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Sapporo Original Draft Beer - Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

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BA SCORE
69
poor

335 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 335
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 22.11%
Wants: 6
Gots: 29 | 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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EddieJoe

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -6.5%

03-10-2012 05:52:11 | More by EddieJoe
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Nofear048

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +19%

02-05-2012 06:04:40 | More by Nofear048
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Cris4545

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -15%

02-04-2012 16:54:58 | More by Cris4545
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slimntubbs

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -32%

02-02-2012 03:00:12 | More by slimntubbs
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EddieG28

California

2/5  rDev -32%

02-01-2012 07:36:35 | More by EddieG28
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bmcduff2

Georgia

1/5  rDev -66%

01-24-2012 08:41:33 | More by bmcduff2
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acurtis

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -32%

01-19-2012 03:45:26 | More by acurtis
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TippySelenoid

Missouri

3.03/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in a pint glass.

It's golden in color with a foamy white head. Very caronated.

It's a bit hoppy. The aroma isn't very strong.

It's a bit straw like. The beer has a pleasant bitterness.

It's fizzy and thin.

Overall, this beers ok. Not too memorable, but good enough.

Serving type: on-tap

01-17-2012 21:46:40 | More by TippySelenoid
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -15%

01-07-2012 23:01:02 | More by fuzzcherry
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KimenTshom

California

2.5/5  rDev -15%

01-01-2012 01:45:13 | More by KimenTshom
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hawkmage

California

2/5  rDev -32%

12-31-2011 17:11:09 | More by hawkmage
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cdwil

Texas

3/5  rDev +2%

12-30-2011 22:17:11 | More by cdwil
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kaunshelly

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +19%

12-21-2011 18:53:42 | More by kaunshelly
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kjkinsey

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -15%

12-19-2011 21:15:55 | More by kjkinsey
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tbeq00

California

3/5  rDev +2%

12-12-2011 20:54:56 | More by tbeq00
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valkyre65

Texas

4/5  rDev +36.1%

12-11-2011 12:01:52 | More by valkyre65
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

2.88/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a can into a pilsner, the beer is an extremely light, pale, clear, yellow coloring with a tall, foamy, light, white head. Roasty and grainy aromas, but light overall. Flavors are light, with a grainy profile, and a slight lemon highlight. The aftertaste is toasty and slightly cereal, with a crisp, clean finish. About what is expected from a rice brew.

Serving type: can

12-10-2011 21:52:13 | More by GarthDanielson
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Brown120

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +2%

12-10-2011 12:48:11 | More by Brown120
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +2%

12-07-2011 21:42:37 | More by JohneHoodlum
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

2/5  rDev -32%

12-06-2011 18:37:13 | More by Rochefort10nh
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bigred89

Maryland

3/5  rDev +2%

12-04-2011 03:40:34 | More by bigred89
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codynevels

California

3/5  rDev +2%

11-18-2011 01:49:50 | More by codynevels
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xuptygm

Nebraska

1.53/5  rDev -48%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Blue Sushi in Omaha had these on special for $1 so I figured I couldn't go wrong. I guess you get what you pay for though. I have never really looked into Japanese beer before so I was excited to give this one a try. Turns out it is pretty much the Japanese equivalent to an American Macro Brew. This beer had no smell to it whatsoever and tasted pretty much the same. I can't complain to much for a buck, but I won't ever be drinking this one again.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2011 19:46:46 | More by xuptygm
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thagr81us

South Carolina

2.58/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Had this one while enjoying some Thai food. Good thing the food was good... Served from tap into a shaker. Poured a golden yellow with a minimal white head. Maintained excellent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, wheat, grain, and subtle fruit. The flavor was of sweet malt, wheat, grain, subtle banana, and very subtle fruit. It had a light feel on the palate with high carbonation. Overall this brew was not really anything to get excited about. This is basically the BMC of Japan I'm guessing and it lets you know this with similar flavors. However, the fruit hints I got were a nice touch, but did not do anything well enough for the beer to save it. Will not be having again.

Serving type: on-tap

08-26-2011 14:54:50 | More by thagr81us
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

3.78/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz can poured into a pilsner glass.
82511G on the bottom, no info.

A - The sexy-looking can releases pale straw yellow beer with moderate carbonation and brilliant clarity. The white head fades quickly with but a few fingers of lace creeping up the glass.

S - Just the simple crispness of the aroma is inviting. Not off-putting in the least but certainly open and airy, dry dusty straw, pale malt, and, of course, rice completes the aroma.

T - Sweetness stems from pale and pils malt in the taste that's accented by straw and rice. Much less dusty than the nose foreshadowed.

M - Crisp, clean, and most importantly, refreshing, Sapporo is light-bodied and biting with carbonation but smooth regardless.

O - Predominant rice additions don't hinder this defect-free beer for me. For the style, it's delicious and damn if it isn't refreshing after a long day at work. Thank you sir, may I have another?

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2011 11:57:52 | More by BeerFMAndy
Sapporo Original Draft Beer from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
69 out of 100 based on 335 ratings.