Sapporo Light Beer
Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

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Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
Light Lager
Ranked #110
Ranked #30,052
2.55 | pDev: 24.71%
Feb 26, 2022
Jul 28, 2005
Sapporo Light BeerSapporo Light Beer
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Rated: 2.98 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 26, 2022
Rated: 3.19 by Gkruszewski from New York

Jan 03, 2022
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Rated by Captain_Spaulding from Kansas

2.25/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25
I had Sapporo Premium Light
Aug 16, 2020
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Reviewed by tone77 from Pennsylvania

2.93/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of grains, malts. Taste is very mild, some light grains. Feels light bodied in the mouth and overall is mediocre. I would say it's really no better, or worse, than most beers in this style.
Jul 26, 2020
Rated: 3.63 by Mainefan21

Feb 09, 2020
Rated: 2.5 by BEER88 from North Carolina

Feb 03, 2020
Rated: 3.31 by bankboy66 from New Jersey

Oct 12, 2019
Rated: 2.54 by blissfulNemo from Michigan

Jan 23, 2019
Rated: 2.25 by Mclusal from Colombia

Sep 09, 2018
Rated: 2.5 by Marvicsin from California

Oct 29, 2017
Rated: 2.5 by dwarren1969 from Tennessee

Aug 27, 2017
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Reviewed by puboflyons from New Hampshire

3.38/5  rDev +32.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle with no bottling or best by date shown. This one is brewed in the USA. Sampled on August 18, 2017.

The look is pale yellow, great clarity, and a quick lasting burst of fizzy white head then nothing.

For a light adjunct this has some aromatic qualities including corn, rice, sweetness, and grassy hops.

The body is thin and watery however.

The taste also brings out a pleasant enough corn and rice sweetness. Not the syrupy kind. With a clean, crisp, and slightly zingy, grassy finish. I/m not a light beer fan but this one is easy to consume.
Aug 18, 2017
Rated: 1.73 by fthegiants from California

May 03, 2017
Rated: 2.92 by BeerWithMike from Nebraska

Apr 04, 2017
Rated: 2.17 by rolltide8425 from Pennsylvania

Dec 02, 2016
Rated: 2 by duceswild from Heard & McDonald Islands

Dec 02, 2016
Rated: 2.39 by Antc2382 from New Jersey

Aug 30, 2016
Rated: 3.48 by belgianvan from District of Columbia

Aug 15, 2016
Rated: 3 by warpedrevolution from Illinois

Jun 24, 2016
Rated: 2.6 by Squire from Mississippi

May 22, 2016
Rated: 3.16 by The_Kriek_Freak from Pennsylvania

Apr 19, 2016
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Reviewed by mmmbeer89 from New Mexico

1.67/5  rDev -34.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.75
A very light and bland beer, almost no flavor at all because it's too watery, not much to smell either. I'd prefer a macro light beer over one of these.
Feb 25, 2016
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

2.87/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75
you know, as much as this shouldnt be the case here, this light i think is better than their reserve all malt brew, which despite being lagered longer, really is a total mess. this is a clean and crisp, if albeit a little adjuncty, its dry as they come, and quite refreshing in the right context. easy drinking yellow beer, lots of bubbles, and basically no aftertaste. the malt is in the front, a touch starchy, is their rice in this? maybe corn, as there is a moment of that flavor up front too, and even a detectable pinch of grassy almost stale tasting hops, but it doesnt have any of the weird lager yeast flavor the reserve has, and with the freakishly low abv, its a real crusher. save more room in the gut for the sushi right? after a recent trip to puerto rico, i feel like my palate for light lagers has evolved a lot, or maybe got back up to speed with what these are supposed to taste like, and as much as i dislike the style, i have to acknowledge when i find a decent one, and this one in many respects is ahead of its peers. take it or leave it.
Feb 23, 2016
Rated: 2.5 by Josholson666 from Minnesota

