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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
Ranking:
#44,640
Reviews:
643
Ratings:
2,158
pDev:
19.93%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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31
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Photo of jgiordano88
3.25/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CasanovaCummins
2.88/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

This looks and smells what you typically think of when someone says beer. A bit malty and sweet, not very hoppy. Slightly metallic if out of the can. A little on the thin side with plenty of foamy head. The color a tan gold yellow. It smells like beer, tastes like beer, but is nothing grandiose or even very individualistic.

But where this beer differs from most is that is was seemingly designed to offset the saltiness of fish and Asian food in general. I see no point in not pairing this with food. This isn't a beer that sits on its own merits, but is a nice refreshing addition to a meal. And cold works best.

I can't think of a reason to drink this for its own merits, but I can't denigrate it when it is had with some nice sashimi or any earthy soyu-sauced dish.

So taken for what it is and what it does with an Asian plate of food, this is one of the better Japanese large brews out there.

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2/5  rDev -30.1%

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3.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev +4.9%

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2/5  rDev -30.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +31.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -21.3%

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3/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +66.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -21.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -12.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -21.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -12.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of DaveBar
3.25/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Purchased at the LCBO for around $3.00 for a 500ml can. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A- Ok. Nothing special but better than Bud

S- See above

T- See above

M- See above

O- See above

Food Pairing

Sorry but this rice beer is a touch above a Bud so... pair with anything you want that you would have a Bud with.

Enjoy

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2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev +4.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +22.4%

Sapporo Premium Beer from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
Beer rating: 2.86 out of 5 with 2,158 ratings
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