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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:
#44,376
Reviews:
643
Ratings:
2,154
pDev:
19.93%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
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Photo of MKrauss
2.59/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of brainscience
3.9/5  rDev +36.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jeffthepony
3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of breakingbland
2.69/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a bottle with a weak yellow golden color. The aroma reminded me of Pearl Beer (not a good thing). The taste was an undistinguished candy-like sweetness with some kind of slight hoppiness. Overall, not good but not awful.

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Photo of sineone
3.1/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.02/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of baldy00
2/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of kevin3046
2.84/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Clear yellow with no head. No lacing. Light sweet smell. Thin and fizzy mouthfeel. Has a light, sweet , malty pleasant taste with moderate hoppiness. Pretty good.

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Photo of Atg1095
3.62/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mark-MGD
3.88/5  rDev +35.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Cthulhusquid
4.38/5  rDev +53.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Look: One finger white head, yellow body.

Smell : See below.

Taste : Mild grains, mild herbal/grassy hops.

Feel : Light body, medium carbonation, dry finish.

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Photo of Frankgabriel2383
4.59/5  rDev +60.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BergBeer
2.12/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of rypkr
3.61/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Like a more sweetened version of bud light.

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Photo of JoshuaGreer
3.2/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of cuvtcuv
3.16/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of beergorrilla
2.68/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of CC93
2.3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Poured from a 22 oz can into a 20oz stein.

Look: Clear, straw yellow body, about a finger wide foamy white head before dissipating into a small ring of foam. Good sign of yeast activity, however shows very minimal lacing.

Smell: Strong aroma from the can, melded both with alcohol and hops. Slight sweetness coming from its grains, otherwise dissipates into the "typical lager" smell.

Taste: A bit sweet, though mostly indistinct with any other flavour. Appears to have a grainy flavour. A slight prevalence of hops, but it's nothing too bad. Aftertaste proves to have some hops, so I like that more than any other highly mediocre AAL I've had.

Feel: A little harshness from the alcohol, with a slightly dry, but clean and smooth finish from the alcohol as precisely noted, with a hint of hops from the back of my throat. Carbonation also plays a role in the overall feel and taste of this beer. Not bad, actually.

Overall: Not bad. Very pleasurable drink to sip. Could be a good lawn beer, too. On a hot day, this could potentially be a good beer to down at least once in my lifetime. Clean aftertaste with a bit of hops and slight alcohol actually proves to be enjoyable. Aroma and its appearance could have been better, however.

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Photo of cknoch
3.16/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Walnut
3/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Toynk
2.58/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2

Photo of berdenation
4/5  rDev +39.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThomasTheTank88
3.25/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Very drinkable, but nothing too special. An upgraded, better tasting beer than Budweiser.

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Photo of paulish
3.5/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lagerquestrian
3.03/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Sapporo Premium Beer from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
Beer rating: 2.86 out of 5 with 2,154 ratings
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