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Kirin Light Beer - Kirin Brewery Company, Limited

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Kirin Light BeerKirin Light Beer

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BA SCORE
56
awful

137 Ratings
THE BROS
46
awful

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Ratings: 137
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 2.23
pDev: 26.91%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kirin Brewery Company, Limited visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 08-05-2002)
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2.25/5  rDev +0.9%

petermethot, Jun 25, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -32.7%

Absolut, May 30, 2013
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2/5  rDev -10.3%

twenty5, May 12, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -43.9%

Lare453, May 12, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev +0.9%

tbryan5, Apr 21, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev +12.1%

spycow, Jan 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev +34.5%

iemailjack, Jan 08, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev +0.9%

cliff1066, Jan 04, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev +23.3%

duceswild, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of kylehay2004
2.13/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Half finger head on a clear straw to bright golden colored body. aroma is minimal with grains and some sweet corn. Flavor is the same but I am happy there are no off putting flavors although little flavor is there at all. Light body and moderate to high carbonation. Easy to drink, not flavorful but nothing really to turn you off. Basically slightly bitter water.

kylehay2004, Dec 05, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +68.2%

mwar, Dec 02, 2012
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2/5  rDev -10.3%

Danobold, Nov 28, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -32.7%

Baldjosh, Nov 07, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +57%

t0rin0, Oct 17, 2012
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2/5  rDev -10.3%

GMB, Sep 19, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -32.7%

MrGaughran, Jun 27, 2012
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2.4/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a crystal clear pale yellow in color with moderate amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a half finger tall fizzy bright white head that quickly reduces to nothing. Minimal lacing is observed.

S: Light aromas of grain and rice adjunct malts.

T: Slightly sweet with flavors of the rice and grain adjunct malts. Some light amounts of bitterness in the finish.

M: Light bodied with heavy amounts of carbonation. Slightly thin.

O: Very easy to drink and very sessionable. This is probably one of the less offensive light lagers as it at least still has some taste to it. Would not be on the top of the list of beers to have again.

dbrauneis, Jun 07, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev +23.3%

bspain5, Jun 07, 2012
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1/5  rDev -55.2%

crisis44, Jun 01, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev +0.9%

Hopmodium, May 25, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -21.5%

Mermaidhunter, May 24, 2012
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2.9/5  rDev +30%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy tone on my glass, head minum retention, almost non existent. carbonation low. Taste is a little weak with notable touch of hops. barley not too present. A pleasant light beer. Would prefer this beer over other light beer as coors or miller.

I am not sure if I will try this once again. Too pricey here.

stan66, Apr 22, 2012
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2/5  rDev -10.3%

RespetoCerveza101, Apr 19, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev +12.1%

SocalKicks, Mar 16, 2012
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2.15/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Poured from a brown 22 oz. bottle. Has a very pale yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, a touch of corn. Taste is downright weak, maybe a hint of malt, very water like. Feels light in the mouth and overall was lacking in flavor, even for this style.

tone77, Mar 14, 2012
Kirin Light Beer from Kirin Brewery Company, Limited
56 out of 100 based on 137 ratings.