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Sapporo Original Draft Beer - Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

Not Rated.
Sapporo Original Draft BeerSapporo Original Draft Beer

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BA SCORE
69
poor

413 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 413
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 2.93
pDev: 21.5%
Wants: 13
Gots: 77 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-24-2001

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Ratings: 413 | Reviews: 105
Photo of elguru
4/5  rDev +36.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Over the average good taste and feel.

Photo of 5EKF
2.62/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Iamjeff6
2.75/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JohnnyI
3.11/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I intended to review this beer at Tsunami Sushi & Asian Cuisine, but since they gave away my Valentines Day reservation (bastards!) I had to settle for a can from Publix. By the way, bonus points for the insanely sturdy can. If I ever get in to a bar fight, screw the bottles, give me a Sapporo! The beer doesn't have the same constitution as the can though. It's comparable to your average domestic macro lager. Pours with a transparent, fizzy yellow-water appearance with active carbonation and several inches of nice, frothy, snow-white foam. Quality lacing remains as the snow cap cover gradually melts away. The mild, unoffensive aroma whispers of soft grain. Not much going on in the nose. Traces of hops, and perhaps a touch of fruitiness. Super clean. The first sip has me thinking of cork. A husky cork-like flavor and a little woody accent ride over mild malt sweetness. A bit dry, with an interesting complimentary bitterness. Nicely balanced with a clean finish that hints at white rice in the aftertaste. Adequate body and carbonation produce a light but respectable texture. This would have been the perfect palate cleanser to the shrimp tempura that I never got to eat.

Photo of ds_stretch
2.67/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JustinPStewart
3.48/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 1 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Greasy
2.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Grogsky
2.19/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

It's just a standard lager. Not overly refreshing, not overly tasteful. Wouldn't turn my nose to it, but wouldn't look for it.

Photo of LSDIIS
2.88/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mauralydon
2.38/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Adam_Wood
2/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Average beer, better than american domestic drafts but only drink when it is the only option

Photo of TheBeerbarian
2.63/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of noproduction
3.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Metal_N_Brew
2/5  rDev -31.7%

Photo of wrightst
2.5/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of tappangordo
2.9/5  rDev -1%

Photo of Mister_Faucher
3.25/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of elglueckert
3.5/5  rDev +19.5%

Photo of NHPC
2.75/5  rDev -6.1%

lifeless and flat taste. carbonation okay. Color clear. okay for a light beer, but if you getting the steak its not a great pick. get the sushi.

Photo of BcCraft710
3.36/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of TEKNISHE
4/5  rDev +36.5%

Photo of olradetbalder
1.75/5  rDev -40.3%

Photo of mgi020
2.92/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Rihup
2.75/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of samparkique4
3.25/5  rDev +10.9%

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Sapporo Original Draft Beer from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
69 out of 100 based on 413 ratings.