Jan 03, 2016
Rated: 2.97 by brother_rebus from Maine

Nov 26, 2015
Rated: 2.85 by JoeMans from New York

Nov 13, 2015
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Reviewed by Myotus from Texas

2.51/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5
Poured from a 12oz bottle (bottled 09Mar15) into a pilsner glass.
LOOK: Pours with a half finger's worth of white foam that shrivels down into a line after 45 seconds. Rising bubbles are medium sized and are moderate in number. Straw yellow in color. Lacing is thin and moderate, but stays on the sides of the glass.
SMELL: Has subtle aromas of rice and and hints of bitter and spicy hops. This hardly smells like anything.
TASTE: Mild aromas of rice malts enter intially and are immediately followed by mild bitter and spicy hops.
FEEL: Light-bodied and so carbonated, that it burns my tongue. Goes down rough and had a thirst-quenching finish.
NOTE: Incredibly well-balanced. Doesn't make it any better tasting, though.
Sep 25, 2015
Rated: 2.24 by chuckgietzen from Michigan

Sep 14, 2015
Rated: 1.96 by Penrodeo from Kansas

Aug 22, 2015
Reviewed by REY_CORTEZ from New York

1.33/5  rDev -47.8%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5
A simply horrible beer, if one could call it a beer. Regular Sapporo is bad enough but I guess the brewers felt like they could do even worse....they were right. Appearance is about what you'd expect from a light beer, pale with barely any color, as if you mixed a spoonful of beer in a glass full of water. Lingering and repulsive acidic taste, flat and empty body even for a light beer. Aroma not completely repugnant but it's nothing that a beer should smell like as it is absent of any trace of fundamental beer ingredients. Smells more like sake without the alcohol. If you like beer made from rice I guess this won't be the worst thing you could drink but don't expect quality here.
Aug 10, 2015
Rated: 2.5 by RMentair from Panama

May 23, 2015
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Reviewed by jeranbrews from Oklahoma

2.68/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75
A - Clear gasoline yellow. Light finger of head

S - Average for the style. Lightly astringent but much better than adjunct beers.

T - Slightly boring. Flavor is heavily dependent on the malts themselves. Not much hopping or roasting and no esters to speak of

M - The best part of the experience. It is a thick malty beer. They call it light but I'm curious what the calorie level actually it to achieve this mouth feel.

O - This is an ok beer if you're in the mood for something bland and thick. You can pick up a 6pack around these parts for less than $8. I needed some extra bottles for a batch I'm brewing and this was about this same price as buying bottles.
Apr 15, 2015
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Rated by CaptainFleeker from Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Light, clean crisp. Paired well with shrimp and scallops hibachi. Not great but nice when paired with the right dish.
Feb 23, 2015
Rated: 2.68 by abcdefghijkyle from New Jersey

Feb 23, 2015
Rated: 2.93 by rjp217 from Massachusetts

Jan 25, 2015
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Rated by Furlinator from California

2.81/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
A mediocre low calorie lager.
Jan 18, 2015
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Reviewed by Davepoolesque from Massachusetts

2.27/5  rDev -11%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.25
pale golden yellow in color. Clear in appearance. rice, simple malt and wet cardboard. Goes perfectly well spice Thai food. Besides that, it's pretty flavorless. Refreshing.
Jan 05, 2015
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Rated by ThePaleRider from California

3.06/5  rDev +20%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
Really tasty beer to drink while eating at a Chinese buffet.
Jan 02, 2015
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Reviewed by Skywave from Oklahoma

2.83/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
Pours to a fine white head and minimal lacing. Color is pale gold. Aroma is vegetal DMS, pale malt and a hint of noble hops. Flavor is crisp and light with a nondescript grain flavor and clean finish. Mouthfeel is light and effervescent. Overall a typical light low-cal lager.
Nov 08, 2014
Rated: 2.5 by AlaskanYoung from Arkansas

Aug 18, 2014
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