Japanese Name: サントリー ザ・プレミアム・モルツ〈初仕込〉
Release: Jan. 17, 2017
Type: Japanese Beer (ビール)
Purchase Price: ￥221 @Aeon
This 2017 version of The Premium Malt’s Hatsu-jikomi is Suntory’s third vintage release. Staying true to the label, this pilsner is made with European fine aroma hops, rare Czech Diamond malt, and Suntory’s famed spring water. Long a standard of Japanese premium beer, see the Suntory tag for past reviews.