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Sapporo Original Draft Beer - Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

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Sapporo Original Draft BeerSapporo Original Draft Beer

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BA SCORE
69
poor

390 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 390
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 21.77%
Wants: 9
Gots: 57 | 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: BeerAdvocate on 04-24-2001)
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Photo of Brenden
3.01/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

This beer is a pale gold that has some brightness, and it has absolute clarity in its body. It grows more of a film than a head but a thick one, and that recedes to a wisp and some edging that does manage light spotting.
It's somewhat vegetal but not sloppily so with grains that, while prominent, don't domineer or go that oddly astringent direction that some beers can take. There's a bit of bright, fairly sweet citrus and a kiss of something floral. All in all, for a style that certainly seems like a weaker one, this holds down as average.
The body is light and goes semi-dry only toward the finish. It's quite crisp all the way, and more than moderately clean. It's got a bit of smoothness to it as well. Alcohol surprises with some unexpected heat partway through.

Brenden, Apr 03, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Rihup, Nov 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

samparkique4, Nov 17, 2014
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2.56/5  rDev -12.9%

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3/5  rDev +2%

Davit, Nov 13, 2014
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2/5  rDev -32%

DrMindbender, Nov 08, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

jman005, Nov 03, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev +8.8%

wjun7351, Nov 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

deadliest, Nov 01, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -23.5%

mscudder, Oct 31, 2014
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5/5  rDev +70.1%

Danuel, Oct 31, 2014
Photo of ThomasT
3.5/5  rDev +19%

Served very cold in a normal glass.
Appearance: Amber colour with small white head and some lacing. Very bubbly.
Smell: Rice, yeast, and a bit of citrus.
Taste: Lots of carbonation. Starts with a yeasty flavour up front, a floral flavour in the middle, and then a sharp bitterness on the finish. No lingering flavour. Kind of similar to Budweiser, but a bit lighter and more interesting.
Body: Light, but not as light as some others.
Overall: A good beer for pairing with a light meal (sushi perhaps) or for a hot summer day.

ThomasT, Oct 28, 2014
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Sapporo Original Draft Beer from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
69 out of 100 based on 390 ratings.