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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: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

There's just enough of a fluffy white head on top of this pale golden brew, and for just long enough, to give an appearance I'd call quite a bit better than average. It's better than I'd expect, basically, and a mixture of patching and reasonably heavy spotting follows.
The nose is soft, gently grainy and a little sweet. That's really about it, along with a pale, kind of starchy sort of smell, for lack of a real descriptor. It's below average in that it's much too weak.
The flavor brings out most of the same things with a very light, almost "green" sort of peppery note and a bit of very gentle floral bitterness. Malts start with sweetness again, and it's a touch grainy, but not bad for the style. I could do worse, and it does go well with a mixed plate of sushi.
It's kind of fluffy and almost gets smooth, but it's not nearly clean enough. There's a graininess that interferes. Crispness is strong all the way, though.

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Sapporo Premium Beer from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
2.89 out of 5 based on 2,130 ratings.
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