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Sapporo Draft Beer - Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

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Sapporo Draft BeerSapporo Draft Beer

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BA SCORE
68
poor

205 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 205
Reviews: 114
rAvg: 2.87
pDev: 21.95%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sapporo Breweries Ltd. visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
Japanese Rice Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: canadianbarman on 03-24-2001)
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swid

Missouri

2.85/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

There's nothing that says "Japan" more than trying a beer that comes in a 135mL(!) can. Thanks go to a friend of ldemaris, who delivered a 6-pack of these miniscule cans direct from the Land of the Rising Sun.

Sapporo Draft Beer pours a straw yellow color into my sampling glass. Atop the clear liquid sits a 3/4", pure white head that dissipates into a soapy ring. Moderate carbonation, little lacing. The smell is dominated by the rice adjuncts; there's a mild amount of grassy malt aroma, with just the barest hint of herbal hops.

The taste is just what the smell promises: moderate rice flavor, some malty sweetness, and a hint of bitterness, with no real overpowering flavor at all. The mouthfeel is very thin and moderately dry; finishes crisp, dry, and with a slightly metallic mix of bland sweetness and bitterness.

As Japanese beers go, it's one of the better ones I've tried; however, it's only marginally more enjoyable than a standard macro-lager.

Serving type: can

02-28-2006 03:43:38 | More by swid
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Sapporo Draft Beer from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
68 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.