beer at all. Had it Japan so I thought it would be better than what gets exported to the US, I was wrong.

Photo of Jas45678
2.39/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
1.94/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

L: Bright golden filtered beer.
S: Smells sweet, with notes of unprocessed sugar.
T: Taste is very sweet, lot´s of unfermented sugars make it unpleasant for me.
F: Low body low carbonation.
O: A light and sweet beer, with almost no malt taste or hop character.

The Sapporo we get in Mexico is made in Ontario, Canada. And it´s not a Rice Lager, but an American Adjunct Lager.

Photo of Winston3737
2.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of meehandennis
3/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of CraigP83
3.14/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Very clear. Smell Apple juice and rice. Taste similar to a Budweiser but also crisp and a little dry.

Photo of desireonrepeat
3.96/5  rDev +39.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Always a safe bet over a macro lager

Photo of mejimw
3.45/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Nice taste, not great, but pretty good.

Photo of ALC82
3.75/5  rDev +32%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sake Bomb! Sake Bomb! Sake Bomb!

Photo of Bigdoc91
2.87/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of edkorganisation
1.65/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

if I get it right, it's not japanese-brewed one, but CA or US, and surpisingly(!) bad enough that I even didn't manage to drink that stuff to the end. this is a one per very few cases i didn't drink it to the end. i just don't get it. i don't even know where do you get that, I travelled through half a country and never saw this one on sale hre in Japan... something's really off here. anyway even if it's japanese one, it's highly unrecommended buy..

Photo of mamaraza
2.83/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of kissmybunniebutt
3.1/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

It's a beer beer. It tastes like beer and nothing more. No dynamic notes for aroma, taste, or feel, but I would not count this as a hated beer for me. If I'm eating hibachi, this still gets the job done.

Photo of 31Sam13
3.5/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

O.K...It's bad. However, I do believe that there are much more highly rated beers that are less refreshing and taste worst...It cleanses my palate while eating and ensure I buy a more quality brew on the ride home from our favorite Japanese place...which is great...

Photo of Tdenham
3.2/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of teromous
1.9/5  rDev -33.1%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

The can says this beer is imported, but it also says it was brewed and canned in Ontario, Canada. So it was technically imported but not from Japan.

Appearance: Perfectly transparent gold body with a thin fluffy white head. Not the greatest head retention or lacing.

Aroma: There is not much aroma here. I get that "lager aroma" when I open the can but nothing discernible in the glass. I won't rate it a 1 because it doesn't smell bad...it just doesn't smell like anything.

Taste: Not much flavor here...a bit of a woody flavor as odd as that sounds.

Mouthfeel: There is an odd astringency in this beer, but it is very dry.

Overall: It wasn't an enjoyable beer to drink. The can was really cool looking though...

Photo of Plissken
2.7/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

It tastes like High Life.

Photo of Deggar
2.76/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of anon
2.3/5  rDev -19%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of derekgw123
2.57/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Das_Reh
2.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

There's no need to knock a macro or adjunct lager if it does it's job. This beer was thirst quenching and tasty and went well with my yellowtail and scallion rolls. Not something to pick apart and scrutinize, just gulp it down and enjoy with your Japanese food!

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Sapporo Premium Beer from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
66 out of 100 based on 1,735 ratings.