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Asahi Super Dry - Asahi Breweries Ltd

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Asahi Super DryAsahi Super Dry

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1,208 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,208
Reviews: 471
rAvg: 2.7
pDev: 22.96%
Wants: 17
Gots: 134 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Japanese Rice Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-15-2002

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Appearance: Copper gold body with a thin layer of white head which dissipated pretty quickly

Sent: A touch of cooked rice with an earthy grain note

Taste: Cooked rice

Mouth feel: Light to medium body, but had too much carbonation for my liking

Overall Impression: Would not drink this one again

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A: super light yellow colored body, two finger super foamy white head stays around for a good two minutes. There is fast rising carbonation. Some light lacing is left.

S: corn and rice adjuncts up front.

T: sweet with the corn and rice adjuncts up front, some hops are very faint in the background.

M: extremely light and there isn't any harshness on the tongue.

O: I haven't had many Japanese Rice lagers, but I guess its on par for the style. For me, I probably won't seek it out again, but if this was all that served, I could probably tolerate it for that night.

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Asahi Super Dry from Asahi Breweries Ltd
64 out of 100 based on 1,208 ratings.