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Sapporo Premium Beer - Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

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Ratings: 1,668
Reviews: 581
rAvg: 2.84
pDev: 20.07%
Wants: 16
Gots: 183 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Japanese Rice Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: IronDjinn on 05-28-2003

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2.5/5  rDev -12%

Photo of Darkmagus82
2.68/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance – Pours a lighter amber/deep straw color with a two finger pure white head. The head has a decent level of retention, fading to give a nice level of lacing.

Smell – The aroma is heaviest of rice. Mixed with these are some grainy smells as well as a grassy smell.

Taste – The taste begins with flavors of rice and bready flavors. A light caramel flavor joins the taste up front. Mixed with the caramel is a paper and slightly grassy flavor. Toward the end of the taste, a sweeter flavor of a citrus and more grass flavor come to the tongue. In the end a rather odd papery, grassy, rice/malt flavor are left to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thinner side with a carbonation level that is on the average side. While both make it more refreshing, it is nothing really special.

Overall – Ah nothing too hot. I would not frequent this one.

Photo of ChrisMon02
3.5/5  rDev +23.2%

Photo of SLeffler27
3/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear, golden straw in a pilsner glass with a thin white head that quickly dissipates and occasional carbonation. There is a slight lacing.

Clean, fresh-cut wet straw that is unoffending, but lacking much character.

Crisp and clean up front, with a light balanced bitterness and sweetness. The finish is lingering and unwelcome in this otherwise characterless beer.

Light to medium body and highly carbonated with no alcohol. Some light astringency and a watery texture.

This beer is as expected, rather anonymous. It does quench one’s thirst and makes a decent lawnmower beer. There is no compelling reason for me to have another.

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3.5/5  rDev +23.2%

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2.25/5  rDev -20.8%

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3/5  rDev +5.6%

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3/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.13/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 Oz bottle poured into a mug

This beer pours clear deep golden color. The nose is a much more subtle aroma that matches the taste. The beer is similar to an adjunct lager at first. It has a definite sugary quality and a sweet caramel flavor. The beer has a lot of grain flavors that are simple but still taste of a high quality. Mouthfeel is light but its easy to drink and doesnt have any offense off flavors. A great improvement over american adjunct lagers.

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2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

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2.25/5  rDev -20.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

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3/5  rDev +5.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -12%

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3/5  rDev +5.6%

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3/5  rDev +5.6%

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3/5  rDev +5.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

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2.25/5  rDev -20.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +14.4%

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2/5  rDev -29.6%

Photo of Theheroguy
2.72/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Very pale (almost sickly pale) with a very foamy head.

Decent carbonation

Incredibly bland flavor profile.

I found this to be very drinkable and perfectly suited for its niche ( to be paired with japanese food)

This is clean and crisp. Not an amazing craft beer but not an offensive lager either.

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2.5/5  rDev -12%

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2/5  rDev -29.6%

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3.25/5  rDev +14.4%

Sapporo Premium Beer from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
67 out of 100 based on 1,668 ratings.