Asahi Black (Kuronama) | Asahi Breweries Ltd

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Asahi Black (Kuronama)Asahi Black (Kuronama)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Asahi Breweries Ltd
Japan | website

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
"a premium dark ale."

Added by kbub6f on 06-01-2002

BEER STATS
Reviews:
128
Ratings:
298
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
14.12%
 
 
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19
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Reviews: 128 | Ratings: 298
Photo of Pegasus
3.65/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not really black, but a deep garnet color. Thick tan head composed of ultra-fine bubbles, lots of irregular broken lace. Rich dark malt aroma with hints of dark fruits. Taste is slightly tart, lots of maltiness and a black bread flavor, finishes crisp and dry with just a hint of bitterness. Not too complex in character, but very pleasing.

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Photo of Shiloh
3.9/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Colour me impressed...These guys know how to make a good brew...should have rated it higher on drinkability but am unsure...Try it..........Hmmmm...seems to be a little bitter after taste sneaking thru....Nice head.....Karakuchi.

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Photo of packetknife
3.69/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It smells wonderful. Candy and sweet. Strangely so. Almost black with a off-white fluffy head that almost held. It's suprisingly thick for the lighter taste. Slightly sweet.

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Asahi Black (Kuronama) from Asahi Breweries Ltd
81 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.
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