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Kirin Classic Lager - Kirin Brewery Company, Limited

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Kirin Classic LagerKirin Classic Lager

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BA SCORE
70
okay

50 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 50
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 2.87
pDev: 20.56%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kirin Brewery Company, Limited visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
Japanese Rice Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Naerhu on 02-29-2004)
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Virginia

1.75/5  rDev -39%

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Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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Illinois

1/5  rDev -65.2%

12-22-2012 14:56:41 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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Connecticut

3/5  rDev +4.5%

02-02-2012 02:19:53 | More by Griffith
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tommy5

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -21.6%

09-13-2013 11:32:39 | More by tommy5
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shigg85

Japan

3.25/5  rDev +13.2%

07-22-2014 12:43:47 | More by shigg85
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +4.5%

11-15-2011 00:45:21 | More by justintcoons
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GONZALOYANNA

Spain

2.73/5  rDev -4.9%

330ml bottle served in a Lager glass.Enjoyed in 1995.
Pours light golden in color. Brief white crown.Smells like a regular light lager,floral hints.Slightly sweet at first sip comes grainy,dry rice flavor.Light body,medium/heavy carbonation.Quite bland.

08-28-2011 01:33:35 | More by GONZALOYANNA
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -4.2%

01-27-2013 12:18:20 | More by dgherm
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Naerhu

Japan

2.3/5  rDev -19.9%

Ingredients: malt, hops, rice, corn, starch.

Big rocky white head that lasts to the bottom of the glass. Hazy yellow body. Very spicy hop aroma for a Japanese lager with plain pale malt background. Quite more aromatic than the Ichiban Shibori.
Plain pale malt body flavor with rough bitterness.
A bit of harshness on an otherwise insipid beer.

02-29-2004 11:20:07 | More by Naerhu
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Norseman

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +13.2%

05-28-2013 06:01:11 | More by Norseman
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Nunya

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +30.7%

07-06-2013 17:41:42 | More by Nunya
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New York

3/5  rDev +4.5%

08-18-2013 15:16:45 | More by laxer8811
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soulgrowl

United Kingdom (England)

2.33/5  rDev -18.8%

Appearance: I'm tired of trying to come up with new adjectives or similes to differentiate between these cookie-cutter Japanese lagers. It's clear and yellow and that's all you need to know.

Smell: Light herbal-lemony hops and weak, sugary, fruity malts/adjuncts. Clean and bland.

Taste: I didn't know carbonated lemon dish soap came in cans now.

Mouthfeel: Frothy and spritzy and slick and syrupy.

Drinkability: Oh, how I tire of these fizzy, yellow beers. Even so, this one is pretty well put-together and largely inoffensive. More chuggable than drinkable.

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Florida

3/5  rDev +4.5%

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New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -4.2%

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donnebaby

North Carolina

2.55/5  rDev -11.1%

A pretty good-looking cream foam head on this beer that reminds of a boiling mud pit. The smell is worty and fairly unappetizing, although strong.

The taste has a bizarre chemical/processed/sour mineral element mixed in with an otherwise not too bad taste, positive on the hops, big on grain flavor. A big, stranglehold carbonation sensation that was pretty awesome.

They're copying off Sapporo I believe with the "classic" idea--from Sapporo's "classic" beer offering.

04-09-2004 14:08:54 | More by donnebaby
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Oklahoma

2.75/5  rDev -4.2%

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New York

2/5  rDev -30.3%

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Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +30.7%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +22%

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3/5  rDev +4.5%

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Pennsylvania

1.76/5  rDev -38.7%

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Oregon

4/5  rDev +39.4%

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3/5  rDev +4.5%

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Kirin Classic Lager from Kirin Brewery Company, Limited
70 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.