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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Suntory
Japan
suntory.com

Style: Happoshu

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by SargeC on 09-27-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
28
Reviews:
8
Avg:
2.96
pDev:
18.58%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 28 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of tommy5
3.23/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of DamienI
2.75/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Texasfan549
3.13/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of kjkinsey
3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Dicers
2.77/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of XmnwildX12
2.75/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of brandoman63
2.75/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of lelepat
2.71/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Wontonst
2.34/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a nice golden color. It has a very sad and thin head that disappears very quickly. Skunky smell. Fruity taste not unpleasant but a bit watery. Carbonated feel.

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Photo of metter98
2.84/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Faint aromas of malts are present in the nose with hints of sweetness and skunk.
T: The taste has flavors of pale malts with hints of sweetness and skunk.
M: It feels a bit more than light-bodied and somewhat smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This Happoshu beer is easy to drink and doesn't have that much in the way of "off" or skunky aromas or flavors.

Serving type: can

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Photo of smithj4
2.86/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Haman94
3.13/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Zaktcc
2.75/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of VAcrossr
3/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of KimenTshom
1.5/5  rDev -49.3%

Photo of TokyoCO
3.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of YamagamiTravis
2.75/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of samparkique4
3.75/5  rDev +26.7%

Photo of dubmax
2.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of tone77
3.03/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Wow, another Japanese beer to try while here in Tokyo. Poured from an 11.2 oz. can. Has a light golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, some malts are present. Taste is light, malty, a touch of sweetness. Feels light in the mouth and overall is yet another mediocre beer.

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Photo of sommersb
3.3/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Tasted On: 05-30-2013
Freshness: Best by 10-2013
Packaging: 12 oz. can
Glassware: Shaker pint
Purchased: Received in a trade

A: Clear and golden beer, topped by a white head composed of large bubbles. There's a fair amount of head retention but no lace to speak of.

S: Aromas have a light grain sweetness coupled with light notes of grass and hay hops.

T: The taste is pretty much in line with the aromas, with a light sweetness of malts and a light hop flavor of grass. Taste is clean and unoffensive, if not very flavorful.

M: Light bodied, with a crisp feel that has a medium amount of carbonation. The finish is pretty much the same as the taste, slightly sweet with no bitterness of hops.

O: I thought this was a simple and enjoyable brew; certainly light on flavor but makes a good summertime/lawnmower type thirst quencher.

Thanks to HopFace for sending me this rarity from Japan!

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3.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of GRUUMSH
2.25/5  rDev -24%

Photo of s4s
1.43/5  rDev -51.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Typical of the Japanese style, just higher alcohol. It reminds me of cheap, stale beer in cans leftover from youth parties. This is the antithesis of high quality, Euro type beer. It is fitting that I am drinking it in a Japanese business hotel room, where it may be popular. I should have gone with the sake instead, where the Japanese are masters.

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Photo of shigg85
3/5  rDev +1.4%

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