Today I was in Dotonbori. I walked quite a lot, so I’ve decided to take a break and drink a new beer. I’ve chosen the Suntory The Premium Malt’s Aki Kaoru Ale (2019). It’s an Autumn Seasonal edition.
Nothing like a Chilled Beer in a Hot Day
Today it was quite hot, more than the average. I was walking quite a lot, and nothing helps beat the heat and refresh your body than a cold beer.
I went to the nearby Lawson convenience store and check out what beers they have.
Then I saw that beautiful orange Suntory The Premium Malts beer. It was sitting there near the Asahi Super Dry and the Premium Yebisu. Obviously, I took the Suntory.
Found a Nice Spot to Open the Beer
I then went out to the bridge and let myself enjoy the nice view of Dotnobori river, but this time, with a chilled Japanese beer.
I can’t say it was a beautiful day. It was cloudy, hot and humid. Not what I call an optimal day for outdoor walking in Japan. Nonetheless, when you have a cold beer beside you, that’s a different story.
How Good the Taste Is?
The taste was decent but I didn’t fall out of my chair. It’s still a good beer, and I did enjoy it. It has a nice hoppy aroma, a bit fruity taste but less than the regular one.
I am not a beer expert, but I know which taste I liked and those I like less or don’t like at all. This one for me was like 3/5. IT did feel different, but I know that if I want to enjoy a great taste, one that I really like, I am going for the regular “The Premium Malt’s”, my favorite Japanese beer.
That beer definitely revitalized my body. After a few minutes of enjoying a cold beer and the nice view of the Dotonbori river, I was ready to move on. I had many places I want to visit, and now I was full of energy and ready to go.