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Kirin Ichiban

Torrance, California

Kirin Ichiban is a Japanese-style pilsner Import that debuted in 1990. It has a smooth, full-bodied and refreshing taste. Kirin Ichiban is brewed with the finest ingredients, including two-row barley malt and the finest Saaz hops imported from the Czech Republic. Kirin’s proprietary yeast strain is used along with a special “first press” brewing process, which extracts the most flavorful portion of the ingredients.

Kirin refers to a mythic beast, half dragon and half deer, from ancient Chinese mythology as a symbol of well-being and good fortune.

Ratings & Awards

2005 Official Beer of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts


Quick Facts

Brewer: Kirin Brewery
Torrance, California
4.9% Alcohol
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Food Pairings

Seared Tuna

Rainbow Roll Sushi

Pan Seared Rare Ahi Tuna with Jalapeno Citrus Relish