Kirin Ichiban - Beer at its Purist!
“Ichiban” means Number One! And that’s what the brewers at Kirin had in mind when they created Kirin Ichiban. Since its introduction in 1990, Kirin Ichiban has become one of Japan’s most acclaimed and best selling beers, and a favorite of beer lovers across North America.
First Press Brewing and New All Malt Formula Kirin Ichiban is made with a luxurious single wort (or first press) brewing process which extracts only the purest, most flavorful portion of the finest ingredients. When combined with its new all malt formula, the result is a distinctively smooth, clean, and full-bodied beer—yet with none of the bitter aftertaste one would expect from a beer with this much flavor.
What makes Kirin Ichiban the purest beer in the world - Single wort brewing process. All malt formula using only the finest two-row barley malt. European noble hops. A distinctively rich flavor, smooth finish, no bitter aftertaste. Per 12 fl oz average analysis: 145 calories, 12.1g carbs, 0.9g protein and 0.0g fat
Kirin Light - with just 95 calories and a surprisingly full-bodied taste.
Kirin Light is one of the world’s great light beers. Smooth, refreshing, and sophisticated Kirin Light displays all the character and finesse expected from a beer with Kirin on the label, but with far few calories than most beer lovers ever dreamed. This attractive golden colored brew presents an enticing hop aroma and a surprisingly smooth, full-bodied taste considering there are only 95 calories.
What makes Kirin Light the #1 Japanese Light beer in the U.S.? The finest two row barley malt. European noble hops. Surprisingly full-bodied, refreshingly smooth taste. Per 12 fl oz average analysis: 95 calories, 7.8g carbs, 0.7g protein and 0.0g fat.