Asahi vs Sapporo: Which is the Better Japanese Beer?

Eat at any Asian restaurants lately? If so, your beer offerings are likely to include Asahi and Sapporo. In the United States, Sapporo Premium is the number one selling Asian beer on the market. Asahi beer represents a formidable competitor to Sapporo in the Japanese market, with a 2021 sales volume of around two trillion … Read more

Natural Ice Beer Review

Natural Ice: Appearance Standard fizzy yellow beer complexion. Perhaps a dark gold hue. Carbonation dies down quickly. Forms a small, bright white, soapy head which fizzles away quickly and leaves no lacing. Natural Ice: Smell Surprisingly mild for the type. Doesn’t have the generic “beer smell,” but the scent it does have is not exactly … Read more

Weihenstephaner Original Premium Beer Review

I’m never afraid to declare that the emperor has no clothes in the world of beer. No brewery, style, or individual beer gets a free pass with me including the world’s oldest brewery – Weihenstephaner. Sure, they make one of the best hefeweizens on the planet, but can they make a lager? Weihenstephaner Original Premium … Read more

Finch’s Hardcore Chimera Beer Review

Finch’s Hardcore Chimera: Appearance Bright glowing orange hue over an extremely hazy body. Pours to a large, white, frothy head which retains and laces fairly well. Finch’s Hardcore Chimera: Smell Strong hop aroma of all major characters, especially citrus. Some alcohol is noticeable, as is the malt. Finch’s Hardcore Chimera: Taste If you’re going to … Read more