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Yebisu (Premium) | Sapporo Breweries Ltd.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
Japan
sapporobeer.jp

Style: Dortmunder / Export Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Naerhu on 03-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,633
Reviews:
91
Ratings:
178
pDev:
14.84%
Bros Score:
3.6
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
29
Trade:
0
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3.51/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

2015-04-15
330ml can served in a hotel tumbler in Japan.2015.11 and 2015.03 are both on the bottom of the can; I presume the former is "best by" and the latter is "canned on". From what I remember, years and years ago, this was my favorite of the mass-produced Japanese lagers.

Pours clear golden with a big white head that fades moderately quickly. Not a lot of carbonation. Smell is lager with a slight honey tinge, maybe a little flower.

Taste is slightly tangy, moderately lagery, overall mild but pretty pleasant.

Mouthfeel is dry and clean. Overall, not bad at all. Vastly preferably over Asahi and Kirin.

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3.51/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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2.75/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3.12/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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3/5  rDev -11%

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5/5  rDev +48.4%

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3/5  rDev -11%

My favorite Japanese beer.

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2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

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4/5  rDev +18.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +18.7%

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4/5  rDev +18.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

First, a word about my high rating- the rating is relative to all lagers, not to all beer ever made. Second, review is of a made in Japan Yebisu.

Color- clear gold. Medium head quickly settling.

Aroma- mild bread and hops.

Taste- Clean, smooth, and refreshing. Finishes with a mild lingering dryness with hint of mellow citrus. A Lexus of lagers. Coworker from Singapore drove to Malasia 4 hours to hand it off to another coworker who personally fly this can to Austin.

Tasted May 2, 2010.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Yebisu (Premium) from Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.37 out of 5 with 178 ratings
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