Asahi Super Dry | Asahi Breweries Ltd

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Asahi Super DryAsahi Super Dry

Brewed by:
Asahi Breweries Ltd

Style: Japanese Rice Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-15-2002

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2.54/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

This is a mediocre beer. Pours a bland yellow with a quickly dissipating head. Too much carbonation. Smells a bit like soap. The taste isn't awful. Has more of a malty flavor than the average macro lager but has a faint metallic taste to it as well. Crisp and dry mouthfeel.

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2.94/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Always rate to style...

Clear, yellow, very little soapy head.

Not too much to report on. Rice, dry, peaty.

Wet, high carbonation, crisp, light, not too many flavors.

Uneventful. Great in Sake Bombs. Refreshing for a hot spring day. Recommended as a back up brew.

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2.55/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

From 03/09/13 notes. Had this at Koi in Bryant Park, NYC. Probably the best sushi place I've ever been too, though their beer selection was as to be expected. Served in a stange type glass.

a - Pours a clear golden-yellow color with two inches of bright white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of corn, wheat, earthy notes, grass, a little musty, and a little skunky. Not a fan of this nose at all; little sweet and skunky.

t - Tastes of sweet corn, earthy notes, wheat, grains, bread, musty notes, and toasted malts. Significantly better than the nose due to no skunkiness, though still not very good.

m - Light, watery body and moderate carbonation. Overall pretty easy to drink beer and you could drink a few of them, though you probably wouldn't want to.

o - Overall I've had this with sushi once or twice, though not a fan of it. Nose is pretty bad and while easy to drink, don't think you'd want to drink a ton of these. I'd prefer something like a bud light to this beer.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I had this out of the bottle, enjoyed in a ball canning jar.

The color is dark golden with great clarity and thin cap of white which retains okay. The smell is sweet and slightly spiced with a grainy odor. The feel is good with spritzy carbonation and semi-dry middle to finish with light sweetness.

I like the flavor it is decent with some rice taste which adds a sweetness to the profile with light yeast tinges and mild spice aspect in the very dry finish - apropos. Overall a decent lager and I wouuld not hestitate to get it again, but not above average really, just good overall.

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look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

12 oz beer poured into a snifter.

A: Pours a clear pale golden with a 1.5 finger white head. Average visible carbonation. Head sticks around for a few minutes before dissipating.

S: Reminds me of most macro beers but with a bit more sweetness and I suppose that is rice coming through.

T: A slight variation and twist on the macro-tasting brew I was expecting. The rice gives it a sake sort of taste but on a much lighter booze scale.

M: Good carbonation and it does have a clean finish. Pretty smooth and easy drinking in regards to mouthfeel.

Overall not something I would seek out but am not disappointed. Has a unique flavor that I'll sit on the fence whether I like or not.

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Asahi Super Dry from Asahi Breweries Ltd
2.71 out of 5 based on 1,503 ratings.
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