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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

367 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 367
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 21.77%
Wants: 7
Gots: 45 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +27.6%

Sheepdog6, Jun 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev +2%

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3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

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3/5  rDev +2%

DrewSnyc667, Jun 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev +2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

C'mon, people. It's THE sushi joint beer of choice. Kirin Ichiban? Please. That said, I'd never order one of these outside of a sushi restaurant, despite that oh so sexy looking can. You should always drink the same beer as the cuisine you're eating, IMO.

RickFromArizona, May 31, 2014
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raulazzer, May 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

dbarny76, May 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev +2%

RoyFokker, May 04, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -15%

darcange, May 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev +2%

harpus, Apr 21, 2014
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rybak138dw, Apr 15, 2014
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SkinniePost, Apr 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +10.5%

oriolesfan4, Apr 05, 2014
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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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Sapporo Original Draft Beer from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
69 out of 100 based on 367 ratings.