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Asahi Black (Kuronama) - Asahi Breweries Ltd

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Asahi Black (Kuronama)Asahi Black (Kuronama)

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BA SCORE
80
good

239 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 239
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 13.31%
Wants: 10
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Asahi Breweries Ltd visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"a premium dark ale."

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 06-01-2002)
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.86/5  rDev +9.3%

Bottle marked U/1827:K132 at 40 degrees into a standard pint glass
Aroma of roasted malt and molasses
Head small (< 2 cm), light brown, fizzy, rapidly diminishing to 2 mm layer
Lacing none
Body very dark reddish brown, clear
Flavor begins moderately sweet and tastes like molasses and dates; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, creamy, soft carbonation

Appearance 3, Aroma 3.5, Flavor 4.25, Palate 3.75, Overall 3.635. Final weighted score: 3.8625.
This beer was a pleasant surprise. It seems somewhat sweeter than the typical Munich dunkel, but not cloying. The rapid termination of the head and lack of lacing detract from the appearance of this beer. The aroma, flavor, and palate are all above average with the flavor directing me to buy more. Unfortunately, it’s not available around me.

08-31-2014 23:52:41 | More by Ozzylizard
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BALDKID76

Arizona

3.76/5  rDev +6.5%

08-21-2014 01:41:39 | More by BALDKID76
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bird_soul

Netherlands

1.25/5  rDev -64.6%

08-16-2014 16:25:15 | More by bird_soul
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abrodsky

Connecticut

3.4/5  rDev -3.7%

08-16-2014 01:09:22 | More by abrodsky
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notchucknorris

California

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

08-11-2014 03:56:10 | More by notchucknorris
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Doodamis-Maximus

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

08-09-2014 03:19:23 | More by Doodamis-Maximus
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AWA

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

08-08-2014 00:35:41 | More by AWA
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Rocketman2013

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

08-03-2014 22:44:53 | More by Rocketman2013
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firefightn24

Texas

4/5  rDev +13.3%

08-01-2014 17:12:29 | More by firefightn24
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Draco

Texas

4/5  rDev +13.3%

07-31-2014 21:45:53 | More by Draco
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_morandi_

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-29-2014 03:27:45 | More by _morandi_
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AlvinLin

New York

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

07-28-2014 20:12:15 | More by AlvinLin
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mrjez

Japan

3/5  rDev -15%

07-27-2014 10:26:25 | More by mrjez
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Rob8404

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-27-2014 02:13:30 | More by Rob8404
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jngrizzaffi

Texas

3.49/5  rDev -1.1%

Pours dark amber, almost orange. Hard to see in dark restaurant. Finger width foamy head. Head retention and lacing is minimal, but we were given very small glasses. Dark, slightly roasted aroma. Can discern figs. Moderately roasted malty taste, followed by dark fruits, maybe figs. Not bad. Not my style, but it is representative of the style.

07-26-2014 01:31:13 | More by jngrizzaffi
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

07-25-2014 13:43:47 | More by HRamz3
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Kyonashi

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-20-2014 00:24:18 | More by Kyonashi
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RBuckley73

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-25-2014 04:46:42 | More by RBuckley73
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Wbarnett24


4/5  rDev +13.3%

06-18-2014 00:41:32 | More by Wbarnett24
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SuperMario

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-18-2014 00:25:40 | More by SuperMario
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Dach

California

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

06-17-2014 08:35:24 | More by Dach
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samparkique4

United Kingdom (England)

4.14/5  rDev +17.3%

Surprise when the staff send the beer
color is dark and yet clear
beautiful
and
dark rye
on palate
the roasty yet texture is thin easy and crisp
lite bitterness and easy on mouthfeel
84/100
-- 87/100
Kyushu Ferry | feeling is like hopping on Kyushu Ferry
ale
51% caramel malt golden bar
malty
litely hops presence
yet malty

06-14-2014 16:54:23 | More by samparkique4
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jordanmckell

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-13-2014 16:46:01 | More by jordanmckell
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amano_h

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-08-2014 05:28:08 | More by amano_h
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Bieniek30

New York

3/5  rDev -15%

06-07-2014 11:36:36 | More by Bieniek30
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Asahi Black (Kuronama) from Asahi Breweries Ltd
80 out of 100 based on 239 ratings.