Black beers made in Asia have a well deserved reputation for tasting terrible and having alcohol levels so high that even Chang drinkers think twice before opening a can.
But Asahi Black is an exception and for once the description on the can is very accurate: “Asahi’s original brew” has a “rich and smooth taste” that is “fine taste beer” for you to “relax and enjoy”!
Brewed in Osaka by Asahi Breweries Limited it is an original Munich-type beer brewed using their pure cultured yeast and Asahi’s advanced brewing techniques that have made their other beers so popular in Japan and many overseas markets.
Asahi Black is a highly drinkable beer. It truly is a rich and smooth brew and at 5% it’s one of the few black beers in Asia with an alcohol level that doesn’t overpower the taste (or the drinker).
This beer is well recommended.