Asahi Super Dry, Asahi Breweries, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan A mainstay of the ‘flashing blades of steel’ restaurants, Asahi was introduced in 1987 as a more full flavored beer that would finish dry. It rode the short-lived “Dry Beer” trend which vaulted it past Kirin in sales. Unlike others, Asahi remained popular as Dry Beers faded. Pale gold in color it has a medium sized, white head that leaves a hint of lace in the glass. Its nose is faintly malty and grain-like. Asahi presents a somewhat malty taste yielding to a dry slightly bitter finish.
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Copyright Gregg Smith – His latest book “American Beer History” is available on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/American-Beer-History-Mayflower-Microbreweries/dp/108155410X/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=American+Beer+History&qid=1624290588&sr=8-3