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Sapporo Premium Beer - Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

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BA SCORE
67
poor

1,436 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,436
Reviews: 552
rAvg: 2.84
pDev: 19.72%
Wants: 9
Gots: 89 | 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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hishoosh

Washington

2.5/5  rDev -12%

08-15-2013 00:17:53 | More by hishoosh
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Newenglandcraftbrew

Maine

2.5/5  rDev -12%

08-14-2013 15:28:15 | More by Newenglandcraftbrew
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MCMASTERSANCHEZ

Indiana

3/5  rDev +5.6%

08-14-2013 14:36:50 | More by MCMASTERSANCHEZ
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

2.25/5  rDev -20.8%

08-14-2013 13:37:55 | More by DaPan
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omnibusfilms

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +23.2%

08-13-2013 02:49:36 | More by omnibusfilms
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Jcmikey

Texas

3/5  rDev +5.6%

08-13-2013 02:45:40 | More by Jcmikey
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

08-10-2013 03:37:17 | More by EBeckett3
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +14.4%

08-09-2013 21:49:05 | More by mpalestino
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braedon_peluso

New York

3.5/5  rDev +23.2%

08-06-2013 14:31:02 | More by braedon_peluso
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3/5  rDev +5.6%

08-04-2013 08:11:02 | More by Cynic-ale
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paulvulf

New York

2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

08-03-2013 21:55:04 | More by paulvulf
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Bill_Murray

Louisiana

3/5  rDev +5.6%

08-03-2013 21:09:30 | More by Bill_Murray
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magpieken

Australia

2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

08-02-2013 15:58:23 | More by magpieken
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Los1324

New York

3/5  rDev +5.6%

08-01-2013 20:19:45 | More by Los1324
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DenverHopHead

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

08-01-2013 19:01:38 | More by DenverHopHead
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Olek4374

Alberta (Canada)

2.91/5  rDev +2.5%

I should note that this is the Canadian version of Sapporo, which is contract brewed by Sleeman in Ontario. Not sure if this will affect the taste, but it is worth informing any Canadian BAs that Sapporo is actually nothing more than another domestic lager. (Edit: Since returning from Las Vegas, I discovered that the Sapporo sold there is also brewed in Ontario).

The beer pours "urine" yellow with a really thick and porous head that stands about two fingers high. The smell isn't really appealing - it's very ricey and sour, but that seems fair considering the vast quantities of rice that most big asian lagers contain, despite this one not technically being "Asian".

The taste is really refreshing without the strong, sour taste that many other Asian lagers have (tiger) and the overwhelming rice taste (Tsingtao) - it's just refreshing and easy to drink. That said, it is devoid of any real flavour, but at least it's not too offensive, so I give it a score slightly above average.

The feel is smooth with moderate carbonation on the tongue, but no harsh feeling going down, so it's a very, very easy beer to drink. Overall, it's one of the better Asian-style macros I've had.

07-30-2013 02:00:33 | More by Olek4374
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KDE

Texas

4/5  rDev +40.8%

07-29-2013 15:36:20 | More by KDE
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kp29

Arizona

3/5  rDev +5.6%

07-27-2013 05:25:49 | More by kp29
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Jeysun23

California

2/5  rDev -29.6%

07-27-2013 04:05:23 | More by Jeysun23
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akang

California

3/5  rDev +5.6%

07-27-2013 01:20:30 | More by akang
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x7Dan

New York

3.25/5  rDev +14.4%

07-26-2013 01:19:11 | More by x7Dan
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HowlingTurkey

Louisiana

2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

07-25-2013 20:01:03 | More by HowlingTurkey
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yas

California

3/5  rDev +5.6%

07-24-2013 17:32:04 | More by yas
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ImperatorScab

Tennessee

2/5  rDev -29.6%

07-22-2013 23:04:53 | More by ImperatorScab
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JoeAmerican77

Colorado

1.7/5  rDev -40.1%

Poured from the can gotten at a local convenience store in Okinawa Japan...

A - Piss yellow like a Coors Light, the furious pour unleashes a three fingered white head

S - A tad skunky, mild corn drinking games smell to it

T - Small weed-like bitterness up front, same skunk as the nose, white rice and corn

M - Light bodied, watery, decent carbonation

Overall this tastes just like a BMC but Japanese, it met my expectation, and now i'm going to finish it before it warms up and becomes a sink pour. Would not recommend.

07-22-2013 09:45:26 | More by JoeAmerican77
Sapporo Premium Beer from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
67 out of 100 based on 1,436 ratings.