Sapporo Premium Beer | Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

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Sapporo Premium BeerSapporo Premium Beer

Brewed by:
Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

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

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look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I find myself drinking alot of Japanese beer due to my love of sushi and other Asian cuisines. Unfortunately, Sapporo suffers the same fault of all widely distributed Japanese beers - it just isn't very good.

Pours in a straw yellow color, and depending on the pour, the stark white head can overtake a glass. It's heavily carbonated and leaves a sting on your tongue. The nose smells of the rice malts tinged with sweetness.

The taste is where this beer comes out short, with a malty flavor that sours between sips. You have to hope that restaurants will begin to carry the better Japanese brews (Hitachino, Suntory), or else delicious sushi will have to be paired with less than delicious beer.

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Big head initially, shrunk down to small very white head. Left white stuff on sides of glass. Lots of small bubbles on glass. Clear light color looked nice.

S - Nice smell pouring from bottle, but not much smell in glass.

T - Pretty much just tasted bitter. Couldn't really detect much else except the taste of the bubbles. Maybe this one is highly carbonated?

M - Bubbles on tongue. Seemed light in general. More water like than thick.

O - I think it is better than cheap lagers but maybe not as good as some of the better ones. Essentially was bitter and bubbly but not watered down like cheaper beers.

p.s. I'm new to reviewing but I'm learning.

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Sapporo Premium Beer from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
2.89 out of 5 based on 2,136 ratings.
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