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Brewed by Kyodo Shoji Koedo Brewery
Style: Pilsener
Kawagoe-shi, Saitama Prefecture, Japan

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Aromatic Lager - vivid bitterness with savory aroma like white grape or spicy citrus, rounded medium body and clean finish.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - DEC 23, 2012
Bottle@Home. Dry, very bitter and grassy. Almost nasty bitter in the finish. Refreshing but a little harsh.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Frank (3135) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 19, 2012
Sort of APA-ish. Sweet malts and a bit of citric hops. Sticky sweet but balanced by firm bitterness. Kind of overly heavy but pretty decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (2202) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle from a high quality food store in Tokyo, Japan. An amber/brown coloured pour with a small off white head on top. Hoppy, malty aroma. Tastes hoppy, malty, caramel, slight sweetness. Smooth and easydrinking. Enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidm (1978) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Bottle from K&G. Nice malty beer. Aromas of caramel, nuts, and honey. Taste is sweet, with light bitterness, and average length. Palate is velvety, and medium bodied. Amber, with a frothy head.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimE (3577) - Tokyo, JAPAN - OCT 23, 2012
Tangerines on top of oranges and brandy. Dry hoppy and drinkable. Nothing too hardcore, but nice.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maekchu (2453) - Hirakata, JAPAN - SEP 29, 2012
Can. The new version with a "Renewal" sticker. Rich aroma with good hopping. Slightly hazy honey-brown color. Very solid hop hit initial; mid goes deeper with the hops and then becomes balanced; final is mild, malty, and the hops continue a good while. Medium body. Very tasty. Much better than the earlier version.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - AUG 26, 2012
5.5%. Vienna. Dark straw colour. Soft malty run off on the nose. Medium full body. Rich though generic malt body with soft but firm bitterness. Ok.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (6905) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 13, 2012
Draught at Molto. Pretty medium amber-orange color with lace. Grassy hop nose, light Vienna malt and citrus. Light and clean flavor, crackers, with bread, light caramel and big grassy hop. Very drinkable and nice. A bit of Nelson-esque catpiss too, but just a touch. Much better than the old recipe.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shoulderbroken (2379) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 23, 2012
Can from the local supermarket, Maruman. Amber colour with small beige gold head. Aroma is toffee malty, grainy, not much else, but perfectly pleasant. Taste is caramel and toffee, slight bitterness at the end. Nice Vienna, and after really being disappointed by the last Coedo I had, this was a pleasant surprise. Sweetness but not sickly. Decent Vienna as far as I am concerned.


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