Kirin Ichiban

I wrote: "Kirin Ichiban. Light but flavorful and wheat flavor. Bottle 02APR11. Freshest taste within 180 days. 1 pint 6 fl. oz. 22 fl oz."

I'm pretty sure by "flavorful," I mean the beer is just a little more interesting than a Budweiser. Otherwise, it's just plain crisp and refreshing. But being not much more than a Budweiser, it would be low on my choices for beer.


Kirin Ichiban

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With his gold label and Special Premium Reserve appellation, Ichiban outclasses and outperforms.

In 1990, Ichiban's debut made a splash in the world of super premium beers. The luxurious single wort (or first press) process yields a unique, complex flavor. With his gold label and "Special Premium Reserve" appellation, Ichiban outclasses and outperforms. But don't be fooled by a snooty attitude -- this is a great beer that goes with anything.

What makes Ichiban great
Prominent wort. Finest barley malt, premium hops, smooth finish, no bitter aftertaste.

Available in 12-oz and 22 oz bottles, 12-oz and 24 oz cans, plus 7.75-gal and 15.5-gal kegs.

Per 12 fl oz average analysis:
145 calories, 12.1g carbs, 0.9g protein and 0.0g fat

Anheuser-Busch, Inc., Kirin Ichiban® Beer,
Los Angeles, CA

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