Brewed by Kyodo Shoji Koedo Brewery
Style: German Hefeweizen
Kawagoe-shi, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
Serve in Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
The feature of this non-filtered wheat beer is it’s bright, smooth, slightly cloudy appearance. Through the use of wheat malt and specially chosen yeasts, this refreshing brew with fruity overtones, boasts a full bodied, yet smooth texture, which glides easily down the throat. With its distinctly individual flavor and smooth elegance, it has been named "shiro," meaning white.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidm (2069) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 8, 2012
Bottle from Kiing&Godfree. Very intense, complex flavours. Aromas of caramel, honey, grain, and bubblegum. Taste is sweet, with hints of bitterness and sourness, average length. Palate is velvety, and medium bodied. Orange, with no head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dervock (1004) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2016
Tap - pours hazy yellow with small white head. Aroma is spicy with banana and citrus. Taste is citrus upfront then a building spicy pepper come through for a lingering finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
paultheguru (644) - Parker, Colorado, USA - FEB 23, 2012
Almost No head. opaque orange hue,white head. solid flavor for the style. clove, banana, bubble gum. nicely done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
golubj (1377) - San Mateo, California, USA - MAR 19, 2012
Bottle, cloudy yellow-orange color, with a little head. Aroma is dry grain and crisp hops, some sweetness (a little banana-like) and yeast also. Flavor is the same, both sweet and dry at the same time. Pretty good overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (9388) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 15, 2008
Bottle from Yamaoka. Dark golden color. Cloudy, with a low, quickly fading head. Nice aroma of bananas and cloves. Rich, thick wheat malt flavor, rather sweet but balanced by a bit of sour. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
redlight (2318) - Orlando, Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Citrusy with banana aromas with hints of spice. Pours slightly hazy gold with a white head. Citrus notes up front with bread-like malts there’s a sweetness in the middle with hints of banana. The beer finishes dry with lingering fruitiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grzesiek79 (4028) - Radom, POLAND - AUG 6, 2014
Dosc dobre piwo ale delikatnie metne i ze srednia iloscia osadu. W smaku nieco przypominalo niemieckie pszeniczniaki ale nieco bylo lagodniejsze. Wyczulem pieczone banany, gozdziki i wanilie. Pod koniec piwo staje sie mniej slodowe a bardziej dziala ozezwiajaco, dochodzi cytrynowa skorka. Ogolnie smaczne ale nie powalalo, nawet w letnie upalne dni. Powiem szczerze ze po cenie spodziewalem sie sporo lepszego piwa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
phfyysik (768) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 20, 2016
Pours hazy yellow with small head. Aroma is fruity, yeast, watermelon, banana, some flour, grapefruit. Taste is bitter fruits, citrus, grapefruit, banana, some yeast, a bit flour. Very good beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (5187) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 4, 2008
Bottle. Cloudy pale golden with a smallish white head. Potent clove and banana aromas. Harmoniously blend banana and dry clove flavours. Well-carbonated. A superior weizen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (2585) - - AUG 13, 2013
Fresh green banana aroma. Sweet malt flavor, fruity tart, creamy feel, light sour finish. Classic white, nicely smooth and refreshing

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