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Suntory Pearl Dry - Suntory

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Suntory Pearl DrySuntory Pearl Dry

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Reviews: 3
Hads: 3
Avg: 2.82
pDev: 6.38%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Naerhu on 05-25-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Reviews: 3 | Hads: 3
Reviews by davidchollar:
Photo of davidchollar
3.03/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

super clear, light straw. medium carbonation, big-bubbled head lasts exactly one minute. smell ... first thought is a little hot springs, sulfur funk, although it is fighting with some great hoppiness. now, going back for more sniffs, i don't get so much of that. i smell a rather uninteresting but inoffensive brew.

sipping this brings a surprise, an almost full-body flavor and mouthfeel. not what i'd expect. it is probably because i had asahi super dry with dinner (father-in-law). yes, that must be it. anyway, it's not bad.but taste is pretty one-dimensional and forgettable. the more i think about this beer the harder it is to distinguish from other j-macs.

like bonne bier, canadian malt, and so many beers available everywhere in japan, this might be a nice occasional change from the standard.... maybe.

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Photo of donnebaby
2.58/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Thin-looking gold body and a nose nearly absent of any sort of hop character. Taste is thin as well -- and wholely unremarkable, if not too unpleasant. Little malt or hop presence in the mouth or aftertaste.

Definitely a gimmick beer, meant to compete with the obviously "German" offerings of late by the other Japanese macros. Also definitely a failure, not even achieving the hop aroma that it purports.

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Photo of Naerhu
2.85/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Can reads:
Natural water of Japan
Aroma hop of Germany"

A - Very yellow transparten body with small white head.
S - Light bready malt.
T - Dry with very light bitterness. Very little malt. Watery.
M - Extremely light body, moderately carbonated.
D - This is light and pleasant but really just plain.

Ingredients: Malt, hops, sugar

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Suntory Pearl Dry from Suntory
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.