Sapporo Premium Beer | Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
Japan
sapporobeer.jp

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No adjunct. All barley lager.

Added by IronDjinn on 05-28-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,119
Reviews:
636
Avg:
2.89
pDev:
19.38%
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
481
For Trade:
0
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Photo of terrysmith
1/5  rDev -65.4%

Photo of blknikon
1/5  rDev -65.4%

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1/5  rDev -65.4%

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1/5  rDev -65.4%

Photo of aussiebeer
1/5  rDev -65.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I'll have a beer please, no thanks, I'll drink water

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Photo of JohnBeerRun
1/5  rDev -65.4%

Photo of Sam-VW
1/5  rDev -65.4%

Photo of RedWeizen83
1/5  rDev -65.4%

Photo of King_KongDCO93
1/5  rDev -65.4%

Photo of TheManiacalOne
1.03/5  rDev -64.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Poured from a 22oz. can into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light gold color with a thin white head that fades slowly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is very pungent with the smell of rice and light malts, along with a very faint touch of hops.

T: The taste is grainy with flavors of rice, a light malt sweetness and a little bit of hops bitterness. The flavors don’t seem to blend very well. The after-taste is bitter but it’s not a pleasant hops bitterness.

M: Crisp but not very smooth, light-to-medium body, medium-to-heavy carbonation, very dry finish.

D: Not very tasty, doesn’t go down very easily, slightly filling, I found it quite difficult to get through the can that I had (luckily it was just one) and would definitely not drink this beer again.

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Photo of WCKDVBZ
1.03/5  rDev -64.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Photo of Stephanieha
1.25/5  rDev -56.7%

Photo of BeerLovinWoman87
1.25/5  rDev -56.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

I bought this ber as part of a make your own six pack. Total drain pour. No flavor what so ever. I've only said this about one other beer, but the only word I can use to describe it is YUCK!!! I will never make the mistake of putting this in my mouth again!

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1.25/5  rDev -56.7%

Photo of voidrunner
1.25/5  rDev -56.7%

Photo of Sonofalime
1.25/5  rDev -56.7%

Photo of DmanGTR
1.25/5  rDev -56.7%

Photo of boszormeny
1.25/5  rDev -56.7%

Photo of CM_Awesome
1.29/5  rDev -55.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Rice lager? More like piss lager. I was excited and expecting a lot more out of this beer and it let down. If I had to compare it to anything it would be an adjunct lager. In fact. this tasted eerily similar to Bud Light. Won't be trying this one again.

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Photo of Commandophile
1.3/5  rDev -55%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of AlexLMS
1.31/5  rDev -54.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Pours with a pale gold color. The head is white and low with a poor retention (a little lacing though). Very clear.
A disagreeable nose with some grassy notes. Uninspiring.
The taste is adjuncty with a citrus presence. The bitterness is kind of harsh. Some malt sweetness.
It is very dry and gassy. The finish is dry and puckery.

The flavors don’t bend well, resulting in an unbalanced beer. I simply didn’t like this one. I did not find a single redemptive characteristic. I will not be visiting this one again.

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Photo of Rifugium
1.33/5  rDev -54%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

First had: ?

Ever notice that beers labeled as "premium" are almost always the exact opposite? Sapporo "Premium" pours from the can a golden-straw-yellow color, clear, with a fizzy white head. Aroma of grains, corn, skunk...pretty much adjunct lager. Taste is the same, grains, corn, malty sweetness, and vague yeastiness. Light body, thin, unnecessary, undrinkable. Yet strangely still better than Bud or Old E.

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Photo of dangriff
1.33/5  rDev -54%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Photo of Rock_Glenn
1.36/5  rDev -52.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Has a decent looking gold color that resembles a lot American adjunct lagers. The carbonation is nice but the body is thin. Feels almost sticky. Does not smell like beer to me. More like alcoholic rice pudding. Taste resembles anhauser beers, with a subtle sweetness that really doesn't taste sweet at all.

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1.42/5  rDev -50.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Tastes like any standard American lager: Budweiser, Coors, etc.

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