Sapporo Reserve | Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

Sapporo ReserveSapporo Reserve
BA SCORE
3.23/5
373 Ratings
Sapporo ReserveSapporo Reserve
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
Japan
sapporobeer.jp

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-24-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,129
Reviews:
183
Ratings:
373
pDev:
16.41%
Bros Score:
3.68
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
42
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 373 |  Reviews: 183
Photo of KLogan1989
2.82/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of jaydoc
2.98/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.31/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DJChaseTheBase
2.52/5  rDev -22%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

This is a simple beer w/ a bit more taste than your average domestic beer. Goes down very easily, but is bland and seems like a you're just buying a more expensive Budweiser or Miller. Not a big fan, not even a party beer (just get bud light).

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Photo of StonedTrippin
2.67/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

yuck. so these guys made an all malt beer and called in reserve? thats a low standard isnt it? its weird its less good, or rather more bad than the others they do that i have had, it just doesnt come together, totally weird and a bit gross in flavor, what went wrong here? it looks alright, yellow and clear, and little more depth than the original, but pretty similar, with a quarter inch of white bubbles on it. smells a little metallic, but not way off, a bit sweet too, i dont really smell a lot of difference here, maybe a bit more lager yeast. the flavor is disjointed, like a blend of some kind that didnt take. still tastes adjunct based to me, i dont know why, but it does, and for some reason, although this is supposed to be "better" in some way i think, i dont think i like it half as much as the original, which has a lot more redeemable characteristics than this. prime carbonation though, which is great, and perhaps the drinker of medium to low quality lagers will take well to this one. for me its a gimmick and i didnt like it at all. did anyone prefer this to the original?

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Photo of Thankin_Hank
3.46/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MichialTanner1
2.83/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of EdgarGerik
3.58/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DMcGirr
3/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of anon
3.22/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Billowing foam dissipating to a small head and no lacing. Crystal clear golden-ish yellow-ish colour. Near the colour displayed on the tall can itself.

Crisp hoppy-maltiness on the nose. Bright hop notes on the tongue with some grassy-sassiness along with light bready notes and some citrus zing. Grainy and corny.

Nothing too special but better than original Sapporo. I'd have this one again on a given day.

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Photo of Pro_Magnon
3.45/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Raime
3.28/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ordybill
4.1/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 650 ML can into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Pooler, GA. The beer has a nice malt and grass smell. The beer is a fairly dark golden color with a small white head. Nice mild malt and grass flavor with a semi-dry finish.

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Photo of xShoWTeKx
3.21/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of VABA
3/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nmann08
2.95/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hermit990
2.96/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Pens1967
3.31/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Eaglefan344
3/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of VILJ
4/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a good tasting beer. Very similar to Kirin Ichiban beer. They are both advertised as "all malt beer." I gave a 4 rating to both of them.

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Photo of rossracing
3/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JLaw55
2.5/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This was just plain bland. I suppose this would be reminiscent to a macro style beer, but from Japan. There was not much flavor and what could be tasted was not particularly enjoyable. It tasted stale and off in a cheap way. A bit musty and left an uncomfortable sticky feeling in my mouth.

Would Drink Again: No
Would Purchase Again: No

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Photo of blastoderm55
3.19/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 5EKF
3.25/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sapporo Reserve from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.23 out of 5 with 373 ratings
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