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Sapporo Premium Beer - Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

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67
poor

1,628 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,628
Reviews: 568
rAvg: 2.85
pDev: 20%
Wants: 13
Gots: 154 | FT: 0
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Japan

Style | ABV
Japanese Rice Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: IronDjinn on 05-28-2003)
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look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Yellow color with a thin head with low retention.
Predominant aroma of papaya and rice.
Flavor of pale malt and rice adjunct, a hint of lemon sourness and cooked vegetables. Dry aftertaste.
Light body with medium carbonation.
Refreshing adjunct lager with lower than average off-flavors. Pretty sessionable as expected, but I wouldn't miss it.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

A- Pours clear and yellow in color with an average sized, white, frothy head. Retention on the head is pretty good, but lacing is ok at best. Crystal clear in the body.

S- Very weak and light in smell, the prominent scent here is light grains. There is a definite trace of rice in there, but it is difficult to describe.

T- Light and grainy again for the taste. Rice is evident in a grainy flavor that is much lighter than wheat and more crisp than barley. There is a slight malt sweetness underneath the light grainy flavors, although it is faint. Crisp at the end with no real lingering flavors.

M- Very smooth and light across the tongue. Incredibly slick and smooth feeling for such a light beer, giving the beer an especially thick feeling without much of a filling sensation.

Overall, this is basically your average lager, but smoother and thicker feeling. Definitely a good option for when you're feeling like a lighter lager, but something that is just a little bit different.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampled last night on 2/22/14, though I think I had this before in the past a couple of times at a Japanese restaurant. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a pisner flute ball.

Pours a lighter golden color with a thin white head that doesn't last a long time. Some spotty lacing is seen when sipped. LOTS of bubbles streaming up form the bottom and sides of the glass all the way to the end. The aroma just of some sweet malt/grains but that is about it. The taste is about the same with a hint of rice sweetness. No bitter aftertaste at all though. Would be great when eating sushi or another dish with the rice taste from the beer. Overall, it was just average.

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Sapporo Premium Beer from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
67 out of 100 based on 1,628 ratings.