Brewed by Baird Brewing Co.
Style: Brown Ale
Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan


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RATINGS: 333   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Beneath the cool facade of the warrior, a red-hot flame of intensity, determination and, yes, anger burns. So it is with this unpredictable Brown Ale: fleeting malty sweetness and warmth hide complexity, a barely controlled bitterness, and, naturally, a bit of an angry edge. You’ve really got yourself into a situation now. "Anger is energy. Use it, then let it go." Kampai!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
colui72 (662) - HONG KONG - JUN 24, 2015
Pours hazy brown with thin beige head. Aroma is very sweet caramel and floral. Tastes sweet in the beginning but you get the hops kicking next. A lovely ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - JUN 8, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy brown. Aroma and taste are light caramel, mostly hops with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
degbert (1681) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle. Pours a light to medium hazy brown with a creamy fine-grained light tan head. Nose is roast almonds, sherry, golden raisins, and hard cheese. Quite sweet on the front of the tongue, then shifting into a sharp, herbal, floral hoppy bitterness. More dried fruit and crisp nuttiness on the tongue. A definite new take on brown ale, and one I like; it stays with the sherry notes all the way through the finish. Most interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (5284) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2015
Old note. Aroma has caramel/toffee malts with some citrus. Hazy, red-brown coloured beer with a non lasting off-white head. The taste is sweet, has some bitterness, caramel and citrus mainly. Pleasant mouthfeel. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 23, 2015
[5/2/15] Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015. 4th session. Murky amber-brown. Aroma of fruit and caramel. Sweetish flavor with caramel, toast, fruitiness and a bitterish finish. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (10944) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 20, 2015
Draught @ CBC 2015, Green Session, København
Pours hazy amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel and citrus. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long caramel and citrus finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brnandersen (3272) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2015
Draught sample at CBC 2015. Brown colour with a reddish tinge. Thin, off-white head. Good looking. Sweet aroma with toasted malts, fruits, caramel, hay and pines. Taste is lightly bitter. Medium body, creamy texture. Finishes dry and fruity with caramel malts and nuts. Nice Brown Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (3371) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2015
On tap @ SteamPunk Bar. Hazy brown with a medium tan head. Malty and fruity tones. malt, citrus and bitterness. Medium body with a bitter sweet after taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kleurplaatje (135) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2015
Pours hazy brown with a nice, thick, lasting tan head. Aroma of hops and roasted malts. Some fruitiness as well. Okay. Taste is on the roasty side, bitterish and moderately sweet. Nice nutty flavor all along, accompanied with a clear soft sugary sweetnees. Finish has a nice refreshing hopbitter and lingers long. Full bodied, average carbonation, but just a bit on the thinnish side. However, a pretty well-crafted brew indeed. Tasty, appealling and beautifully refreshing brew. Definitely gonna test more of them.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
borre_m (1314) - NORWAY - MAY 5, 2015
sample at cbc. pours slightly cloudy brown. aroma of roasted malts. taste is nutty.

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