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Suntory The Premium Malt's - Suntory

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BA SCORE
75
okay

60 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.17
pDev: 17.67%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Japan

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Naerhu on 01-19-2003)
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Ratings: 60 | Reviews: 27 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of pin
1.5/5  rDev -52.7%

pin, May 28, 2013
Photo of nmoeschler
2/5  rDev -36.9%

nmoeschler, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of gregoryboytos
2/5  rDev -36.9%

gregoryboytos, Nov 23, 2011
Photo of mcss
2/5  rDev -36.9%

mcss, Nov 03, 2012
Photo of KimenTshom
2/5  rDev -36.9%

KimenTshom, Jun 25, 2014
Photo of Fatehunter
2.2/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a thin head with low retention on a clear light straw colored body.
The aroma is candy corn... not good.
The taste leads with metallic bitterness followed by candy sweetness.
The texture is sticky with moderate carbonation.
Too sweet, not good.

Fatehunter, Mar 03, 2014
Photo of AxlSkull
2.5/5  rDev -21.1%

AxlSkull, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of lzepplin01
2.5/5  rDev -21.1%

lzepplin01, May 26, 2014
Photo of starlight37
2.5/5  rDev -21.1%

starlight37, Jan 19, 2013
Photo of Nunya
2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

Nunya, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of GRUUMSH
2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

GRUUMSH, Jan 14, 2013
Photo of cornchz
2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

cornchz, Jan 13, 2014
Photo of ycsabu
2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

ycsabu, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of sharkheadlasers
2.8/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Got this from a friend who brought it directly from Tokyo, Japan. The color was a nice dark brown pushing into black. The head formed up nicely, and faded out over a few minutes. The aroma brought out chocolate, cigarettes and the lightest hint of hops. The taste was just a stronger version of the aroma...roasty, smoky, chocolate. The hops was hard to detect except for the bitterness.

sharkheadlasers, Jul 28, 2007
Photo of warpedrevolution
3/5  rDev -5.4%

warpedrevolution, Mar 23, 2014
Photo of mpenske
3/5  rDev -5.4%

mpenske, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of Norseman
3/5  rDev -5.4%

Norseman, May 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

GraduatedCashew, Aug 28, 2013
Photo of Mgm54
3/5  rDev -5.4%

Mgm54, Jun 23, 2014
Photo of nickfl
3/5  rDev -5.4%

nickfl, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of DaPan
3/5  rDev -5.4%

DaPan, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of atigerlife
3.08/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured a big, fluffyhead which was slightly chunky. Spotty lacing. A light golden color with some visible carbonation. Decent enough start.

Aroma is of malts with some lager yeast. Not much else.

Taste is very sweet with some faint citrus in there. Decent hops backbone.

Mouthfeel was somewhat dead. Very light and lightly cleansing.

Overall, a drinkable beer and would be decent in a pinch. Nothing to get too excited about, but different than the typical Japanese rice lager.

atigerlife, Sep 23, 2006
Photo of JoeAmerican77
3.09/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Purchased by my wife at the local Family Mart, Yomitan, OKinawa...

A - Decent looking pour, two fingers of white head, window pane clear golden pilsner color

S - Sweet malts, and dry grass on the nose

F - Same as the nose except more pronounced; sweet malts in the front, dry hay and citric bitterness in the rear

M - lBoasts a refreshing light medium body and small bubble carbonation which leaves a creamy texture

Overall I enjoyed this the more I drank it, better than many of the other "Macro" Japanese offerings. I would suggest you have it when compared to say, Kirin, Orion, Sapporo etc

JoeAmerican77, Jul 29, 2013
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.09/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

classic yellow beer here, except i get no off flavors, none of that corn syrup thing, and a pretty solid mouthfeel actually, with lots of carbonation and a very clean finish. bright and bubbly looking sunny colored brew, inch of white foamy head, and for what i assume to be a budget beer in japan, it looks awfully good. fresh grain, a little sweet, pale barley and light crystal malt in this one, with basically no hops. its refreshing because of the feel, but has that mild sweetness throughout. this is the kind of beer that goes good from the can after yard work, or with a spicy fish dinner, just clean refreshing beer that cuts through some big flavors when it is asked to do so. in the american craft beer context its sub par, but in the international lager type world, its ahead of many of its peers. cool to try bu i wouldnt buy it here.

StonedTrippin, May 21, 2014
Photo of bobsy
3.13/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

By the pitcher in a karaoke booth in Kagoshima. Clean gold appearance and a billowing white head makes for a classic pils appearance. Not much lacing though. Grassy hop aroma. Flavour doesn't really deliver. Its a bit too sweet and malty, and the promised for grassy bitterness never quite gets into gear. Light body and medium-high carbonation. Disappointing based on looks and smell.

bobsy, Oct 12, 2008
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Suntory The Premium Malt's from Suntory
75 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.