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Brewed by Echigo Beer Company
Style: Porter
Nishikanbara-gun, Niigata-ken, Japan

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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Craft Beer The World. Special English Style Beer.


KyotoLefty's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (6635) - Kyoto, - NOV 17, 2012
Can. Dark brown with a pretty, bubbly head. Roasty malt nose, with chocolate and light soy sauce. Dry, roasty flavor with some sweet chocolate, big bitterness. Body is a bit thin. Really dry, bitter finish. Interesting, decent.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shoulderbroken (2159) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 15, 2012
Brown with creamy golden head. Aroma is roasty, bit of stink, bit of spice, maybe leathery and bit of smoke. Taste more straightforward, choc-creamy, roasty malt, something weird too. Maybe bit of hoppy bitterness there too. Not bad, but probably won’t drink again.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Frank (2964) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Decent porter from a can in Japan. Clear brown color, small but long lasting head. Nice chocolate nose and good firm bitterness in the finish. Creamy texture and just a little bit sweet. It’s slightly metallic but that is my only complaint.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - NOV 17, 2012
I could probably just transpose any one of my other reviews on Echigo and say this has a bit more roast character to it, but that would be cheating. Not overly roasty, but full and rounded, safe and drinkable like most Echigo beers.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maekchu (2240) - Hirakata, JAPAN - NOV 16, 2012
Can from Circle K. Strong chocolate nose. Thick dark brown, translucent at edge, fat-bubble head. Big bitter initial, strong coffee; mid brings out sweetness and roast malt; finishi intensifies the bitterness and then slowly mellows to a slight metallic note. Medium body. Very heavy aroma and flavor. Somewhat light body for a porter. An interesting beer from this inconsistent brewery.


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