Brewed by Echigo Beer Company
Style: Specialty Grain
Nishikanbara-gun, Niigata-ken, Japan
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.67   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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(Translated from the Japanese on the can) We’ve used the delicious water and Koshihikari rice that Niigata’s nature has provided and made this in a German-style decoction mash. This is a dry beer with a crisp palate and finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
redlight (2316) - Orlando, Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2012
honey aromas with light grassy notes. Pours clear blonde with a thick white head that dissipates quickly. Flavor is very malty, richer flavor than i expected for a light lager. Nice honey malts upfront with bitter grassy hops. Finishes with a dry earthy bitter hop flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
vulcanmeister (193) - La Grande, Oregon, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Pours from 500ml bottle a pale golden with a creamy lasting head. Aroma is grass,rice, and a hint of honey. Taste is the same with a crisp finish. Soft body and medium carbonation. Good with sushi.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ngejo (183) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy, golden, frothy, white foam, lightly bitter, light sweetness, medium body, soft carbonation, & astringent finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czlowiekwiadro (206) - POLAND - JUL 29, 2014
świeży zielony zapach - zioła, chmiel, słoma, trawa. odrobinę drożdży i karmelu. dość słodowy. kolor złoty, lekko zmętniony, piana obfita, dość trwała. w smaku wytrawny, ale wcale nie wodnisty. na pierwszy plan wychodzi przyjemna, średnia i mocno wyczuwalna goryczka - zioła, trawa. pozostawia ciekawy, trudny do określenia posmak. trochę jak woda po płukaniu ryżu, lekko słodki, lekko mączny. dość aksamitne i gładkie mimo wysokiego nasycenia. zdecydowanie ciekawe i warte polecenia piwo.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerbaaron (1196) - Arizona, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Pale golden. Small white head. Not much to the aroma. Grain. Light honey sweetness. Some corn. Flavor fairs a little better. Pleasant sweetness with some character. Light and easy drinking. Not bad.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Serge1A (1) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2014 does not count
This is a good one especially for Asian food! It makes taste it better! It is truly a craft beer and very rare.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aurelius (4107) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Light, honey tea aroma. Exotic label. Misty, pale pale yellow with no head. Sweet, dilute honey flavor, no bitterness, light vanilla. Undercarbonated, watery, limp, thin body. Thanks to an anonymous Ratebeerian, from his/her stash, downstairs at Proof.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
fajry (500) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 23, 2014
Plechovka. Zlatá farba, pena biela, ale nevyrazna. Vona sladova, kukuricna. V pozadi brokolica, alebo ina dusena zelenina. Zleeeeeeee.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
crossovert (7202) - Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2014
Bottle. Actually a pretty insipid brew, dry and develops into nothing but tale malt and hop water.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DuffMan (6641) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 19, 2014
Bottle, shared with Parksy and Grippitis. Slightly any yellow body. Aroma and flavour of cooked rice with a hint of grassy hops. Papery finish. Not as bad as I expected, but not that good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonno (2287) - JAPAN - FEB 16, 2014
Light rice based lager. Better quality than most majors and about on par with Suntory. No complaints.

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