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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

224 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 224
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 12.75%
Wants: 10
Gots: 8 | 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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goochpunch

Texas

4.4/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours out a ruby-tinged deep brown with a thin head. Smells of chocolate, tobacco, caramel, honey, whole wheat bread. Tastes of dried fruits, wet pipe tobacco, burnt honey, and burnt toast. Finishes dry. Mouthfeel is light in the body with subdued carbonation. Overall, this is great, but I have a hard time paying $15 for a 6 of this.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2014 05:44:57 | More by goochpunch
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Jerseyislandbeer

Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

03-07-2014 21:57:01 | More by Jerseyislandbeer
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Samir79

California

4.75/5  rDev +34.6%

03-03-2014 16:52:56 | More by Samir79
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BrewBros

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

02-24-2014 21:24:27 | More by BrewBros
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vcoggins

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

02-21-2014 21:30:16 | More by vcoggins
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Offa

California

3.66/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a good black lager.

Deep brown, almost black, medium-big tan head steadily shrinks.

Aroma is toasty, hint of burnt toast & prunes but all very light.

Taste clean, light but tasty dark toast, hint of prunes & wine, light zesty bitterness. It's not complex, flavour is light but it's firm with some depth, a very good drinkable dark lager, clean with nice light bitterness to back it up.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2014 04:42:26 | More by Offa
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

02-15-2014 20:25:27 | More by Gagnonsux
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cgrunin

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

02-05-2014 01:14:47 | More by cgrunin
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tugdriver7

Maryland

4/5  rDev +13.3%

01-30-2014 19:25:46 | More by tugdriver7
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

01-22-2014 03:12:40 | More by kvgomps
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bigbeerfan

Illinois

4/5  rDev +13.3%

01-19-2014 01:55:16 | More by bigbeerfan
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Schmoog

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

01-18-2014 10:46:44 | More by Schmoog
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Florida9

Illinois

3.64/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Found this in a cooler of a Korean grocery. Never seen it before.

A: Black in color, but a thin black, somewhat translucent. Forms a moderate sized tan head. Decent retention, but does eventually fall to a thick ring around the edge.

S: Aroma is sweet and roasty. There is a slight milk-stout quality to the beer.

T: Taste reminds me of a sweet, light, black IPA. Roasty malts. Mild sweetness. Chocolate. A bit of dark fruit.

M: On the lighter side of medium. Low bitterness. Low carbonation.

O: An interesting find. Not a bad beer. Rather approachable. But nothing too complex or exciting either.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2014 16:13:19 | More by Florida9
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jscheuf

Illinois

3/5  rDev -15%

12-23-2013 17:43:27 | More by jscheuf
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-ronin-

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

12-19-2013 11:56:01 | More by -ronin-
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BubalooBrewMaster

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-18-2013 09:18:28 | More by BubalooBrewMaster
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Minkybut

Virginia

3.61/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I poured this really black brew into my tumbler at 40 degrees. The beer was uhhh black. I said That. The beer poured a really nice big head and I like that. The beer had a slight beer smell, oh I guess it should. Really could not come up with anything else. I liked the beer and its a good product that I believe I will will have to buy again.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2013 17:38:10 | More by Minkybut
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-07-2013 21:08:14 | More by BillRoth
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Coastal_Brew

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

12-03-2013 18:23:34 | More by Coastal_Brew
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-15-2013 06:03:09 | More by ygtbsm94
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gritz147

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

10-26-2013 01:47:49 | More by gritz147
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viewtiful

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

10-15-2013 18:10:36 | More by viewtiful
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cyrushire

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

10-06-2013 15:13:51 | More by cyrushire
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Jame515

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

10-01-2013 14:06:07 | More by Jame515
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S_C

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

09-08-2013 00:31:40 | More by S_C
Asahi Black (Kuronama) from Asahi Breweries Ltd
80 out of 100 based on 224 ratings.