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Asahi Super Dry - Asahi Breweries Ltd

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BA SCORE
64
poor

1,133 Ratings
THE BROS
56
awful

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Ratings: 1,133
Reviews: 448
rAvg: 2.71
pDev: 22.88%
Wants: 8
Gots: 91 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Asahi 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 02-15-2002)
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Ratings: 1,133 | Reviews: 448 | Display Reviews Only:
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3/5  rDev +10.7%

rah1734bones, Mar 21, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +56.8%

creez, Mar 20, 2012
Photo of laoge
2/5  rDev -26.2%

laoge, Mar 20, 2012
Photo of raulazzer
3/5  rDev +10.7%

raulazzer, Mar 19, 2012
Photo of donmonkey1
2.63/5  rDev -3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Straw yellow with no carbonation or head.

Smell: Water with Sweet & Low.

Taste: Sweet, rice

There's not much of anything, including flavor. But there's a unique taste and it's very light. It's actually perfect after a large meal because it's so light.

donmonkey1, Mar 18, 2012
Photo of jsboates
2.25/5  rDev -17%

jsboates, Mar 18, 2012
Photo of ygtbsm94
2.25/5  rDev -17%

ygtbsm94, Mar 17, 2012
Photo of jazzyjeff13
2.35/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A 500ml bottle with a BB of March 2012. Despite being a famous 'Japanese' beer, this is brewed under licence by Shepherd Neame.

Poured into a straight pint glass. A pale straw hue with perfect clarity and good carbonation. Forms a large head of white foam that lasts for a minute or two before subsiding. Aroma is very faint; a hint of light malt and rice with some sweetness. A whisper of stewed hops and a mild stale note in the background.

Tastes of light malt with a dry finish. Some rice/grain notes and mild stewed hops. A stale flavour in the background. Mouthfeel is light and watery, with prickly carbonation. An unpleasant harsh aftertaste - not nice.

Bah - another boring lager. All the consistency and flavour of water, along with some unpleasant undertones. Worthless; avoid it!

jazzyjeff13, Mar 16, 2012
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1/5  rDev -63.1%

Rocketman8911, Mar 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +29.2%

gilbert, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of Nate
2.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Nate, Mar 09, 2012
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3/5  rDev +10.7%

SocalKicks, Mar 07, 2012
Photo of WastingFreetime
2.33/5  rDev -14%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Reviewed from session notes.

A. Clear medium strength yellow color with a fading fizzy foam collar for a head, no lacing.

S. Vaguely grassy smell and thats it.

T. Initial gentle herbal bite resolves into a corn / rice minimal sweetness, which surprises me since the beer is called "super dry" It is, however, within splash damage distance of being super dry, so the target wasn't missed by a mile or anything like that. The finish does deliver the 'super dry' promised on the label.

M. Aggressive carbonation and lighter body, the crisp dry finish does deliver.

WastingFreetime, Mar 06, 2012
Photo of sd123
2.5/5  rDev -7.7%

sd123, Mar 06, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -7.7%

nate1357, Mar 05, 2012
Photo of ShaunNewman
2.7/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A- I couldn't see as it was in a bottle but I assume it's a standard light beer
S- nothing exciting. Smells like a bud or miller
T- A standard light beer. Consistent through out
M- High carbonation and refreshing

This has a look and feel of an American light beer. I'd only drink it at an Asian restaurant.

ShaunNewman, Mar 05, 2012
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2/5  rDev -26.2%

2neardead, Mar 04, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Tumble, Mar 04, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Hanzo, Mar 03, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -7.7%

cjac, Mar 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +29.2%

Ktmktm01, Mar 03, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Zachtheporter, Mar 02, 2012
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2/5  rDev -26.2%

mitchbeer, Feb 29, 2012
Photo of Brushkanna
1.5/5  rDev -44.6%

Brushkanna, Feb 29, 2012
Photo of flagmantho
2.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from 633mL bottle into a Pilsner glass.

Appearance: pale golden hue with a clear body and a ton of effervescence. Head poured two thick fingers of frothy white foam and has decent retention. Pretty good for the style.

Smell: light malt aroma with a little bit of noble hop thrown in there. There's a bit of a plastic-like character which is not a good element, but it's not overpowering.

Taste: quite dry, as the name implies; there's a light graininess and a little bit of that plastic character remains. Not great, but could be worse.

Mouthfeel: extremely light body but a good effervescence at least makes it refreshing.

Overall: refreshing but not particularly tasty. Sometimes, though, that's all you need from a rice lager.

flagmantho, Feb 29, 2012
Asahi Super Dry from Asahi Breweries Ltd
64 out of 100 based on 1,133 ratings.