Kirin Platinum Double – a short beer review
I don’t know why, but I’ve never been a huge fan of Kirin beers. Why? No idea, maybe I’ve just drunk enough of them? But, the other day, I was in my local supermarket and finally noticed their “Platinum Double” in a very cool-looking can. I decided to buy a couple. Unfortunately, I didn’t pick a winner.
Straight out of the can, the beer had a straw-coloured body with a very weak head, that disappeared in seconds. Not a good start. The aroma? I found it slightly fruity, apple-like. Tastewise, I found it very weak and slightly bitter, so not a lot going for it. It was definitely lacking flavor and body.
The good thing about this beer is that it purine-free, so if you are suffering from gout, that might be a good reason to buy it - I’m not, so I’ll probably pass on it next time. If you are like me and looking for something that offers a more tasteful experience, I’d recommend you purchase another beer instead of Platinum Double. You can see Kirin’s website here.