Koshihikari Echigo Beer
Echigo Beer Company Limited

Koshihikari Echigo BeerKoshihikari Echigo Beer
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From:
Echigo Beer Company Limited
 
Japan
Style:
Japanese Rice Lager
Ranked #30
ABV:
5%
Score:
78
Ranked #27,056
Avg:
3.4 | pDev: 17.06%
Reviews:
115
Ratings:
260
Status:
Active
Rated:
Dec 09, 2023
Added:
Apr 09, 2004
Wants:
  20
Gots:
  27
Lager beer using Niigata Koshihikari rice. Crisp and refreshing with smooth finish. Goes very well with Japanese food such as sushi. The painting of the landscape of rice planting is by Katsuyuki Fujii, a sumi-e painter from Niigata.
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Rated: 4.18 by beerrat from Virginia

Dec 09, 2023
 
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Rated: 3.5 by cryptichead from Illinois

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Rated by JKENNEKE

3.48/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
May 2023. Atlanta airport Flew South. Ok Sapporo better.
May 13, 2023
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Reviewed by PotatoBug9023 from Oregon

2.76/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75
Light yellow color. I hate to say that the aroma reminds me of miller light, but it does. Aroma is slightly metallic. Upfront flavor is offensive— metallic, bitter, skunky, which doesn’t even make sense because it came out of a bottle. It transitions to a smooth middle that is what you would expect from a nice rice lager and then it ends with an unpleasant aftertaste of more metallic tinny notes. Miller light flavors … Thin body, very astringent. Woof. Would not get again.
May 05, 2023
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Reviewed by Act25 from New Jersey

3.89/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
WFM - single pretty can from Japan's first micro-brewery in the center of the Koshihikari rice region.
Reminds me of my favorite teen beer - Original Budweiser - which is also a rice lager.
Very suitable for sushi and Japanese food.
Loved it.
Appearance: Pours clean, clear body classic golden, and white lasting pilsner head.
Smell: Floral hops, aromatic, with clean cereal backbone.
Taste: Follows aroma, bright, and a bit soapy.
Feel: Light-bodied, mid-carbonation.
O: As good as it gets for rice lager. Would choose this over most Japanese beers.
May 04, 2023
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Reviewed by ovaltine from Indiana

3.6/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Pours a clear straw color with a soapy white head, the nose is rice and a bit of barley, and those are the flavors as well, with a crisp mouthfeel that makes this very easy drinking, especially if you’re eating sushi, which I was this evening.
Jan 31, 2023
 
Rated: 3.5 by Samnem from Pennsylvania

Oct 07, 2022
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Rated by cakebutt

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
meh. it's pretty bitter and strong. too hoppy for my taste. would not get again.
Sep 02, 2022
 
Rated: 3.52 by benjaminsa from Vermont

Aug 12, 2022
 
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Dec 10, 2021
 
Rated: 3.31 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Dec 04, 2021
 
Rated: 3.4 by socon67 from New York

Nov 28, 2021
Koshihikari Echigo Beer from Echigo Beer Company Limited
Beer rating: 78 out of 100 with 260 ratings