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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

243 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 243
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 13.03%
Wants: 10
Gots: 14 | 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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4/5  rDev +13.3%

JaredKennedy, Sep 14, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

dertyd, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Beervana, Sep 04, 2014
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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.

Ozzylizard, Sep 01, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +6.5%

BALDKID76, Aug 21, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -64.6%

bird_soul, Aug 16, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -3.7%

abrodsky, Aug 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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Doodamis-Maximus, Aug 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Rocketman2013, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

firefightn24, Aug 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

Draco, Jul 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

_morandi_, Jul 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

AlvinLin, Jul 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15%

mrjez, Jul 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Rob8404, Jul 27, 2014
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3.49/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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.

jngrizzaffi, Jul 26, 2014
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HRamz3, Jul 25, 2014
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Asahi Black (Kuronama) from Asahi Breweries Ltd
80 out of 100 based on 243 ratings.